http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Ready for some Rebel football? http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/ready-some-rebel-football <p> Owen County Rebels football will not begin the season until next week, when they host Grant County.<br /> The Rebels will be looking to improve on last year&rsquo;s 1-9 record. The team missed the playoffs for the first time since 2006.<br /> Head coach Adam Fowler, who is in his eighth year at the helm, will once again lead OCHS. In his first seven seasons, Fowler and the Rebels stand at 28-48 overall. Before Fowler arrived, the Rebels had won a combined 21 games over the previous seven seasons.<br /> ‘15 may be season of firsts for OCHS teams http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/%E2%80%9815-may-be-season-firsts-ochs-teams <p> Fall 2015 will be a season of firsts for Owen County soccer and volleyball teams. Each will begin play with new head coaches.<br /> The volleyball team is being led by Amy Wilson. Their season began last night as they hosted Franklin County.<br /> The team finished 16-18 overall last year.<br /> The Lady Rebels will hit the road for the first time on Thursday night as they travel to take on Heritage Academy. Owen County defeated the Eagles in both match-ups a season ago.<br /> Girls golf team tackles invitational challenges http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/girls-golf-team-tackles-invitational-challenges <p> The Owen County Lady Rebels golf team was in action several times leading up to the beginning of school Aug. 12, starting the season July 31 at at the Pendleton County Invitational,<br /> As a team they finished in second place. Lydia Merrifield shot a 91 to tie for eighth place; Grace Chilton finished 10th with a 92; Morgan Woodyard shot 96 to finish 13th;&nbsp; Debbie Farrar fired a 98 to land 16th; and Laura Duke finished a 26th place with a 114.<br /> MBMS girls off to good start http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/mbms-girls-good-start <p> It has been a fast start for the MBMS Lady Rebels on the basketball court. The 7th grade team is 5-0 so far this year while the 8th grade team has started the season by winning four of their first five games.<br /> MBMS Rebels fall to Gallatin http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/mbms-rebels-fall-gallatin <p> The MBMS Rebels took on Gallatin County last week. Both the 7th and 8th grade teams came up short against the Wildcats.<br /> In the 7th grade game, the Rebels fell behind 12-2 after the first quarter and could not recover as they lost 37-15. Jacob Osborne led the way with eight points while Tennyson Hensley finished with four. Jalen Spaulding rounded out the scoring by tossing in three points.<br /> Rebels win a wild one http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebels-win-wild-one <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/football_0.jpg" alt="The Owen County High School football team picked up its first win of the season by knocking off Carroll County High School Friday night. " title="The Owen County High School football team picked up its first win of the season by knocking off Carroll County High School Friday night. " align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> The start of Friday&rsquo;s game was not great but for fans of the Owen County High School Rebels football team, the finish was fantastic.<br /> After trailing 19-6 in the second quarter, the Rebels&rsquo; offense came to life and beat Carroll County on Friday night in Carrollton, 43-39.<br /> &nbsp;It was the Owen County football team&rsquo;s first win of the season.<br /> The Rebels opened the scoring late in the opening quarter when Jace Bruener raced 53 yards for a score to make the score 6-0.<br /> Rebel Ramblings - Next game - At home Gallatin County, 7:30 p.m. http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/rebel-ramblings-next-game-home-gallatin-county-730-pm <p> &bull; The Wildcats defeated the Rebels 48-0 last season in Warsaw.<br /> &bull; Gallatin County&rsquo;s 10 wins last year was the most wins for any Wildcat team in their eight seasons. They also reached the third round of the Class 2A State Playoffs last season.<br /> &bull; Tim Browning is the only the coach the school has ever had.<br /> &bull; Owen&nbsp; County High School Head Football Coach Adam Folwer is 4-2 versus Gallatin County High School.<br /> &bull; Owen County is 5-3 all-time against Gallatin County.<br /> A victorious senior send-off http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/content/victorious-senior-send <img src="http://www.owentonnewsherald.com/sites/www.owentonnewsherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_3364.jpg" alt="Kylee Hearn and Maggie Barnes waits a serve against Heritage. " title="Kylee Hearn and Maggie Barnes waits a serve against Heritage. " align="left" hspace="6" width="67" height="85" /><p> The Owen County High School volleyball team is a senior-dominated squad.<br /> On Thursday night, the team said farewell to the 10 young ladies who were playing their final home match.<br /> The Lady Rebels hosted Heritage Academy Oct. 16. Before the match the team recognized Maggie Barnes, Carrla Brumely, Cheyenne Gaines, Kylee Hearne, Helen Kramer, Ashton Marcum, Caitlin Mayfield, Melinda Smith, Jessica Willhoite and Ayshia Wood.<br />