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Today's Sports

  • Girls tennis team takes season...

    The Lady Panther tennis team took a win from border rival Gallatin County in their season opener last week.

    “I saw a lot of bright spots and a lot of deficiencies in our first meet,” head coach Larry Morgan said of his team.  The varsity won all five matches and the junior varsity won all three matches.

    Singles: No. 1 singles,  Katerina Woods C.C. defeated Brooke Clark G.C. 6-2, 7-5; No. 2 singles,  Priya Patel, C.C. defeated Anna Beth Edens, G.C. 6-2, 6-0; and No. 3 singles, Miriam Jones, C.C. defeated Christine Barlow, G.C. 6-0, 6-0.

  • Softball team defeats Gallatin,...

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County’s Lady Panthers picked up two consecutive wins last Tuesday and Wednesday over Gallatin and Trimble girls softball teams.

    Strong pitching from Mary Hawkins led the Lady Panthers to a 2-0 win against border rival Gallatin County Tuesday, March 30.

    Hawkins pitched a complete game and racked up six strikeouts.

    On a night when the weather brought drizzle, sunshine, hard rain and clouds the Lady Panthers worked hard to hold the Lady Wildcats off the base paths and to come away with the win.

  • TEAGUE SUITS UP

    TCHS Correspondent

    Catelyn Teague was born in Owensboro, Ky., but was raised in Bedford since she was 1 year old. This is where she learned to play T-ball – and discovered her love for softball.

    During the process of Teague’s skills improving, she showed that she was capable of playing with the best there was. The only way to prove that was to play with the guys.

  • Ballinger named to NAIA&...

    The News-Democrat

    Whitney Ballinger, former Carroll County Lady Panther was named to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-America second team.

    Ballinger, a 2006 Carroll County graduate is a sophomore forward for the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers.

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    Talent abundant

    for boy’s tennis

    Talent is abundant among members of the Carroll County boy’s tennis team, but its coach says players are just lacking in confidence this season.

    “Tennis is a head game; we see that a lot with professionals,” head coach Juan Fernandez  said in a recent interview.

  • Miller recognized as NAIA...

    The News-Democrat

    A former Carroll County student has been named to the 2008-09 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar Athlete team.

    Brett Miller, a 2006 graduate from Carroll County High School and former member of the Panther basketball team is currently a student/athlete at Union College in Barbourville, Ky.  

    He was named to the Division I and II men’s basketball Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete team in March, according to a press release from the college.

  • Panthers honored at annual...

    The News-Democrat

    Ten seniors as well as all girls and boys basketball teams and squads were honored at the winter sports banquet Monday night with a dinner, awards ceremony and coaches remarks.

  • Panthers compete in first track...

    The Carroll County track team recently competed in the Mason-Dixon Indoor Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville, Ky., and did very well for their first meet.

    The girls' team is especially young; with only eight members present for the meet, five of whom were freshman. The girls 4x200 team made up of Mary Esther Fremin, Amanda Thurlow, Andie Hardesty, and Teila Winburn took 8th place in a very controversial race.

  • McHargue works to rebuild team

    A lot of success that happens within the foul-ball boundary lines in fast-pitch softball has a lot to do with the pitching and catching.

    Trimble County High School Lady Raiders softball Head Coach Walter McHargue, as of right now, said he believes his ptichers and catchers aren’t up to the standards he wants. But, he says, if they continue to work hard, they will be ready to go by March 26 season open at home against the North Oldham Lady Mustangs.

  • Chism replaces Poynter as TCHS...

    After four very productive seasons as Trimble County High School’s head football coach, Johnny Poynter took a new coaching job at a high school closer to home.

    Poynter resigned his coaching position in January, but continues to teach at the high school.

    Under Poynter’s direction, Trimble snapped a 27-game losing streak, getting in a couple wins in the 2005 season, setting the tone for the next three seasons to come.

    Dreams of a state-championship victory were shattered in the third year, when quarterback David Bird was injured.