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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Rebels fall in home opener

    If Friday night’s home opener against Bourbon County High School had a reset button, the Owen County High School Rebels would have pushed it.
    The start of the game was delayed momentarily to fix a clock issue and when the Rebels finally did kickoff to the Colonels it quickly went downhill.

  • Owen County girls take Eighth...

    After starting the week with a pair of losses, the Owen County High School Lady Rebels finished on a positive note.
    The team played Carroll County High School in the championship game of the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic in Owenton Saturday morning. It was the first meeting of the season between the two schools which are in the same district this season.
    The Lady Rebels jumped on top in the first half when Morgan Walker scored from close range to give the Lady Rebels a 1-0 lead.

  • Owen County boys win Eighth...

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team claimed a championship on Saturday.
    The Rebels won the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic in Owenton by defeating Carroll County 3-1.
    Owen County played Monday against Louisville Collegiate in Louisville in the All ‘A’ sub-sectional.
    The Rebels got a first half goal from Austin Collins to lead 1-0 at the half.

  • A Saturday of football firsts...

    The Owen County High School Rebels entered Saturday night with a bad taste in their mouth.
    They went to Grant County trying to erase the memory of a week one loss at Lloyd. In the game against the Juggernauts, Owen County jumped out to an early lead only to see it vanish before eventually losing in the late stages of the fourth quarter.
    Saturday night was just the opposite.
    The Rebels got off to a sluggish start before finally things kicked into gear.

  • Boys team take All ‘A’...

    The Owen County High School boy’s golf team is headed to the State All ‘A’ Golf Tournament.
    The boys captured the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Championship Aug. 23 at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley.
    The team shot 335 to beat Carroll County by three shots and Walton-Verona by six.
    Justin Trusty led the Rebels with a 74 while Zach Ripy fired a 78. Jordan Prather carded a 91. Cole Hamilton shot a 92 and Austin Fitzgerald came in with a 93.

  • Another year, another title for...

    They did it again.
    On Aug. 21 at the Fairway Golf Course the Owen County High School Lady Rebels golf team won its fourth-straight Eighth Region All ‘A’ championship.
    Owen County dominated the competition by shooting 330 as a team. The closest competitor was Walton-Verona, which shot 467.
    Kennedi Dermon won the individual title by firing a 76. Shelby Power finished two strokes back with a 78. Lynsey Farrar shot 87 with Julie Spaulding hitting 89 and Aly Minch carded a 91. Each Owen County player made the All-Tournament Team.

  • Rebel Ramblings:Western Hills

    • The Wolverines are 0-3 after a 44-20 loss to Grant County Friday night in Frankfort. So far this season, Western Hills has been outscored 156-33.
    • Western Hills is under the direction of Don Miller, who is in his seventh year as head coach. His career record is 28-43. His best season was 2009 when the Wolverines finished 8-4.
    • The Rebels and Wolverines played a shootout last year at Patterson Field. The 32-26 win by the Rebels was the smallest margin of victory for Owen County last season.

  • Sports in brief (boys soccer,...

    • The Owen County High School boy’s soccer team took part in the Rotary Capital City Soccer Classic last week in Frankfort. The team began the week with a 7-2 loss to Western Hills Aug. 21. Carlos Perez had both goals and James Marston had a pair of assists.
    They then dropped a 2-0 decision to Franklin County Aug. 23 before losing 6-1 to Frankfort on Saturday.
    The team will look to get back on track Wednesday as they host Gallatin County in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic. A win would move them on to play again at home on Saturday at 1 p.m.

  • Owen youth football results

    Aug. 26  
    Game 1:
    Owen County Midgets 20 - Gallatin County Midgets 7

    The first quarter of the game saw both teams battle defensively.
    Gallatin scored in the early in the second quarter to take a 7-0 lead.
    Owen County responded with a touchdown by Eli Rice and an extra-point conversion by Kenny Wagers to make it 7-7.
    Owen County got the ball to start the third quarter and Eli Rice took the ball 45 yards for his second touchdown of the day. Eli Myers scored the extra-point conversion to put Owen County up 14-7.