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Today's Sports

  • Girls golf team tackles...

    The Owen County Lady Rebels golf team was in action several times leading up to the beginning of school Aug. 12, starting the season July 31 at at the Pendleton County Invitational,
    As a team they finished in second place. Lydia Merrifield shot a 91 to tie for eighth place; Grace Chilton finished 10th with a 92; Morgan Woodyard shot 96 to finish 13th;  Debbie Farrar fired a 98 to land 16th; and Laura Duke finished a 26th place with a 114.

  • MBMS girls off to good start

    It has been a fast start for the MBMS Lady Rebels on the basketball court. The 7th grade team is 5-0 so far this year while the 8th grade team has started the season by winning four of their first five games.

  • MBMS Rebels fall to Gallatin

    The MBMS Rebels took on Gallatin County last week. Both the 7th and 8th grade teams came up short against the Wildcats.
    In the 7th grade game, the Rebels fell behind 12-2 after the first quarter and could not recover as they lost 37-15. Jacob Osborne led the way with eight points while Tennyson Hensley finished with four. Jalen Spaulding rounded out the scoring by tossing in three points.

  • Rebels win a wild one

    The start of Friday’s game was not great but for fans of the Owen County High School Rebels football team, the finish was fantastic.
    After trailing 19-6 in the second quarter, the Rebels’ offense came to life and beat Carroll County on Friday night in Carrollton, 43-39.
     It was the Owen County football team’s first win of the season.
    The Rebels opened the scoring late in the opening quarter when Jace Bruener raced 53 yards for a score to make the score 6-0.

  • Rebel Ramblings - Next game - At...

    • The Wildcats defeated the Rebels 48-0 last season in Warsaw.
    • Gallatin County’s 10 wins last year was the most wins for any Wildcat team in their eight seasons. They also reached the third round of the Class 2A State Playoffs last season.
    • Tim Browning is the only the coach the school has ever had.
    • Owen  County High School Head Football Coach Adam Folwer is 4-2 versus Gallatin County High School.
    • Owen County is 5-3 all-time against Gallatin County.

  • A victorious senior send-off

    The Owen County High School volleyball team is a senior-dominated squad.
    On Thursday night, the team said farewell to the 10 young ladies who were playing their final home match.
    The Lady Rebels hosted Heritage Academy Oct. 16. Before the match the team recognized Maggie Barnes, Carrla Brumely, Cheyenne Gaines, Kylee Hearne, Helen Kramer, Ashton Marcum, Caitlin Mayfield, Melinda Smith, Jessica Willhoite and Ayshia Wood.

  • Soccer teams ousted in district...

    Both Owen County High School soccer teams were eliminated in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament last week.
    The boys fell to Henry County High School 7-0 while the girls lost to Gallatin County High School 4-1.
    Preston Forsee and Quinn Cole were both named to the All-Tournament team for the boys and Adreanna Dalton and Hailey Chappell both earned All-Tournament team for the Lady Rebels.
    For the Rebels, they were led in scoring by junior Alex Hernandez, who put in six goals.

  • Cross-county team runs in NCKC...

    The Owen County High School cross county teams took part in the NCKC Championships on Oct. 14 at Walton-Verona High School.
    Autumn Hunter was the top finisher for the Lady Rebels as she came across the finish line in 10th place.
    Lucinda Beach came in 16th place and Samantha Tamplin finished 22nd.
    Piper Walker also claimed a spot in the top 30 as she placed 29th. Not far behind were Kailey Cram and Jessica Hardin, who finished 33rd and 34th.

  • Owen roots still strong with...

    The University of the Cumberlands swept a double-header last Tuesday against Montreat College. In doing so, their manager, Owen County native Brad Shelton, became the winningest coach in school history.

    The two victories gave Shelton 503 wins at the school, breaking the old mark of 502 held by Terry Stigall who coached at the Cumberlands for 19 seasons. Shelton breaks the record while in his 16th season.

    While Shelton gets credits for the wins in the history book the coach was quick to acknowledge all of those who helped him reach the special milestone.

  • MR. BASKETBALL

    Carson Williams has won plenty of awards throughout his career. None bigger than the one he brought back to Owenton last Tuesday night.

    The OCHS senior was named Mr. Kentucky High School Basketball at the annual Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony, held March 15 at the Lexington Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom.

    Williams is the first Rebel to ever win the state’s most prestigious award for basketball players.

    Joining him was Erin Boley, from Elizabethtown High School who captured the title of Miss Basketball.