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Today's Sports

  • MBMS soccer team off to strong...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School girls soccer team has gotten out of the gates fast this season.
    The Lady Rebels are 5-0 after posting impressive wins. The team did not give up a goal in the first two games defeating Williamstown, 10-0, and St. Patrick, 8-0.
    They also have a 6-3 win over Henry County High School.
    The team played its closest contest of the season so far against Calvary Christian at Walton-Verona.

  • Boys run to third-place finish...

    The Owen County High School boys track team was in Dry Ridge on Friday night where they took part in the Grant County Invitational. The team performed well enough to finish in third place.
    In the 100-meter dash, Kyler Law finished fifth; Drew Smith, seventh; and Dakota Humphries, 15th.
    In the 200-meter dash, it was Mariano Bolanos placing seventh; Logan Bitler, eighth; and Rhyan Hatchett, ninth.
    It was Hatchett coming across the finish line fifth in the 400-meter dash with Dakota Pence, seventh; Kaleb Wilhoite, eighth; and Keith Stout, ninth.

  • Williams wins statewide honor

    Owen County High School standout Carson Williams has been named  to the Louisville Courier-Journal third team all-state team.
    Williams finished the season ranked second in the state in rebounding with 13.8 rebounds per game; third in field-goal percentage at 70.1 percent; and 10th in scoring with 24.3 points per game.
    Williams also joined the 1,000 point game club and is the youngest player to reach 1,000 points in program history.
    Williams is also the first sophomore to receive all state recognition in the history of OCHS boys basketball history.

  • Girls track team finishes second

    The Owen County High School girls track team finished second on Friday night at the Grant County Invitational. The team finished behind Boone County and ahead of Dayton which finished third.
    Nicole Jacobs finished fifth in the 100-meter dash while Andi Burford was fourth and Sara Wilhoit came in 15th in the 200-meter dash.
    Veronica Chisholm was sixth and Mikala Byers seventh in the 400-meter dash. Autumn Hunter placed fifth in the 800-meter run.
    Hunter was also fourth in the 1600-meter run with Samantha Tamplin coming seventh place.

  • Baseball team picks up win over...

    The Owen County High School baseball team picked up a win last week.
    The Rebels played three straight games last week dropping the first, winning the second and falling in the third.
    The first game came on the road April 16 at Anderson County. Owen County was no match for the Bearcats who won the game 10-0. It was the first time the two teams had met since May 2012 when Anderson County knocked off Owen County 2-1 in the opening round of the Eighth Region Tournament.
    On April 17, the Rebels hosted Trimble County.

  • Athletes shine on home turf

    On March 15,27 teams from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Penn. took part in the 2014 Rebel Judo Invitational.
    The Marion Police Athletic League from Marion, Ind. took first-place honors with 59 points. DAMAC from Dayton, Ohio took home second place with 42 points. Owen County Judo Team took third with 40 points.

     

  • Baseball team has perfect...

    No one may have a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket but the Owen County High School baseball team has begun the season unblemished.
    The team began the season last week with a pair of road games. The first came in Bedford against Trimble County on March 17.
    The Rebels put up 10 runs in the first three innings but had to hold off a Raider rally to win the game 10-6.
    Trimble County put up a five spot in the bottom of the fifth inning but could not manage to get any closer to drop their home opener.
    The next game meant another bus ride for Owen County.

  • Lady Rebels drop softball season...

    The 2014 softball season is under way.
    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels traveled to Franklin County last week to begin the new season.
    The team took on the Lady Flyers in the first game for both squads.
    Franklin County scored runs in each of the first four innings to take a 9-0 lead into the fifth inning.
    In the top of the fifth, Reagan Sutton doubled and came around to score on Allison Dempsey’s single for the lone Lady Rebels’ run.

  • Track teams face frenzy in Union

    The Owen County High School track teams spent Friday night in a frenzy.
    The teams traveled to Union where they took part in the Ryle Friday Night Frenzy. Paula Rivera, Hailey Hatchett and Autumn Hunter had good nights for the girls and Hunter Trenary performed well for the boys.
    Rivera finished fourth in the discus and ninth in the shot put while Hatchett was fourth in the shot put. Hunter finished eighth in the 3200-meter run. Trenary was second in the 3200-meter run and sixth in the 1600-meter run.

  • Winningest Senior Class

    Owen County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Devin Duvall would like to congratulate this year’s senior players as the winningest senior class in OCHS boys basketball history. Duvall said over the course of the past four seasons, from left to right, players Jarrod Ball, Bradley Duvall, Trevor Lykins, Hunter Trenary and Tucker Trenary have been part of three consecutive 31st district championships, two Eighth Region All ‘A’ championships and two NCKC championships. The senior class combined for a record of 76 wins and 40 losses, Duvall said.