http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Softball team runners up Lady Wolverine Classic http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/softball-team-runners-lady-wolverine-classic <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fullsizerender.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> by brian blair<br /> N-H Sports Reporter<br /> It was a successful weekend of softball for the Owen County Lady Rebels.<br /> The team headed to Frankfort on Friday evening for their first game in the Lady Wolverine Classic. Owen County took on Fern Creek in the opener and was able to defeat the Tigers 7-6. Blair Harris scored two runs while Kaitlyn Parker drove in a pair of runs. Kaitlyn Gabbard had a couple of hits in the game and drove in the winning run.<br /> Baseball team defeats Eminence http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/baseball-team-defeats-eminence <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_1241.jpg" alt="Grant McMillen plays the field during Thursday’s game against Eminence. " title="Grant McMillen plays the field during Thursday’s game against Eminence. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> by brian blair<br /> N-H Sports Reporter<br /> The Owen County baseball team earned its first win of the 2017 season last week.<br /> The Rebels hosted Eminence on Thursday night at Dunavent Field. Austin Fitzgerald scored three runs and drove in another as Owen County knocked off the Warriors 9-3.<br /> Grant McMillen and Nolan Tackett each drove in a pair of runs while Kirby Young and Jordan Willhoite scored twice.<br /> Track teams compete at Boone Co. Invitational http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/track-teams-compete-boone-co-invitational <p> The Owen County track teams spent Friday night in Florence competing in the Boone County Invitational.<br /> Williams wraps up career at Carson-Newman http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/williams-wraps-career-carson-newman <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sawyer_williams_15.jpg" alt="Owen County High School graduate Sawyer Williams recently concluded his basketball career at Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn. He finished with 1,528 points, the third highest total for any player since the school joined the NCAA Division II. " title="Owen County High School graduate Sawyer Williams recently concluded his basketball career at Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn. He finished with 1,528 points, the third highest total for any player since the school joined the NCAA Division II. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> by brian blair<br /> N-H Sports Reporter<br /> Following the 2012-2013 season at Morehead State University, Sawyer Williams made a decision.<br /> Williams left Morehead State and took his talents to Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn. It proved to be a very wise move.<br /> Baseball is back at OCHS http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/baseball-back-ochs <p> by brian blair<br /> N-H Sports Reporter<br /> March 20 was the first day of Spring. That can only mean one thing. Baseball is back.<br /> The Owen County baseball team began the new season March 20 at Williamstown. They entered the season looking for a repeat of their 31st District championship after defeating Henry County 2-1 in last year&rsquo;s championship game in Owenton. The Rebels would finish 2016 with a loss to Walton-Verona in the 8th Region Tournament.<br /> Softball throws first pitch of season http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/softball-throws-first-pitch-season <p> by brian blair<br /> N-H Sports Reporter<br /> The Owen County softball season got started last week.<br /> The Lady Rebels played their first game of the 2017 season on Thursday evening against Western Hills in Owenton. The Lady Wolverines defeated Owen County 13-4.<br /> Track team competes at Villa Madonna http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/track-team-competes-villa-madonna <p> by brian blair<br /> N-H Sports Reporter<br /> The Owen County track team was in action on Saturday at the Villa Madonna Relay for Life. The girls would finish fourth overall, and the boys were 14th.<br /> Norse madness comes to Owen County http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/norse-madness-comes-owen-county <p> An amazing thing happened last night.<br /> The 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket was released. No, that is not the amazing thing. That happens every year. What was amazing is one of the names that showed up on the bracket. In their first years of eligibility the Northern Kentucky University Norse are headed to the NCAA Tournament.<br />