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Today's Sports

  • Rebels earn honors for academic...

    Fourteen members of the Owen County boys basketball team have been recognized for their work in the classroom.

    Seven members have been named KHSAA Academic First Team All-State for maintaining a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Those members are Grant Cobb, Wyatt Cole, Michael Dunaway, Blaine Forsee, Chad McDonald, Josh Spaulding and Carson Williams.

  • OCHS to host Ky. Lions All-Star...

    LEXINGTON – The Bluegrass Sports Commission announced today that the Kentucky Lions All-Star Classic, which annually matches the top Kentucky high school basketball players against the best in Indiana, is hosting two exhibitions the night of Thursday June 9th at 6:30 pm. The Kentucky Girls All-Stars will scrimmage at Elizabethtown High School in Elizabethtown, while the Boys All-Stars will scrimmage at Owen County High School in Owenton. General Admission Tickets are $8 and open to the public.

  • Rebels dominate final track meet

    The Owen County track team hosted their final meet of the season on Friday. Both the boys and the girls were dominant as they handily defeated the competition of Pendleton County, Frankfort, Williamstown and Carroll County.

    In the girls meet, the Lady Rebels won with a total of 249 points. Pendleton County was a distant second with 84 points. A Lady Rebel would finish first in 14 of 17 events. In the three events they did not win they were second.

  • Celebrate good times with the...

    The basketball season may be over the celebration of the 2015-2016 season is not.

    In recognition of the outstanding season the Rebels had this past year and to thank their very supportive fan base, the public is invited to enjoy one last special evening with the team at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 12 in the Floyd Gritton Gymnasium.

  • Rebels baseball blanks Frankfort

    The Owen County baseball team picked up a victory in their only contest last week.

    The Rebels hosted Frankfort on Thursday. On a day that felt more suitable for a football game, Owen County managed to hang six runs on the board as they shutout the Panthers 6-0. Nolan Tackett tossed a complete game shutout, striking out 12 in the process. He also picked up a hit and scored a run. Michael Stewart found a variety of ways to reach base as he had a hit, walked and was hit by a pitch. The senior, also drove in a run.

  • Softball team wins road game...

    The Lady Rebels were on the diamond twice last week as they played a game on the road and at home.

    The week began last Monday with a trip to Independence to take on Simon Kenton. The two teams had played three times with the Lady Pioneers winning each time since 2000. Owen County would break the trend as they picked up a 7-5 win. Megan Wilhoite earned the win on the mound. Reagan Sutton had two hits including a homerun. Micaela Wilhoite also had a couple of knocks and drove in a run. Katelyn Parker, Blair Harris and Selena Smith each had RBIs.

  • Owen County judo team finishes...

    The Owen County Judo team brought home at the gold at the 2016 O.J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship on Saturday, April 22, at the high school.

    The Owen County team earned 84 points in the competition while Bowling Green Judo earned 54 points and finished in second place. Wakaishu Judo of Louisville took home third with 35 points.

  • 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.