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Today's Sports

  • Wash returns to all-star game

    While most kids are just beginning to enjoy summer break from school, one outstanding Owen County football player will be hitting the gridiron.
    For the second-straight year, Michael Wash will be taking part in the Kentucky versus Tennessee All-Star Football Game. The game features the top middle-school players from both states in a game for bragging rights.
    Wash tried out for the team in April, and once again was placed on the 42-man roster. He will be playing linebacker and wide receiver.

  • Hoosier heroics

    On May 21, three Owen County Judo Team members competed in the 2011 Indiana Open State Judo Championship, which was held at Jay County High School in Portland, Ind. Chelsae Smith, left, brought home second place in the 13-14 girls middle-weight division and second place in the 13-14 girls heavyweight division. Madison Lubbe, right, brought home the first-place award in the 13-14 girls heavyweight division. Doug Tyler (not pictured) captured third place in the senior men brown/black belt division.

  • Sanchez signs

    Owen County High School Runnin’ Rebel standout Luis Sanchez signs a “letter of intent” to continue his education and playing career by attending Pikeville Community College. Pictured are (standing, left to right): Owen County High School Athletic Co-director Jeff Sutton, Head Football Coach Adam Fowler, and friend Randy Bishop. Seated with Sanchez are friends and family: Tony Curtis, Susanne Wright and Jeremy Wright.

  • Stone Osborne selected for all-...

    An Owen County High School baseball player has received a big honor.
    Junior Stone Osborne has been selected to play in the East/West Junior All-Star Baseball Game.
    Osborne will be a member of the West All-Stars.
    According to a press release, only the top juniors in the state are selected to participate.
    The game will be played June 21 at the University of Kentucky.
    Before the game on that day, Osborne will have an opportunity to workout in front of college coaches and professional scouts.
     

  • Season wraps up for young soccer...

    The Wildcats secured the U8 Owen County Youth Soccer League Championship title with an 8-1 win over Team Dynamite. All four U8 teams competed May 24 and concluded their spring season.

    Consolation Game: Dynamo – 1 vs. Rebels – 1

  • Big day for Rebels at state

    Danielle Hoop was not the only one who had a good day at the State Track Meet Friday in Louisville.
    Several others from Owen County took part in the meet at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park. Each performed well.
    Haley Decandia tied for 12th in the high jump with a jump of 4 feet, 8 inches.
    The boys’ 4x200 meter relay team of Paul Banks, Bobby Mingie, Darian Polley and Collin Trammel brought home a medal with a seventh-place finish.

  • Owen JV team is district...

  • Wildcats slip past Rebels in...

    For three innings May 24, it looked like Owen County might br rolling into the 31st district championship game.
    Then the wheels came off.
    The Rebels led 6-1 as Henry County came to bat in the top of the fourth inning. After the Wildcats put four runs on the board, they were right back in the game.
    The Rebels committed three errors in the inning and misplayed a fly ball to give the Wildcats new life.
    Henry County added two more runs in the top of the fifth and another in the sixth to make the score 8-6.

  • Rebel softball team exits in...

    The Lady Rebels took on Henry County in the first round of the 31st District Tournament last week in Carrollton.
    The Lady Wildcats prevailed as they defeated the Lady Rebels 10-0.
    The loss meant the end of the season for Owen County. It also marked the first time since 2005 that Owen County has not reached the 8th Region Tournament.
    The team finished the season with a record of 16-14.
    Gallatin County defeated Henry County, 3-1, Wednesday night to win the 31st district championship.
     

  • Tournament time for youth soccer...

    Under 8 • May 14
    Team Dynamite – 4 vs. Rebels – 0