Today's Sports

  • Rebels’ second-half surge leads...

    Going into Friday night’s game with Owen County High School, the Western Hills’ defense had given up 156 points in three games. You can add 49 more to that total.
    After taking a 21-20 lead into halftime, the Rebels came out of the locker room and exploded for 28 second-half points.
    The defense did its job as well as Owen County evened its record at 2-2 with a 49-20 win over the Wolverines.
    The two teams played a scoreless first quarter before the Wolverines put the first points on the board in the second.

  • Rebels getting their kicks

    Boys soccer

  • Middle-school Rebels stay...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Rebels are not just beating people on the football field  - they are dominating.
    In the last two weeks, the Rebels have played two games that have not been close. They defeated Gallatin County 48-0 and Frankfort 36-6.
    Against Gallatin County, the Rebels got off to a fast start when Nolan Tackett connected with Patrick Osborne for a 40-yard touchdown. Austin Riggs made good on the 2-point conversion put MBMS on top 8-0 before the crowd had settled into the bleachers.

  • Vollyball squad looks to bounce...

    The Owen County High School volleyball team suffered a pair of setbacks last week.
    The team began the week by dropping a 3-2 decision to Carroll County.
    They dropped the first set before coming back and winning the next two. They could not close deal however as they dropped the final two sets to lose the match.
    Owen County would get back on the winning side of the scoreboard the next night as they dominated Newport in a 2-0 win.
    The momentum would not last however when they hosted Trimble County on Thursday.

  • Golf teams play well at State...

    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels are accustomed to the pressures of playing in the State All ‘A’ Classic Golf Tournament. They proved as much on Saturday.
    After struggling early, the team was able to play their way to a fifth-place overall finish at Lincoln Homestead Golf Course.
    “We got off to a slow start but played better on the back nine,” Owen County Head Girls Golf Coach David Wainscott said.

  • Runners come in fifth at Grant...

    The Owen County Cross Country team took part in the 39th Annual Grant County Invitational on Saturday. Hunter Trenary finished fifth overall out of 147 total runners.
    Cory Hudnall finished 31st. Logan Bitler, Keith Stout, Kyle Flood, Evan Lozier and Howy Herring also ran helping the team finish 10th out of 22 teams.

  • Hog hunt

    From left to right: Craig Bowling, Jeremy Goodrich, and Jarrod Chappell took down this wild hog Aug. 24 on Elmer Davis Dam Road. The trio used trail cameras to locate hogs that had been getting into deer feed.

  • Sports briefly: Owen County High...

  • Running strong

    The Owen County High School cross country team competed in its first meet of the season at Williamstown. The boys varsity finished in second place with Hunter Trenary coming in first place  overall.  A new personal record was set by Logan Bitler:  19:15 vs 20:25. The team was back in action Tuesday at Gallatin County Fairgrounds.

  • Lady Rebels rally to save week

    The Owen County High School volleyball team headed to Grant County Aug. 28 on a three match losing streak. After two sets against the Lady Braves, it looked certain another loss was in the cards.
    Then it happened.
    After losing the first two sets by 2 points each, 25-23 and 32-30, the Lady Rebels began the comeback. They would win the third set 25-20 and then the fourth 25-22 to set up the deciding fifth set.
    Once the fifth set began, the outcome was never in doubt as Owen County dominated 15-3.