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Today's Sports

  • Rebel Ramblings: Ludlow

    • The Rebels defeated the Panthers 42-12 last season in Owenton. The win completed a 10-0 regular season for Owen County.
    • Ludlow is 1-8 on the season. They lost 61-0 to Beechwood Friday night.
    • The Rebels should be able to score points Friday night. In nine games this season, the Panthers have allowed 416 points. They have not allowed less than 30 points in any game this season.

  • Home sweet home

    When people think of meaningful Owen County versus Gallatin County games on Friday nights, they typically think of them being played indoors on hardwood.
    On Friday night, the two schools met outside on grass with home field advantage on the line.
    Using a fast-break style offense and some big plays on defense, the Rebels ran away from the Wildcats 59-22. It was the third-straight week Owen County has scored more than 50 points in a win.
    Owen County wasted no time in putting points on the board.

  • Successful soccer seasons end

    Two successful seasons came to an end last week. The Owen County High School boys and girls soccer team finished their seasons a week ago in the Eighth Region Tournament.
    The Lady Rebels wrapped up their year by falling 7-0 to Spencer County Oct. 15 at Patterson Field. Owen County fell behind early in the game allowing three goals in a five-minute stretch to let the game slip away.

  • Open season: Curtis Dale Bates

    Curtis Dale Bates II, 9, harvested his first deer on youth weekend. He participated in a special program that allowed the meat to be made into jerky and shipped overseas to our American soldiers.

  • Open season: Kaitlynn Goodrich

    Kaitlynn Goodrich took her first deer while hunting with her dad during youth weekend in Owen County. She is the 13-year-old daughter of Misty Woolums and Jeremy and Gina Goodrich.

  • Open season: Logan Wagers

    Logan Wagers bagged this deer during youth hunting weekend on the property of Danny Williams while hunting with his grandfather Barry Bishop.

  • Open season: Ethan and Alex Young

    Ethan and Alex Young of Owenton enjoyed a morning of squirrel hunting with their dad on the Perkins family farm on Cull Road. The boys are first graders at Owen County Primary School.

  • Lady Rebels make history

    The Owen County High School girls soccer team entered Thursday night’s 31st District championship game with a chance to accomplish a school first.
    They did.
    After spending many years in the 25th District with some of the toughest teams in both the region and the state, the Lady Rebels entered the 2012 season in a new yet familiar district.
    Thanks to realignment, Owen County was put in the 31st District with Carroll County and Henry County.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Gallatin Co.

    • The Rebels defeated the Wildcats 33-0 last season in Owen County.
    • Owen County is 4-2 all-time against Gallatin County including a 2-1 record at Patterson Field.
    • The Wildcats began the season by winning their first four games. Since then, they have dropped three of the last four and  are 5-3 overall.
    • Tim Browning is the only coach in the history of the program. Since 2006, Browning and Wildcats are 33-38 overall.
    • The Wildcats are 2-4 after a bye week. They are 0-1 against Owen County following a week off.

  • Wild night in Carrollton

    A great deal was on the line when the Owen County High School football team got on the bus Friday evening and headed to Carrollton.
    The Rebels and Panthers both had hopes of moving a step closer to a No. 2 seed in the upcoming playoffs.
    Just minutes into the game, it appeared the Rebels were still on the bus.
    Carroll County took the opening kickoff and returned it for a touchdown for the early 7-0 lead.
    The Panthers would then intercept an Adam Hazlett pass to set up another scoring drive and Carroll County was out to a 14-0 advantage.