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Today's Sports

  • Girls golfers will return to...

    For the second time in three seasons, the Owen County High School girls golf team is headed to the KHSAA State Golf Tournament.
    The team qualified by finishing second last week at the sixth-region tournament at Twin Oaks Golf Course. Notre Dame won the tournament.
    “Our girls have played consistent all year and proved it again in the regional tournament,” Owen County High School Girls Golf Coach David Wainscott said. “The parents and I are very proud of these girls.”

  • PERFECT: Rebels run winning...

    Friday night was about two things. The first was getting another win. The second was earning some respect. Owen County got both.
    Thanks to a stout defense and an efficient offense, the Rebels remained perfect on the season by picking up their sixth win, 27-6 over Walton-Verona.
    “We made big plays at the right time,” junior wide-receiver Chris Day said.
    Day made three of those “big plays,” scoring a trio of touchdowns.

  • Youth Soccer League Results 9-28...

    Under 12
    Saturday, Sept. 24
    Lady Rebels 1 vs. MUSA London White 1

    Meagan Bruener and Hailey Chappell had several stops early in the game for the Lady Rebels, and Grace Chilton had one save in the first half. However, the real action was on the Lady Rebels’ side of the field, where Maria Bolanos had five shots on goal and Marissa Craig had two. 
    Thanks to an assist from Hailey Chamberlin, Bolanos was able to connect, giving the Lady Rebels a 1-0 lead at the half.

  • Sports notes: Sept. 28, 2011

    Volleyball

  • Owen Co. native inducted into...

    By TOM BRASWELL
    The Post-Courier/Charleston, S.C.

    When golfers picture Lea Anne Brown, they see her inviting smile and encouraging attitude. But behind the engaging personality beats the heart of a fiery competitor.

  • Final weekend of racing at...

    The Kentucky Speedway is gearing up for the final weekend of the 2011 season.
    The weekend will get under way Saturday with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series running of the Kentucky 225. The race is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
    On Sunday, fans will be treated to a pair of races. The first will be at 12:30 p.m. with the Kentucky 100 as part of the Firestone INDY Lights Series. The day will conclude with the IZOD IndyCar Series Kentucky 300. The 300-mile race is slated for a 2:50 p.m. start.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    • The win Friday night left Owen County as one of just five teams in Class 2A that is still unbeaten.
    • The Rebels’ 38-12 win was their largest margin of victory this season. Going into the game, the team had been outscoring opponents by an average of nine points a game.
    • The game with the Bearcats will be the first regular season meeting between the two schools.

  • Five and Oh my!

    The Owen County High School Rebels headed to Bellevue High School Friday night with a chance to make some history.
    The team had not won five games since 2002 and had not started 5-0 since back in 1981.
    The team gave a lot of high fives Friday night after collecting win number five, thanks to six touchdown passes from junior quarterback Adam Hazelett.

  • Results from youth soccer league

    Under 8
    Wildcats – 2 vs. Frogs – 1
     
    The Wildcats and Frogs were both looking for their first win of the season when they took the field Saturday. The Wildcats dominated the game offensively in the first quarter with Macie Chappell having several shots-on-goal, but they were stopped by Frogs’ goalie Brooke Ogden. Frogs’ striker Allison Byers had several shots as well.

  • Despite busy schedule, Owen...

    The Owen County volleyball team played two weeks worth of matches in two days.
    The Lady Rebels traveled Friday and Saturday to take part in the Woodford County Invitational. In two days, the team played six matches. They won three and lost three.
    They began Friday night with matches against Woodford County and Campbell County. The girls won their match over the host Lady Yellowjackets, 2-1, and they dropped their contest with the Lady Camels.