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Today's Sports

  • Rebels win a wild one

    The start of Friday’s game was not great but for fans of the Owen County High School Rebels football team, the finish was fantastic.
    After trailing 19-6 in the second quarter, the Rebels’ offense came to life and beat Carroll County on Friday night in Carrollton, 43-39.
     It was the Owen County football team’s first win of the season.
    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.

  • Rebel Ramblings - Next game - At...

    • The Wildcats defeated the Rebels 48-0 last season in Warsaw.
    • Gallatin County’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.
    • Tim Browning is the only the coach the school has ever had.
    • Owen  County High School Head Football Coach Adam Folwer is 4-2 versus Gallatin County High School.
    • Owen County is 5-3 all-time against Gallatin County.

  • A victorious senior send-off

    The Owen County High School volleyball team is a senior-dominated squad.
    On Thursday night, the team said farewell to the 10 young ladies who were playing their final home match.
    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.

  • Soccer teams ousted in district...

    Both Owen County High School soccer teams were eliminated in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament last week.
    The boys fell to Henry County High School 7-0 while the girls lost to Gallatin County High School 4-1.
    Preston Forsee and Quinn Cole were both named to the All-Tournament team for the boys and Adreanna Dalton and Hailey Chappell both earned All-Tournament team for the Lady Rebels.
    For the Rebels, they were led in scoring by junior Alex Hernandez, who put in six goals.

  • Cross-county team runs in NCKC...

    The Owen County High School cross county teams took part in the NCKC Championships on Oct. 14 at Walton-Verona High School.
    Autumn Hunter was the top finisher for the Lady Rebels as she came across the finish line in 10th place.
    Lucinda Beach came in 16th place and Samantha Tamplin finished 22nd.
    Piper Walker also claimed a spot in the top 30 as she placed 29th. Not far behind were Kailey Cram and Jessica Hardin, who finished 33rd and 34th.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    • The Panthers defeated the Rebels 48-7 last season at Patterson Field.
    • Since 2000, Owen County High School is 5-9 versus Carroll County High School. Three of the wins have come under the direction of current head coach Adam Fowler.
    • The Panthers finished 6-6 last year. It was the fifth-straight season they have finished with a non-losing record.
    • Carroll County defeated Newport Independent in the opening round of the Class 2A state playoffs last season. It was the first playoff victory since defeating Bethlehem in 2003.

  • Rebels stumble and fall on the...

    It was another disappointing Friday night for the Owen County High School football team.
    The Rebels traveled to Bedford Friday to take on the Trimble County High School.
    Despite the soggy conditions, it was an exciting night for the Raiders who were playing their first home game at their new stadium. They had not played a home game since Sept. 27, 2013, when the hosted Gallatin County High School.

  • Regular season wraps up for...

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels soccer team have put the wraps on the 2014 regular season.
    Owen County got things started by hosting Calvary Christian on Oct. 8 at Patterson Field.
    McKenzie Edgett and Amber Gover each found the back of the net for the Lady Rebels. Calvary Christian however would win the game 4-2.
    For Gover, it was her 10th goal of the season. The achievement marks the first time since 2012 the Lady Rebels had two players reach double figures in goals.
    On Oct. 9, the team traveled to take on Frankfort Independent High School.

  • Boys soccer ends regular season

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team wrapped up the regular season last week.
    The team played a pair of games - one at home against Walton-Verona High School and the other on the road at Grant County High School.
    On Oct. 8, the team closed out the home portion of the season at Patterson Field against the Bearcats. It was the third meeting between the two schools this season. Each had the same outcome – a Walton-Verona victory. Preston Forsee would score for the Rebels but it would not be enough as Owen County fell 5-1.

  • Lady Rebels busy on volleyball...

    No one could blame the Owen County High School volleyball team if they needed a nap.
    The team played eight matches last week. Owen County played matches on Oct. 6 through 9 and five matches on Oct. 11
    On Oct. 6, the team hosted Trimble County High School. After losing the first game 25-23 the Lady Rebels bounced back to take game two 25-21. The Lady Raiders would have the final say as they won the deciding game 25-20 to claim the match.
    The next day, the team traveled to Williamstown High School to take on the Lady Demons.