Today's Sports

  • Wildcats edge Rebels to earn...

    The Owen County Rebels entered Friday night’s game looking to secure a home game in the first round of the Class 2A State Playoffs. They would fall just short.
    Gallatin County came to Owenton and spoiled their chances of playing at home the first week of November. The Wildcats defeated the Rebels 14-13 to finish second in the district and earn a home game for themselves.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    The Rebels defeated the Warriors 40-8 last season.
    Eminence is 4-5 on the season. They have lost three straight.
    After scoring 236 in their first six games, the Warriors have scored just 18 points in the last three games.
    Eminence is coached by Tye Lawson who is in his first season.
    Other games this week involving district teams includes Carroll County travelling to Dayton while Gallatin County hosts Middletown Christian from Ohio. Walton-Verona and Trimble County are each off.

  • A showdown for home field...

    Whenever Owen County and Gallatin County meet on the field of competition, it is a big game. Friday night’s game at Patterson Field will have a little something extra on the line. The Rebels defeated Carroll County 14-12 Oct. 14 in Carrollton to improve to 4-4 overall and 2-1 in the district. Gallatin County, who did not play last week, is 5-3 overall and also 2-1 in district play. The winner this week will earn home field advantage in the opening round of the Class 2A State Playoffs which begin Nov. 5.

  • Volleyball Looking for First...

    With two wins last week, the Owen County volleyball team tied the school record for most wins in a single season. They are hoping the historic season isn’t over yet.
    After dropping a match to Anderson County to begin last week, the Lady Rebels bounced back and knocked off Woodford County and Heritage Academy to close out the regular season with 21 wins. The only other time the team won at least 21 matches was in 2011 when they finished 21-14.
    Head coach  Amy Fecke, said her team’s hard work has paid off this year in a big way.

  • Lady Rebels soccer team runners-...

    The Owen County girls’ soccer team entered the 31st District Soccer Tournament last week looking to go where they had not been since 2012. The championship game.
    With their 3-0 win last Tuesday night at home over Henry County the Lady Rebels accomplished that feat. Hailey Chappell had a pair of goals and Megan Bruener added another to avenge a 3-2 loss to Henry County in the semifinals last season at Carroll County. Hailey Chamberlin and Haliee Gordon each had assists in the game while Kendrah Ashby earned the shutout in goal.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    The Rebels defeated the Wildcats 8-6 last year in Warsaw.
    Last year’s win snapped a two-game losing streak against Gallatin County.
    The Wildcats finished 4-7 last season.
    Gallatin County is coached by Tim Browning who is in his 11th season.
    Owen County gave Gallatin County their first loss in school history on Aug. 25, 2006.
    In other games this week involving district teams, Trimble County host Carroll County and Walton-Verona travels to play at New Richmond, Ohio.

  • Sports Shorts | Oct. 19, 2016

    •  The boys’ soccer team concluded the 2016 season on Monday in the semifinals of the 31st District Tournament. The Rebels fell 8-0 to Carroll County. The Panthers would go on to win the championship game on Thursday night. Braden New and Josh Juarez were named to the All-Tournament Team. New finished the season tied for the team lead in goals with Christian Trejo. Both players had four goals. Richardo Perez and Wade Cammack each ended the year with three assists.

  • Soccer teams finish regular...

    The Owen County soccer teams wrapped up their regular season last week. The boys and the girls both played road games last Monday at Gallatin County and Tuesday at Carroll County.
    On Monday evening the boys dropped a 6-2 decision to the Wildcats. Wade Cammack and Brandon New each scored goals while Kameron Kelly and Caleb Wilhoite had assists. The Rebels would then lose to Carroll County on Tuesday night 4-0.

  • 42-0: Rebels blank Raiders

    The Owen County Rebels have dominated Trimble County on the gridiron as of late. That dominance was on full display in Bedford as the Rebels defeated the Raiders 42-0 on Friday night. It was the second straight season the team has shutout Trimble County.
    In the five meetings before Friday’s game in Bedford, Owen County was 5-0 having won by a combined margin of 201-24.
    The Rebels scored via the ground and through the air in the victory. Three different players scored rushing touchdowns while Ty Smith tossed touchdowns to three different Rebels.

  • Rebel Ramblings

    Owen County won 30-18 last year in Owenton.
    In the last ten meetings between the two schools, the series is even at 5-5.
    The Panthers are coached by Lee Downey who is in his second season.
    Carroll County finished the season 5-6 in 2015.
    The Panthers have not enjoyed a winning season since 2012 when they finished 7-4.
    In other district action on Friday night, Walton-Verona (5-3, 3-0) hosts Trimble County (1-7, 0-2). Gallatin County has a bye.