Today’s High School Sports Schedule
Volleyball: Hopkinsville goes to Russellville, Hopkins Central at Crittenden County, Graves County at Mayfield.
Boys Soccer: Christian County welcomes Madisonville, Hopkinsville hosts McCracken County, Trigg County goes to Hopkins Central, Caldwell County hosts Graves County, Lyon County hosts Union County.
Girls Soccer: Christian County entertains Grayson County, Todd Central travels to Warren Central, Caldwell County goes to Crittenden County, Lyon County hosts Union County, Henderson County is at Apollo.
Golf: Practice rounds take place today for the Leachman Buick/KHSAA Boys tournament at Bowling Green Country Club. Hopkinsville’s team and Trigg County’s Nick Choate will be among those participating in the opening round tomorrow.
Weekend recap: Heritage Christian Academy’s volleyball team is now 25-0 on the season following KCAA wins Saturday over Trinity Baptist and Bluegrass Academy. The Lady Warriors won both matches 3 sets to none.
HCA’s soccer team played two KCAA games Saturday defeating Trinity Christian 4-2 and Bluegrass Christian 4-0.
High School Football: There’s a new number one team in the Cantrall rankings from the Lexington Herald Leader. Class 4-A’s Highlands moves Bowling Green out of the top spot this week. The Purples are ranked 2nd, followed by Scott County, St. X and Covington Catholic in the top 5.
Henderson County is 13th, Mayfield is 18th and Warren Central is 19th this week.
High School Basketball: One of Kentucky’s winningest coaches has announced his retirement. The Lexington Herald Leader says North Hardin’s Ron Bevars is stepping down. The 70-year-old Bevars was at North Hardin for 38 years, winning 805 contests in coaching in a state record 1,153 games.
North Hardin won 12 regional titles and the Trojans were the 1982 state runner ups. Bevars 805 wins are 4th best in Kentucky history according to KHSAA records.
College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has his call in show at 5, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7 this evening. Then at 7, the Cats Pause Sports Hotline airs on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky is back in action against top ranked Alabama in Lexington Saturday. Pre game coverage begins at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Three Murray State players have been honored for their play by the Ohio Valley Conference.
Cornerback Josh Manning was named the OVC defensive player of the week. The junior from LaGrange GA returned a fumble 22 yards for a touchdown and had a key interception in the Racers 35-22 win over Tennessee Tech Saturday.
Walter Powell was named the OVC specialist of the week. The St. Louis senior returned a punt 88 yards for a touchdown early in the 1st quarter of the Racers win Saturday. It was his second kick return for a touchdown this season.
For the third straight week, Maikhail Miller received the OVC newcomer of the week award. Miller had his first 300 yard passing performance of his Racer career Saturday. The Ole Miss transfer was 31-42 for 306 yards and two touchdowns, both to the aforementioned Walter Powell.
NHL: The Nashville Predators play three home games this week beginning with the Minnesota Wild Tuesday evening. Coverage begins at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.