Prep Sports

  • Taking care of business

    The Owen County football team had a job to do on Friday night.
    The Rebels traveled to Eminence with two numbers in their heads. The first was six. A win would be their sixth of the season and would clinch a winning record. At the end of the evening with the clock reading all zeroes, Owen County had won the game 40-8.
    With the win they finished the regular season 6-4 marking the third time in the last five years the team had secured a winning record.

  • Lady Rebels finish second at regional competition

    The Owen County Lady Rebels traveled to Lexington on Saturday for the Region 5A Cross Country Meet with the goal of a finishing third. They did one better.
    The Lady Rebels finished second in the meet at Masterson Station Park hosted by Tates Creek.

  • Rebels earn home field advantage by defeating Gallatin

    There is no place like home for the Owen County Rebels.
    Patterson Field will be the site of a first round playoff game for the Owen County football team. The Rebels earned the right to host the game by defeating Gallatin County 8-6 on Friday night in Warsaw. The win clinched second place in the district.
    The Wildcats got on the board first when Jeffrey Bowling scored on a two-yard run with 6:51 left in the first quarter. The two-point conversion failed leaving the score 6-0.

  • Soccer team kicked from tournament by Simon Kenton

    The Owen County soccer team headed to the 8th Region Tournament for the first time since 2012 last week. Their stay did not last long.
    The boys traveled to Independence last Monday night to take on Simon Kenton in the first round. The Pioneers defeated the Rebels 9-1 to end their season. Owen County’s Rhyan Hatchett was named to the 8th Region All-Tournament Team.

  • Volleyball advances to semifinals

    The volleyball season for the Owen County Lady Rebels came to a close last week.
    The team took part in the 31st District tournament last week at Henry County. Owen County opened up play in the tournament by taking on Eminence. The team had played three times this season with the Lady Rebels winning two of the three. On this night, it would once again be Owen County who would earn the 3-0 match win. After winning the first game 25-13, the Lady Rebels took game two 28-26 and then closed out the match with a 25-14 victory in the third and final game.

  • Boys soccer falls to Carroll Co. in District Championship

    The Owen County boys entered the 31st District Tournament last week looking to do something they had not done since 2012.
    A win over Gallatin County last Tuesday night would mean a trip to the district finals and a spot in the 8th Region Tournament this week. Goals by Ricardo Perez and Christian Trejo gave the team a 2-0 win over the Wildcats and kept their season alive for at least two more games.

  • Volleyball finishes season play, begins tournament

    The Owen County volleyball team concluded the regular season last week.
    The Lady Rebels played their final regular season and home match of the 2015 season on Thursday night and recognized their five seniors in the process. Tori Cammack, Arielle Columbia, Bertha Aguazal, Courtney Gullion and Kirsten Parker were each honored during a ceremony before the team’s match with Heritage Academy.
    Once the match began the two teams played a hard fought, competitive match with the Eagles defeating the Lady Rebels 25-22 and 27-25.

  • Effort led by Chappell, Epperson not enough to defeat Henry Co.

    The season for the Owen County Lady Rebels ended in heartbreaking fashion last week in the opening round of the 31st District Tournament.
    The girls traveled to Carrollton on Wednesday night to take on Henry County. Hailey Chappell and Destinee Epperson would each score goals and the game would go to overtime tied at 2-2. The Lady Wildcats would, however scored in extra time to win the game 3-2 and end the season for the Lady Rebels.

  • Cross country competes at Woodford Co.

    It was a Saturday spent in Versailles for the Owen County cross country teams as the boys and the girls took part in the Woodford County Invitational.
    The best performance of the day was put in by freshman Lucinda Beach who won the junior varsity girls race. Morrissa McPherson also placed in the top 10 as she finished eighth. Caylin Trenary was 13th, Kailey Cram 14th, Julie Herrmann 16th, Autumn Hunter 21st, Samantha Tamplin 29th, Alexia Keeton 30th, Nicole Jacobs 31st and Jessica Herrmann 33rd.

  • Rebels victorious at Senior Night

    For the Owen County seniors, they are hoping Friday night was not their final home game.
    The Rebels used an excellent running game and good defense to defeat Carroll County 30-18 at Patterson Field. The win improves Owen County to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in district play, setting up a showdown this week in Warsaw against Gallatin County. A win by the Rebels clinches a second place finish in the district and a home playoff game the first Friday night in November.