Today's Sports

  • Eminence defeats Owen in final...

    By Eli Baker
    Special to The News-Herald

  • Cross country teams compete in...

    The 40th Annual Lexington Catholic Invitational was held Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Freshman Allison Bourne and Junior Colton Stedam received medals for their efforts.
    Bourne completed the state meet course in 21:13, placing 18th in the field of 183 competitors. Eighth-grader Destiny Goodrich placed 34th, missing a medal by only four spots. Stedam narrowly set a new record of 17:50.48 and placed 28th of the 235 runners. Westley Johnson had his best time of the season. Seventh-graders Eli Rice and Bryce Thornton and sophomore Kailey Cram set new PRs.

  • Rebels take down Panthers at home

    By Eli Baker
    Special to the News-Herald

  • Lady Rebels tame the Wildcats on...

    The Lady Rebels continued their winning streak last week with two victories added to their season record.
    Monday’s senior night ended at halftime after the ladies shutout the Gallatin County Lady Wildcats with a 10-0 mercy rule.
    Freshman Izzy Herdman led the Rebels with seven goals followed by Destinee Epperson with two and senior Jodi Ransdell with one.
    Senior Maci Osborne and McKenzie Edgett, along with Ransdell, were all recognized before the game during a senior night ceremony.

  • Season struggles continue for...

    The Rebels soccer team failed to score at home last week against the strong defense of the Gallatin County Wildcats with a 2-0 loss.
    The team traveled to New Castle Thursday in hopes of defeating the Henry County Wildcats on senior night. Owen County’s defense was no match for Henry Couny’s swift offense that outscored the Rebels 8-1 in a tough battle.
    Ricardo Perez was the only Rebel to connect for a goal against the Wildcats.
    The Rebels were back at home Saturday with a match against Garrard County.

  • Rebels defeat Gallatin County...

    Special to the News-Herald

  • Bearcats take down Rebels, 61-0

    By Eli Baker

    It was a tough night on the gridiron for the Owen County Rebels Friday at Walton as they took on the Walton-Verona Bearcats.
    On the first play of the game, the Bearcats threw a 35-yard touchdown. The Rebels then got the ball, but couldn't do much against Walton's defense.
    At halftime, the Bearcats were up 34-0. The Rebels got together to try to figure out a game plan to slow the Bearcats down and to score a couple of touchdowns.
    Following the half, the Bearcats were right back at it.

  • Rebels score a win against...

    The Rebels soccer team brought home their first win of the season following a trip to Warsaw where they took on the Wildcats Sept. 14.
    Senior Wade Cammack helped carry the Rebels to victory with a goal and two assists. Freshman Caden Hedger and Richardo Perez also scored a goal, bringing the Rebels up by three.
    Strong defense from the Rebels only allowed the Wildcats to score one goal.
    The win came after a loss against the tough defense of the Carroll County Panthers Sept. 12. The Panthers outscored the Rebels 9-1.

  • Lady Rebels end week on a high...

    The Lady Rebels soccer team had a short week after lightening ended the Sept. 19, game at halftime.
    The Lady Rebels were trailing Henry County's Lady Wildcats 3-0 when the game was called.
    Henry County outshot the Rebels defense 13-6 in the first half with three goals scored.
    The Lady Rebels quickly rebounded with a 10-0 win against Carroll County.
    Destinee Epperson dominated the first half with six goals and Katie Hensley nailing a 20-yard shot that connected for a goal to end the first half with a 7-0 lead.

  • Volleyball team picks up win...

    By Eli Baker
    Special to the News-Herald
    The Lady Rebels volleyball team picked up a big 31st District win against Henry County at home Thursday, winning the game 3-1.
    The win put the Lady Rebels at 14-6 on the season.
    In the first set of the varsity game, the Rebels were up 15-4, forcing the Lady Wildcats to call a timeout and figure out a game plan.
    Henry County fought back after the timeout, but the Lady Rebels won the first set, 25-15.
    In the second set, the Wildcats slowed the Rebels down, winning 25-16.