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    The Owen County football season ended on Thursday night. Covington Holy Cross defeated Owen County 55-12 to advance to the second round of the Class 2A State Playoffs.
    The loss was the fifth time since 2009, the Indians have ended the season for the Rebels.

  • 10th-place finish for girls at...

    The Owen County girls had a goal when the 2016 cross country season started. They wanted to finish in the top-10 at the state cross country meet.
    After a 13th place finish in 2015, the team went to Lexington on Saturday and finished in tenth place overall.
    “Thanks to a great effort by all seven runners we reached our goal,” head coach Heidi Williams said of her team's performance.

  • Parks and rec teams win big at...

    Saturday was a big day for the Owen County Parks and Recreation Football League.
    The Midgets and the Mighty Pros traveled to Gallatin County, and both came home with championship trophies for winning their respective Super Bowls.

  • ‘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. 

  • Lady Rebels running back to...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels are running back to the Class A State Cross Country Meet.
    The team finished second on Saturday at the Region 5A Meet in Danville earning a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday morning. It is the second straight year the team has finished as the regional runner-up.
    Three members of the team finished in the top-ten. Allison Bourne was fifth, Autumn Hunter ninth and Julie Herrmann tenth. For Hunter, the only senior, this will be her third and final time to run in the State Meet.

  • Rebels finish regular season...

    Friday night was the final regular season game for the Owen County football team. It was also the last time to play at home for six seniors. They went out with a bang.
    After falling behind in the first half, the Rebels ran past Eminence in the second half to win 40-16.
    The victory allowed, Hailey Chappell, Ross Ford, Alex Gomez, Josh Payton, Austin Riggs, J.J. Smith and the rest of the Rebels to finish the season at 5-5 overall.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    The Indians are coached by Bruce Kozerski who is in his 13th season.
    Covington Holy Cross won the 2011 Class 2A State Championship.
    Thursday night will mark the fifth time the two schools have faced off in the playoffs since 2009 with the Indians winning all four of the previous games.
    In the four playoff losses, Owen County has been outscored 189-70.

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  • Volleyball team scores first...

    The Owen County volleyball team earned their first ever victory on Aug. 11, 2009, in Owenton. Their opponent that night was Eminence. Last Thursday night, in the same building the Lady Rebels again defeated the Lady Warriors. This time it was for their first ever 31st District championship.
    Owen County defeated Eminence 3-0 on Thursday night to capture the title. It was a match they almost did not get to play.