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Today's Sports

  • TRINITY SNAPS REBELS WINNING...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    In a big time game against a big-time opponent the Owen County Rebels came up just short. 

    The Rebels and their fans traveled to Louisville on Friday night to take part in the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic. Their first opponent in this most prestigious event was the Trinity Shamrocks. Both teams came into the contest ranked in the top 10 in the state. 

  • Lady Rebels break losing streak

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    The Lady Rebels needed things to go their way. 

    The team had dropped four games in a row after winning the season opener at Eminence. Each game was close with their largest margin of defeat being a seven-point setback on the road at Switzerland County. 

  • Lady Rebels continue to struggle...

    By BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    After an easy win to open the season the Owen County Lady Rebels have experienced four straight close losses. The latest two came last week at Switzerland County and Carroll County.

    The team crossed Markland Dam into the Hoosier State on their way to Vevay to take on Switzerland County last Tuesday night. This is the fifth straight season the two teams have faced each other early in the year. Heading into last week’s contest the two teams had split the previous four match ups.

  • Rebels remain unbeaten with six...

    By BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    All wins are good. Some wins are great. The Rebels enjoyed both last week.

    Owen County opened play last week against Trimble County in Bedford. It proved to be not much of a contest as the Rebels shot 55 percent from the field and drained 13 3-pointers in a dominating 82-41 win over the Raiders.

  • Lady Rebels win one, lose two to...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    The Owen County Lady Rebels got off to a fast start last week in their season opener.

    The team raced out to a 49-5 halftime lead on the road at Eminence last Monday night. The Lady Rebels would limit the Lady Warriors to just eight second-half points and win the game 69-13. It is the second straight year the team has begun the season at Eminence with a convincing win. Last year, Owen County won 50-8.

  • PERFECTION: REBELS START SEASON...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    Each of the Rebels first two games of this young season were decided well before the final buzzer. In their third, however they needed all 32 minutes and then some to reach an outcome.

    The Rebels opened the season last Tuesday night on the road in Frankfort against Western Hills. This year marked the eighth straight season the Rebels have faced the Wolverines in the season opener. After losing the first three, Owen County has reeled off four straight victories in the series.

  • Rebels hoping for banner season

    The Owen County boys begin the basketball season on Dec. 1 in Frankfort. They hope to finish the season in March at Rupp Arena.

  • Lady Rebels look to rebound from...

    After winning just a single game two years ago, the Owen County Lady Rebels finished 11-17 last year. They are hoping for a continued turn around this season.
    Don’t let the youth of the Lady Rebels fool you. While not having a single senior on the roster, the team has plenty of experience. Despite the loss of seniors Kennedi Dermon and Ashton Marcum, Owen County returns nine players from last year’s squad who played in at least 14 of the team’s 28 games.

  • Fowler steps down as head coach

    The Owen County Football team will have a new head coach on the sidelines in 2016.
    After their first round playoff loss to Holy Cross, head coach Adam Fowler resigned. Fowler leaves the job after eight seasons at the helm. During his tenure, the Rebels posted three winning seasons and won the district once.
    “The last eight years have been wonderful,” Fowler said of his time at Owen County. “The kids there are great kids.”

  • Rebels prepare for basketball...

    With the start of basketball season getting close, fans will have a chance to come out and get a look at the Rebels and Lady Rebels.
    Everyone is invited to come out for Maroon Madness, which begins at 6 p.m., Thursday night in the Floyd Gritton Gymnasium. The event includes player introductions, inter-squad scrimmages and a 3-point shooting contest between the boys and girls.
    Between the scrimmages, Carson Williams will be signing a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball next season at Northern Kentucky University.