Thursday’s High School Sports Schedule
Volleyball: Christian County hosts Hopkinsville in the “Dig Pink” match at Colonel Gym, University Heights hosts Todd Central, Trigg County goes to Webster County, Madisonville hosts Hopkins Central, Crittenden County at Livingston Central, Muhlenberg County at McLean County, Murray hosts Christian Fellowship, Paducah Tilghman entertains St. Mary, Graves County welcomes Hickman County.
Girls Soccer: University Heights hosts Caldwell County, Christian County goes to South Warren, Hopkinsville travels to Madisonville, Logan County at Glasgow, Dawson Springs at Union County, Hopkins Central hosts Crittenden County, Webster County at Lyon County, Murray at Marshall County, Graves County hosts Mayfield.
Boys Soccer: Hopkinsville hosts Madisonville, Dawson Springs at Union County, Hopkins Central at Muhlenberg County, Lyon County welcomes St. Mary, Calloway County hosts Marshall County, Graves County welcomes Mayfield.
Football: Class 5-A’s top ranked team Bowling Green puts its 35 game win streak on the line at Logan County.
High School Basketball: University Heights Academy has released its girls schedule for the 2013-14 season. The Lady Blazers open the season playing Lyon County December 10th. 8th district games have UHA meeting Hopkinsville December 13th and February 11th, Christian County February 3rd and Fort Campbell January 16th and Feburary 7th.
The Lady Blazers will also play in the first annual Toyota of Hopkinsville Girls Classic December 20-21.
College Football: Western Kentucky opens the football weekend on the road at Louisiana Monroe this evening. The Hilltoppers come into the game after a 19-7 win over Navy last week, while the Warhawks lost to Tulane 31-14.
Even though WKU’s running game behind former Fort Campbell standout Antonio Andrews has been successful in its last two wins, the offensive coaches are hopeful the passing game will come around. Pre game comes on the air at 5:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops was visibly angry following the Wildcats practice Wednesday. He went into a six minute tirade and told the team with the attitude they had, they would get rolled Saturday at South Carolina.
Stoops told reporters after meeting with the team that preparation, attitude and effort wasn’t good enough and that some players were looking for a rock to hide under. Pre game coverage for Saturday’s game at South Carolina airs at 5 on Lite 98.7.
Austin Peay has announced game time changes for a pair of upcoming games. The Governors October 10th game with Eastern Illinois at Governors Stadium will now kickoff at 7 pm. It was originally scheduled for a 6 pm kickoff next Thursday.
The November 2nd game with Jacksonville State also at Governors Stadium has been changed from a 1 pm to a 4 pm kickoff.
College Basketball: During an appearance on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday, Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he thinks Kentucky has the best recruiting class in college basketball history and thinks the Wildcats will be the number one team in country.
Austin Peay received its first commitment for the 2014 class Wednesday. The Leaf Chronicle reports 6-3 shooting guard Josh Robinson of St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis committed following a visit to Clarksville last weekend. Robinson averaged 25.4 points per game during his junior season.
NHL: The Nashville Predators open regular season play this evening in St. Louis against the Blues with first puck dropping at 7:30. It’s the first of consecutive games for the Predators who will play at Colorado tomorrow night.