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Today's Sports

  • Semifinal exit for boys soccer

    The Owen County High School boys soccer team reached the 31st District finals last year where they eventually lost to Carroll County High School.
    A return trip was not in the cards this season.
    The Rebels had the difficult task of playing Henry County High School in the semifinals on Oct. 15 on their home field in New Castle.
    The Wildcats had knocked off the Rebels twice during the regular season both in shutout fashion.

  • Deer Season: Elise Guest

    Elise Guest, 10, took this four-point buck Oct. 12 during youth hunt weekend. She is the daughter of David and Nicole Guest.

  • Rebel Ramblings: At home •...

    At home • Carroll Co.
    Friday • 7:30 p.m.

    • Owen County High School defeated Carroll County High School 59-41 last year in Carrollton.
    • With the Rebels wins in 2011 and 2012, they have won back-to-back games in the series for the first time since 2000 and 2001.
    • OCHS Head Football Coach Adam Fowler is 3-2 all-time versus Carroll County.
    • Michael Weedman is in his seventh season as the Panthers’ head coach. In those seven seasons, he is 37-35 overall.

  • Sports briefs: Cross country and...

    • The Owen County High School cross country teams ran at the Dragon Invitational on Saturday in Buckner. The meet was hosted by South Oldham High School. In the boys varsity race, Hunter Trenary finished fourth with a time of 16:18; Cory Hudnall finished 20th; Keith Stout, 30th; Logan Bitler, 33rd; and Kyle Flood, 34th.
    In the girls varsity race, it was Autumn Hunter finishing 22nd; Audrey Hager; 29th; and Samantha Tamplin, 31st.
    OCHS golf

  • Regular season winding down for...

    The Owen County High School volleyball team played a pair of tight matches last week. They won the first and dropped the second.
    The team’s opening match of the week came at Heritage Academy on Oct. 8.
    The Lady Rebels played the Eagles twice last season winning both matches with little trouble. After winning the first two sets on Oct. 8 25-18 and 25-20, Owen County was forced to play a fourth set after Heritage won the third 25-23.
    The Lady Rebels would wrap up the match in the fourth set by winning 25-20.

  • Soccer teams finish regular...

    The regular season is over for the Owen County High School soccer teams.
    With two games at home, the boys team wrapped up its regular season.
    On Oct. 8, the team hosted Walton-Verona High School.
    The two teams met earlier in the year in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic championship game. The Bearcats won that game 7-0.
    The result last week was not all that different as Walton-Verona would prevail 6-0. On Oct. 10,  the Rebels welcomed Villa Madonna to Patterson Field where the two teams would play to a 0-0 tie.

  • Homecoming heroes

    It was a night for celebrating at Patterson Field on Friday.
    Before the game, Krissy Swigert was named 2013 Owen County High School Football Homecoming Queen.
    At halftime, Owen County honored the first Rebel football team from 1963 and rededicated Guy Patterson Field.
    The evening wrapped up by celebrating an Owen County win.
    After falling behind 6-0 in the first quarter, the Rebels’ defense held Trimble County High School scoreless the rest of the night.

  • Trenary wins NCKC, sets new...

    It was a repeat performance for Hunter Trenary at the NCKC meet last week at Trimble County.
    Trenary won the meet for the second-straight year. In doing so, the Owen County standout set a new meet record at 16:41.
    In the meet, Keith Stout was 11th; Cory Hudnall was 12th; Logan Bitler finished 16th; Kyle Flood, 26th; Westley Johnson, 33rd; Isaac Beverly, 34th; and Noah Hunter, 38th.
    As a team, the Rebels finished third overall.
    For the girls, it was Autumn Hunter finishing seventh; Audrey Hager, 17th; and Samantha Tamplin, 24th.

  • Rebels fall in district opener

    The opening five weeks of the season have not gone exactly how the Owen County High School Rebels had wanted.
    As they headed to Verona Friday night, they were hoping district play would provide them with a fresh start.
    After being held to just three first-quarter points, the Bearcats were able to get things going in the second quarter. The offense was able to extend the lead to 17-0 before William Lattimore picked off a Tanner Smith pass and returned it 21 yards for a Walton-Verona touchdown.

  • Rebel Ramblings: At home •...

    • Trimble County High School is 0-6 overall on the season and 0-1 in the district. The Raiders are coming off a 22-12 loss to Eminence on Friday night.
    • Trimble County is coached by Justin Franklin who is in his second season at the helm.
    • The Rebels defeated the Raiders 57-6 last season in Bedford.
    • The Raiders have lost 14-straight games. Their last win came on Aug. 24, 2012 when they beat Clinton County High School 10-8 at home.