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Today's Sports

  • Lady Rebels grab pair of...

    The Owen County High School softball team began the week with an easy win before ending it on the other side of the scoreboard.
    On April 21, the Lady Rebels hosted Grant County High School.
    The team would have its best offensive output on the season as they defeated the Lady Braves 11-1. The previous high for runs had been four in a loss to Walton-Verona.
    The next two outings would not be as much fun as the team dropped a 6-0 contest at Trimble County and 4-1 at Carroll County.

  • Jarrod Ball commits to...

    Owen County High School senior Jarrod Ball signed a letter of intent last week to play college baseball. As it turns out, Ball will be trading in one maroon hat for another as he will take his talents to Campbellsville.
    Tigers head coach Beauford Sanders was in Owenton on April 22 as Ball signed his letter. Beauford is in his 24th season as head coach.
    As of Sunday, the Tigers are 14-12 on the season.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League...

    Under 6 games - April 26
    Allnutt’s Blue Pirates vs. Stamper’s Little Monsters
    The Pirates did a fantastic job at their game Saturday.  Faith McFadden scored big with three goals and Kairie Crowe celebrated by getting a goal of her own. The Little Monsters played tough and brought their A-game and were lead by Callie Fitzgerald and Trevor Weinberg  along with Zack Wright. Newcomers Leland Carrier and Jake Caldwell joined together offensively and defensively to make for a great game.

  • Baseball team picks up win over...

    The Owen County High School baseball team picked up a win last week.
    The Rebels played three straight games last week dropping the first, winning the second and falling in the third.
    The first game came on the road April 16 at Anderson County. Owen County was no match for the Bearcats who won the game 10-0. It was the first time the two teams had met since May 2012 when Anderson County knocked off Owen County 2-1 in the opening round of the Eighth Region Tournament.
    On April 17, the Rebels hosted Trimble County.

  • Girls track team finishes second

    The Owen County High School girls track team finished second on Friday night at the Grant County Invitational. The team finished behind Boone County and ahead of Dayton which finished third.
    Nicole Jacobs finished fifth in the 100-meter dash while Andi Burford was fourth and Sara Wilhoit came in 15th in the 200-meter dash.
    Veronica Chisholm was sixth and Mikala Byers seventh in the 400-meter dash. Autumn Hunter placed fifth in the 800-meter run.
    Hunter was also fourth in the 1600-meter run with Samantha Tamplin coming seventh place.

  • Williams wins statewide honor

    Owen County High School standout Carson Williams has been named  to the Louisville Courier-Journal third team all-state team.
    Williams finished the season ranked second in the state in rebounding with 13.8 rebounds per game; third in field-goal percentage at 70.1 percent; and 10th in scoring with 24.3 points per game.
    Williams also joined the 1,000 point game club and is the youngest player to reach 1,000 points in program history.
    Williams is also the first sophomore to receive all state recognition in the history of OCHS boys basketball history.

  • Boys run to third-place finish...

    The Owen County High School boys track team was in Dry Ridge on Friday night where they took part in the Grant County Invitational. The team performed well enough to finish in third place.
    In the 100-meter dash, Kyler Law finished fifth; Drew Smith, seventh; and Dakota Humphries, 15th.
    In the 200-meter dash, it was Mariano Bolanos placing seventh; Logan Bitler, eighth; and Rhyan Hatchett, ninth.
    It was Hatchett coming across the finish line fifth in the 400-meter dash with Dakota Pence, seventh; Kaleb Wilhoite, eighth; and Keith Stout, ninth.

  • MBMS soccer team off to strong...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School girls soccer team has gotten out of the gates fast this season.
    The Lady Rebels are 5-0 after posting impressive wins. The team did not give up a goal in the first two games defeating Williamstown, 10-0, and St. Patrick, 8-0.
    They also have a 6-3 win over Henry County High School.
    The team played its closest contest of the season so far against Calvary Christian at Walton-Verona.

  • Justin Shelton to continue...

    Former Runnin’ Rebel Justin Shelton signed a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Erskine College in Due West, S.C. The “Flying Fleet” are a member of the NCAA Division 2 and compete in Conference Carolinas. Shelton averaged 9 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and two blocks for Owen County in 2012-13; was All NCKC; and a member of back-to-back 31st District and Eighth Region All “A” championship teams.

  • Judo team takes third at state

    The Owen County Judo Team competed Saturday at the O. J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship at Southern High School in Louisville. Cobra Judo of Louisville placed first; Bowling Green Judo took second; and Owen County Judo placed third with 46 points.