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Today's Sports

  • A date in Louisville:

    Several members of the Owen County High School boys track team are headed to Louisville.
    The team spent Saturday in Danville competing in the Class A Region 5 Track Meet. It was a successful day for the team as they finished third overall.
    The team will be sending 11 individuals to the state track meet Thursday through Saturday at the University of Louisville.
    Collin Trammel won the 200-meter dash and the long jump and grabbed a place at the state meet in both events.
    Trammel currently has the second fastest 200-meter time among Class A runners.

  • Owen judo takes third at state

    The Owen County Judo Team took third place at the “2012 O.J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship with 55 points. 
    The tournament was held April 28 at Iroquise High School. 
    Bowling Green Judo took first place with 62 points, and Wakaishu Judo Club of Louisville took second with 57 points.
    The Owen County winners were:
    Owen County Primary
    Charlie Baumann: first
    Joe Hamilton: second
    Sebastian Alcorn: third
     Owen County Elementary
    Layla Creech:  second

  • Boys track team edges out...

    It could not have been any closer.
    The Owen County High School boys track team finished first in six of the twelve events on the track and won two more field events Thursday night in Owaenton in the North Central Kentucky Track Conference Meet.
    They would need every point as they edged out Western Hills 162 to 161 for the overall victory.
    Henry County finished a distant third with 104 points.
    Bobby Mingie won the 100-meter dash with Chris Smith coming in ninth place.
    Collin Trammel captured the 200-meter dash while Smith finished seventh.

  • Lady Rebels drop pair to top...

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels spent last week facing off against a pair of rivals – one a 31st district foe and the other an eighth-region opponent.
    The team began the week by traveling to New Castle to face off against Henry County. The two teams met April 10 in Owenton with the Lady Wildcats prevailing 15-6.
    This game would also go down as a win for Henry County as they defeated Owen County 7-0.

  • Girls grab third place on home...

    The Owen County High School girls’ track team hosted the North Central Kentucky Track Conference Meet May 3 in Owenton. The Lady Rebels welcomed in seven other schools and when the night was over the team had earned a third-place finish behind Western Hills and Trimble County.
    Andi Burford finished fourth in the 100-meter dash with Emily Allen finishing sixth. Ashley Byers ran to a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter dash while Allen again placed sixth.

  • A wonderful walk-off

    A game-winning home run is always special. When you hit one on the last pitch of the game, it is even better.
    That is what Tyler Ellis did last week against Walton-Verona.
    The senior came to bat on Thursday night in the bottom of the fifth inning with his team holding a 10-2 lead and Jarrod Ball on first. With one swing of the bat Ellis sent his teammates and those in attendance home happy. Ellis hit a drive over the fence in straight away centerfield for the walk-off homer and the 12-2 win.

  • Cleaver takes top truck tugging...

    Owen County’s Heather Cleaver won overall champion in 2011 for the Northern Kentucky Truck Tuggers Association.
    She was the first woman to win since the club began in 1986. She drove a 4,000 lb. 4-wheel drive class. She also received most bubbles (a scoring competition), bubble buster and perfect attendance award.
    Chardale Hammond came in fourth place and received the perfect attendance award.
    In 2005 Hammond was a half point off from being first lady to win overall.

  • Owen Co. softball teams earn...

    The Owen County High School softball team experienced some extremes last week. They were involved in two blowouts, won a 1-run game and were shutout.  
    The blowout came in the NCKC Tournament on Wednesday against Williamstown. The Lady Rebels needed just five innings to get the 15-0 win over the Lady Demons.
    The Lady Rebels traveled Frankfort on Friday and Saturday to take part in the Western Hills Invitational.
    On Friday, Owen County edged out a 2-1 win over the Lady Commodores from Tates Creek.

  • Youth soccer league results

    Under 8
    Little Rebels - 2 vs. Clovers - 0
     
    The Little Rebels played very, very well on a rainy Saturday morning.  
    Connor Eads and Conner Ogden both scored one goal each and each had shot attempts. Madison Perkins, Ashton Moore and Anna Riddle also had shots on goal. Katie Fisk, Kailyn Duncan, Griffin Gentry and Riddle made great stops in their defensive positions. Rachel Johnson, Gentry and Perkins shared duties as goalie for the Little Rebels and were able to block all shots by the Clovers.

  • Rebels baseball team goes three...

    It was a perfect week for the Owen County High School baseball team last week. Coming off two tough losses to Williamstown and Mason County, the team took out their frustrations on three different opponents to improve their record to 11-9.
    The week began April 24 with a 31st district game at Henry County. The Rebels would return back home with a 6-3 over the Wildcats.
    The victory would improve Owen County to 2-0 in district play. They also have a win over Carroll County in the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic.