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Today's Sports

  • REBELS KNOCKED OUT OF PLAYOFFS...

    Every hero has a nemesis. For the Owen County football team that nemesis wears black, red and white and hails from Covington.
    For the third time in five seasons, Holy Cross came into Owenton and knocked the Rebels out of the Class 2A State Playoffs. The Indians left Patterson Field with a 54-28 win on Friday night to advance and play Newport Central Catholic in the second round.

  • Girls finish 13th in cross...

    It may not have been the performance they were hoping for but the Owen County girls cross country team has nothing to be ashamed of following the Class 1A State Cross Country Meet on Saturday.
    The team traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday for the meet and finished 13th overall. Head coach Heidi Williams was still impressed with how her team had improved since the start of the season.

  • Taking care of business

    The Owen County football team had a job to do on Friday night.
    The Rebels traveled to Eminence with two numbers in their heads. The first was six. A win would be their sixth of the season and would clinch a winning record. At the end of the evening with the clock reading all zeroes, Owen County had won the game 40-8.
    With the win they finished the regular season 6-4 marking the third time in the last five years the team had secured a winning record.

  • Lady Rebels finish second at...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels traveled to Lexington on Saturday for the Region 5A Cross Country Meet with the goal of a finishing third. They did one better.
    The Lady Rebels finished second in the meet at Masterson Station Park hosted by Tates Creek.

  • Rebels earn home field advantage...

    There is no place like home for the Owen County Rebels.
    Patterson Field will be the site of a first round playoff game for the Owen County football team. The Rebels earned the right to host the game by defeating Gallatin County 8-6 on Friday night in Warsaw. The win clinched second place in the district.
    The Wildcats got on the board first when Jeffrey Bowling scored on a two-yard run with 6:51 left in the first quarter. The two-point conversion failed leaving the score 6-0.

  • Little league hosts 'Super...

    They might not be NFL players yet, but some of Owen County’s youngest athletes will be playing in a Super Bowl on Sunday.
    A team of 24 third- and fourth-graders from Owen County will take on a team from Pendleton County.
    Chris Dempsey, head coach of Owen’s mighty pros team, said the team is part of a league consisting of Bracken, Gallatin, Grant, Owen and Pendleton counties and is organized locally through the county’s Parks and Recreation.

  • Soccer team kicked from...

    The Owen County soccer team headed to the 8th Region Tournament for the first time since 2012 last week. Their stay did not last long.
    The boys traveled to Independence last Monday night to take on Simon Kenton in the first round. The Pioneers defeated the Rebels 9-1 to end their season. Owen County’s Rhyan Hatchett was named to the 8th Region All-Tournament Team.

  • Volleyball advances to semifinals

    The volleyball season for the Owen County Lady Rebels came to a close last week.
    The team took part in the 31st District tournament last week at Henry County. Owen County opened up play in the tournament by taking on Eminence. The team had played three times this season with the Lady Rebels winning two of the three. On this night, it would once again be Owen County who would earn the 3-0 match win. After winning the first game 25-13, the Lady Rebels took game two 28-26 and then closed out the match with a 25-14 victory in the third and final game.

  • Rebels victorious at Senior Night

    For the Owen County seniors, they are hoping Friday night was not their final home game.
    The Rebels used an excellent running game and good defense to defeat Carroll County 30-18 at Patterson Field. The win improves Owen County to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in district play, setting up a showdown this week in Warsaw against Gallatin County. A win by the Rebels clinches a second place finish in the district and a home playoff game the first Friday night in November.

  • Rebels victorious at Senior Night

    For the Owen County seniors, they are hoping Friday night was not their final home game.
    The Rebels used an excellent running game and good defense to defeat Carroll County 30-18 at Patterson Field. The win improves Owen County to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in district play, setting up a showdown this week in Warsaw against Gallatin County. A win by the Rebels clinches a second place finish in the district and a home playoff game the first Friday night in November.