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Today's Sports

  • Rebels claim Owen County...

    Week one was a winning week for the Owen County High School boy’s soccer team.
    The season got started Aug. 14 when the team hosted Simon Kenton.
    The Rebels and Pioneers were tied at 2-2 with 16 minutes left in the game before Simon Kenton scored on a penalty pick. They would make the lead stand up in the game’s closing minutes winning 3-2.
    The Rebels got goals from Austin Collins and Carlos Perez and goalie Ben Allen made 10 saves. James Marston assisted on both goals.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Grant County

    • The Braves are 0-1 after they dropped a 29-14 decision against Rockcastle County on Saturday night. The game was a part of the Thorobred Bowl at Harrison County.
    • The Rebels will be making their fourth straight trip to play the Braves in Dry Ridge. They currently have a two-game winning streak in the series. Owen County won last year’s matchup 20-6.
    • Since 2005, the Rebels are 2-5 against Grant County.
    • Grant County finished last season 3-7 and failed to reach the 5A state playoffs.

  • Division champions

    Owen County third grade girls teamed with Walton-Verona in an AAU basketball  
    league over the summer. On Saturday, the girls won the division championship  defeating a fourth-grade team. Pictured are (left to right, back row) Sarah Hicks (WV); Cheyenne Coppola (OC);  Coach Roy Neeley (OC); Abby Colligan (OC); Paige Heuser (OC); Josie Isom   (WV). Front row: Caitlin Sizemore (OC); Natalie Smith (OC); Haylee Neeley  (OC); Madison Brown (OC). Not shown: Meg Gamm (OC); Kylie Lay (WV).

    Photo by Michelle Heuser

  • Owen fall sports season begins

    The 2012 fall sports season is getting underway this week for the Owen County High School.
    The Lady Rebels will begin the volleyball season on Monday at Trimble County. Owen County is hoping for better results against the Lady Raiders than they had in 2011. The two teams met three times last season with Trimble County winning all three matches.
    At the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic, it was Trimble County who ended the longest winning streak in Owen County’s short volleyball history at seven matches in a row.

  • Owen Co. boys squad hits the...

    The Owen County High School boy’s golf team began the 2012 campaign last week.
    The team was on the course July 30 at Sugar Bay where they took on Walton-Verona High School. The match was a good early season test against the team that captured the NCKC and All ‘A” championships a year ago.
    The Bearcats would get the better of the Rebels on this day as they won the match by 10 strokes.
    Zach Ripy led Owen County with a nine-hole total of 40 while Cole Hamilton fired a 42.

  • Owen girls golf team taking on...

    The Owen County High School girl’s golf team has begun the 2012 season by taking on all challengers.
    In three of their first four matches, the team has competed against six of the teams that finished in the top 10 in the 2011 State Golf Tournament.
    In the Lady Rebels’ opening match of the year on July 28 at the Green County Invitational, the team competed against Henry Clay High School which finished eighth; Glasgow High School which finished tied for sixth; and Green County High School which  was the runner-up.

  • Beverly shines on international...

    The 2012 Junior Olympics National Championships for judo drew 663 competitors from across the United States to the Irving Convention Center, Irving, Texas, July 19-21.
    The 2012 International Junior Olympics were held at the same venue the following day for 249 competitors from around the world.  Competitors earn points from both events toward national ranking.
    Owen County High School students Robert Beverly, James Thompson, and Zac Widener competed in both events.
    Competition was at its toughest this year with as many as 23 athletes in some divisions.

  • Alexander takes top honors at...

    Ethan Alexander won first place in the 50 target competition and also won high overall score for the for the 50 target shoot with a score of 47 out of 50 at the 4-H District 4 Shooting Sports Trap Shoot Invitational in Berea July 14.

  • Osborne signs with University of...

    Owen County High School standout Stone Osborne, center, was joined by his parents as he signed a letter of intent to play baseball at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg. Patriots baseball head coach Brad Shelton is an Owen County High School graduate.

  • In my opinion: Time to shut it...

    It is time for the Penn State football program, much like their former defensive coordinator, to go away.
    It has been a very unhappy year in a place called Happy Valley and Penn State staff has no one to blame but themselves.