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Today's Sports

  • Rebel ramblings

    • While Owen County was beating Bourbon County Friday night, Western Hills defeated Grant County, 21-6, to improve to 1-2.
    • In going 3-0 to start the season, the Rebels have outscored their first three opponents 69-33.
    • In contrast, the 21 points scored Friday night by the Wolverines were their first points scored in 2011. In their first two games, Western Hills lost 28-0 to Woodford County and 62-0 to Franklin County.

  • Rebels rally to remain perfect

    It seemed like the perfect storm.
    The Rebels traveled to Paris Friday night to take on Bourbon County. They knew before they got there that they would be battling more than just the Colonels.
    First, they would be dealing with temperatures in the 90s.
    Second, they would have to play in front of a crowd that was excited about watching its team play on its new field turf for the first time.
    If that wasn’t enough, Owen County would fall behind 14-0 in the first quarter.

  • Youth soccer league opens fall...

    Under 10
    Lady Rebels – 3 vs. Frankfort Dragons – 2
    Rebels – 3 vs. Frankfort Magic – 3
     
    The Owen County U10 Boys hosted the Frankfort Magic for their first game of the fall soccer season.
    The teams proved to be evenly matched. After 50 minutes of play, the game ended in a tie.
    Scoring for the Rebels was evenly distributed with Cody Anderson, Jack Spurgeon and Kaleb Epperson each scoring one goal.

  • Sports notes: Aug. 31, 2011

    Boys soccer
    • The boys’ soccer team hosted the Owen County Invitational last weekend. The team lost games to Covington Latin and Carroll County. Covington Latin beat Paris to win the tournament. The Rebels will be in action this week at the 13th/14th Region All “A” Classic. The Rebels will open the tournament against Lexington Christian at 8 p.m. tonight at Capital View Park. They will host Grant County Tuesday.

  • Three-peat

    Some habits are bad. This one is not.
    The Owen County High School girl’s golf team is making a habit of winning the Eighth Region All “A” Classic.
    On Aug. 23 at Fairway Golf Course, the team did it for the third year in a row.
    As a team, the Lady Rebels shot a combined score of 324 to beat their nearest competitor, Carroll County, which posted a 406.
    According to Owen County High School Girls Golf Coach David Wainscott, it was the lowest round shot by a team he has coached.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    • The Colonels are 1-1 on the season following a 60-21 win over Madison Southern Friday night.
    • Bourbon County finished 2010 with a record of 4-7. They are a 4A school.
    • Johnny Poynter is entering his third season as head coach of the Colonels. Poynter came to Bourbon County after a stint at Trimble County.
    • Rebels head coach Adam Fowler is looking for his first win against Poynter. The Rebels lost to Trimble County in Fowler’s first year before dropping games to the Colonels the last two seasons.

  • Rebels win ‘tie’ game

    He may have lost his tie, but his team won the game.
    On the way to Dry Ridge Saturday night for the Rebels’ game with Grant County, Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler’s tie blew out the bus window.
    If the coach is superstitious, he may leave the window open the rest of the year.
    Owen County defeated Grant County, 20-6, Saturday night in the second game of the Grant County Gridiron Kickoff Bowl.

  • Boys open season with loss

    The Owen County boys’ soccer team began the 2011 season last week.
    The team opened up with a home game Aug. 15 against Calvary Christian. The two teams played a scoreless first half before the visitors netted a goal in the second half and went on to the 1-0 win.
    The boys then spent the rest of the week travelling back and forth between Owenton and Frankfort where they took part in the Capital City Classic. The Rebels dropped their first game Aug. 16 to Franklin County 0-3. They then fell 0-4 to Frankfort Saturday.

  • Lady Rebels open year with tie...

    Soccer season for the Owen County Lady Rebels got started last week.
    The year began with a home contest Aug. 16 against Pendleton County. Things looked good after the first half. The Lady Rebels took a 1-0 lead in the final minute of the half when Ashley Tyler headed in a corner kick from Katie Haines.
    The lead didn’t hold up, however, as Pendleton County sneaked in a goal in the second half that allowed the game to end in a 1-1 tie.
    Thursday night, the team hosted Lincoln County. Things did not go well and the Lady Rebels lost, 0-5.

  • Volleyball team picks up wins at...

    Saturday was a busy day for the Owen County volleyball team.
    The team traveled to Bracken County to take part in the Glacier Invitational. The Lady Rebels played a total of four matches before returning home. The team split the four matches.
    Owen County picked up a win over Newport, 21-16 and 22-20. They also defeated Silver Grove, 21-17 and 21-14. They dropped a decision to Boone County, 25-17 and 25-18. The Lady Rebels fell to the host, Polar Bears, in a tough, three-game contest. Bracken County won 11-21, 21-16 and 16-14.