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Today's Sports

  • Regular season drawing to a close

    The regular season is winding down for the Owen County Rebels. 

    The Rebels played three games last week. They were on the road last Tuesday night where they fell 65-43 to North Oldham. The win snapped a four-game losing streak against the Rebels for the Mustangs. Owen County kept things close early before North Oldham pulled away in the second and third quarters. 

  • THREE IN A ROW

    It is said that nothing in life comes easy. Don’t tell that to the Owen County Lady Rebels. The team played three games last week winning all three by an average margin of 25 points. 

    The closest of the three contests came Jan. 30 at Woodford County. After leading 27-24 at the half, Owen County outscored the Lady Yellow Jackets 18-7 in the third quarter to break the game open. They would go on and win 62-50. 

  • Rebels continue to struggle

    The long season continued for the Owen County Rebels last week as the team dropped three more games. 

    The Rebels began the week by traveling to Independence to take on Simon Kenton. The Pioneers took control of the contest early and would win 78-38. 

  • Rough stretch for Runnin’ Rebels

    Since the calendar turned to 2017 things have not gone well for the Owen County Rebels on the hardwood. The team has won just a single game in the new year and saw their current losing streak expand to five last week.

  • Lady Rebels suffer setback at...

     by brian blair

    N-H Sports Reporter

    The home court has been kind to the Owen County Lady Rebels the last two seasons.

    Before Saturday night the team was 14-4 at home dating back to the start of the 2015-2016 season. They had won all five of their home games this season.

  • 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 score district win...

    by brian blair

    N-H Sports Reporter 

    The Owen County Rebels went to Carroll County on Tuesday night looking for their first win of 2017. 

    They would get it as they knocked off the Panthers 58-42. The win avenged an earlier season loss at home to the Panthers. The Rebels used a big second half to pull away from the Panthers after the two teams were tied at 22-22 at halftime. 

  • Busy week ends with tough loss...

    They were seconds away from having a perfect week. 

    A busy week of basketball ended with disappointment for the Owen County Lady Rebels on Saturday. Gallatin County grabbed a rebound after a missed free throw and scored in the closing seconds to defeat the Lady Rebels 44-42. The basket came after Owen County led 41-38 with just over forty seconds to play in the game.