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Today's Sports

  • Rebels fall to Trimble County

    Weather played havoc with the Owen County baseball team last week.

    The Rebels were only able to get one game in and it took place on the road in Bedford Thursday evening. The contest against the Raiders was a back and forth game that saw Trimble County pull out the 5-4 win in their final at bat. Cameron McAnally struck out 14 Trimble County batters in the defeat.

    The loss dropped Owen County to 10-9 overall on the season.

  • Lady Rebels defeat Gallatin

    The Owen County softball team was on the field twice last week. The Lady Rebels fell in one game and picked up a win in the other.

    Their first game came against Trimble County last Monday at home. The Lady Rebels were able to put six runs on the board but saw the Lady Raiders perform better at the plate winning 10-6. Baleigh Young collected three hits and drove in three runs. It was the fourth straight time Trimble County has defeated Owen County. The last win by the Lady Rebels came on May 15, 2013, when the Lady Rebels won 2-0 in Bedford.

  • Rain shortens Scott County meet

    The Owen County track team had a short night last Tuesday in Georgetown.

    The team traveled to take part in the Scott County All-Comers meet. Just a few events were completed before the meet was called due to inclement weather.

    Results included Makenzie Duncan finishing third in the 100-meter hurdles. The 4x800 meter relay team placed fourth. Allison Burford was seventh in the discus while Molly Gamble and Duncan tied for first in the high jump.

  • Toftness signs with Asbury

    Senior Vince Toftness signed his letter of intent to play basketball for the Asbury Eagles Friday at Owen County High School. Standing in the back row are Eagles head coach Will Shouse, Rebels head coach Devin Duvall and OCHS Athletic Director T.J. Wesselman.

  • Wesselman to coach Rebels...

    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.

  • Rebels dominate in four of five...

    The Owen County baseball team had the bats going early and often last week. They won four of the five games they played by a combined score of 45-6.

    The week started with a trip to Florence to take on Villa Madonna. Against the Blue Lightning, it was the Rebels who had all the thunder at the plate as they scored 11 times. Senior Michael Dunaway did the rest as he held the home team hitless to record the first no-hitter of his high school career. Owen County won the game 11-0.

  • Softball wins three games last...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels enjoyed a busy week that saw them win in blowout fashion and also in their final at bat.

    The Lady Rebels opened up play last week on the road at Eminence. The teams played a doubleheader that was dominated by Owen County. In the first game Megan Wilhoite tossed seven innings allowing just one earned run as the Lady Rebels rolled to a 13-3 win. Game two lasted on four innings with Owen County winning 18-0. Katelyn Parker picked up the win on the mound pitching all four innings.

  • Boys track finishes firsts at...

    It was a winning weekend for the Owen County boy’s track team in Cynthiana. The team took part in the Harrison County Invitational on Saturday and squeaked past Harrison County to claim the overall title.

  • Girls finish second at NCKC Meet

    The Owen County girls track team competed on Tuesday night at the NCKC Meet at Walton-Verona. The girls finished second overall behind the Lady Bearcats of Walton-Verona.

  • 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.