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Today's Sports

  • Runnin’ Rebels get off to fast...

    The Owen County High School boys basketball team has started the season with the same opponent for the past six years.
    The Rebels began their series with the Western Hills Wolverines by dropping the first three meetings only to come back and win the next two.
    On Dec. 3 in Frankfort, Owen County made it three straight in convincing fashion.

  • Owen County girls drop home...

    If this season for the Owen County High School Lady Rebels will be a learning process then their first lesson was a tough one.
    The team began the season Dec. 3 as they hosted Shelby County High School.
    The Lady Rockets got off to a quick start and never looked back as they defeated the Lady Rebels 58-30.
    Owen County trailed 25-15 at halftime and was able to trim the deficit to 7 points in the third quarter but would not be able to get any closer.
    Freshman Alex Clifton led Owen County with 9 points. Another freshman, Morgan Ellis added 8 points.

  • Hoop runs at NAIA nationals

    Former Owen County runner does not let anything get in the way of running - not even surgery.
    After having surgery a little over a month ago, Hoop, a sophomore at the University of the Cumberlands, traveled to Lawrence, Kansas to compete in the NAIA National Cross Country Championships Nov. 23. She earned her place in the event by finishing second earlier in November at the Mid-South Conference Championship in Rio Grande, Ohio. It was the second year in a row she had finished second.

  • Forsee honored for efforts

    Owen County High School’s Preston Forsee was honored Nov. 25 by the NKHSSAA. He was named Goalie of the Year (Honorable Mention). He is joined in the picture with other outstanding soccer players from the northern Kentucky region.

  • Ellis shines in Louisville

    Laken Ellis, a fifth grader at Peaks Mill Elementary in Franklin County, ran in the Cross Country 
Coaches Youth National Championships held at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville on Nov. 23. Ellis placed 24th in her age division and set a new personal record of 12:24.92 in the 3K race. Ellis ran her first cross-country season this year with the Elkhorn Middle School team.  She is the daughter of Paul and Jo Carole Ellis, and the granddaughter of Joe and Betsy Peters of Monterey and Don Ellis and Donna Wainscott of Monterey.

  • IN SEASON: Lue Ree Ball

    Lue Ree Ball, 83 1/2 years old, recently harvested this 10-point buck on her farm on Ball Ridge Road.

  • IN SEASON: Kailtyn Parker

    Kailtyn Parker, the 13-year-old daughter of Rodney and Deborah Parker, shot and killed this eight-point buck while hunting with her uncle Brad Dunavent during deer season in Owen County.

  • Rebels looking to stay on top

    The Owen County High School Runnin’ Rebels have been the class of the 31st District the past two seasons. They are hoping to make it a third.
    The Rebels enter the 2013-2014 season as the two-time defending 31st District champions.
    In that time, they are 21-3 versus district competition. Their 20-10 record last year was also the second-straight season where Owen County has won at least 20 games.
    It was the third time the team has won 20 games under OCHS Boys Basketball Head Coach Devin Duvall.

  • Boys 31st District Preview

    Carroll County High School Panthers
    • The Panthers finished 16-12 last season.
    • Carroll County is once again coached by Carroll Yager.
    • They lost to Owen County in the 31st District semifinals.
    • They need to replace their top three scorers from last year. Dallas Gibson averaged 19 points and 5.5 rebounds a game, Trey Boles averaged 15.8 points while Brandon Stewart tossed in 10.2 points a contest.

    Eminence High School Warriors

  • Lady Rebels ready to return to...

    For five years, the Owen County High School girls basketball team had been the dominant force in the 31st District.
    Things changed last season when they were knocked off that perch. They are hoping a new year means a return to their old form.
    The Lady Rebels began last season 10-3 before the calendar turned to 2013.
    After Jan. 1, 2013,  the team finished the season 8-8 to end up 18-11 overall. They would go 6-2 against district competition.
    Those two losses would come against the same team.