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Today's Sports

  • Rebel going down under

    His high-school career may be finished but one Owen County High School senior still has more football to play.
    Logan Lowe has been selected to play for the 2014 Kentucky State Football Team and almost as impressive as being chosen is where the practices and the games will be played.
    Lowe will be traveling to Australia where he will be taking part in the Down Under Bowl. The games are sponsored by a group known as Down Under Sports.

  • In season: Cannan Eades

    Cannan Eades, the 7-year-old son of Robert and Tina Eades of Owenton, shot an 11 pointer on opening day of deer season.

  • In season: Madison Duvall

    Madison Duvall recently shot her first deer, a four-point buck, while hunting with her dad Travis.

  • In Season: Bob Coubert

    Bob Coubert, 15, killed an 8-point buck on the farm of his grandparents Alvin and Barbara Keith Nov. 10.a

  • Rebels’ season ends in Newport

    The football season for the Owen County High School Rebels is over.
    For the third time in six years, the Rebels had their season ended by Newport Central Catholic.
    On Saturday afternoon in Newport, the defending Class 2A state champion  Thoroughbreds did most of the damage in the first quarter by jumping out to a 34-0 lead.
    Newport’s Jacob Smith rushed for two scores and Brandon Gray returned a punt 54 yards for a first-quarter score.
    Newport Central Catholic added two more touchdowns in the second quarter and eased to a 47-14 victory.

  • OCHS runs at state • Trenary...

    Owen County’s Hunter Trenary headed to Lexington on Saturday morning in hopes of capturing a state championship.
    While the senior would come up short in capturing the ultimate prize, he would finish third in the Class A state cross county championship.
    Trenary’s time of 16:29.68 would be just 14 seconds behind winner Matthew Bode from Louisville Collegiate and 2 seconds behind second-place finisher Nicholas Waltman from Sayre School in Lexington.

  • Rebels’ playoff journey begins...

    If the Owen County High School Football Rebels are to have success in the 2013 Class 2A state playoffs, they will have to do it on the road.
    After back-to-back years where the Rebels hosted first-round playoff games, the team will travel on the opening weekend this year.
    The bus will take them to a familiar place.
    Owen County will play at Newport Stadium on Saturday afternoon against the Newport Central Catholic. Kickoff against the defending 2A state champs will be at 1 p.m.

  • New champion

    After finishing second a season ago in the Region 5 Class A cross country meet, Hunter Trenary had one goal – to return this year and win.
    On Saturday at Winchester’s Lykins Park, not only did the Owen County senior win the Region 5 championship,  Trenary also set a new course record along the way.
    Trenary’s time of 16:38.03 was fast enough to finish ahead of second-place finisher Nicholas Waltman from Sayre School in Lexington. Waltman came into the meet as the defending champion.

  • Brian Blair: Guys - toss away...

    I am growing a beard.
    Why should you care that I am growing facial hair? If you are a man, you should care a lot about it.
    In 2004, a charity called the Movember Foundation was started in Australia and New Zealand. The idea was for men to grow a mustache to raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostrate cancer, testicular cancer and depression.
    In 2007, the idea spread to the United States.

  • In season

    Noah Hunter, 9, took his first deer on Oct. 12. The deer was a four-point buck.