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Today's Sports

  • Softball throws first pitch of...

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County softball season got started last week.
    The Lady Rebels played their first game of the 2017 season on Thursday evening against Western Hills in Owenton. The Lady Wolverines defeated Owen County 13-4.

  • Track team competes at Villa...

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County track team was in action on Saturday at the Villa Madonna Relay for Life. The girls would finish fourth overall, and the boys were 14th.

  • Norse madness comes to Owen...

    An amazing thing happened last night.
    The 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket was released. No, that is not the amazing thing. That happens every year. What was amazing is one of the names that showed up on the bracket. In their first years of eligibility the Northern Kentucky University Norse are headed to the NCAA Tournament.

  • Clifton, Gamble, Ellis receive...
  • A successful season comes to a...

    A successful season ended for the Owen County Lady Rebels Friday night.
    The Lady Rebels lost in the 8th Region semifinals to Grant County. It was the second straight year the team had reached the semifinals. Owen County finished the season with a record of 23-8.
    Owen County began the tournament on Tuesday night against Spencer County. After leading by three after the first quarter, the Lady Rebels were able to open up a 35-24 lead at halftime. They continued to play well after intermission and led 43-30 going into the fourth quarter.

  • Lady Rebels score back-to-back...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels entered the 31st District Tournament last week as the defending champions. They were escorted back home on Friday night with both nylon and hardware having retained the title.
    The Lady Rebels defeated Carroll County on Friday night in New Castle 55-41 to once again claim the 31st District title. Owen County never trailed in the tournament and were tied just once as they beat Eminence in the semifinals and the Lady Panthers in the finals.

  • Runnin’ Rebels end season 7-24

    The basketball season is over for the Owen County Rebels.
    The season ended last Wednesday night as the team fell 60-36 to Gallatin County in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament. The Rebels finished the season 7-24.
    Owen County started the tournament last Monday night by defeating Carroll County 73-60. The Rebels placed five players in double figures led by Nolan Tackett who finished with 21 points. Cameron McAnally and Walker McDonald each scored 13 points. Patrick Osborne added 11 points and Austin Fitzgerald finished with 10 points.

  • Osborne named 8th region coach...
  • First Farmers Bank cuts checks...
  • Regular season comes to an end...

    The regular season has come and gone for the Owen County boys’ basketball team. The team has struggled this season and finished the season 6-23.
    The boys wrapped up the regular season this week with three games. They closed out the home portion of the schedule on Monday night when they hosted Grant County. The Braves defeated the Rebels by three in Dry Ridge earlier in the season, and they would repeat the feat as they won 49-46 in Owenton.