Thursday’s High School Sports Scores
Girls Soccer: Caldwell County over Trigg County 10-2, Todd Central over Franklin Simpson 4-1, Union County over Hopkins Central 3-2, McCracken County over Paducah Tilghman 7-1, Evansville Reitz blanked Henderson County 4-0, Ohio County over Muhlenberg County 10-0, Graves County was also a 10-0 winner over Mayfield, Ballard Memorial over Lyon County 10-2.
Boys Soccer: Christian County over St. Mary 5-2, Heritage Christian lost to North Hardin Christian 2-1, Franklin Simpson over Logan County 4-2, Madisonville and Greenwood played to a 2-2 tie, Hopkins Central and Union County played to a 0-0 tie, Lyon County and Ballard Memorial tied at 2-2, McCracken County edged Paducah Tilghman 1-0, Muhlenberg County nipped Glasgow 4-3.
Volleyball: Christian County defeated Hopkinsville 3 sets to none, Trigg County nipped Union County 3-2, Caldwell County over Madisonville 3-0, Logan County over Russellville 3-0, Muhlenberg County defeated Hopkins Central 2-1, Graves County over Crittenden County 3-0, Community Christian over Murray 3-0, Ballard Memorial over Mayfield 3-0.
Volleyball: Christian County, McCracken County and Greenwood are participating in the BIVT tournament at Lexington Lafayette.
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville faces Apollo, Caldwell County meets Pendleton County and Graves County meets Ballard at the Purples Classic at Bowling Green High.
Boys Soccer: Marshall County meets South Warren and McCracken County meets Covington Holy Cross at the Purples Classic at Bowling Green High.
High School Football: A number of area teams are in action this evening including: Fort Campbell going to Russellville, Todd Central entertains Northwest, Trigg County at Marshall County, Logan County hosts South Warren, Hopkins Central plays at Crittenden County in the Kentucky National Guard Warrior Bowl, Henderson County hosts Evansville North, Webster County hosts Muhlenberg County.
Graves County welcomes Franklin Simpson, Paducah Tilghman at Evansville Reitz, McCracken County at Mayfield, Murray meets Calloway County in the Crosstown Rivalry Game at Stewart Stadium on the Murray State campus, Greenwood at Allen County Scottsville, Warren Central at Boyle County, Warren East hosts Barren County, Owensboro at Apollo, Daviess County at Owensboro Catholic.
Christian County and Hopkinsville both return to action tomorrow night in the Toyota of Hopkinsville/Jerry Claiborne Bowl. The Colonels face Hillsboro High from Nashville, coached by former Hopkinsville coach Craig Clayton at 5, followed by Hopkinsville and West Creek. Coverage begins with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 4:35 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other Saturday games have Caldwell County meeting Union County in the Kentucky National Guard Warrior Bowl at Crittenden County, with Bowling Green meeting Bryan Station in the Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic.
College Football: Three Southeastern Conference teams opened their seasons last night with 6th ranked South Carolina defeating North Carolina 27-10, with Vanderbilt losing a wild game to Ole Miss by the score of 39-35.
In the OVC: UT Martin over Chattanooga 31-21, Eastern Kentucky defeated Robert Morris 38-6, Southeastern Louisiana over Southeast Missouri 45-7, Tennessee Tech rolled over Cumberland 63-7.
Action tomorrow includes Kentucky opening the season against Western Kentucky at LP Field in Nashville. The game features new coaches Mark Stoops of UK and Bobby Petrino of WKU. Kickoff is at 6, with pre game coverage on the air at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Other games tomorrow have Tennessee hosting Austin Peay, with both schools featuring new coaches in Butch Jones for the Vols and Kirby Cannon for the Governors. Murray State opens its season at Missouri. Louisville opens its season Sunday hosting Ohio University.
The University of Louisville learned Thursday it will open the 2015 football season against Auburn University in the Chik-Fil-A Kickoff Classic. The game will take place on September 5th at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans finish the pre season 1-3 after a 24-23 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Former WKU tight end Jack Doyle caught a touchdown pass late in the first half for the Titans. Tennessee opens the season a week from Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field.