Hoppers Baseball: One game after clinching the Ohio Valley League’s regular season championship, the Hoptown Hoppers saw their 10 game win streak end at
The Hoppers took a 1-0 in the 1st inning, but the Bombers struck for a pair of runs in the 3rd and 5th innings to take a 4-1 lead. The Hoppers then scored twice in the 6th, thanks to a single by Derek Ferch who later scored on a throwing error and a fielders choice by Riley Sanderson that brought home Geordie Carlson to make it 4-3 Dubois County.
The Hoppers got a lead off double in the 7th from Chase Denton, who later scored on a sacrifice fly by Mason Colquitt to tie the game at 4-4.
Derek Ferch and Chase Denton each had two hits for the Hoppers, while Trevor Blocker in relief of Dustin Tuck took the pitching loss. The Hoppers are now 31-11 on the season.
Rain forced the postponement of the other games in the OVL last night between
Tonight’s lone game is scheduled to be
College Football: The Courier Journal reports the
Three members of Middle Tennessee’s football team were arrested over the weekend. The Tennessean reports 20-year-old defensive tackle DJ Jones, 20-year-old cornerback Rodney O’Neal and 20-year-old defensive tackle Marcus Robinson were taken into custody Saturday.
Jones is charged with two counts of domestic aggravated assault, with O’Neal and Robinson charged with aiding and abetting. The alleged assaults occurred in a series of events, with a MTSU public information officer saying more details on the matter would be released today.
College Basketball: Former Tennessee Vols standout Trae Golden has found a new college home. Georgia Tech announced on Saturday the senior point guard plans to join their program and seek a hardship waiver from the NCAA to be eligible immediately. Golden left the
The Knoxville News Sentinel reported there had been rumors Golden would not be allowed to continue academically at UT after the spring semester and would not have been allowed to take summer classes. Golden, however, told ESPN.com he left
NHL: The Nashville Predators announced Sunday the resigning of restricted free agent Nick Spaling. The 24-year-old signed a one year $1.5 million deal avoiding arbitration. Spaling had nine goals and four assists in the strike shortened season last year.