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Today's Sports

  • Volleyball set for beginning of...

    The Owen County volleyball team got their season started this week.
    The Lady Rebels took on Calvary Christian at home Aug. 8 and traveled to play at Franklin County Aug. 9. They entered both matches hoping to avenge losses a year ago to both squads.

  • Lady Rebels are back on the...

    The 2016 golf season has teed off for the Owen County Lady Rebels.

    The team has already played in five tournaments this season. They began the year at the Pendleton County Tournament on July 29 where they finished second as a team. Senior Lydia Merrifield was third overall as an individual. The next day the team took part in the Lady Rockets Golf Classic at Shelby County where they finished eighth out of 17 teams.

  • Keselowski earns third Ky....

    BY DAVE TAYLOR
    Landmark News Service

    SPARTA, Ky. — Brad Keselowski squeezed enough fuel out of his Team Penske Miller Lite Ford to hold off hard-charging Carl Edwards to win Saturday’s sixth annual Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts. The win was “Bad Brad’s” third to go along with two other top five finishes in the six Sprint Cup races held at Kentucky Speedway.

  • Williams, seniors cruise to...

    Even though the basketball season for the Runnin’ Rebels came to a close in early March, Carson Williams still had one more performance on his home court for Owen County basketball fans Thursday night.

    Williams led the scoring effort by the senior team at the Kentucky All-Star Classic with a game-high 23 points. The seniors, who had a commanding 18-point lead at the half, defeated the junior team 121-87 when the final buzzer sounded.

  • MBMS track teams participate at...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School track team took part in the Middle School State Track Meet on Saturday at the University of Louisville.

  • Walton-Verona ends Rebels quest...

    The Owen County baseball team saw their season come to an end last Monday in Carrollton.

    The Rebels took on Walton-Verona in the opening round of the Eighth Region Tournament. The two teams had split a pair of meetings during the regular season. The Bearcats would get the best of the Rebels defeating them 7-2 on Monday to advance to the semifinals and end Owen County’s season. The game was the final contest for seniors, Michael Dunaway, Jacob Harris, Trevor Smith and Michael Stewart.

  • Walk this way for a district...

    The Owen County baseball team captured the 31st District Championship on Thursday night in the bottom of the ninth inning and they did not have to swing the bat.

    Nolan Tackett worked a two-out, bases loaded walk to score Cameron McAnally from third base to give the Rebels a 2-1 win over Henry County at Dunavent Field late Thursday evening. The win earned Owen County their first 31st District title since 2013.

  • Williams jumps to state...

    Adding to his list of basketball accolades this season, Carson Williams is a state champion high jumper.

    The senior set a personal best on Saturday at the KHSAA Class A State Track Meet in Lexington. Williams’ mark of 6 feet 2 inches was better than that of Fulton County’s Devonte Harper who was unable to clear the height.

    Head coach Sean Cockrell said he and Williams had worked hard in practice all week leading up to Saturday’s competition.

  • Gambrell earns All-HCAC honors...

    LEXINGTON —Shelby Gambrell, a first-year outfielder and graduate of Owen County High School, was named to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Second Team as part of the champion Transylvania University Pioneers.

    The Pioneers (26-13, 14-2 HCAC) defeated Anderson University 9-5 in the final game of the season to wrap up a 14-2 conference slate and earn the regular season title in a year when the team was picked to finish second to last by a preseason coaches poll.

  • Spaulding earns award at Asbury

    Former Owen County Lady Rebel golfer Julie Spaulding was recently honored for her accomplishments both on and off the golf course at Asbury University.

    The junior finished her season in April with a third-place finish at the KIAC Tournament at Cherry Blossom Golf Club in Georgetown. The finish earned her All-Conference honors for the second straight year.