http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sports/rss.xml en Owen Co. girl’s golf team dominates NCKC tournament http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/owen-co-girl%E2%80%99s-golf-team-dominates-nckc-tournament <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/owen_girls_golf.jpg" alt="The Owen County girl’s golf team poses for a photo after dominating the NCKC tournament for the fifth year in a row. " title="The Owen County girl’s golf team poses for a photo after dominating the NCKC tournament for the fifth year in a row. " align="left" hspace="6" width="110" height="85" /><p> The Owen County girl&rsquo;s golf team once again rules the NCKC.<br /> For the fifth straight year, the Lady Rebels dominated the NCKC Tournament. The team posted a score of 331 which was 29 shots better than Henry County who finished second. The tournament was held at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw. It was the seventh time in the last eight years the Lady Rebels have won the event.<br /> Rebels Rout Wildcats http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebels-rout-wildcats <p> Through the first three weeks of the season the Owen County offense struggled to get things working. Last week they put 42 points on the board in winning at home. Then they went on the road to Newport.<br /> The Rebels found their rhythm on Friday night as they lit up the scoreboard against Newport winning 64-36. It is the most points scored by an Owen County team since they scored 59 points on back-to-back weeks in 2012. In 2007, the Rebels only scored 74 points for the entire season.<br /> Volleyball team closing in on milestone http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/volleyball-team-closing-milestone <p> The Owen County volleyball team has won 16 matches so far this season. As they head down the stretch of the regular season they have a chance to make school history. The Lady Rebels won 21 matches in 2011. Counting the match the team played last night, Owen County has six matches left on the season. A win in each of them would guarantee the most wins in school history.<br /> Rebels’ soccer team still in search of a win http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebels%E2%80%99-soccer-team-still-search-win <p> The Owen County Rebels are still in search of their first win of the 2016 season.<br /> The Rebels dropped three, district matches last week as they fell to Gallatin County, Henry County and Carroll County.<br /> On Monday night the team hosted Gallatin County and dropped a 2-1 decision. Zach Perkins scored his first goal of the season for the Rebels while Cody Dempsey picked up the assist. The next night, the team travelled to Henry County and lost 3-1. Brandon New scored his second goal of the year with Riley Montague assisting.<br /> Rebel Ramblings Walton-Verona http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebel-ramblings-walton-verona-0 <ul> <li> The Rebels fell on the road to the Bearcats 27-6 last season.</li> <li> The last time Owen County defeated Walton-Verona on the gridiron was Sept. 30, 2011, when they won 27-6 in Verona.</li> <li> The Bearcats are coached by Jeff Barth who has coached the team since their first season in 2008.</li> <li> Walton-Verona won their first game in program history on Sept. 13, 2008, by beating Bishop Brossart 38-7.</li> <li> The Bearcats have won 10 straight district games. Their last loss was to Gallatin County on Oct. 11, 2013.</li> <li> Sports Shorts http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/sports-shorts-1 <p> The cross-country team ran at the Franklin County Invitational on Saturday. Colton Stedham ran a personal best in the boy&rsquo;s race finishing 39th overall with a time of 18:04. The other top four finishers for the Rebels included Joseph Herrmann, Jakob Ramsey, Westley Johnson and Isaac Cockrell. In the girl&rsquo;s race, Allison Bourne finished in 35th place to pace the Lady Rebels. Autumn Hunter, Destiny Goodrich, Julie Herrmann and Marrissa McPherson who ran a personal best, rounded out the top five finishers for the Lady Rebels.</p> Rebels score first win of the season http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebels-score-first-win-season-1 <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0580_1.jpg" alt="Ty Smith celebrates with a player after scoring the games first touchdown. " title="Ty Smith celebrates with a player after scoring the games first touchdown. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Homecoming is always a special night. It&rsquo;s made even better when the home team wins.<br /> Owen County did not disappoint the big crowd that came out to Patterson Field Friday night. The Rebels defeated Pendleton County 42-14 to earn their first win of the season and give their head coach, T.J. Wesselman the first win of his career.<br /> Rebel Ramblings http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebel-ramblings-13 <p> Owen County defeated Newport 8-6 last season in Owenton. l The Rebels enter the game looking for their third straight win over the Wildcats.<br /> Newport is coached by Tim Viox who is in his second season.<br /> Since 2008, Owen County is 1-3 in games played at Newport Stadium.<br /> In four games this season, Newport has failed to score more than 16 points in a game.<br /> Carroll County (2-3) hosts Walton-Verona (2-3) and Gallatin County (3-2) welcomes Trimble County (1-4) to Warsaw.<br /> &nbsp;</p>