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Today's Sports

  • Rebel football returns Friday...

    The 2014 Owen County High School football season is here. The new season gets underway on Friday night as the Rebels welcome Western Hills High School to Patterson Field.
    Owen County is hoping to improve on 2013 when they finished 2-9.
    In order for the team to get back on track, they will need to improve on both sides of the ball. Offensively, the Rebels scored just 135 points all season. It was the fewest points scored in a season since 2007 when they scored 74 points all year.

  • Rebel soccer and volleyball...

    The beginning of a new school year brings the beginning of the 2014 fall sports season in Owen County.
    The volleyball team and both soccer teams start their seasons on Monday night.
    The Rebels get things going on the soccer field Monday when they host Simon Kenton.

  • U9 Rebels are runners up in...

    The Owen Rebels 9U finished with an overall record of 11-4 and were the Markland Dam regular season and tournament runner-ups. The team is coached by Matthew Cull, John Fitzgerald, Brandon Kemper and Josh Hearn.

  • Tee off to benefit God’s Special...

    There will be a golf scramble on Aug. 23 at the Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley to benefit God’s Special Little Hearts, a local non-profit organization that helps families that have children with a congenital heart defect.
    The entry fee is $50 per person and includes green fees, cart rental and post-tournament meal. 
    Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun at 8 a.m.

  • Golf scramble to benefit God’s...

    There will be a golf scramble on Aug. 23 at the Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley to benefit God’s Special Little Hearts, a local non-profit organization that helps families that have children with a congenital heart defect.
    The entry fee is $50 per person and includes green fees, cart rental and post-tournament meal. 
    Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun at 8 a.m.

  • Youth soccer league recruiting...

    The Owen County Youth Soccer League and its state and national affiliates are looking for referees.
    The process for certification is handled through a full day – or two – instruction class and a written exam on the material.
    The league will pay for the initial certification if you agree to work four games in the upcoming fall season.
    The league also pays game fees for games worked. 
    Being certified also allows you to work matches and tournaments in other areas of the state and country, as you gain experience.

  • Friends of Football to host drag...

    The Owen County Friends of Football will be hosting a KOI Drag Racing competition Aug. 9 at the Owen County Fairgrounds.
    Practice begins at 5 p.m. with eliminations starting at 7 p.m.
    There is 100 percent payback in all classes.
    There are 26 classes:
    1) 0-50 cc ATV (12 and under) 2 and 4 stroke
    2) 51-125 cc ATV (12 and under) 2 and 4 stroke
    3) 0-50 cc Bikes (12 and under) 2 and 4 stroke
    4) 51-91 cc Bikes (12 and under) 2 and 4 stroke
    5) 126-250 ATV0-50 cc Bikes (12 and under) 2 and 4 stroke (No 250R)

  • Minor leaguers finish in third...

    The Owen County Minor League Baseball team captured third place in the Tri-County Invitational Tournament over the weekend.

  • Owen Co. softball player named...

    On July 11 through 13, the KAOS team from Frankfort coached by Brian Redmond, Aron True and Rodney Parker took a trip to Crossville, Tennessee to play teams from across the United State to bring home the undefeated victory of winning the 14U Girls Fastpitch Softball World Series.
    Owen County local girl Kaitlyn Parker, the daughter of Rodney and Deborah Parker, is the pitcher for the KAOS team.
    Kaitlyn Parker, along with two of her teammates Katherine Mangeot and Emma Hamilton, were also named to the 14 and Under All World Team.

  • Cobb named defensive MVP while...

    Grant Cobb, a 13-U player on the Danville Mustangs baseball team, played six positions during the USSSA World Series over the Fourth of July holiday tournament in Kingsport, Tennessee and received the tournament’s defensive most valuable player award.
    The Mustangs won the tournament by defeating a team from Fredrick, Maryland in the championship game. The USSSA tournament hosted teams from five states.
    The Mustangs also won the 13-U Nationals Tournament held in Elizabethtown, June 23-29 over teams from six states.