Golf: Princeton native and University of Alabama sophomore to be Emma Talley won her first match of the day at the US Women’s Amateur in Charleston, SC this morning. Talley defeated Tatiana Wijaya of Indonesia 8 and 7. Talley birdied three of the first five holes and eight of the 11 holes played in the match.
Talley will face the winner of the match between Ally McDonald of Mississippi and Maria Fassi of Mexico in the round of 16 matches this afternoon. A second win today moves Talley to the quarterfinals tomorrow. You can follow the progress of Talley’s match this afternoon at usga.org.
Hopkinsville’s Dayton Jones, Mitchell Moore and Cadiz’s Tyler Mitchell are playing their final rounds at the Kentucky Open today at Olde Stone Golf Club in Bowling Green.
Mitchell carded an even par 36 on the front nine today and stands at 8 over par, while Moore fired a one under 35 on the front nine to stand at 6 over par and Jones had a two over 38 on his first nine to stand at 7 over par.
The leader at 10 under par is Rick Cochran of Paducah, who along with former Murray State golfer Jared Wolfe of Louisville who’s four shots behind and Justin Perry of Bowling Green who’s five shots back just started their final round. You can follow the final round at kygolf.org.
MLB: The Chicago Cubs meet the Philadelphia Phillies in an afternoon game today, while St. Louis closes out a series with the Los Angeles Dodgers this evening.
Cincinnati and Atlanta have the day off. The Reds open a weekend series hosting San Diego tomorrow night, with coverage at 5:40 on News/Talk WHOP.
NFL: The first full week of pre season action begins this evening with games including the Tennessee Titans hosting the Washington Redskins at LP Field. Kickoff is just after 7 pm. Other action includes the World Champion Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay, while the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers host Denver, with the St. Louis Rams at Cleveland.
High School Football: Trinity High School is ranked in the pre season as the second ranked team in the nation according to the USA Today Super 25 poll. The Shamrocks are the defending Class 6-A champions and are replacing 10 defensive starters from last year and have only six returning starters this year. Trinity has won three straight Class 6-A titles.
College Basketball: Kentucky Sports Radio reports Indiana and Louisville will meet in the 2014-15 season at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The game between the teams will be part of the Jimmy V Classic on December 9, 2014 and be the first meeting between the schools since 2003.