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Today's Sports

  • Williams, seniors cruise to...

    Even though the basketball season for the Runnin’ Rebels came to a close in early March, Carson Williams still had one more performance on his home court for Owen County basketball fans Thursday night.

    Williams led the scoring effort by the senior team at the Kentucky All-Star Classic with a game-high 23 points. The seniors, who had a commanding 18-point lead at the half, defeated the junior team 121-87 when the final buzzer sounded.

  • Walton-Verona ends Rebels quest...

    The Owen County baseball team saw their season come to an end last Monday in Carrollton.

    The Rebels took on Walton-Verona in the opening round of the Eighth Region Tournament. The two teams had split a pair of meetings during the regular season. The Bearcats would get the best of the Rebels defeating them 7-2 on Monday to advance to the semifinals and end Owen County’s season. The game was the final contest for seniors, Michael Dunaway, Jacob Harris, Trevor Smith and Michael Stewart.

  • MBMS track teams participate at...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School track team took part in the Middle School State Track Meet on Saturday at the University of Louisville.

  • Walk this way for a district...

    The Owen County baseball team captured the 31st District Championship on Thursday night in the bottom of the ninth inning and they did not have to swing the bat.

    Nolan Tackett worked a two-out, bases loaded walk to score Cameron McAnally from third base to give the Rebels a 2-1 win over Henry County at Dunavent Field late Thursday evening. The win earned Owen County their first 31st District title since 2013.

  • Williams jumps to state...

    Adding to his list of basketball accolades this season, Carson Williams is a state champion high jumper.

    The senior set a personal best on Saturday at the KHSAA Class A State Track Meet in Lexington. Williams’ mark of 6 feet 2 inches was better than that of Fulton County’s Devonte Harper who was unable to clear the height.

    Head coach Sean Cockrell said he and Williams had worked hard in practice all week leading up to Saturday’s competition.

  • Softball season ends with loss...

    A season that began with a win at Frankfort in March ended with a loss in Carrollton in May.

    The Lady Rebels saw their 2016 season come to a close last Monday night in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament in Carrollton to the Lady Panthers. Carroll County defeated Owen County 6-1. The loss came exactly a month after the Lady Panthers knocked off the Lady Rebels 10-5 also in Carrollton.

    Henry County would go on to the beat Carroll County 15-2 in the championship game to win their second straight district title.

  • Spaulding earns award at Asbury

    Former Owen County Lady Rebel golfer Julie Spaulding was recently honored for her accomplishments both on and off the golf course at Asbury University.

    The junior finished her season in April with a third-place finish at the KIAC Tournament at Cherry Blossom Golf Club in Georgetown. The finish earned her All-Conference honors for the second straight year.

  • Gambrell earns All-HCAC honors...

    LEXINGTON —Shelby Gambrell, a first-year outfielder and graduate of Owen County High School, was named to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Second Team as part of the champion Transylvania University Pioneers.

    The Pioneers (26-13, 14-2 HCAC) defeated Anderson University 9-5 in the final game of the season to wrap up a 14-2 conference slate and earn the regular season title in a year when the team was picked to finish second to last by a preseason coaches poll.

  • Softball ends regular season...

    The Owen County softball season wrapped up the regular season last week.

    The team finished the year with a pair of home games against Grant County and Williamstown. The Lady Rebels would win both of them.

    The team hosted Grant County last Monday. Owen County got a complete game on the mound from Megan Wilhoite winning 4-2 over the Lady Braves. Blair Harris knocked in two runs and scored one while Kaitlyn Parker scored one and drove in a run. Baileigh Young also scored a pair of runs in the victory.

  • Rebels baseball gears up for...

    The Owen County baseball team has finished the regular season and is ready for the 31st District Tournament and beyond.

    The team played their final two regular season home games of the season last week before wrapping up the year on the road on Saturday in Lexington.