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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Golf team in action at Juniper...

    The Owen County High School girls’ golf team traveled to Frankfort last week for a match at Juniper Hills Golf Course.
    The competition included Franklin County and Boyle County.  
    Boyle County won the match last Wednesday with Franklin County finishing second.
    Kennedi Dermon paced the Lady Rebels with a nine-hole total of 45. Lynsey Farrar shot 46, Julie Spaulding 48 and Ali Minch 49.  
    The junior varsity team also saw action last week when they hosted Grant County at Fairway Golf Course.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    • The win over Lloyd on Friday night improved Owen County Head Football Coach Adam Fowler’s record to 3-1 in season openers.
    • Grant County dropped its opener Saturday night. The Braves were defeated by Harrison County 38-14 in the Hometown Pharmacy Thorobred Bowl.
    • Owen County defeated Grant County 14-13 in Dry Ridge last season.

  • Rebels turn in opening-night...

    If expectations were high heading into the 2011 football season, then Friday night’s home opener did nothing but add to them.
    The reality of a new district and a seemingly easier schedule brought Owen County fans to Patterson Field Friday night hoping for big things from what looks to be a very talented team.
    The Rebels did not disappoint when they began the season with a convincing 28-13 win over the Lloyd Juggernauts. The win marked the second year in a row the team has begun the season with a win.

  • Rebels ready to roll

    Friday night is for real.
    After a successful dress rehearsal in Shelbyville, the Rebels are ready to start the regular season. Owen County defeated Shelby County, 20-7, in a scrimmage Friday night.
    Chris Day, Paul Banks and Sawyer Williams each scored in the win.
    Despite being a scrimmage, Owen County High School Head Football Coach Adam Fowler was especially excited about the win. Before coming to Owen County, Fowler coached at Shelby County.

  • Volleyball team starts off...

    The 2010 volleyball season was one for the record books at Owen County High School.
    The team won 19 matches, including the Eighth Region All “A” Classic. Still the season ended on somewhat of a down note when the Lady Rebels lost in the first round of the 32nd District Tournament.
    Getting off to a good start in 2011 was important. The team did that Thursday in Owenton when they hosted Eminence.
    Owen County defeated the visitors, 25-21 and 25-15, to pick up win No. 1 of the new season.

  • Volleyball team starts off...

    The 2010 volleyball season was one for the record books at Owen County High School.
    The team won 19 matches, including the Eighth Region All “A” Classic. Still the season ended on somewhat of a down note when the Lady Rebels lost in the first round of the 32nd District Tournament.
    Getting off to a good start in 2011 was important. The team did that Thursday in Owenton when they hosted Eminence.
    Owen County defeated the visitors, 25-21 and 25-15, to pick up win No. 1 of the new season.

  • Lady Rebel golfers tee off...

    The Owen County High School girls’ golf team began its season Aug. 1. The team played in three events and performed well in each.
    The team began by teeing it up Aug. 1 at the Henry County Tournament. The girls finished second, behind one of the best teams in the state — Sacred Heart.
    Shelby Power led the way for the Lady Rebels by firing an 87. Kennedi Dermon shot an 88. Julie Spaulding and Lynsey Farrar each shot 90, while Ali Minch added a 94.

  • What did we really miss?

    The Cincinnati Bengals will take the field Friday night for their first preseason game. While one could argue whether it is good or not to have the Bengals back, it is good to have football back.
    The NFL ended its lockout a couple of weeks ago allowing the 2011 season to begin on time. I do not claim to be an expert on what the deal means or who ultimately won or lost. Honestly, I don’t care. I am sure I am not alone.