Today's Sports

  • Track teams compete at Boone Co...

    The Owen County track teams spent Friday night in Florence competing in the Boone County Invitational.

  • Williams wraps up career at...

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    Following the 2012-2013 season at Morehead State University, Sawyer Williams made a decision.
    Williams left Morehead State and took his talents to Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tenn. It proved to be a very wise move.

  • Baseball is back at OCHS

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    March 20 was the first day of Spring. That can only mean one thing. Baseball is back.
    The Owen County baseball team began the new season March 20 at Williamstown. They entered the season looking for a repeat of their 31st District championship after defeating Henry County 2-1 in last year’s championship game in Owenton. The Rebels would finish 2016 with a loss to Walton-Verona in the 8th Region Tournament.

  • Softball throws first pitch of...

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County softball season got started last week.
    The Lady Rebels played their first game of the 2017 season on Thursday evening against Western Hills in Owenton. The Lady Wolverines defeated Owen County 13-4.

  • Track team competes at Villa...

    by brian blair
    N-H Sports Reporter
    The Owen County track team was in action on Saturday at the Villa Madonna Relay for Life. The girls would finish fourth overall, and the boys were 14th.

  • ‘Coach Osborne’ hangs up his...

    On the night of March 3, 2017, Bob Osborne coached his final game of basketball for Owen County.
    That night Grant County defeated Owen County in the semifinals of the 8th Region Tournament ending his 12-year stint as head coach of the Lady Rebels. As the final seconds ticked away Osborne said his thoughts were not about himself.
    “I really felt bad for the girls,” he said. “We didn’t bring our ‘A’ game, and they did.”  
    This year’s seniors have been especially fun to coach, Osborne said.

  • Clifton, Gamble, Ellis receive...
  • Norse madness comes to Owen...

    An amazing thing happened last night.
    The 2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket was released. No, that is not the amazing thing. That happens every year. What was amazing is one of the names that showed up on the bracket. In their first years of eligibility the Northern Kentucky University Norse are headed to the NCAA Tournament.

  • A successful season comes to a...

    A successful season ended for the Owen County Lady Rebels Friday night.
    The Lady Rebels lost in the 8th Region semifinals to Grant County. It was the second straight year the team had reached the semifinals. Owen County finished the season with a record of 23-8.
    Owen County began the tournament on Tuesday night against Spencer County. After leading by three after the first quarter, the Lady Rebels were able to open up a 35-24 lead at halftime. They continued to play well after intermission and led 43-30 going into the fourth quarter.

  • Lady Rebels score back-to-back...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels entered the 31st District Tournament last week as the defending champions. They were escorted back home on Friday night with both nylon and hardware having retained the title.
    The Lady Rebels defeated Carroll County on Friday night in New Castle 55-41 to once again claim the 31st District title. Owen County never trailed in the tournament and were tied just once as they beat Eminence in the semifinals and the Lady Panthers in the finals.