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Today's Sports

  • THREE IN A ROW

    It is said that nothing in life comes easy. Don’t tell that to the Owen County Lady Rebels. The team played three games last week winning all three by an average margin of 25 points. 

    The closest of the three contests came Jan. 30 at Woodford County. After leading 27-24 at the half, Owen County outscored the Lady Yellow Jackets 18-7 in the third quarter to break the game open. They would go on and win 62-50. 

  • Rebels continue to struggle

    The long season continued for the Owen County Rebels last week as the team dropped three more games. 

    The Rebels began the week by traveling to Independence to take on Simon Kenton. The Pioneers took control of the contest early and would win 78-38. 

  • Rough stretch for Runnin’ Rebels

    Since the calendar turned to 2017 things have not gone well for the Owen County Rebels on the hardwood. The team has won just a single game in the new year and saw their current losing streak expand to five last week.

  • Lady Rebels suffer setback at...

     by brian blair

    N-H Sports Reporter

    The home court has been kind to the Owen County Lady Rebels the last two seasons.

    Before Saturday night the team was 14-4 at home dating back to the start of the 2015-2016 season. They had won all five of their home games this season.

  • Former star athletes return for...

     The Owen County Athletics Hall of Fame inducted its third class on Saturday night at Floyd Gritton Gymnasium. Rebel football standout C.W. Ware was enshrined, as was 1920 Olympian Admiral Willis A. Lee and track star Danielle Hoop. 

  • Rebels score district win...

    by brian blair

    N-H Sports Reporter 

    The Owen County Rebels went to Carroll County on Tuesday night looking for their first win of 2017. 

    They would get it as they knocked off the Panthers 58-42. The win avenged an earlier season loss at home to the Panthers. The Rebels used a big second half to pull away from the Panthers after the two teams were tied at 22-22 at halftime. 

  • Busy week ends with tough loss...

    They were seconds away from having a perfect week. 

    A busy week of basketball ended with disappointment for the Owen County Lady Rebels on Saturday. Gallatin County grabbed a rebound after a missed free throw and scored in the closing seconds to defeat the Lady Rebels 44-42. The basket came after Owen County led 41-38 with just over forty seconds to play in the game. 

  • Lady Raiders eliminate Lady...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels entered the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic last week looking to improve on recent history.
    The team tipped off against Eminence Jan. 9, at Gallatin County looking to win a first-round game for the first time since 2013. They would have little trouble in achieving that goal.
    After leading 4-3 early in the first quarter, the Lady Rebels would go on a 19-2 run to take a 23-5 lead in the second quarter. From there they would cruise to a 62-35 win over the Lady Warriors putting them in the semifinals.

  • A Comback win for the Lady Rebels

    Owen County won a couple of games on the hardwood last week. One was a close, come from behind win while the other was comfortable from the beginning.
    The team hosted Lloyd Memorial Jan. 3.
    The Lady Rebels jumped out to a 9-2 lead to begin the game before the Lady Juggernauts found their footing. Once the visitors settled in they would come back and take a 25-23 lead at the half.

  • Walton-Verona Bearcats roll by...

    The Owen County Rebels traveled to Walton-Verona Jan. 3 for a contest with the Bearcats.
    The Rebels entered the game with a nine-game winning streak over Walton-Verona. The last time the Bearcats defeated the Rebels was on Dec. 19, 2011, when they won 63-58. This would also be a close contest with Walton-Verona coming away with the 57-51 victory.