Sports Tonight with Todd Hamilton is this evening in abbreviated edition at 5:06 on News/Talk WHOP. Todd will have previews of this week’s Christian County/Henderson County and Hopkinsville/Trigg County football games.
Then at 5:40 also on News/Talk WHOP, the Cincinnati Reds host St. Louis in game three of their four game series. Last night, the Reds defeated the Cardinals 1-0. Neither gained ground on Pittsburgh in the NL Central race. The Reds are still 3 1/2 games behind the Pirates, while the Cardinals are 2 games back.
Tuesday’s High School Scores
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville defeated Ohio County 6-1, Ballard Memorial over Christian County 3-1, Fort Campbell won over Lyon County 8-4, University Heights defeated Dawson Springs 11-1, Logan County blanked Todd Central 5-0, Daviess County slid by Madisonville 2-1, Graves County edged Marshall County 2-1, Calloway County shut out McCracken County 4-0, Castle, IN blanked Henderson County 8-0.
Boys Soccer: Henderson County defeated University Heights 6-2, Madisonville blanked Dawson Springs 10-0, Muhlenberg County over Todd Central 4-2, Paducah Tilghman over Trigg County 4-1, Mayfield defeated Murray 4-2 in the All A Classic, Calloway County shut out St. Mary 5-0.
Volleyball: University Heights defeated Russellville two sets to none, Henderson County over Madisonville 3-0, Union County over Webster County 3-0, Grayson County over Muhlenberg County 2-0, Marshall County over Paducah Tilghman 3-0, McCracken County over St. Mary 2-0.
Golf: Hopkinsville’s boys team finished second in a four team match Tuesday at Central City Country Club. The Tigers 157 score was three strokes behind winner Owensboro Catholic, with host Muhlenberg County third at 160 and Hancock County fired a 163 team score.
Hopkinsville’s Austin Knight tied for medalist honors with 35, with TJ Janes firing 38, Jay Camp 41, Wade Perry 43 and Dylan Henderson had 47.
Hopkinsville’s boys and girls return to action Thursday at Trigg County.
University Heights participated in a four team match at Caldwell County Tuesday. The Blazers had a 180 team score, with Trigg County winning with a 154. No individual results for UHA were in the story in today’s Princeton Times-Leader.
High School Football: Bluegrass Preps.com has released its weekly polls.
Class 5A: Christian County is 8th, with Bowling Green first, Graves County 6th and Warren Central 9th.
Class 3A: Fort Campbell is 8th, with Louisville Central number one, Paducah Tilghman 4th, South Warren 6th.
Class 2A: Caldwell County is number one, with Owensboro Catholic 4th and Murray 9th.
Class A: Mayfield is first with Russellville 3rd.
Class 4A: Madisonville is 7th, Owensboro 8th, with Highlands number one.
Class 6A: Henderson County is ranked 10th this week, Trinity is first.
The Associated Press has also released its first polls of the season.
Class 5A: Christian County is tied for 9th this week, with Bowling Green first and Warren Central 6th. Hopkinsville received votes.
Class 3A: Fort Campbell is 8th, Louisville Central is number one, with Paducah Tilghman ranked 4th.
Class 2A: Caldwell County is first, with Owensboro Catholic 4th and Murray ranked 6th.
Class A: Mayfield is first, with Russellville ranked 3rd.
Class 4A: Owensboro is 5th, Madisonville is tied for 8th, with Highlands number one.
Class 6A: Henderson County is ranked 8th, with Trinity number one.
College Football: The Lexington Herald Leader reports Kentucky has received another commitment for the 2014 class. Defensive back Michael Mathis of Crosby, Texas is heading into his second season at Kilgore College. Mathis is the 24th commitment for 2014 and is the fourth junior college player pledging to come to Lexington next season.
Louisville coach Charlie Strong announced Tuesday redshirt sophomore running back Corvin Lamb will have season ending surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee. The injury occurred late in Sunday’s 49-7 victory by the 8th ranked Cardinals over Ohio University.
College Basketball: Louisville senior guard Russ Smith has been named a first team pre season All American by Blue Ribbon basketball yearbook. Smith was the team’s leading scorer at 18.7 points per game in helping the Cards to the national championship last season.
NFL: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker and a former San Francisco 49er teammate were named in a lawsuit filed in connection with an alleged shooting at a party last year.
The report indicates Walker and Aldon Smith reportedly fired weapons at the party hosted by Smith in June, 2012. Smith was also reportedly stabbed at the party. The plantiff in the suit claims he was shot in cross fire when two groups got into a scuffle and suffered “serious, catastrophic and permanent injuries”. Neither Walker nor Smith have been charged in connection with the incident.