Golf: A large crowd of friends and family were at the Princeton Golf and Country Club last night to congratulate and offer well wishes to Emma Talley, the US Women’s Amateur champion. Talley says the experience is the greatest of her life and says after taking a couple of days of down time, she will head back for her sophomore year at the University of Alabama.
High School Golf: Christian County hosted Butler County in a match Tuesday at Western Hills, winning 183-209. Granger Greenwell was the medalist, pacing Christian County with a 40 according to media reports.
College Football: Austin Peay has lost two members of its football team. The school announced in a news release Tuesday that wide receiver Earlzo Singleton, signed this past spring has left school. Singleton came to Austin Peay from Rochester Community and Tech College in Minnesota.
Meanwhile, running back Reco Williams has been declared academically ineligible. Williams rushed for 501 yards for the Governors last season.
Following Tuesday’s practice, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops talked more in depth about safety Ashely Lowery and whether he will play in the opening game against WKU. Stoops said physically Lowery has recovered well from a traffic accident he was involved in back in May. However, Stoops has yet to decide if Lowery will start the first game because of a DUI he received in the accident in Georgia.
College Basketball: James Blackmon, Jr.-the son of former Kentucky standout James Blackmon-has received an offer to play collegiately for the University of Louisville. The Courier Journal reports Blackmon spoke to Louisville coach Rick Pitino Monday and could make an unofficial visit next week. Blackmon late last week reneged on his commitment to play for Indiana University.
The University of Kentucky announced Tuesday tip off for its game against Baylor in the Big 12/SEC challenge on Friday, December 6th will be at 9 pm Hopkinsville time. The game is part of a doubleheader to be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. The first game will feature Kentucky’s women going against Baylor.
The University of Tennessee will not have a home game against Kentucky this season for the first time in more than six decades. Vols coach Cuonzo Martin confirmed a report Tuesday the teams will not play in Knoxville this season for the first time since the 1952-53 season.
The two former SEC Eastern division rivals are not guaranteed two games against each other in a season anymore because the conference is no longer divided into two division for basketball. Kentucky was one of five conference opponents UT played twice last season.