High School Football
Christian County was on the road last night and came away with a 41-12 victory over Apollo. Jamarius Taylor had three rushing touchdowns for the Colonels and returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score. The win lifts Christian County to 4-3 on the season and 3-0 in district play. The Colonels travel to Graves County next Friday.
Elsewhere in the region last night: Paducah Tilghman rolled over Fort Campbell 41-7, Butler County over Todd Central 32-10, Trigg County blanked Webster County 49-0, Madisonville drubbed Hopkins Central 61-0, McCracken County over Marshall County 49-6, Henderson County over Daviess County 41-12, Murray over Crittenden County 54-0, Graves County over Ohio County 47-18, Owensboro over Calloway County 57-7, Union County over McLean County 43-6, South Warren over Adair County 41-0, Meade County over Muhlenberg County 54-0.
Friday’s High School scores
Golf: University Heights senior Anna Moore fired an opening round five over 77 at the Leachman Buick/KHSAA Girls State tournament at Bowling Green Country Club Friday. Moore made the cut for today’s final round and trails leader Grace Rose of West Jessamine by 10 shots. Rose had a five under par 67 Friday.
Calloway County of the 1st region is the team leader at 13 over par, leading Sacred Heart by six shots.
Today’s High School games
Football: Russellville hosts Fulton County
Volleyball: Christian County meets Apollo and Greenwood who also faces Apollo at Greenwood High, University Heights, Livingston Central, Union County, Calloway County and Ohio County are in the Jerry Mesur Spikefest at Henderson County, McCracken County goes to Central Hardin.
Girls Soccer: Christian County hosts Henderson County
Boys Soccer: Logan County hosts Christian County
College Football: Top ranked Alabama faces a Kentucky team that has faced four top 20 teams in as many weeks. Wildcats coach Mark Stoops is hopeful that his team will have a sense of urgency in today’s game and get off to a quick start. An interested observer at the game today will be former Kentucky coach Rich Brooks, who is expected to speak with the team. Pre game coverage begins at 4:30 this afternoon on Lite 98.7.
Murray State returns to Ohio Valley Conference action today at Southeast Missouri. The Racers are playing for the third time in the last four weeks away from home and bring a 4-2/2-0 OVC record and look to go 3-0 in the OVC for the first time since 1999. SEMO is 0-5 on the season and 0-2 in the OVC. Kickoff is at 1 this afternoon.
Last night in college football, Cincinnati defeated Temple 38-20.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans look to get back on the winning ways tomorrow afternoon in Seattle against the Seahawks. The 3-2 Titans are coming off a loss last Sunday to Kansas City, while the 4-1 Seahawks lost for the first time last week against Indianapolis.
The all time series between the teams is 1-1 with the Titans winning the last meeting in 2010.
The NFL Game of the Week tomorrow on News/Talk WHOP features the Carolina Panthers at the Minnesota Vikings. Pre game coverage begins at 11:30 AM.
The young son of NFL star Adrian Peterson is dead. Authorities in Sioux Falls, South Dakota have charged 27-year-old Joseph Patterson with aggravated felony assault and battery of an infant. The suspect is identified as the boyfriend of the child's mother.
There are reports Patterson was previously accused of beating a three-year-old. The Minnesota Vikings running back left the team briefly yesterday, but says he still wants to play on Sunday. He told reporters getting back on the field will provide a sense of healing.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look to take two of three games on the season opening home stand as they host the New York Islanders this evening at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators were shut out by Toronto 4-0 Thursday night. Pre game coverage begins at 7 this evening on News/Talk WHOP.