Today's Sports

  • Boys finish third in OCIT

    The Owen County High School boys’ soccer team came into Saturday hoping some home cooking would bring about better results.
    The Rebels hosted the Owen County Invitational Tournament on Saturday and welcomed Covington Latin, Holmes and Carroll County high schools to Owenton.
    The Rebels began the tournament by taking on Covington Latin.
    The Trojans emerged from the well-played game with a 1-0 victory.
    It was a bit of revenge for Covington Latin. Owen County knocked them off 4-0 last year in the opening game.

  • Sports briefs: OCHS Volleyball

    • The Owen County High School volleyball team was in action last week. On Tuesday, the team traveled to take on Walton-Verona. The team lost in two sets to the Lady Bearcats.
    Two days later, Owen County hit the road again for a game at Henry County. After falling behind two sets to one, the team was able to force a fifth and final set only to eventually fall.

  • Sports briefs: Cross Country

    • The Owen County High School cross-country team opened its season on Saturday at the Ryle Invitational. For the boys, it was Hunter Trenary who finished sixth; Keith Stout, 71st; Cory Hudhal, 99; Logan Bitler, 107th; and Kyle Flood. 139th.
    In the girls’ race, Autumn Hunter placed 37th; Ardri Hager, 66; and Samantha Tamplin, 69.

  • Sports briefs: Boys Golf

    • The Owen County High School boys’ golf team was in action last week taking on Williamstown. The team improved to 5-2 on the season as they defeated the Demons. Freshman Jordan Wilhoite was the medalist as he fired a 46. Eighth-grader Grant Cobb shot 54 while sixth-graders Mason Roberts and Braden Howard shot 59 and 67


  • Rebels drop season opener on road

    The Owen County High School football team hopes Friday night’s loss at Western Hills High School will be a learning experience for a young team.
    For the second year in a row, the Rebels traveled to Frankfort to take on the Wolverines.
    After winning big last year, Owen County mistakes and a solid ground game by Western Hills led to a 33-6 defeat to begin the season.
    It is the second season in a row the Rebels have lost their first game of the season. Owen County began last year with a loss at Lloyd Memorial in Erlanger.

  • Rebel Ramblings: At Grant County...

    • Owen County defeated Grant County 44-14 last season in Dry Ridge. It was the third-straight win over the Braves.
    • Grant County is under the direction of second-year head coach Kevin Siple.
    • The Braves finished 3-7 last year and failed to make the playoffs.
    • Grant County will be playing its home opener on Saturday night after losing 48-20 last Saturday at Middlesboro.
    • Since 2000, the Rebels are 3-5 against Grant County.

  • Rough start for Lady Rebels

    Coming off  its first-ever district championship, the Owen County High School girls soccer team has not gotten off to the start they were anticipating.
    The Lady Rebels began the season with a pair of home games last week. The first came Aug. 19 as they welcomed Villa Madonna High School to town.
    The Blue Lightning got off to a good start as they jumped out to a 4-0 lead at halftime. They would add another in the second half and leave with the 5-0 victory. For Owen County, the loss came 364 days after Villa Madonna defeated them 6-0 in 2012.

  • Tough week for boys soccer

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team would probably prefer to forget last week and their time in the Rotary Capital Classic. The Rebels played three games but dropped all three.
    The first came Aug. 20 when they took on Frankfort Independent High School.
    Owen County would fall 6-2 to the Panthers.
    On Thursday night, the Rebels would travel back to Frankfort to take on Western Hills High School. The Wolverines would defeat Owen County 4-0.

  • Judo sign-ups start Sept. 5 at...

    Girls and boys in grades 1-12 can sign-up to join the Owen County Judo Team during the month of September. 
    Practices are Mondays and Thursdays from Sept. 5 to mid-May in the cafeteria at OCHS. They will run from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
    Students from will need a note to ride the bus each day. The cost is $30 a month which covers entry fees, T-shirt, awards banquet, USJI card, etc. New uniforms are $40 each, some old uniforms are available for $20.

  • 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.