Prep Sports

  • Rebels prepare for basketball season

    With the start of basketball season getting close, fans will have a chance to come out and get a look at the Rebels and Lady Rebels.
    Everyone is invited to come out for Maroon Madness, which begins at 6 p.m., Thursday night in the Floyd Gritton Gymnasium. The event includes player introductions, inter-squad scrimmages and a 3-point shooting contest between the boys and girls.
    Between the scrimmages, Carson Williams will be signing a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball next season at Northern Kentucky University.

  • Fowler steps down as head coach

    The Owen County Football team will have a new head coach on the sidelines in 2016.
    After their first round playoff loss to Holy Cross, head coach Adam Fowler resigned. Fowler leaves the job after eight seasons at the helm. During his tenure, the Rebels posted three winning seasons and won the district once.
    “The last eight years have been wonderful,” Fowler said of his time at Owen County. “The kids there are great kids.”

  • Boys soccer falls to Carroll Co. in District Championship

    The Owen County boys entered the 31st District Tournament last week looking to do something they had not done since 2012.
    A win over Gallatin County last Tuesday night would mean a trip to the district finals and a spot in the 8th Region Tournament this week. Goals by Ricardo Perez and Christian Trejo gave the team a 2-0 win over the Wildcats and kept their season alive for at least two more games.

  • Volleyball finishes season play, begins tournament

    The Owen County volleyball team concluded the regular season last week.
    The Lady Rebels played their final regular season and home match of the 2015 season on Thursday night and recognized their five seniors in the process. Tori Cammack, Arielle Columbia, Bertha Aguazal, Courtney Gullion and Kirsten Parker were each honored during a ceremony before the team’s match with Heritage Academy.
    Once the match began the two teams played a hard fought, competitive match with the Eagles defeating the Lady Rebels 25-22 and 27-25.

  • Effort led by Chappell, Epperson not enough to defeat Henry Co.

    The season for the Owen County Lady Rebels ended in heartbreaking fashion last week in the opening round of the 31st District Tournament.
    The girls traveled to Carrollton on Wednesday night to take on Henry County. Hailey Chappell and Destinee Epperson would each score goals and the game would go to overtime tied at 2-2. The Lady Wildcats would, however scored in extra time to win the game 3-2 and end the season for the Lady Rebels.

  • Cross country competes at Woodford Co.

    It was a Saturday spent in Versailles for the Owen County cross country teams as the boys and the girls took part in the Woodford County Invitational.
    The best performance of the day was put in by freshman Lucinda Beach who won the junior varsity girls race. Morrissa McPherson also placed in the top 10 as she finished eighth. Caylin Trenary was 13th, Kailey Cram 14th, Julie Herrmann 16th, Autumn Hunter 21st, Samantha Tamplin 29th, Alexia Keeton 30th, Nicole Jacobs 31st and Jessica Herrmann 33rd.

  • Rebels victorious at Senior Night

    For the Owen County seniors, they are hoping Friday night was not their final home game.
    The Rebels used an excellent running game and good defense to defeat Carroll County 30-18 at Patterson Field. The win improves Owen County to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in district play, setting up a showdown this week in Warsaw against Gallatin County. A win by the Rebels clinches a second place finish in the district and a home playoff game the first Friday night in November.

  • Rebels hoping for banner season

    The Owen County boys begin the basketball season on Dec. 1 in Frankfort. They hope to finish the season in March at Rupp Arena.

  • Lady Rebels look to rebound from last season

    After winning just a single game two years ago, the Owen County Lady Rebels finished 11-17 last year. They are hoping for a continued turn around this season.
    Don’t let the youth of the Lady Rebels fool you. While not having a single senior on the roster, the team has plenty of experience. Despite the loss of seniors Kennedi Dermon and Ashton Marcum, Owen County returns nine players from last year’s squad who played in at least 14 of the team’s 28 games.

  • Girls finish 13th in cross country meet

    It may not have been the performance they were hoping for but the Owen County girls cross country team has nothing to be ashamed of following the Class 1A State Cross Country Meet on Saturday.
    The team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday for the meet and finished 13th overall. Head coach Heidi Williams was still impressed with how her team had improved since the start of the season.