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Today's Sports

  • Lady Rebels enjoy winning week

    The Owen County High School softball team enjoyed a winning week.
    The team won a pair of contests as they defeated Trimble County 13-1 last Monday in five innings and then edged Gallatin County 5-4 on Thursday in Owenton.
    The win over the Lady Wildcats avenged an earlier loss 2-0 loss to Gallatin County in Warsaw.
    In between the two wins, the team dropped a 15-6 decision to Henry County. The Lady Rebels are scheduled to be in action today (Wednesday) as they travel to take on Eminence.
    The team will then travel to Henry County on Tuesday.

  • Rebels reach All ‘A’ finals

    After rain postponed action Saturday, the sun came out on Sunday morning along with gusty winds. It was those breezy conditions that led to a big inning for an Owen County High School opponent.
    After knocking off Carroll County High School 3-0 in the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic semifinals Sunday afternoon the Rebels then took on Walton-Verona in the championship game. The Bearcats reached the finals by defeating Eminence in the semifinals.

  • Owen County girls run in New...

    The Owen County High School girls track team was in action last week in New Castle. The team took part in the Henry County All-Comers meet where they placed fifth as a team.
    In the 100-meter dash, it was Emily Allen in fourth place; Andi Burford in fifth place; Ashley Byers captured eighth; Kailen Sizemore, 12th; Autumn Gover, 14th and Suzanna Cooke came in 15th.
    In the 200-meter dash Allen again placed fourth with Haley DeCandia in sixth; Ashley Byers finished seventh; Sarah Willhoite, 10th; and Hannah Strohmeier came in 11th.

  • Boys track takes second at Henry...

    The Owen County High School Rebels continued their stellar spring on the track.
    The team recently traveled to New Castle for the Henry County All-Comers Meet. The team finished second behind Meade County High School.
    Overall, the Rebels claimed first place in six events.
    Paul Banks won the 100-meter dash while Collin Trammel captured the 200-meter dash.
    Hunter Trenary crossed the tape first in the 3200-meter run.
    In the field events, Cooper Taylor finished on top in the high jump with Trammel winning the long jump.

  • Tim Farmer Archery Classic set...

    The 17th annual Tim Farmer Archery Classic will be held May 19-20 at the headquarters of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources in Frankfort.
    Tim Farmer, host of the department’s popular “Kentucky Afield” television show, will attend.
    “Competition will be in 12 classes for men, women and youth,” Farmer said. “We welcome NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) shooters and their families.”

  • Owen track teams host Dayton and...

    The Owen County High School boys and girls track teams were in action Friday in Owenton. The teams hosted the Owen County All-Comers Meet that featured Dayton and Eminence. Both teams dominated the competition.
    In the girls 100-meter dash, it was Amber Gover crossing the line first with Ashley Byers finishing in third place.
    Kaileen Sizemore placed seventh; Sarah Willhoite, eighth; Hannah Strohmeier came in ninth; Autumn Gover finished 10th; and Sarayna Knox placed 12th.

  • Kick start

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    Wildcats, 3 vs. Clovers, 3

    The Wildcats defeated the  Clovers in the season opener. Striking first for the Wildcats was Avery Miller. Miller scored two goals in the third quarter, one goal off an assist from Alexandria Perry. Macie Chappell added a goal for the Wildcats during the fourth quarter. The entire Wildcat team played great.
    The Clovers had excellent defensive play by Savannah Boyce, Kallista Ogden and Nick Angle stopping many shot attempts by the Wildcats. 
     New , 3 vs. Little Rebels, 0

  • Sports Shorts

    Baseball
    • The Owen County High School baseball team continued its solid start to the 2012 season.
    The Rebels picked up two wins last week. The first came March 26 when Owen County doubled up on Trimble County with a 12-6 victory at home. They would follow that up the next day with a 9-2 loss at Walton-Verona.
    The team competed Saturday at the Jim Dougherty Memorial Tournament. The Rebels began the day with a convincing 15-2 win over Dayton before falling 4-1 to Highlands.

  • Owen girls run strong at Walton

    The Owen County High School girls track team spent its Saturday at Walton-Verona taking part in the Light the Night Meet.
    In the 100-meter dash, Emily Allen finished14th and Andi Burford came in 17th. Emily Bibb placed 19th in the 200-meter dash with Ashley Williams placing 22nd.
    Mikala Byers placed 27th in the 800 meter run. Nicole Jacobs and Paula Rivera finished 17th and 19th in the 100 meter hurdles. The two finished 16th and 17th in the 300 meter hurdles.

  • Boys finish fourth over weekend

    The Owen County High School boys track team is off to a good start. The team took part in the Light the Night Meet at Walton-Verona Saturday where they finished fourth.
    In the 100-meter dash, it was Paul Banks finishing second and Cory Cannon 20th.
    Bobby Mingie placed second in the 200-meter dash with Chris Smith in 17th place.
    Will Dempsey and Ben Allen finished 14th and 26th in the 400-meter dash while Cody Gray and Logan Bitler placed 19th and 22nd in the 800-meter run.