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Today's Sports

  • Golf teams have busy week

    The Owen County High School boys golf team took on rivals from Warsaw last week. The Rebels would come out victorious over Gallatin County at Sugar Bay as one of their own set a career best.
    In the nine-hole match, Jordan Prather shot a career low one over par 37 to pace Owen County in the victory.
    Austin Fitzgerald, Justin Trusty and Cole Hamilton each shot 41.
    On Wednesday, the team took on Simon Kenton High School at Perry Park. Cole Hamilton was the medalist while the team won the match.

  • Volleyball picks up road win

    It may have only been the second match of the season, but the Owen County volleyball team is hoping to build on their come-from-behind win in Dry Ridge.
    After winning the first set 25-15 against Grant County on Thursday night, the Lady Rebels dropped the next two 31-29 and 25-15.
    Staring an 0-2 start in the face, Owen County bounced back and won the fourth set 25-15 and then held on in the fifth set 16-14 to come home with a hard-fought victory.
    The victory evened up the team’s overall record to 1-1 to begin the season.

  • Lady Rebels golf team defeats...

    The Owen County High School girls golf team picked up a win on the links last week.
    The Lady Rebels defeated Walton-Verona on Thursday at Sugar in a nine-hole match.
    Shelby Power led Owen County with a 38; Grace Chilton shot a 49; Lydia Merrifield, 50; Morgan Woodyard, 54; and Laura Duke, 58.
    Earlier last week, the team traveled to Twin Oaks Country Club to take part in the Notre Dame Academy Invitational.
    The Lady Rebels finished ninth as a team.

  • Boys' cross-country team...

    It could be a big year for the Owen County High School boy’s cross-country team.
    As a team, they are coming off a year where they finished second in the Region 5 meet.
    Individually, they saw Hunter Trenary win the NCKC Championship, finish second in the region and fourth in the Class A State meet.
    As they enter 2013, Trenary and the team are hoping for more.

  • Rebels to depend on youth

    If the coaching staff wanted to put a sign on the door leading into the Owen County High School football locker room, it might read “no experience necessary.”
    As the Rebels get ready to kickoff the season on Friday night at Western Hills, they will be doing it with an almost completely revamped lineup.
    Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler will have to figure out how to replace almost all of his starters on both offense and defense from a team that has gone 17-6 over the past two seasons.

  • Rebel Ramblings: At Western...

    • Owen County High School football team is 3-2 in season openers under Adam Fowler.
    • Fowler is entering his sixth season at the helm. His career record through his first five years is 22-31.
    • Owen County is 2-0 against Western Hills. The Rebels won games against the Wolverines in both 2011 and 49-20 in 2012.
    • Western Hills finished 1-9 last season.
    • The Wolverines are coached by Don Miller who is entering his eighth season as head coach.

  • Fall season to get going

    The fall sports season will be getting under way in earnest over the next two weeks.
    Several teams will get things started later this week.
    The volleyball team will be action Aug. 20 as they begin the season at Trimble County. The Lady Raiders defeated the Lady Rebels both times the two teams met last season.

  • Boys’ golf team finishes second...

    The Owen County High School boys’ golf team teed off the 2013 season last week.
    The Rebels traveled to take part in the Beechwood Invitational.
    They would finish second overall with a team score of 330, behind only Newport Central Catholic, which shot 319 as a squad.
    OCHS Sophomore Cole Hamilton had the low round for the Rebels by shooting an 80. Rebel freshman Jordan Prather shot 81; junior Justin Trusty fired 83; senior Matt Atkins shot 86; and freshman Austin Fitzgerald posted an 89.

  • Lady Rebels golf team gets back...

    The Owen County High School girls’ golf team is off and running on the 2013 season.
    The team has already played in three events away from home and hosted another to begin the year.
    The Lady Rebels, once again under the direction of David Wainscott, are looking to defend the Eighth Region All ‘A’ championship from last year as well as their Sixth Region title.
    They will have to do it at least for a while without the services of  junior Kennedi Dermon, who is unable to play due to an injury at this time.

  • Getting Ready with the middle...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Rebels football team hit the practice field this week.