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Today's Sports

  • In Season: Lexie Wilson

    Lexie Wilson shot this 8-point buck during youth hunt.  Wilson was hunting with her dad on Granny Sarah McCormick’s land

  • Cross-county team runs at Saint...

    The Owen County High School cross-country team took part in the Saint Henry Invitational on Saturday.
    Noah Hunter and Carson Cram ran in the elementary boy’s race with Hunter finishing 17th and Cram coming in 30th.
    In the elementary girl’s race, Allison Bourne finished fifth.
    Lucinda Beach placed 35th in the middle school girl’s race with Piper Walker coming in 75th place and Kailey Cram finished in 97th.
    In the boys junior varsity race, it was Westley Johnson placing 87th and Lee House finishing106th.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Owen County Youth League Soccer...

    Sept. 27
    Perry’s Fireballs vs. Team Dempsey
    The U8 soccer teams are looking great as we head toward the middle of the season.
    Both teams showed great improvement since the last matchup.
    Team Dempsey’s team had a great deal of shots taken on goal. The goalies for the game were Brody Hearn, Shaya Smith, Nathan Kemper and Lena Smith, who collectively had 11 saves for the game.  Also while in the keeper position, Kemper had a punt that resulted in a goal for the Fireballs.

  • Rebels still searching for first...

    By Brian Blair
    N-H Sports Writer
    As the calendar flipped to October, the Owen County High School football team was still seeking its first win of the season.
    They would have to wait.
    The Walton-Verona High School Bearcats came to Patterson Field Friday night and left with a 50-22 victory.
    The loss means the Rebels are now 0-7 on the season and 0-1 in the district.
    The Bearcats improved to 6-1 on the year and 2-0 inside the district.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Next game - at...

    • The Rebels beat the Raiders last season 19-6 at Patterson Field
    • Owen County has won five straight over Trimble County. The last Trimble County win came on Oct. 31, 2008, in Owenton when the Raiders won 24-6.
    • Trimble County has already scored more points in six games than they did all of last season. The Raiders scored 66 points in 2013 and have tallied 123 points so far in 2014.