Today's Sports

  • Showing support

    First Farmers Bank made its annual donation to the Owen County High School basketball program as part of its 3-Point Challenge. The bank made a donation for each successful 3-point shot the boys and girls varsity teams made during the regular season. Top: Darryl Traylor, president of First Farmers Bank, gives a $700 check to Owen County High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Devin Duvall, left, and Owen County High School Athletic Director T.J. Wesselman. Bottom: Traylor presents the donation to Wesselman and Owen County High School Head Girls Basketball Coach Bob Osborne, left.

  • Lady Rebels gear up for...

    Tournament time has arrived for the Owen County Lady Rebels. While the team has some lofty goals for the next two weeks, they still had some work to do to get ready.
    Owen County was in action twice last week to close out the regular season. The girls spent Feb. 13 at Anderson County before coming home for Senior Night on Friday against Grant County.
    The game against the Lady Bearcats in Lawrenceburg did not go as planned as the Lady Rebels got off to a slow start and fell 61-46.

  • Girl’s 31st District Preview

    • Owen County will enter this year’s tournament as the four-time defending district champs. The Lady Rebels defeated Gallatin County 58-47 in the championship game last season at Henry County.
    • The last time someone other than Owen County won the 31st District was in 2007 when Carroll County defeated Owen County 42-41 in the finals at Henry County.
    • The last someone other than Owen County or Carroll County won the 31st District was 2004 when South Oldham claimed the title.

  • Boy’s 31st District Preview

    • Henry County will enter this year’s tournament as the defending champs. The Wildcats defeated Gallatin County 67-61 last year in New Castle.
    • The last time the tournament was held in Owenton was 2008. That season saw Gallatin County and Owen County advance to the finals. The Wildcats defeated the Rebels 53-43 to claim the championship.
    • Owen County last won the 31st District in 2009. The Rebels knocked off Henry County in Carrollton to cut down down the nets.

  • Owen County Parks and Recreation...

    The following are results from the Owen County Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball Leagues:

    Biddy Ball K/1
    Colonels:  N. Kemper 1, B. Kemper 7, Hudson 1, Jimino 4.
    Hilltoppers:  New 4, Ferguson 2, Myers 2, Wobrey 1.
    Bearcats:  Baxter 2, House 2, Doss 1, Prather 9, Wilson 4.
    Thorobreds:  Clemmons 2, Spencer 2, Logan 4, Patton 9.
    Wildcats:  Hobbs 2, Isaacs 9.
    Huskies:  Cammack 3, Hanson 1, Rice 4, Bond 4.
    Huskies:  Gentry 1, Rice 7, Bond 6, Perkins 1, Layne 8.

  • Rebels ready for a run

    The regular season is over.
    The Rebels wrapped up it up last week. Owen County ended the campaign by knocking off Walton-Verona at home and falling to Oldham County on the road.
    The team finished the season by becoming just the third team in program history to win at least 20 games. Owen County finished 20-10.
    They also won 20 games in 1996 and 2007.

  • Champions once again

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  • Lady Rebels go pink in victory...

    The school colors may be maroon and white but Friday night, the Owen County Lady Rebels added another hue to to their home uniforms.

  • Another Perfect Performance

    The football team did it.
    The Lady Rebels basketball team did it too.
    On Thursday night in Eminence, the Runnin’ Rebels also achieved perfection in district play.
    Owen County High School defeated the Warriors 69-44 to finish the season unbeaten in 31st district action.
    When one includes wins over Gallatin County and Carroll County in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic, the Rebels went 10-0 against district competition. It is the first time the team has finished the season unbeaten in the 31st district.

  • After one close call, Lady...

    On Jan. 30, the Owen County Lady Rebels saw their game with Collins come down to the final possession before they could claim victory. The rest of the week saw much less drama.
    Against Collins, Rianna Gayheart scored 31 points on the night but it was her last two points that propelled the Lady Rebels to a 45-43 win over the Lady Titans.
    The senior scored on lay-up with nine seconds left in the game to give her team the lead.
    After calling timeout, Collins inbounded the ball to halfcourt before calling another timeout to setup the final possession.