Wednesday’s High School sports scores:
Boys Soccer: University Heights and Owensboro Catholic played to a 2-2 tie.
Volleyball: Henderson County defeated Bowling Green 3 sets to none.
Golf: Trigg County’s Nick Choate finished tied for 5th in the individual portion of the Leachman Buick/KHSAA Boys state tournament which concluded Wednesday at Bowling Green Country Club.
Choate fired a final round 69 to finish at 2 over par 146. West Jessamine’s Fred Allen Meyer fired his second consective 68 to finish at 8 under 136 and win the individual title for the second straight year.
The West Jessamine team also won for the second straight year finishing at 14 over 590, seven shots ahead of St. X. South Warren finished 6th, McCracken County 8th and Graves County tied for 9th.
Thursday’s High School Sports Schedule
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville hosts Murray, University Heights travels to Madisonville, Christian County travels to Logan County, Todd Central goes to Webster County, Henderson County hosts Owensboro Catholic, Marshall County at McCracken County.
Boys Soccer: Hopkinsville is at Graves County, Christian County at Logan County, Todd Central hosts Barren County, Dawson Springs goes to Ohio County, Trigg County welcomes Madisonville, Hopkins Central goes to Lyon County, Muhlenberg County hosts Union County.
Volleyball: Russellville goes to Franklin Simpson, Caldwell County at Crittenden County, Trigg County hosts Livingston Central, Muhlenberg County hosts Hancock County.
Golf: The Leachman Buick/KHSAA Girls tournament begins at Bowling Green Country Club. Henderson County and Owensboro Catholic’s teams are representing the 2nd region, with University Heights golfer Anna Moore playing in the individual portion of the tournament.
High School Football: Caldwell County is ranked 20th in this week’s Courier Journal Litkenhous rankings. It’s the first appearance in the poll this season for the Tigers. Trinity is first, with Bowling Green second, McCracken County 6th and Mayfield is ranked 13th.
KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett issued a statement Wednesday clarifying an earlier directive about post game activities following sporting events.
The commissioner said when he issued the directive Tuesday, it was at best a poorly worded and at worst incomplete notice in regards to post game activities. Tackett said there is no ban on postgame handshakes or other types of good sporting behavior by the Commissioner, the KHSAA or its board of control.
College Football: 8th ranked Louisville has a home date this evening with Rutgers. A decision on whether junior wide receiver Devante Parker will play this evening is expected some time today. Parker injured his right shoulder in last Saturday’s win at Temple.
Austin Peay hosts Eastern Illinois in its Ohio Valley Conference home opener this evening at Governors Stadium. The Governors continue to search for their first win of the season overall and in conference play, while the 4th ranked Panthers in the FCS polls are 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the OVC. Kickoff is at 7 pm.
Bristol Motor Speedway will host a college football game in September, 2016. An official announcement is expected soon that Tennessee and Virginia Tech will play in front of 160,000 fans. The college football attendance record is 115, 109 fans who attended last month’s Michigan-Notre Dame game in Ann Arbor.
College Basketball: The Ohio Valley Conference announced Wednesday its schedule of games to be aired on the ESPN platforms. One of the regular season games is Murray State’s game at Belmont on Thursday February 6th. The game will air at 8 pm on ESPN U. ESPN U will also air the OVC semifinals on March 7th from Nashville and ESPN 2 will have the OVC championship game on March 8th.
Memorial Coliseum in Lexington will be a host of the first two rounds of next spring’s NCAA women’s tournament. The University of Tennessee will also be a host of the first two rounds for the second time in as many years.
The NCAA also announced the KFC/Yum Center in Louisville will host one of the four regional finals for the women’s tournament along with Stanford, Nebraska and Notre Dame. The 2014 Women’s Final Four will be at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look for their second win in as many games as they host the Toronto Maple Leafs this evening. Coverage from Bridgestone Arena begins at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.