Hoppers Baseball: The season came to an end for the Hoptown Hoppers last night, with the Hoppers falling 6-5 to
The Railroaders struck for three runs in the top of the 1st inning off starter Jake Bell, getting a two run home run then a solo blast to take a 3-0 lead. The Hoppers got two of the runs back in the bottom of the first.
Cole Isom in relief took the pitching loss, with the Hoppers led at the plate by Derek Ferch who was 2-4, Trevor Lowe was 2-5 with a pair of doubles and Zac Carter was 1-2.
A record crowd of 727 attended last night’s game at Tiger Field, sending the attendance figure to 10,757 for the 2013 season.
According to figures provided to WHOP Sports, 9,313 fans attended regular season games this year. In the 2012 season, 6,064 fans attended games during the regular season and with four playoff games, that number ended up being 7,690.
High School Baseball:
Perry was the head coach in the 2008 and 2009 seasons, going 42-20. The Tigers were 8th district runner ups in 2008 before losing in the first round of the 2nd region tournament and lost in the semi finals of the 2009 8th district tournament to Christian County. Perry is a 1982 graduate of Hopkinsville High.
Tickets for the game go on sale through tickemaster.com and at the Rupp Arena box office, along with rupparena.com beginning tomorrow. The game will take place one night following
Speaking of former Wildcat John Wall, he has signed a contract extension with the Washington Wizards. A news conference to make it official will be held today, but sources tell the Associated Press it’s for five years and worth $80 million.
Meanwhile, another former Wildcat is in trouble with the law. A