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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Rebels dominate with win...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels gave their coach an early Christmas present last Tuesday night. The team easily defeated Bellevue 60-27 in Owenton. 

    Alex Clifton scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Owen County dominated the visitors on Tuesday night to pick up their third straight win after dropping five in a row. The win sent the Lady Rebels into a Christmas break with a record of 4-5 overall. 

  • Rebels win two, but fall to...

    If the Owen County Rebels did not already know it, they learned last week that they can compete with the best teams across Kentucky. 

    The team took on Fairdale in the first game of the consolation bracket last Monday. The Rebels led 29-21 at intermission and extended the lead to 50-36 at the end of the third quarter. The Bulldogs would rally in the fourth quarter, but the Rebels would hang on to win 63-56. 

  • TRINITY SNAPS REBELS WINNING...

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    In a big time game against a big-time opponent the Owen County Rebels came up just short. 

    The Rebels and their fans traveled to Louisville on Friday night to take part in the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic. Their first opponent in this most prestigious event was the Trinity Shamrocks. Both teams came into the contest ranked in the top 10 in the state. 

  • Lady Rebels break losing streak

    BY BRIAN BLAIR
    N-H Sports Reporter

    The Lady Rebels needed things to go their way. 

    The team had dropped four games in a row after winning the season opener at Eminence. Each game was close with their largest margin of defeat being a seven-point setback on the road at Switzerland County.