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Today's Sports

  • Rebels drop pair on the diamond

    The Owen County High School baseball team had a tough week. The team played twice, dropping both contests. The team lost to Grant County, 11-1, and Trimble County, 3-1.
    The lone run in the Grant County game came on a homerun by Travis Hearne. For Hearne, it was his first long ball of the season. The loss to Trimble County came in the NCKC Tournament.
    The Rebels will wrap up the regular season this week with a pair of home games. Owen County will host Eminence Thursday and Villa Madonna Friday.
     

  • Owen County teams get back on...

    The Owen County track team did something last week they had not done for a long time. The teams hosted the Owen County All-Comers Meet. The track was refurbished during the past year, which allowed the Owen teams to host a meet this year. The new surface on the track also allowed Owen County to host the regional track meet yesterday.
    Three other schools were represented last week for the first meet. The Lady Rebels took on Trimble County, Williamstown and Frankfort. Several individuals put in solid performances.

  • Season continues for youth...

    Under 8
    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Team Dynamite – 3 vs. Dynamo – 0
    Playing in the rain, Team Dynamite finished on top, defeating Dynamo. Scoring was evenly spread among Jackson Spurgeon, Tori Lykins and Charlie Bauman.
     
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Wildcats – 3 vs. Rebels – 0

  • Owen runs strong at NCKC meet

    The Owen County track team took part in the NCKC Conference Championships May 3 at Henry County. The team had several outstanding performances on both the boys and girls team.
    Danielle Hoop won the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:04.14 and the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:26.00. She also finished third in the 800-meter run. Haley Decandia finished third in the high jump.

  • Rebels split with Gallatin,...

    The Owen County High School baseball team split a pair of games last week.
    The Rebels shutout the Wildcats from Gallatin County Wednesday.
    The 5-0 win extended the Rebels’ winning streak to four games and gave them two wins in 31st District action.
    The streak, however, ended the next day when Tates Creek slid past Owen County, 4-3.
    Owen County opens play in the NCKC Tournament Wednesday against Trimble County.
    They will then play the first of their final three home games of the season Monday, starting against Frankfort.
     

  • Lady Rebels come up short...

    Last Wednesday was a day of mixed results for the Owen County High School softball team.
    The Lady Rebels began play in the NCKC Tournament at home against Trimble County.
    Owen County won the hard-fought contest, 4-3, to set up a match with Walton-Verona immediately after the first game.
    The game was the third meeting between the two schools this season. Owen County won the first, 10-6, at Walton before the Lady Bearcats returned the favor with an 8-6 win at Gallatin County in the All “A” Classic.

  • Clouds break, soccer players...

    The beautiful weather over the weekend allowed the Owen County Youth Soccer League its first full weekend of play. All teams were in action this weekend for the first time all season.
    The league consists of 6 U6 teams, 4 U8 teams, 2 U10 mixed teams, 1 U10 girls team and 1 U12 mixed team.
     
    U8
    Team Dynamite – 4 vs. Rebels – 1

  • Wild weekend at Western Hills

    The Owen County High School softball team spent the weekend in Frankfort. The team took part in the Western Hills Tournament Friday and Saturday. The Lady Rebels dropped a pair of games while picking up one win.
    The team began the tournament Friday night when they took on the top-ranked team from the 10th Region, George Rogers Clark.
    After jumping out to a 2-0 lead, the Lady Rebels’ defense let them down, putting them in a 5-2 hole. The Lady Rebels got a run in the seventh, but it was not enough as they lost, 5-3.

  • Track team still busting records

    The sun came out Saturday and the Owen County track teams took advantage.
    The boys and the girls competed at the Grant County Invitational and both teams came home with third-place finishes. Owen County set six new school records Saturday. Five were set by the boys and one by the girls.
    The girls’ record was set by Kaylynn Workman who finished sixth overall in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 57.67. Haley Decandia finished eighth.

  • Rebels string together three...

    The Owen County Rebels took advantage of the sunshine Friday and Saturday. The team hosted the Owen County Invitational that included Lloyd, Frankfort and Williamstown.
    The Rebels opened the weekend Friday by taking on the Juggernauts from Lloyd.
    Owen County won the game, 6-5.
    The win avenged a 5-2 loss to Lloyd back in March.
    Also Friday, Frankfort slipped by Williamstown, 7-6.
    Saturday, Owen County won another one-run contest as they defeated Williamstown, 4-3, and they pounded Frankfort, 12-2, in five innings.