Today's Sports

  • Owen County Youth Soccer League

    HotShots - 2 vs Big Monsters - 0
    On a bright sunny afternoon, the HotShots held the Big Monsters scoreless after an aggressive match.
    Price Griffin scored early for the HotShots. Gabi Stewart played strong defense and had many great passes forward to the strikers. Landen Perkins was strong in the goal during the first quarter and carried that strength onto the field while playing fullback. Griffin scored again in the third quarter.
    Hayden Wilson played goalie during the fourth quarter and preserved the shutout.

  • Wright joins campbellsville

    On April 16, a long-time childhood dream became reality for Thomas Wright as he signed a letter of intent to play college football with Campbellsville University.  
    Thomas, a senior at Owen County High School, has played football since fourth grade and played offensive lineman and some defensive back for the Rebel football team the last four years.  
    He was named co-captain by his team last season.
    Thomas will be a freshman at Campbellsville this fall.
    He and his family are very excited to begin this new adventure.  

  • MBMS squad takes second

    The Maurice Bowling Middle School baseball team finished second in the Anderson County Middle School Showcase. The Owen County squad defeated Bondurant Middle School, Anderson County, Danville and East Jessamine to win their pool. They lost to Somerset Meese in the championship game. Pictured are (front row, from left to right) Josh Spaulding, David Gray, Grant Cobb, Kirby Young, Jason Gray, and Aaron Bihl, Back row (left to right): Mike Fitzgerald (coach), Austin Fitzgerald, Nolan Tackett, Cameron McAnally, Patrick Osborne, Trace Ogden, Grant McMillen, and Brian Young (coach).

  • ‘A’ championship weekend

    The week for the Owen County High School baseball team got off to a great start.
    It ended even better.
    The Rebels began with wins on April 8 and 9.
    Owen County defeated Western Hills High School 4-1 on April 8 in Owenton. The win was the second of the season over the Wolverines. Owen County came away with a 3-2 win over Western Hills on March 15.
    The Rebels then headed to Shelbyville on April 9 where the Rockets were riding a 13-game winning streak.

  • Lady Rebels drop ‘A’ tournament...

    The Owen County High School softball team doesn’t want to see Gallatin County High School anytime soon.
    The two teams squared off twice last week and the Lady Wildcats won both times.
    The first meeting came April 9 when the Lady Rebels traveled to Warsaw to take on their district rivals.
    It was the first meeting between the schools since Gallatin County defeated Owen County 3-2 in Warsaw in the championship game of the 31st District Tournament a year ago.

  • Track teams finish second

    The Owen County High School track teams took to the track twice last week and ran away with two-second place finishes.
    The teams were in action April 8 at the third-annual GOPW Gold Medal Meet at Pendleton County.
    The meet included teams from Walton-Verona, Pendleton County and Grant County high schools. Both the boys and the girls finished second behind the Bearcats from Walton-Verona.

  • Softball team preparing for All...

    The Owen County High School softball team is hoping to get back to a place they were a year ago. If they do get there, they will be looking for a better result.
    Owen County will be taking part in the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic this week when they take on Gallatin County Friday evening.
    They will get ready for the tournament by, ironically, taking on Gallatin County. The two teams were scheduled to play on Tuesday night in Warsaw.

  • Rebels play well at Valley...

    While others spent spring break relaxing, the Owen County High School baseball team spent the week on the diamond.
    The Rebels played four games in four days at the Valley Invitational in Louisville.
    Owen County opened up the week April 1 against Bardstown.
    The Tigers picked up a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 6-3 lead.
    They would tack on two more runs in the bottom of the sixth to extend the lead to 8-4 and eventually win the game by the same score.
    On April 2, the Rebels would take on the Bearcats from Beth Haven.

  • Walker signs with Berea

    Morgan Walker, front row, second from left, signs a letter of intent to play soccer next fall at Berea College. Walker helped lead the Lady Rebels to their first ever 31st District championship in 2012. Also pictured are, back row, from left to right, are Walker’s long-time coach Mike Haines; soccer coach Derrick Cleamons; Owen County High School Athletic Director TJ Wesselman; and Owen County High a Principal Duane Kline. Front row: Morgan Walker’s mother Brandy Neal; Morgan Walker;  her father, Tom Walker; and Berea College Soccer Coach Cary Tsamas.

  • OCYSL: HotShots, Team Ward play...

    HotShots - 0 vs. Team Ward - 0
    The HotShots played Team Ward to a draw on Saturday with every player making improvements from the first game. Players Blaine Spencer, Eli Myers, Luke Myers and Gabi Stewart were aggressive while improving their passing skills during the game.
    Alexa Clifford defended well by clearing the ball down the field many times as fullback.
    Price Griffin stopped the ball after an attack on the goal maintaining the zero score at the second quarter.