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Today's Sports

  • Rebels sparkle on diamond

    After a tough start to last week, the Owen County High School baseball team finished strong.
    The Rebels began March 24 by traveling to take on Harrison County High School on Monday evening.
    The Thorobreds won the 10th Region title a year ago and reached the quarterfinals of the state tournament.
    Things would not go well for the Rebels as the Thorobreds would defeat Owen County 15-5.
    The team would remain on the road on March 27 as they made their way to Eminence to take on the Warriors.

  • Athletes shine on home turf

    On March 15,27 teams from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, and Pittsburgh, Penn. took part in the 2014 Rebel Judo Invitational.
    The Marion Police Athletic League from Marion, Ind. took first-place honors with 59 points. DAMAC from Dayton, Ohio took home second place with 42 points. Owen County Judo Team took third with 40 points.

     

  • Baseball team has perfect...

    No one may have a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket but the Owen County High School baseball team has begun the season unblemished.
    The team began the season last week with a pair of road games. The first came in Bedford against Trimble County on March 17.
    The Rebels put up 10 runs in the first three innings but had to hold off a Raider rally to win the game 10-6.
    Trimble County put up a five spot in the bottom of the fifth inning but could not manage to get any closer to drop their home opener.
    The next game meant another bus ride for Owen County.

  • Lady Rebels drop softball season...

    The 2014 softball season is under way.
    The Owen County High School Lady Rebels traveled to Franklin County last week to begin the new season.
    The team took on the Lady Flyers in the first game for both squads.
    Franklin County scored runs in each of the first four innings to take a 9-0 lead into the fifth inning.
    In the top of the fifth, Reagan Sutton doubled and came around to score on Allison Dempsey’s single for the lone Lady Rebels’ run.

  • Track teams face frenzy in Union

    The Owen County High School track teams spent Friday night in a frenzy.
    The teams traveled to Union where they took part in the Ryle Friday Night Frenzy. Paula Rivera, Hailey Hatchett and Autumn Hunter had good nights for the girls and Hunter Trenary performed well for the boys.
    Rivera finished fourth in the discus and ninth in the shot put while Hatchett was fourth in the shot put. Hunter finished eighth in the 3200-meter run. Trenary was second in the 3200-meter run and sixth in the 1600-meter run.

  • Winningest Senior Class

    Owen County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Devin Duvall would like to congratulate this year’s senior players as the winningest senior class in OCHS boys basketball history. Duvall said over the course of the past four seasons, from left to right, players Jarrod Ball, Bradley Duvall, Trevor Lykins, Hunter Trenary and Tucker Trenary have been part of three consecutive 31st district championships, two Eighth Region All ‘A’ championships and two NCKC championships. The senior class combined for a record of 76 wins and 40 losses, Duvall said.

  • Lady Rebels step up to the plate

    The Owen County High School softball team showed a great deal of promise in 2013. They are hoping to turn that promise into results in 2014.
    The Lady Rebels finished 11-17 last season. That can be somewhat deceiving when you dig a little deeper.
    Owen County scored 10 or more runs in five games last year and played competitively against one of the best teams in the Eighth Region.
    Owen County won its opening round game of the 31st District tournament over Eminence High School before falling 8-7 to Gallatin County High School in the semifinals.

  • Rebels ready to repeat

    With the baseball season scheduled to get underway this week, the Owen County High School Rebels are looking for many of the same results they found last season.
    The team’s overall record may have been what they had hoped but don’t think the team did not have some success on the diamond.
    While the Rebels finished 17-18 overall they won the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic and captured the 31st District title.

  • Boys hit the ground running

    The 2014 Owen County High School track season is off and running.
    On March 11, the boys’ team took part in the GOPW Gold Medal Meet at Walton-Verona. The Rebels had several outstanding performances including Michael Wash, who won the discus. Seth Shafer placed second; Andrew Banks, third; and Willie Johnson; sixth; in the same event.
    Shafer would finish first in the shot put while David Lewis was second; Sammy Chapman.  fourth; and Jesse McCracken, sixth.

  • Season begins for Lady Rebel...

    The Owen County High School girls track team started their season last week. The team took part in the GOPW Gold Medal Meet at Walton-Verona March 11.
    The team had a solid meet with some top performers in several events.
    Autumn Hunter won the 3200-meter run while Samantha Tamplin finished second. Nicole Jacobs won the 300-meter hurdles and finished second in the 100-meter hurdles.
    Danielle Roetker placed second in 100-meter hurdles.