Today's Sports

  • Volleyball team closing in on...

    The Owen County volleyball team has won 16 matches so far this season. As they head down the stretch of the regular season they have a chance to make school history. The Lady Rebels won 21 matches in 2011. Counting the match the team played last night, Owen County has six matches left on the season. A win in each of them would guarantee the most wins in school history.

  • Rebels’ soccer team still in...

    The Owen County Rebels are still in search of their first win of the 2016 season.
    The Rebels dropped three, district matches last week as they fell to Gallatin County, Henry County and Carroll County.
    On Monday night the team hosted Gallatin County and dropped a 2-1 decision. Zach Perkins scored his first goal of the season for the Rebels while Cody Dempsey picked up the assist. The next night, the team travelled to Henry County and lost 3-1. Brandon New scored his second goal of the year with Riley Montague assisting.

  • Rebel Ramblings Walton-Verona
    • The Rebels fell on the road to the Bearcats 27-6 last season.
    • The last time Owen County defeated Walton-Verona on the gridiron was Sept. 30, 2011, when they won 27-6 in Verona.
    • The Bearcats are coached by Jeff Barth who has coached the team since their first season in 2008.
    • Walton-Verona won their first game in program history on Sept. 13, 2008, by beating Bishop Brossart 38-7.
    • The Bearcats have won 10 straight district games. Their last loss was to Gallatin County on Oct. 11, 2013.
  • Sports Shorts

    The cross-country team ran at the Franklin County Invitational on Saturday. Colton Stedham ran a personal best in the boy’s race finishing 39th overall with a time of 18:04. The other top four finishers for the Rebels included Joseph Herrmann, Jakob Ramsey, Westley Johnson and Isaac Cockrell. In the girl’s race, Allison Bourne finished in 35th place to pace the Lady Rebels. Autumn Hunter, Destiny Goodrich, Julie Herrmann and Marrissa McPherson who ran a personal best, rounded out the top five finishers for the Lady Rebels.

  • Rebels score first win of the...

    Homecoming is always a special night. It’s made even better when the home team wins.
    Owen County did not disappoint the big crowd that came out to Patterson Field Friday night. The Rebels defeated Pendleton County 42-14 to earn their first win of the season and give their head coach, T.J. Wesselman the first win of his career.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    Owen County defeated Newport 8-6 last season in Owenton. l The Rebels enter the game looking for their third straight win over the Wildcats.
    Newport is coached by Tim Viox who is in his second season.
    Since 2008, Owen County is 1-3 in games played at Newport Stadium.
    In four games this season, Newport has failed to score more than 16 points in a game.
    Carroll County (2-3) hosts Walton-Verona (2-3) and Gallatin County (3-2) welcomes Trimble County (1-4) to Warsaw.

  • Three for Lady Rebels’ golf team

    The Owen County Lady Rebels picked up three wins on the links last week.
    The team opened up play last Tuesday at Juniper Hills in Frankfort against Western Hills and Franklin County. Owen County dominated the two schools in winning the match. Lydia Merrifield paced the Lady Rebels with a 40 while Debbie Farrar posted a 41. Grace Chilton and Morgan Woodyard each shot 44 and Laura Duke 47.

  • Volleyball team travels to...

    They needed to hold on for one more minute.
    On a night that saw the Owen County Rebels battle the heat, leg cramps and the Grant County Braves the team came up just one minute short of winning their opening game of the 2016 season.
    Grant County quarterback, Tanner Souder, scored with 1:01 second left in the game to tie the score before the extra point gave the Braves their first lead of the night at 14-13.

  • Golf teams earn 'A'...

    The Owen County boys and girls entered the 8th Region All ‘A’ Golf Tournament last Thursday at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley as the defending champs. When play finished for the day, nothing had changed.
    The Lady Rebels captured the title for the eighth straight year. Lydia Merrifield had a career day as she shot her best 18-hole score ever with a 75 to claim the individual title. Debbie Farrar was second with a 78.