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Today's Sports

  • A Comback win for the Lady Rebels

    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.
    The team hosted Lloyd Memorial Jan. 3.
    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.

  • Walton-Verona Bearcats roll by...

    The Owen County Rebels traveled to Walton-Verona Jan. 3 for a contest with the Bearcats.
    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.

  • Basketball teams back after...

    With the end of the holiday break, things are about to get busy for the Owen County basketball teams.
    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.
    The win improved Owen County to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in 31st District play.

  • Rebels return from Florida with...

    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.
    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.

  • Two wins in Tenn. for Lady Rebels

    The Owen County Lady Rebels went shopping in Gatlinburg last week and came away with two wins in the bag.
    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.

  • Strong fall season for judo team
  • Rebels welcome climate change

    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.
    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.

  • Lady Rebels win in New Castle

    After suffering their first loss of the season last Monday night the Lady Rebels bounced back nicely on Friday night at Henry County.
    Owen County began last week at Bellevue on Monday. The Lady Rebels entered the game with a 5-0 record. They got off to a good start as they jumped out to an 11-3 lead midway through the first quarter. The Lady Tigers would respond as they finished the quarter strong to cut the deficit to 16-12 after eight minutes.

  • A happy holiday for two long-...

    The weather in Cleveland and Chicago may be frightful but knowing your teams won championships this year is so delightful.
    2016 was a good year for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Chicago Cubs, and their fans.
    In June the Cavaliers, led by their homegrown hero, LeBron James rallied to defeat the Golden State Warriors to claim the team’s first NBA Championship. The team that was founded in 1970 had reached the finals twice before but came up short each time.

  • Rebels pull out two tough wins

    After dropping two straight games last week, the Rebels entered this week hoping for better results. Owen County would win two of the three games they played last week. They were, however, not easy as the Rebels would defeat Trimble County on Tuesday night and Williamstown on Saturday by a combined five points.
    On Tuesday night, the Rebels got a career-high 30 points from Nolan Tackett and 14 points from Cameron McAnally to get past Trimble County 69-65. The victory extended the Owen County winning streak to 21 straight wins over the Raiders.