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Today's Sports

  • Cold start but hot finish for...

    Owen County has only lost one game against 31st District competition this season. That loss came back in December in Carrollton. The Lady Rebels got their revenge last Tuesday in Owenton.

    Much like the weather outside, Owen County started off cold from the field in the first half. Carroll County was also unable to get things going offensively leading to an 18-18 tie at halftime.

    The second half was a different story. Owen County would outscore Carroll County 43-16 during the final two quarters on their way to a 61-34 victory.

  • REBELS WIN EIGHTH REGION ALL...

    In an outstanding development for the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce, the Owen County Rebels are headed back to the Kentucky All “A” Classic.

    The Rebels punched their ticket by defeating Walton-Verona 61-39 in the Eighth Region All “A” Classic championship game on Saturday night in Carrollton. They will take on the winner from the Seventh Region in their first game at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28 at the Frankfort Convention Center. The Seventh Region championship game will be played Friday night.

  • Lady Rebels ousted from All ‘A’...

    The host school was not around long in this year’s Eighth Region All “A” Classic.

    Just as they did in 2009, the last time Owen County hosted the event, the Lady Rebels began play last Monday night against Trimble County. Unlike that season when Owen County won 50-32, the Lady Raiders insured the Lady Rebels would not be around for the semifinals this time.

    Trimble County capitalized on poor shooting and turnovers to defeat Owen County 51-33.

  • Rebels win three, prepare for...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    On Saturday night, the Owen County Rebels won a Cup. This coming Saturday night, they want to cut down the nets.

    The Rebels traveled to Frankfort on Saturday night to take part in the Kentucky-Indiana Challenge Cup where they took on Indianapolis Forest Park. The game was the fifth of the day pitting schools from Kentucky and Indiana against each other with the two states splitting the first four.

  • Lady Rebels rally for two wins...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    The Owen County Lady Rebels readied themselves for this week’s 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic by winning two of three games last week.

  • Owen honors former athletes next...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    It will be a weekend to remember on Jan. 22 and 23 at the Owen County High School.

    On Friday night the Owen County Athletic Department will be inducting its second class into the Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s class includes Jim Glass, Guy Patterson, Curt Cochran, C.W. Ware and Dustin Downey.

    The evening begins with the Lady Rebels taking on Gallatin County at 6 p.m. The induction ceremony will take place following the girls game before the Rebels take on the Wildcats.

  • Owen roots still strong with...

    The University of the Cumberlands swept a double-header last Tuesday against Montreat College. In doing so, their manager, Owen County native Brad Shelton, became the winningest coach in school history.

    The two victories gave Shelton 503 wins at the school, breaking the old mark of 502 held by Terry Stigall who coached at the Cumberlands for 19 seasons. Shelton breaks the record while in his 16th season.

    While Shelton gets credits for the wins in the history book the coach was quick to acknowledge all of those who helped him reach the special milestone.

  • MR. BASKETBALL

    Carson Williams has won plenty of awards throughout his career. None bigger than the one he brought back to Owenton last Tuesday night.

    The OCHS senior was named Mr. Kentucky High School Basketball at the annual Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony, held March 15 at the Lexington Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom.

    Williams is the first Rebel to ever win the state’s most prestigious award for basketball players.

    Joining him was Erin Boley, from Elizabethtown High School who captured the title of Miss Basketball.

  • Rebels enter 2016 undefeated in...

    It was business as usual last Tuesday night for the Owen County Rebels.

    The last time the Rebels lost a game within the 31st District was on January 27, 2014. Ironically, that loss came in Eminence. It was not to the Warriors, but rather to Carroll County in the championship game of the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic.

  • Lady Rebels finish third in...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels did not have much time for holiday returns following Christmas. Just days after Christmas, the team traveled to Frankfort to take part in the Capital City Holiday Classic on Dec. 29 and 30.

    On Tuesday the team took on South Oldham in the first game of the tournament. Owen County led 30-22 at the half on their way to a 57-45 win over the Lady Dragons. The win was the first for Owen County over South Oldham since Dec. 29, 2009 when they won 42-32 at Western Hills.