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Today's Sports

  • Squad ends exciting season

    They may not have won the match Oct. 13 but the night showed just how far the program has come.

    The Lady Rebels entered the 30th District semifinal match against Williamstown with nothing to lose. The team had already accomplished something by just being in the game. The appearance meant the Lady Rebels had won their opening round match with Gallatin County. It was their first ever win in the district tournament.

  • District Showdown Preview

    Opponent: Christian Academy of Louisville Centurions

    Time: 7:30 p.m.

    Place: Centurion Stadium in Louisville

    • CAL is 6-2 on the season. The Centurions had a four-game winning streak snapped Friday night as they dropped a 27-6 decision to DeSales.

    • The Rebels will be looking for their first district win over the Centurions. Since the two teams were placed in the same district, CAL is 2-0 versus Owen County. The Rebels did defeat the Centurions in the opening game of the 1999 season,14-0, in Owenton.

  • Owen Co. soccer teams bow out of...

    Both Owen County soccer teams entered their respective district tournaments knowing the road was going to be tough.

    The Lady Rebels opened up play in the 25th District Tournament Oct. 12 in Frankfort against Franklin County. Owen County played hard but in the end they lost 6-0 to finish the season.

    Owen County Girls Soccer Coach Mike Haines said he was proud of his team and the effort they gave all season. The team will have everyone back next season due to the fact that the roster did not contain a single senior.

  • Streak is over

    Seven-straight seasons of frustration for the Owen County Rebels ended Friday night. Joey Wood scored a pair of touchdowns and the Rebels’ defense again played well as Owen County defeated Carroll County 27-6 for its first win in the rivalry since 2002.

     “It feels really good,” Tyler Pruitt said after the game in a jubilant Owen County locker room. “We beat Gallatin, Trimble and Carroll County all in the same year.”

  • Golf team misses cut at...

    The Owen County girls’ golf team spent fall break in Bowling Green. The team was there to compete in the KHSAA Girls’ State Golf Tournament.

    On Thursday, the Lady Rebels had a chance to get out on the course at Bowling Green Country Club. They were able to get through most of the practice round before the rain began to fall. The rain did not quit until Saturday, wiping out the opening day of the tournament, which was scheduled to begin Friday. 

  • Volleyball team looks ahead

    In their third year of existence, the Owen County Lady Rebels continue to experience things for the first time.

    This week, they had the chance to host the 30th district tournament.  

    The week began with the Lady Rebels playing Gallatin County.

    The winner was to square off against Williamstown last night. The championship game will take place tonight.

    In their final tune up for the district tournament, the team played a pair of matches. The first came at home against Gallatin County.

  • Jaguars spoil homecoming game

    Homecoming is a night when queens are crowned and the home team is adorned with a win.

    In Owenton Friday night, Jensen Wainscott won the crown, but the home team was unable to win the game. East Jessamine took advantage of turnovers to spoil the night with a 22-0 win.

    The Rebel defense did its part Friday.

    The Jaguars came into the game averaging over 30 points a game. Owen County only gave up one defensive touchdown. East Jessamine’s other two scores would come off interceptions returned for touchdowns.

  • Friday night preview-Carroll...

    Opponent: Carroll County Panthers

    Place: Patterson Field

    Time: 7:30 p.m.

    • The Panthers began the season 5-0. Since then, they have lost their last two games. The first was to Trimble County and the second to Christian Academy of Louisville last Friday night.

    • In the Panthers’ five wins, they have scored no less than 26 points. The last two weeks against Trimble County and CAL, they have scored 19 and 6 points in their losses.

  • Colts cruise past Rebels, 53-0

    Friday in Lexington was opening day at Keeneland for its fall meet.

    On Friday night in Louisville, it was the DeSales Colts who did some running of their own against the Owen County Rebels.  

    The ninth-ranked team in Class 2A defeated the Rebels 53-0 on a soggy night.

    It was the second-straight week the Owen County team was shutout.  

    The loss dropped the Rebels to 2-5 overall and 0-1 in the district.

    With the victory, the Colts improved to 4-3 on the season and 1-0 in district action.

  • Owen soccer teams enter the...

    The postseason is here for soccer teams 

    Both soccer teams wrapped up the regular season last week.  

    The girls finished the season with a home game Oct. 5 against Henry County.

    The Lady Rebels were looking to defeat the Lady Wildcats after the two teams played to a 1-1 tie earlier this season in New Castle.  

    Morgan Walker and Stephanie Colligan each had goals as Owen County did get a 2-0 win to close out the regular season.

    Samantha Toole recorded the shutout in goal.