Today's Sports

  • Lady Rebels cruise to pair of...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels welcomed a pair of teams to Owenton last week and sent them both back home with decisive defeats.
    The Lady Rebels began the week by hosting Switzerland County last Monday night. After leading by just seven points at halftime, Owen County outscored their opponent 44-9 in the second half to win the game 61-19.
    Defensively the Lady Rebels held the Lady Pacers to just two points in the second quarter and one point in the fourth quarter.

  • Rebels win season opener against...

    The Owen County Rebels opened up the season at home on Tuesday night the same way they have opened up the five previous seasons. They played and defeated Western Hills.
    The Rebels welcomed the Wolverines to Owenton and proved to be ungracious hosts as they sent them back to Frankfort with a 68-48 loss. An Austin Fitzgerald three-pointer just ahead of the halftime buzzer gave Owen County a 24-21 lead heading into the locker room.

  • Lady Rebels 3-0 to start season

    The Owen County Lady Rebels are 3-0 to start the season. It is the first time since 2012 the team has begun by winning their first three games.
    The Lady Rebels opened the season last Monday on the road at Eminence. Behind 25 points and 12 rebounds from Alex Clifton, the team rolled to a 63-38 win over the Lady Warriors. It is the third straight season Owen County has opened the season against Eminence and won.
    Molly Gamble chipped in with 17 points and six rebounds while Haley Young added eight points and Destiny Young five points.

  • Runnin’ Rebels tip off new...

    A new basketball season will tip-off in Owenton on Tuesday night. The Rebels open up the 2016-2017 campaign against Eminence.
    Owen County is coming off a historic season that saw the Rebels finish 29-4. They won their second straight 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic and advanced to the semifinals of the State Tournament. The Rebels captured their fifth straight 31st District title before being knocked out of the 8th Region Tournament by the eventual champion South Oldham.

  • Lady Rebels begin new season at...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels enter the 2016-2017 season in a position they have not been in since 2012. They will begin the new campaign as the defending 31st District champs.
    The Lady Rebels start the new season on Monday night on the road at Eminence. They will be at home for the first time on Dec. 1 against Williamstown.


    The Owen County football season ended on Thursday night. Covington Holy Cross defeated Owen County 55-12 to advance to the second round of the Class 2A State Playoffs.
    The loss was the fifth time since 2009, the Indians have ended the season for the Rebels.

  • 10th-place finish for girls at...

    The Owen County girls had a goal when the 2016 cross country season started. They wanted to finish in the top-10 at the state cross country meet.
    After a 13th place finish in 2015, the team went to Lexington on Saturday and finished in tenth place overall.
    “Thanks to a great effort by all seven runners we reached our goal,” head coach Heidi Williams said of her team's performance.

  • Parks and rec teams win big at...

    Saturday was a big day for the Owen County Parks and Recreation Football League.
    The Midgets and the Mighty Pros traveled to Gallatin County, and both came home with championship trophies for winning their respective Super Bowls.

  • Lady Rebels running back to...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels are running back to the Class A State Cross Country Meet.
    The team finished second on Saturday at the Region 5A Meet in Danville earning a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday morning. It is the second straight year the team has finished as the regional runner-up.
    Three members of the team finished in the top-ten. Allison Bourne was fifth, Autumn Hunter ninth and Julie Herrmann tenth. For Hunter, the only senior, this will be her third and final time to run in the State Meet.

  • Rebels finish regular season...

    Friday night was the final regular season game for the Owen County football team. It was also the last time to play at home for six seniors. They went out with a bang.
    After falling behind in the first half, the Rebels ran past Eminence in the second half to win 40-16.
    The victory allowed, Hailey Chappell, Ross Ford, Alex Gomez, Josh Payton, Austin Riggs, J.J. Smith and the rest of the Rebels to finish the season at 5-5 overall.