http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sports/rss.xml en Lady Raiders eliminate Lady Rebels from All ‘A’ Classic http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/lady-raiders-eliminate-lady-rebels-all-%E2%80%98a%E2%80%99-classic <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_0740.jpg" alt="Baileigh Young takes the ball down the court at Eminence Jan. 9." title="Baileigh Young takes the ball down the court at Eminence Jan. 9." align="left" hspace="6" width="84" height="85" /><p> The Owen County Lady Rebels entered the 8th Region All &lsquo;A&rsquo; Classic last week looking to improve on recent history.<br /> The team tipped off against Eminence Jan. 9, at Gallatin County looking to win a first-round game for the first time since 2013. They would have little trouble in achieving that goal.<br /> After leading 4-3 early in the first quarter, the Lady Rebels would go on a 19-2 run to take a 23-5 lead in the second quarter. From there they would cruise to a 62-35 win over the Lady Warriors putting them in the semifinals.<br /> A Comback win for the Lady Rebels http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/comback-win-lady-rebels <p> Owen County won a couple of games on the hardwood last week. One was a close, come from behind win while the other was comfortable from the beginning.<br /> The team hosted Lloyd Memorial Jan. 3.<br /> The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 9-2 lead to begin the game before the Lady Juggernauts found their footing. Once the visitors settled in they would come back and take a 25-23 lead at the half.<br /> Walton-Verona Bearcats roll by Rebels in 57-51 win http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/walton-verona-bearcats-roll-rebels-57-51-win <p> The Owen County Rebels traveled to Walton-Verona Jan. 3 for a contest with the Bearcats.<br /> The Rebels entered the game with a nine-game winning streak over Walton-Verona. The last time the Bearcats defeated the Rebels was on Dec. 19, 2011, when they won 63-58. This would also be a close contest with Walton-Verona coming away with the 57-51 victory.<br /> Basketball teams back after holiday break http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/basketball-teams-back-after-holiday-break <p> With the end of the holiday break, things are about to get busy for the Owen County basketball teams.<br /> The boys were in action last week as they picked up their first district win of the season defeating Eminence 62-60. Three Rebels reached double figures led by Patrick Osborne who scored 15 points. The senior also pulled down 11 rebounds in the win. Walker McDonald notched a double-double of his own scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Austin Fitzgerald scored ten points.<br /> The win improved Owen County to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in 31st District play.<br /> Rebels return from Florida with a win http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebels-return-florida-win <p> The Owen County Rebels spent the week before Christmas in Orlando, Florida taking part in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament. The team played three closely contested games picking up one win.<br /> The Rebels played their first game of the tournament last Sunday night against Montclair (NJ) Academy. Owen County got off to a slow start finding themselves trailing the Cougars 27-14 at intermission. They would fight back in the second half but would still come up short falling 52-47.<br /> Two wins in Tenn. for Lady Rebels http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/two-wins-tenn-lady-rebels <p> The Owen County Lady Rebels went shopping in Gatlinburg last week and came away with two wins in the bag.<br /> The team took part in the Smoky Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School where they played three games. After dropping their first game, they came back strong and won the next two and finished the tournament in fifth place.<br /> Strong fall season for judo team http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/strong-fall-season-judo-team <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2016_indiana_tournament.jpg" alt="The Owen County Judo Team started their fall season out strong in their first three competitions. On Saturday, Oct. 29, six members of the team participated in the “UT Martial Arts Club Annual Judo Tournament” at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn." title="The Owen County Judo Team started their fall season out strong in their first three competitions. On Saturday, Oct. 29, six members of the team participated in the “UT Martial Arts Club Annual Judo Tournament” at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn." align="left" hspace="6" width="107" height="85" /> Rebels welcome climate change http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebels-welcome-climate-change <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0947.jpg" alt="Blake Burke brings the ball down the floor" title="Blake Burke brings the ball down the floor" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Owen County Rebels are hoping a change of scenery will be just what the team needs to turn things around after a rough last week.<br /> The Rebels, who are in Florida for the KSA Events Holiday Tournament, suffered a pair of setbacks last week. Both defeats came at the hand of 31st District opponents.<br />