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Today's Sports

  • BRAVES OUTLAST REBELS IN SEASON...

    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.

  • Volleyball team playing well

    After dropping two of their first three matches to begin the season, the Owen County volleyball team has turned things around.
    The Lady Rebels have won five of their last six games including two over the weekend at the Boyle County Invitational. In the five wins, they have dropped just a single set.

  • Lady Rebels win opening match of...

    The Lady Rebels began the season last week at home against Calvary Christian.
    The Lady Cougars defeated Owen County last season in Taylor Mill. The Lady Rebels dominated the first two sets winning 25-7 and 25-9. The third and decisive set was closer with Owen County winning 25-23. The win marked the first time since 2011 the team has won the opening match of the season.

  • LET'S PLAY FOOTBALL

    The Owen County football season gets started Friday night in Dry Ridge.
    The Rebels will begin the new year by taking on Grant County at 7 p.m. The Braves won the matchup last season 47-14.
    Friday night begins a new era for Owen County football as T.J. Wesselman coaches his first game for the Rebels.
    “I can’t explain how excited and honored I am to have the opportunity to coach my alma mater,” the new coach said.

  • 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.
     

  • 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.

  • Wolverines spoil home opener

    After playing two games that came down to the wire, the home opener for the Owen County Rebels did not provide the same type of late-game drama.
    Owen County hosted Western Hills on Friday night at Patterson Field. The Rebels were looking to break a two-game losing streak to begin the season as well as snap a three-game losing streak against the Wolverines. Neither was to be.

  • Rebel Ramblings - Aug. 24, 2016

    Grant County won last year’s matchup 47-14 in Dry Ridge.
    The Rebels will be looking for their first win over the Braves since 2012 when they won 44-14.
    The two teams have played every year since 2005. Grant County has eight of the last eleven minutes.
    The game will feature a pair of first year head coaches. T.J. Wesselman will be coaching his first game for the Rebels while Jamey Dalzell will be coaching his second game with Grant County.
    Grant County is 1-0 on the season after beating Carroll County 28-12 on Friday night.