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Prep Sports

  • Lady Rebels are back on the links for 2016 season play

    The 2016 golf season has teed off for the Owen County Lady Rebels.

    The team has already played in five tournaments this season. They began the year at the Pendleton County Tournament on July 29 where they finished second as a team. Senior Lydia Merrifield was third overall as an individual. The next day the team took part in the Lady Rockets Golf Classic at Shelby County where they finished eighth out of 17 teams.

  • Wesselman to coach Rebels football

    The Owen County Rebels have a new football coach and it is a familiar face.

    T.J. Wesselman will lead the Rebels next season as Adam Fowler stepped down after the 2015 season. Fowler had been on the sidelines the previous eight seasons.

    As for his new job, Wesselman said the program is in good place thanks to Fowler.

    “I’ve got big shoes to fill thanks to coach Fowler who did a tremendous job with our kids over the past eight years,” Wesselman said.

  • Softball shuts out Gallatin

    The Owen County Lady Rebels reached the championship game of the 31st District Tournament a season ago. In doing so they defeated Gallatin County in the semifinals and two more times during the regular season.

    The Lady Rebels picked up in 2016 where they left off last year against 31st District rivals when they hosted the Lady Wildcats last Wednesday. Owen County got on the board first in the bottom of the third and went on to win the game 5-0. Megan Wilhoite picked up the win on the mound as she held Gallatin County to four hits.

  • Baseball wins against Lloyd

    The Owen County baseball team picked up a conference victory last week against the newest member of the NCKC.

    The Rebels welcomed the Lloyd Juggernauts to Dunavent Field last Tuesday. It was the first meeting between the two schools on the diamond since the Juggernauts joined the North Central Kentucky Conference.

  • Track teams earn gold medals at Owen County meet Thursday

    The track team hosted the Owen County Gold Medal Meet on Thursday night. Both the girls and the boys came out on top when the night was complete. The two teams bested Grant County, Frankfort and Carroll County.

    In the girl’s meet, Owen County finished with 118 points. Grant County was second with 59, Frankfort third with 26 and Carroll County fourth with 17. The Lady Rebels finished first in a total of twelve events.

  • Rebels go 3-1 on spring break tournament in Madisonville

    It was a spring break trip to the lovely city of Madisonville for the Owen County baseball team. The Rebels enjoyed their stay, winning three of the four games they played.

    Last Tuesday, the team had no problems with Webster County as the Rebels dismantled the Trojans 13-0 in five innings. Michael Dunaway picked up the win on the mound allowing just three hits while striking out nine batters. Austin Fitzgerald drove in four runs while Grant Cobb scored three times.

  • Lady Rebels begin 31st District play

    After a tough weekend in Cynthiana the Owen County softball team is getting ready to open up play in the 31st District this week.

    The Lady Rebels will get started today as they host Gallatin County. Owen County defeated the Lady Wildcats three times last season. The third win came in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament. Overall the Lady Rebels were 7-3 against district competition in 2015.

  • Lady Rebels winning streak comes to an end after loss to Lady Demons

    The Owen County softball team suffered its first setback of the young season last week.

    The team traveled to Williamstown Tuesday to take on the Lady Demons. Both teams entered the contest having won three games in a row. When the game ended it was Owen County who had seen their streak come to an end falling 6-4. Freshman, Baileigh Young had three hits on the night including two triples.

  • Rebels snap losing streak with two district wins

    After a sluggish start to the season, the Owen County offense roared to life last week.

    In their first five games of the season the Rebels managed just 14 runs. Last Tuesday against Gallatin County at Dunavent Field they scored ten in the bottom of the first.

  • Baseball off to rough start after five road losses

    It has not been a good start for the Owen County baseball team.

    The team began the season last week with five games outside of Owenton. They would lose each of them.

    The Rebels dropped a tough one-run contest at Carroll County last Tuesday as they fell 8-7 to the Panthers. It was the team’s seventh straight loss to Carroll County. The last time the Rebels knocked off the Panthers was back on May 22, 2012, when Owen County won 8-7 in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament.