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Today's Sports

  • Dunaway, McDonald sign letters...

    The Owen County Rebels and the community celebrated an outstanding season on Thursday night at Floyd Gritton Gymnasium. Part of the festivities included two more members of this year’s squad signing national letters of intent to play basketball next season in college.

  • Pesky raindrops keep falling on...

    Rain has played havoc with the Owen County baseball and softball teams this spring. While the Lady Rebels were not able to get on the field last week, the baseball team was able to play Saturday in Frankfort.

    The Rebels traveled to Frankfort where they played games against Franklin County and Scott County. Against the Flyers, Michael Dunaway tossed six strong innings, striking out nine as the Rebels won 8-3. Dunaway also helped his own cause with a pair of hits in the game. His first hit drove in two runs during the first inning.

  • Lady Rebels win Two Rivers...

    The Owen County track team competed in their final regular season meet on Friday night in Carrollton. They teams took part in the Two Rivers Invitational hosted by Carroll County.

    The Lady Rebels would win the girls meet as they finished ahead of Grant County, Carroll County and Frankfort. Owen County finished with 190 points while the Lady Braves were second with 102 points.

  • Rebels earn honors for academic...

    Fourteen members of the Owen County boys basketball team have been recognized for their work in the classroom.

    Seven members have been named KHSAA Academic First Team All-State for maintaining a grade point average of 3.75 or higher. Those members are Grant Cobb, Wyatt Cole, Michael Dunaway, Blaine Forsee, Chad McDonald, Josh Spaulding and Carson Williams.

  • Rebels dominate final track meet

    The Owen County track team hosted their final meet of the season on Friday. Both the boys and the girls were dominant as they handily defeated the competition of Pendleton County, Frankfort, Williamstown and Carroll County.

    In the girls meet, the Lady Rebels won with a total of 249 points. Pendleton County was a distant second with 84 points. A Lady Rebel would finish first in 14 of 17 events. In the three events they did not win they were second.

  • Softball team wins road game...

    The Lady Rebels were on the diamond twice last week as they played a game on the road and at home.

    The week began last Monday with a trip to Independence to take on Simon Kenton. The two teams had played three times with the Lady Pioneers winning each time since 2000. Owen County would break the trend as they picked up a 7-5 win. Megan Wilhoite earned the win on the mound. Reagan Sutton had two hits including a homerun. Micaela Wilhoite also had a couple of knocks and drove in a run. Katelyn Parker, Blair Harris and Selena Smith each had RBIs.

  • Rebels baseball blanks Frankfort

    The Owen County baseball team picked up a victory in their only contest last week.

    The Rebels hosted Frankfort on Thursday. On a day that felt more suitable for a football game, Owen County managed to hang six runs on the board as they shutout the Panthers 6-0. Nolan Tackett tossed a complete game shutout, striking out 12 in the process. He also picked up a hit and scored a run. Michael Stewart found a variety of ways to reach base as he had a hit, walked and was hit by a pitch. The senior, also drove in a run.

  • Celebrate good times with the...

    The basketball season may be over the celebration of the 2015-2016 season is not.

    In recognition of the outstanding season the Rebels had this past year and to thank their very supportive fan base, the public is invited to enjoy one last special evening with the team at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 12 in the Floyd Gritton Gymnasium.

  • Owen County judo team finishes...

    The Owen County Judo team brought home at the gold at the 2016 O.J. Helvey Kentucky State Judo Championship on Saturday, April 22, at the high school.

    The Owen County team earned 84 points in the competition while Bowling Green Judo earned 54 points and finished in second place. Wakaishu Judo of Louisville took home third with 35 points.

  • Rebels fall to Trimble County

    Weather played havoc with the Owen County baseball team last week.

    The Rebels were only able to get one game in and it took place on the road in Bedford Thursday evening. The contest against the Raiders was a back and forth game that saw Trimble County pull out the 5-4 win in their final at bat. Cameron McAnally struck out 14 Trimble County batters in the defeat.

    The loss dropped Owen County to 10-9 overall on the season.