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Today's Sports

  • Owen players shine on diamond

    The Owen County Grey Team competed in the Rivercat Rumble July 10-12 in Carrollton.

  • Gone fishing with Lucy Smoot Hall

    I just flipped the calendar over and bam, it hit me that it is July already!
    I’m not sure what happened to May and June but they are in the history books now.
    This has been a weird year in terms of weather. First, we had the winter that wouldn’t end and then spring sprang and kept going and now it’s officially summer.

  • Staying on target: Perry named...

    A sharp-shooting Owen County woman continues to rack up statewide honors as she pursues her dream.
    Shadoe Perry was recently named to the Kentucky Sporting Clays team. She has received the designation several times before but is pleased by the honor.
    Perry said the team doesn’t actually meet or compete against other teams.
    Points are accrued by how a shooter ranks during competition. The top points winners are named to the team.

  • Youth soccer league

    The Owen County U10 Gray Team was made up of (front row, left to right) Corey Wright, Ben Chilton, Shane Goodrich, Joe Hamilton, Joshua Mason, Blake Fitzgerald, Parker Cunningham. (back row, left to right) Head Coach Brock Ward, Wyatt Traylor, Spencer Blair, Luke Vinyl, Hunter Richardson, Brax Ward, Preston Cunningham, Coach Josh Mason.

  • Keselowski takes another title...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Landmark Community News Service

    Penske Racing driver Brad Keselowski wrapped up a competitive three-race weekend at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta with his second victory in three years, leading 199 of the 267 laps of Saturday’s Quaker State 400 en route to the win. Keselowski placed fifth in Thursday’s UNOH 225 Truck race behind winner Kyle Busch and second in Friday’s Natiowide race won by Kevin Harvick.

  • Maroon Rebels named league...

    The minor league Owen County Maroon Rebels fought through three tough games this past week to end up with only two losses on the season.
    After wins June 16 and 17 against the Henry County Twins and Carroll County Cubs respectfully, the Rebels fell to the Henry County Rockies by one in the fifth inning.
    Despite this loss, the team still earned the title of league champions.  
    Coaches Robin Cobb and Tim MacIntosh said they had never coached a team with so much heart and love of the game.  

     

  • Shooting down cystic fibrosis

    Larry Dale Perry, center, met with former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason, right,  and his son Gunnar, left,  during the cystic fibrosis shoot held at Elk Creek.
     

  • Maroon team drops first game of...

    The Owen County Minor League Maroon team recently played three great games and won two of the three. 
    On June 5 at home, the team won against the Henry County Twins 5-4 with Eli Rice and Caleb Stafford on the pitchers’ mound.
    A 12-7 win against the Henry County Whitesocks in Henry County June 6 was a nail-biter but the team played tough and pulled a victory out in the last two innings.
    On June 7, the Maroon Rebels could not pull out the win as the Henry County Reds gave them the first loss of the season, 5-7.

  • Owen squad takes third in...

    The Owen County Youth Soccer League held its inaugural Halloween Express of Lexington Memorial Challenge May 24 at the Owen County High School.  
    The event was a great success due to the support of our local businesses, community and parents.  

  • Rebels’ season ends in Henry

    The Owen County High School baseball team was making its third straight appearance in the Eighth Region baseball tournament May 26 in Henry County.
    The Rebels entered their contest with Simon Kenton hoping to advance to the semifinals for the first time since 2007.
    The Pioneers were looking to advance for the second straight season by knocking out a 31st District opponent. They defeated Gallatin County in the quarterfinals last season.
    The Pioneers would get quality pitching and timely hitting to defeat the Rebels 5-1 to end Owen County’s season.