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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Lady Raiders eliminate Lady...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels entered the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic last week looking to improve on recent history.
    The team tipped off against Eminence Jan. 9, at Gallatin County looking to win a first-round game for the first time since 2013. They would have little trouble in achieving that goal.
    After leading 4-3 early in the first quarter, the Lady Rebels would go on a 19-2 run to take a 23-5 lead in the second quarter. From there they would cruise to a 62-35 win over the Lady Warriors putting them in the semifinals.

  • A Comback win for the Lady Rebels

    Owen County won a couple of games on the hardwood last week. One was a close, come from behind win while the other was comfortable from the beginning.
    The team hosted Lloyd Memorial Jan. 3.
    The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 9-2 lead to begin the game before the Lady Juggernauts found their footing. Once the visitors settled in they would come back and take a 25-23 lead at the half.

  • Walton-Verona Bearcats roll by...

    The Owen County Rebels traveled to Walton-Verona Jan. 3 for a contest with the Bearcats.
    The Rebels entered the game with a nine-game winning streak over Walton-Verona. The last time the Bearcats defeated the Rebels was on Dec. 19, 2011, when they won 63-58. This would also be a close contest with Walton-Verona coming away with the 57-51 victory.

  • Basketball teams back after...

    With the end of the holiday break, things are about to get busy for the Owen County basketball teams.
    The boys were in action last week as they picked up their first district win of the season defeating Eminence 62-60. Three Rebels reached double figures led by Patrick Osborne who scored 15 points. The senior also pulled down 11 rebounds in the win. Walker McDonald notched a double-double of his own scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Austin Fitzgerald scored ten points.
    The win improved Owen County to 5-7 overall and 1-3 in 31st District play.

  • Rebels return from Florida with...

    The Owen County Rebels spent the week before Christmas in Orlando, Florida taking part in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament. The team played three closely contested games picking up one win.
    The Rebels played their first game of the tournament last Sunday night against Montclair (NJ) Academy. Owen County got off to a slow start finding themselves trailing the Cougars 27-14 at intermission. They would fight back in the second half but would still come up short falling 52-47.

  • Two wins in Tenn. for Lady Rebels

    The Owen County Lady Rebels went shopping in Gatlinburg last week and came away with two wins in the bag.
    The team took part in the Smoky Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School where they played three games. After dropping their first game, they came back strong and won the next two and finished the tournament in fifth place.