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Today's Sports

  • A Comback win for the Lady Rebels

    Owen County won a couple of games on the hardwood last week. One was a close, come from behind win while the other was comfortable from the beginning.
    The team hosted Lloyd Memorial Jan. 3.
    The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 9-2 lead to begin the game before the Lady Juggernauts found their footing. Once the visitors settled in they would come back and take a 25-23 lead at the half.

  • Walton-Verona Bearcats roll by...

    The Owen County Rebels traveled to Walton-Verona Jan. 3 for a contest with the Bearcats.
    The Rebels entered the game with a nine-game winning streak over Walton-Verona. The last time the Bearcats defeated the Rebels was on Dec. 19, 2011, when they won 63-58. This would also be a close contest with Walton-Verona coming away with the 57-51 victory.

  • Basketball teams back after...

    With the end of the holiday break, things are about to get busy for the Owen County basketball teams.
    The boys were in action last week as they picked up their first district win of the season defeating Eminence 62-60. Three Rebels reached double figures led by Patrick Osborne who scored 15 points. The senior also pulled down 11 rebounds in the win. Walker McDonald notched a double-double of his own scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Austin Fitzgerald scored ten points.
    The win improved Owen County to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in 31st District play.

  • Owen County volleyball teams are...

    Bumping, setting and spiking into the new school year has become a norm for Owen County, though there is still room for change as a new season begins. With multiple new coaches and a busy upcoming season, the Owen County Volleyball teams have an interesting season planned for them throughout this school year.

  • ‘Coach Osborne’ hangs up his...

    On the night of March 3, 2017, Bob Osborne coached his final game of basketball for Owen County.
    That night Grant County defeated Owen County in the semifinals of the 8th Region Tournament ending his 12-year stint as head coach of the Lady Rebels. As the final seconds ticked away Osborne said his thoughts were not about himself.
    “I really felt bad for the girls,” he said. “We didn’t bring our ‘A’ game, and they did.”  
    This year’s seniors have been especially fun to coach, Osborne said.

  • Former star athletes return for...

     The Owen County Athletics Hall of Fame inducted its third class on Saturday night at Floyd Gritton Gymnasium. Rebel football standout C.W. Ware was enshrined, as was 1920 Olympian Admiral Willis A. Lee and track star Danielle Hoop. 

  • Rebels return from Florida with...

    The Owen County Rebels spent the week before Christmas in Orlando, Florida taking part in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament. The team played three closely contested games picking up one win.
    The Rebels played their first game of the tournament last Sunday night against Montclair (NJ) Academy. Owen County got off to a slow start finding themselves trailing the Cougars 27-14 at intermission. They would fight back in the second half but would still come up short falling 52-47.

  • Two wins in Tenn. for Lady Rebels

    The Owen County Lady Rebels went shopping in Gatlinburg last week and came away with two wins in the bag.
    The team took part in the Smoky Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School where they played three games. After dropping their first game, they came back strong and won the next two and finished the tournament in fifth place.

  • Strong fall season for judo team
  • Rebels welcome climate change

    The Owen County Rebels are hoping a change of scenery will be just what the team needs to turn things around after a rough last week.
    The Rebels, who are in Florida for the KSA Events Holiday Tournament, suffered a pair of setbacks last week. Both defeats came at the hand of 31st District opponents.