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Today's Sports

  • Eighth graders getting honored

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School played its final home game of the season at Patterson Field. The team honored 19 eighth-graders and their parents before the team’s game with Carroll County.
    The team is enjoying another great season. They have five wins on the season. They defeated Jennings, Ind., 36-0 in the Carroll Bowl. They knocked off Henry County 12-8, Walton-Verona 30-6 and Grant County 24-14. Maybe the most exciting win of the season came back on Sept. 6 at Frankfort when the Rebels pulled out a 42-36 win in overtime.

  • Baseball team's golf...

    The 10th Annual Owen County High School Baseball Golf Scramble will be held Sunday at Fairway Golf Course
    Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. shotgun start.
    The entry fee is $50 a person; and at least one player on each foursome must be 21 or older.
    The price includes entry fee, green fees, one mulligan per player and food.  
    Bring your own team or organizers will try to match you up if you can’t find a team.
    Prizes will be awarded for first and second place, closest to pins and long drives.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    • While Owen County was enjoying a night off, Bellevue was in action against Carroll County. The Bellevue Tigers lost to the Panthers (5-0), 7-2.
    • Bellevue is now 2-1 on the season against teams in Owen County’s district. The Tigers defeated both Walton-Verona and Gallatin County before falling to Carroll County Friday night.
    • Bellevue finished 2010 with a record of 5-7.
    • The Rebels will be looking for their fifth win of the season. Owen County has not won five games in a season since 2002, when they finished 5-5.

  • Rebels enjoying bye week


    Still basking in the glow of a 4-0 start, the Owen County High School Rebels enjoyed a night off Friday.
    The team used the bye week to get healthy and to prepare for Bellevue. The Rebels will travel north to take on the Tigers at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.
    Owen County High School Head  Football Coach Adam Fowler said his team is ready to go.
    “Practice was good. I am proud of our focus,” Folwer said.
    The coach said the team is healthy as they get ready for their final game before district play begins next week.

  • Grider, Trenary take individual...

    Saturday morning, 85 runners and walkers gathered at 8:30 a.m. at the Owen County Courthouse Square to enjoy the perfect weather and exercise.
    Nine teams from local businesses and churches participated along with individuals from Owen County, Cynthiana, Carrollton, Walton, and Frankfort. Ages ranged from 5 years to 79. Teams came from Blue Ridge Farm, Bowling Insurance, Itron (two teams), Owen Electric, Owenton First Baptist (“Pru’s Crew”), Peoples Bank, and Squiresville Baptist Church (two teams).

  • Sports briefs

    Boys Soccer
    • The weather cooled off and the Owen County boys’ soccer team got hot.
    The Rebels ran off two wins last week. They defeated Grant County, 3-1, last week before shutting out Carroll County, 3-0, Thursday.
    James Marston, Victor Perez and Austin Collins had goals and Cody Downey and Devin Ricketts had assists against the Braves.
    Collins had a pair of goals while Marston added another against the Panthers. Stone Osborne had an assist and Ben Allen got credit for not allowing a goal.

  • Golfers finish in sixth place at...

    The Owen County girl’s golf team spent Saturday afternoon in Paducah. The team was taking part in the All “A” Classic State Golf Tournament at Silo Golf Club.  The team played its way to a sixth-place finish as a team. Kennedi Dermon placed 19th as an individual by shooting 84. Shelby Power fired an 87 while Julie Spaulding posted an 88. Lynsey Farrar recorded a 90 and Ali Minch shot 98.
    This year marked the third-straight year the team has taken part in the tournament.

  • Flying high and running hard

    After scoring 26 points in the first half, it was a play in the last two minutes of the second half that made the difference Friday night.
    Owen County quarterback Adam Hazelett connected on a 34-yard touchdown pass to Chris Day with 1:01 left in the game to give Owen County a 32-26 victory over Western Hills.
    The win improved the Rebels to 4-0 on the season.
    “I was in shock,” Day said about the game-winning play. “That was a perfect ball thanks to Adam Hazelett. You couldn’t ask for a better ball from the quarterback.”

  • Rebel football putting the fun...

    Friday nights in September are supposed to be fun.
    The weather is getting cooler and high school football is in full swing. For the past few years in Owen County, Friday nights have been, well, so-so, but not this year.
    Something about this season seems different. Fun.
    When I go to home games, I don’t sit in the stands. I usually stand on the Owen County sidelines on the far side from the bleachers. From across the field this week I noticed something. The bleachers were full — not only that — the fans were into the game.

  • Youth soccer league results

    Under 8
    HotShots–8 vs. Wildcats–2