Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers lit up the scoreboard with a season high 18 runs in an 18-8 rout of
The Hoppers scored 10 of their runs in the first two innings, then got a grand slam home run in the 4th inning from Zac Carter, who led the Hopper hitters with 3 hits in four at bats.
Newcomer Ryan Mosby pitched the first five innings in getting the pitching win, with Trevor Blocker getting the save. The Hoppers improved to 25-10 with the win, while
Elsewhere in the OVL last night:
Tonight’s games have
The league standings have Hoptown at 25-10, leading 21-14 Fulton by 4 full games, Madisonville is third at 19-16, 6 games back, Owensboro is 17-18, 8 games back, Dubois County is 17-19, 8 ½ games out and Marion at 6-28 is 18 ½ games behind Hoptown.
College Football: The Lexington Herald Leader has confirmed what was first reported last week concerning dismissed
Pancho Thomas was cited for possession of a controlled substance, while Khalid was cited for possession of marijuana. The two dismissals marked the fourth and fifth for “violation of team rules” since Mark Stoops became coach. Six other players transferred in the off season.
Dayton Jones and Anna Moore won the championship flight with a two day total of 120, Jim and Victoria Jones won the first flight with a 134 score, Troy Hopper and Tonya Wells won the second flight with a 135 score, Travis Brown and Lindsey Ward won the third flight with 139.
Jim and Judy Putty won the 4th flight with 144, Greg and Amy Seikman won the 5th flight also with 144, Lee and Megan Conrad won the 6th flight with a 146 score and James and Dot Fleming won the 7th flight with a two day score of 157.
The Links at Novadell will be hosting the Kentucky Junior Golf Tour today. Juniors from across the region will be playing in the event with tee times running from 8-10 am.
Phil Mickelson won a tune up for this week’s British Open by defeating Branden Grace in the first playoff hole of the Scottish Open. Mickelson hit a chip shot on the first sudden death hole to within a foot to make birdie and win the tournament.
Jordan Spieth became the first teenager in 82 years to win on the PGA Tour, winning a three way playoff at the John Deere Classic. Spieth, Zach Johnson and David Hearn all tied at 19 under at the end of regulation before the 19 year old Spieth won the tournament in the playoff.