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Today's Sports

  • Rebels down Demons

    The Owen County baseball team took the field twice last week. The Rebels lost to Carroll County before bouncing back and knocking off Williamstown.
    The Rebels began the week by taking on Carroll County in the Eighth Region All “A” Classic. The two teams met last year in the tournament with the Panthers winning, 11-7. This season was another slugfest, but the end result was the same as Carroll County won the game, 10-9.

  • Lady Rebels fall in finals

    When the Eighth Region All “A” Classic was held in January, it was assumed that Owen County would meet Walton-Verona in the championship game. A funny thing happened on the way to the finals, however, when the Lady Rebels lost to Williamstown in the semifinals.
    The two schools eventually squared off in the Eighth Region All “A” Classic Sunday at Gallatin County. It was not on the hardwood but on the softball diamond.
    Owen County began the tournament Friday with an easy 7-1 win over Carroll County.

  • That judo that you do so well

    On April 4 and 5, the West Michigan Sports Commission hosted the “2011 USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championship” and “Collegiate Open Championship” in Grand Rapids, Mich., at the DeVos Place.
    Approximately 400 competitors gathered from across the nation to compete in 100 different divisions.
    Owen County Judo Team members Robert Beverly, Chelsae Smith, and James Thompson competed in the “2011 USA Judo Youth and Scholastic National Championship” for athletes 19 and under.

  • On a winning streak

    Owen County’s Logan Harrod shows off the 2011 AAU State Championship trophy his team won in Lexington. Harrod plays for the Ville AAU team. This is the second year the team has been state champion. The team is currently 49-0 in the 10U division and has been champions of the Martin Luther King Classic, Gatorade Bluegrass Invitational, KBA Winter Hoopfest, FCA Hoops for Heaven and the Scott County Stampede. They will continue to play in the spring with their season culminating at the AAU National Tournament in July

  • Lady Rebels weather storm to win...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels took part in the “Where’s the Beach Classic” over the weekend in Rockcastle County. Maybe the event should have been named the “Where’s the Basement Classic?”
    After playing Friday night and losing 2-1 to Clay County in extra innings, the Lady Rebels were facing two more games Saturday. They did not know they would be taking on the weather as well.

  • Lady Rebels weather storm to win...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels took part in the “Where’s the Beach Classic” over the weekend in Rockcastle County. Maybe the event should have been named the “Where’s the Basement Classic?”
    After playing Friday night and losing 2-1 to Clay County in extra innings, the Lady Rebels were facing two more games Saturday. They did not know they would be taking on the weather as well.

  • Track teams perform well in...

    It was a good weekend for the Owen County track teams. Both the boys and the girls competed at the “Light the Night” meet at Walton-Verona. As a team, the boys finished in sixth place while the girls finished in seventh place. Both teams had several top-10 finishers.

  • Judo team shines at Tennessee...

    The Owen County Judo Team competed in the 2011 Tennessee Open State Judo Championship March 12 in Columbia, Tenn.
    The team started out the 2011 season strong.  Freshman Josh Ritchie suffered a broken collar bone earlier in the year but came out confidently with good clean throws in both of his matches and brought home first place in his division.
     

  • Judo team shines at Tennessee...

    The Owen County Judo Team competed in the 2011 Tennessee Open State Judo Championship March 12 in Columbia, Tenn.
    The team started out the 2011 season strong.  Freshman Josh Ritchie suffered a broken collar bone earlier in the year but came out confidently with good clean throws in both of his matches and brought home first place in his division.
     

  • Playing for a cause

    Saturday was a great day for golf.
    The 12th Annual Charlie Satterwhite Memorial Golf Shamble was held Saturday at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley.
    Windy and chilly conditions did not dampen the spirits of those who came to play golf and enjoy a good meal. The tournament raises money for the Satterwhite Fund which supports the Trust for Life Organ Donation Program. Some of the proceeds also go to help the Owen County Senior Citizens Activity Fund.