Tuesday’s High School scores
Volleyball: University Heights defeated Russellville 3 sets to none, Christian County was a 3-0 winner over Caldwell County, Todd Central was a 2-0 winner over Butler County, McCracken County defeated Jackson, MO 2-0, South Warren edged Greenwood 3-2.
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville rolled over Logan County 10-2, Caldwell County and Calloway County played to a 5-5 tie, Paducah Tilghman defeated Trigg County 5-1, Madisonville blanked McCracken County 2-0, Graves County edged Rossview, TN 2-1, Marshall County defeated Greenwood 3-1.
Boys Soccer: Hopkinsville edged Trigg County 2-1, Logan County blanked Hopkins Central 10-0, Calloway County and Paducah Tilghman played to a 2-2 tie, Henderson County got by Marshall County 2-0, South Warren and Daviess County tied at 2-2, Greenwood blanked Owensboro 6-0.
Golf: Hopkinsville’s boys team just missed making the cut at the Leachman Buick/KHSAA State Tournament at Bowling Green Country Club. The Tigers 333 team total was four shots from playing in today’s final round.
Wade Perry fired an 80 to lead the Tigers, followed by Austin Knight’s 82, TJ Janes had 83, Jay Camp had 88 and Dylan Henderson fired a 90.
Meanwhile, Trigg County’s Nick Choate fired a five over par 77 and is tied for 20th place in the individual portion of the tournament. Choate plays in today’s final round at 9:12 am.
Girls Soccer: Trigg County hosts Crittenden County
Boys Soccer: University Heights goes to Owensboro Catholic
Christian County High School has named a new softball coach. Johnny Blane-who has been an assistant coach since 2009 replaces Greg Glass. Blane has also served as head baseball and softball coach for Christian County Middle School. Blane inherits a Christian County team which has won nine consecutive 8th district championships and 47 consecutive 8th district games. Blane is a 1973 graduate of Christian County High.
Todd Hamilton’s Sports Tonight program at 5:06 this evening on News/Talk WHOP will feature an interview with Christian County’s new softball coach Johnny Blane, along with a preview of Christian County’s football game at Apollo and a recap of Hopkinsville’s win over Apollo last week.
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Tuesday issued a commissioner’s directive ordering high schools to no longer do post game handshakes following games. Commissioner Julian Tackett’s directive didn’t mention any specific incidents, but said several fall sports have had post game incidents.
The KHSAA also instructed game officials to leave facilities at the conclusion of contests or risk being penalized. Teams can choose to ignore the order and those who do conduct handshakes must supervise the activity and report incidents to the KHSAA. The directive added that member schools and coaches that engage in unsportsmanlike behavior will be fined and penalized.
College Football: The 8th ranked Louisville Cardinals are going through final preparations today for their Thursday night game with Rutgers. Also going through final prep work today is Austin Peay, as the Governors prepare to play their OVC home opener against Eastern Illinois tomorrow night at Governors Stadium.
The Leaf Chronicle reports the Governors defensive line received another bit of bad news as coach Kirby Cannon said Tuesday senior defensive end Iousa Siliva will miss the next four weeks due to a fractured fibula in his left leg. Kickoff is at 7 pm.
NHL: The Nashville Predators picked up their first win of the season, a 3-2 decision over the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena. Filip Forsburg and Colin Wilson scored power play goals 39 seconds apart in the first period. The 1-2 Predators host Toronto Thursday night at 7. You can hear the game on News/Talk WHOP.