Dragon spring football practice starts next week.
The Dragons will hit the field for the first day of spring workouts on Tuesday, April 25. Carroll will practice for four weeks and conclude with the annual Green-White Spring Game on Thursday, May 18 at Dragon Stadium.
Tuesday’s practice will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the CSHS fields. The team will also practice at Dragon Stadium on Friday, May 5 and Friday, May 12.
Carroll has several positions to fill for next season, including quarterback and running back with the graduation of two-year starter Mason Holmes and Audricke Gaines. The Dragons finished 10-2 last season and won the District 5-6A championship. Carroll finished the year as 6A Division II area finalists after falling to eventual state champion DeSoto.
The Dragons will open the 2017 season Friday, Sept. 1 at Broken Arrow, Okla. at 7 p.m.
Carroll ISD hosted spring signing day on Wednesday. Eight Dragon student-athletes signed scholarships with colleges and universities.
Alec White, Baseball, Sacramento City
Jacob Kelber, Golf, DePauw University
Gus Karau, Swimming, Texas A&M
Nicholas Fernandes, Cross Country/Track, Houston
Evan Kolde, Swimming, Arizona State
Daniel Balint, Swimming, Queens University of Charlotte, NC
Arianna Lopez, Cross Country/Track, LSU
Ryne Ryskoski, Baseball, Washburn University
The Dragons, the defending state champions, claimed the 6A Region I tournament title in Arlington and were led by top medalist Colin Kober. The rest of the championship team included Max Kettler, Caden Honea, Mason Greenberg, Brandon McKelvey and Jacob Kelber.
The Lady Dragons finished as the 6A Region I runnerup. Lady Dragon Malak Bouraeda tied for second overall and led the way for the Lady Dragons. The rest of the regional runnerup team included Emily Martin, Emily Zhou, Simrin Gill, Karen Lee and Gaby Kackley.
The Carroll Dragon baseball team used a big fifth-inning rally to upend Paschal in a Class 5A area round one-game playoff last Thursday at a packed Dragon Field.
Carroll scored four runs in the fifth to win 5-2 and overcame an early 2-0 deficit with timely hitting and solid base-running. After the first inning, starterBen Leeper settled in and shutdown the Paschal offense. Leeper finished with 10 strikeouts in six innings. Joe Heineman threw a scoreless seventh for the save. The Dragons finished with 10 hits including a triple by catcher Drew Brown. Kevin Cramer and Heineman had RBI hits.
The Dragons advance to face El Paso El Dorado in a three-game area playoff series Friday-Saturday at Midland High School. The series opener is 5 p.m. Friday. Game 2 is noon Saturday and Game 3 (if necessary) is 30 minutes after Game 2.
Carroll (26-4) vs. El Paso El Dorado – Area Playoff Series
Game 1: 5 p.m. Friday at Midland HS
Game 2: 12 p.m. Saturday at Midland HS
Game 3: (if necessary) 30 minutes after Game 2
Follow live: Dragon GameChanger; Internet broadcast
Note: Last week, EP El Dorado swept Abilene for its first bi-district championship in school history.
The Carroll Dragon team is sending several competitors to the Class 5A Region I track meet in Lubbock on April 25-26. The following is a list of the qualifiers from the area meet held last weekend in Coppell. The top four in each event qualified for the regional.
3,200, GIRLS: Antigone Archer, 1st; Samantha Young, 3rd; BOYS: Connor Hendrickson, 2nd; Eli Canal, 4th
Discus-Celina Archer, 4th
Shot Put-Evan Brown, 2nd; Matt Walker, 4th
High Jump-Kyra Maryland, 3rd
4×100-Allie Christmann, Kyra Maryland, Kennedy Munson, Madysen Hunter, 3rd
4×100-Tariq Gordon, Cameron Emery, Ryan Weigel, Deondre Wiltshire, 3rd
100 Hurdles-Sarah Robinson, 1st
100 Dash-Ryan Weigel, 4th
4×200-Zack Farrar, Cameron Emery, Tariq Gordon, Deondre Wiltshire, 4th
400–Matt Walker, 4th
300 Hurdles–Sarah Robinson, 2nd; Madysen Hunter, 4th
200 Dash-Deondre Wiltshire, 4th
1,600-Antigone Archer, 1st
4×400-Tariq Gordon, Matt Walker, Devontae Humphrey, Chris Hogan, 3rd
Four weeks of practices will conclude with the annual Green-White Spring Game on Thursday, May 22 at Dragon Stadium. The Dragons will also have two scrimmages on Friday, May 9 and Friday, May 16 at Dragon Stadium at 6 p.m.
Regular practices Tuesday-Thursday will be held from 4-6 p.m. for the JV and varsity from 7:30-8:45 p.m. for the freshman team.
Click here to see the 2014 schedule.
The Carroll Dragon baseball team’s impressive start to the season has extended into District 4-5A action. It has also caught the attention of state-wide coaches voting on the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association poll. The Dragons are ranked No. 1 in Class 5A and are 16-1 overall and 2-0 in district action.
The Dragons are coming off a 10-0 victory last Friday against Timber Creek. Carroll hosts Richland Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Carroll Elementary School students wearing a Dragon T-shirt get free admission and will be allowed on the field for the first pitch and receive free popcorn. Each Tuesday home game a CISD elementary school is recognized.
Lady Dragons Host Keller Tuesday
The Lady Dragon softball team will look to get back on track Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. against the Keller Lady Indians. The Lady Dragons are 10-9 overall and 1-3 in District 4-5A. Carroll has suffered four consecutive losses by a combined six runs, which includes two one-run district losses.
Play It Forward Donation Drive
Play It Forward Southlake will host a donation drive at Tuesday’s Lady Dragon softball and Dragon baseball games. The organization, led by Carroll students, will be accepting sporting good items at the gate. The group donates sports equipment to sports organizations in need.
The Carroll Dragon tennis team claimed the District 4-5A championship Tuesday night. Carroll defeated the Keller Indians 16-3 to improve to 14-2 overall and finished undefeated in district play at 7-0. The Dragons advance to the Class 5A area round, which will begin Oct. 15.
The Carroll Dragon football team returns to action Friday when it hosts Keller Central for Homecoming. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The Dragons are coming off their bye week and this marks the start of District 4-5A play. Carroll is 2-1 and Keller Central is 1-2.
After Friday, the Dragons hit the road for three consecutive games at Keller Timber Creek, Richland and Northwest. The Dragons recently returned to the Associated Press Class 5A Top 10 and are now No. 9 in the state.
Homecoming Tickets available online here.
*Pre-Game General Admission, Adult $6
*Pre-game General Admission, Student- $4
*Pre-game Bench Reserved- $8.00* ONLY SOLD AT Dragon Stadium, online, or at one of the ticket kiosks at CHS/CSHS
*All Game-night General Admission- $8
*All Game-night Reserved- $10.00
On game night, the Dragon Stadium ticket booths will open at 6 p.m.
Dragon Stadium Athletic Office:
Thursday, Sept. 26, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday, Sept 27, 8 a.m. -12 p.m.
Lady Dragons Keep Rolling
The Lady Dragon volleyball team, ranked No. 1 in the state, defeated Northwest on Tuesday, 3-0. Carroll improved to 32-1 and remains undefeated at 4-0 in first place in District 4-5A.
Carroll Tennis Wins Again
The Dragon tennis team continued its hot streak and knocked off Keller Timber Creek 18-1. The next match for the Dragons will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Highland Park. Carroll improved to 13-2 overall and 6-0 in District 4-5A.