Today's Sports

  • Championship belongs to Lady...

    The Owen County High School girls golf team played at the Henry County Country Club twice last week and in both cases, they dominated.
    The Lady Rebels won a team match last week in New Castle against the Lady Wildcats.
    They then returned and won the NCKC Tournament.
    Against Henry County, the team was led by Shelby Power, who fired a nine-hole total of 38. Kennedi Dermon and Lynsey Farrar each shot 43. Julie Spaulding posted a 47 while Aly Minch shot 48. Mackenzie Payton from Henry County finished with the low round of the day as she carded a 35.

  • Rebels having big year on pitch

    The Owen County High School boys soocer team has already doubled its win total from last year. They hope they are not finished.
    In three games last week, the Rebels went 1-2.
    On Sept. 11,  the Rebels dropped a 2-1 decision at Carroll County before defeating Gallatin County 2-1 on Sept. 12 in the Frankfort High Invitational.
    On Thursday night, Owen County returned to Frankfort where they fell 1-0 to Spencer County.
    Austin Collins scored the lone goal against the Panthers and was assisted by James Marston.

  • Rebel Ramblings: Bellevue

    •    The Rebels are 2-2 on the season and are coming off a bye on Friday night. Owen County has six regular season games remaining on the schedule. Three are at home while three are on the road.
    • Bellevue is 2-3 on the season. The Tigers played Friday night as they defeated Carroll County 30-8 in Carrollton. It was the Panthers’ first loss of the season.
    • These two teams squared off last year in Bellevue. The Rebels came back to Owenton with the 38-12 victory.

  • Rebels lighting up links

    The Owen County High School boys golf team had another great week on the golf course.
    The boys began the week with a  match Sept. 10  against Simon Kenton and Gallatin County.
    Justin Trusty grabbed medalist honors with a 39 to lead the Rebels to the victory.
    Austin Fitzgerald fired a 41; Cole Hamilton, 42; and Jordan Prather, 44. Sixth-grader Blake Bruce made his Rebels debut and shot a 48.

  • Racing encore at Speedway

    The sound of roaring engines will once again be heard this weekend at Kentucky Speedway.
    The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will be on the track Friday night for the running of the Kentucky 201.
    The race gets underway at 7:30 p.m.
    The NASCAR Nationwide Series will practice on the track twice on Friday afternoon.
    James Buescher captured the checkered flag back in June during the UNOH 225. Brad Keselowski finished second followed by Ty Dillon in third.

  • Owen County Youth Soccer results...

    Orange Crush – 5 vs. Big Monsters – 4
    The Orange Crush, coached by Larry Kenner, fought for the victory after falling behind 0–3 early in the game.
    Scoring for Orange Crush were Brady Kemper with two; Ashton Moore with two; and James Grider with one.
    Avery Miller, Anna Riddle, Kemper and Moore saved multiple shots as they shared goalie duties.
    Kailyn Duncan, Kaileigh Grider, Jackson Swigert and Riddle played solid defense breaking many runs by the Big Monsters.

  • Local golfers set event record...

    Todd Marston’s team of Doug Terry, Bryan New, Ronnie Dunavent and Marston won the final format of the two-day event at the Peninsula Golf Course in Danville.
    Doug Terry shot a 2 over par 74 to lead the team.
    Each group would choose the three best balls from the team.
    Terry birded three of the four par threes.
    Bryan New had three birdes with Marston and Dunavent having one each.
    Terry’s 74 was the lowest score for the two-day event.

  • Rebels’ second-half surge leads...

    Going into Friday night’s game with Owen County High School, the Western Hills’ defense had given up 156 points in three games. You can add 49 more to that total.
    After taking a 21-20 lead into halftime, the Rebels came out of the locker room and exploded for 28 second-half points.
    The defense did its job as well as Owen County evened its record at 2-2 with a 49-20 win over the Wolverines.
    The two teams played a scoreless first quarter before the Wolverines put the first points on the board in the second.

  • Rebels getting their kicks

    Boys soccer

  • Middle-school Rebels stay...

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School Rebels are not just beating people on the football field  - they are dominating.
    In the last two weeks, the Rebels have played two games that have not been close. They defeated Gallatin County 48-0 and Frankfort 36-6.
    Against Gallatin County, the Rebels got off to a fast start when Nolan Tackett connected with Patrick Osborne for a 40-yard touchdown. Austin Riggs made good on the 2-point conversion put MBMS on top 8-0 before the crowd had settled into the bleachers.