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Today's Sports

  • Rebels track starts fast,...

    The Owen County boy’s track team saw its season quickly get out of the blocks.
    The team competed last week at the Carroll County All-Comer’s Meet where they finished first as a team over seven other schools.
    The Rebels had five first-place finishes in the track events including Paul Banks. who won the 100-meter dash.
    Darian Polley finished first in the 110-meter hurdles with Avery Gover coming in third.
    Polley also captured the 300-meter hurdles with Bobby Mingie right behind him in second place.

  • March Madness again: Time to...

    It is once again time for the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament. That means it is time for me to show my lack of knowledge and make my picks.
    First let me say that I am not sure why I do this every year but I guess if Ron Paul can run for president three times without any realistic hope of winning, I can once again fill out my brackets knowing I am going to miss more than I get right.

  • Season winds down

    With the season winding down, the parents of the Owen County Parks  and Recreation Basketball League want to say thank you to the girls, coach Greg Estes and assistant coach David Smith for a great season.  
    In a statement, the parents said the league has been a positive experience for everyone involved.
    “We’ve seen wins and losses and either way we were always very proud of these girls.  We’ve seen them all in their own way grow and improve to put in their part that made up the team,” the parents said in a statement.

  • Lady Rebels track team begins...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels began the 2012 track season last week. The team participated in the Carroll County All-Comers meet in Carrollton.
    Some of the top finishes include Emily Allen, who placed fourth in the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash.
    Owen County’s Haley DeCandia and Michaela Gibson finished seventh and eighth in the 200-meter dash. Paula Rivera placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles while Andi Burford placed ninth.
    Nicole Jacobs placed sixth in the 300-meter hurdles.

  • Lady Rebels fall in semifinals

    A trip to the Eighth Region finals was in their grasp.
    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels trailed Walton-Verona by 7 points early in the third quarter of Saturday’s eighth region semifinal at Anderson County.
    They would storm back and take a 37-36 lead in the fourth quarter and would extend the lead to 42-39 midway through the final eight minutes.
    Twice, the Lady Rebels had chances to extend the lead. Twice, they came up empty.

  • Rebels miss shot at finals

    By Brian Blair
    N-H Sports Reporter

    They struggled at the free-throw line and at times did not take good care of the basketball. Despite that the Owen County High School Rebels still had a shot to send their eighth region semifinal contest with Oldham County to overtime.
    Making a third semifinal appearance in the last four years, Owen County entered Monday night’s game looking to avenge a 48-36 loss to the Colonels in February.
    The Rebels reached the semifinals with a hard fought 48-40 win over Anderson County Thursday night.

  • Owen County Parks and Recreation...

    The following are results from the Owen County Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball Leagues:

    Biddy Ball K/1
    Colonels: N. Kemper 1, B. Kemper 7, Hudson 1, Jimino 4.
    Hilltoppers: New 4, Ferguson 2, Myers 2, Wobrey 1.
    Bearcats: Baxter 2, House 2, Doss 1, Prather 9, Wilson 4.
    Thorobreds: Clemmons 2, Spencer 2, Logan 4, Patton 9.
    Wildcats: Hobbs 2, Isaacs 9.
    Huskies: Cammack 3, Hanson 1, Rice 4, Bond 4.
    Huskies: Gentry 1, Rice 7, Bond 6, Perkins 1, Layne 8.
    Bearcats: House 4, Ogen 2, Prather 3, Wilson 3.
    Wildcats: Mason 4, Carter 2, Hobbs 1, Howard 2, Isaacs 10, Griffin 2.

  • Judo team brings home medals...

    On Feb. 11, 2012, the Owen County Judo Team competed in Springhill, Tenn. at the 2012 Tennessee State Judo Championship. The team returned with three medals.
    Zac Widener dominated both of his opponents.
    Underestimating the effectiveness of Wideners’ choke, his first opponent refused to forfeit, which resulted in him passing out.
    In under a minute in his second match, Widener countered a forward throw with Ushiro Goshi, which involved bumping his opponent forward at the hips, lifting him straight up, and slamming him flat on his back.

  • Owen Co. fifth and sixth graders...

    The fifth-grade team includes (first row) Baileigh Young; (second row, left to right) Haley Young, and Madison Yancey; (third row, left to right) Lexie Robinson, Emma Herdman, Destinee Epperson and Audrey Lewis.  The coaches are Rhonda Young and Brian Young (not pictured)
     

  • Lady Rebels capture fifth-...

    Winning never gets old. Just ask the Owen County High School Lady Rebels.
    Owen County High School captured its fifth-consecutive 31st District Championship on Friday night as they dominated Gallatin County High School from the opening tip in cruising to a 61-38 victory.
    The Lady Rebels were never challenged as they used pressure defense and a well-run offense to jump out to a 36-13 at halftime.