Monday’s High School Sports Schedule
Soccer: Play begins today in both the Boys and Girls 2nd region tournaments.
Boys at University Heights: Christian County meets Trigg County at 5:30, with Madisonville to play Union County in the nightcap. The winners will play in the first semi final game Wednesday night at 5:30.
Girls at Madisonville: University Heights meets Henderson County at 5:30, followed by Madisonville and Lyon County in the second game, with the winners to play in the semi finals Wednesday night at 5:30.
Volleyball: Play begins in the 7th district tournament at Caldwell County. Hopkins Central meets Madisonville at 6:30 this evening. 8th district tournament action begins Tuesday night at Christian County with the host Lady Colonels meeting Fort Campbell at 6, followed by University Heights and Hopkinsville, with the winners to meet Thursday evening.
High School Football: Former Paducah Tilghman and Bowling Green High coach Dan Haley died Saturday at the age of 73. Haley led the Blue Tornado to the 1973 Class 2-A championship and the Purples to the 1995 4-A championship. He left Bowling Green to coach at Cumberland University in 1996 and later was an assistant for Jack Harbaugh at Western Kentucky University.
Haley was 259-74-3 during his high school coaching career and was inducted into the KHSAA Hall of Fame in 2007.
Weekend recap: Heritage Christian Academy’s volleyball team won the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association J-V state tournament over the weekend. The Lady Warriors went 4-0 in the tournament and finished the season 20-3. HCA setter Tatum Little and middle hitter Isabella Mauldin were named to the all tournament team, with outside hitter Codie Hill named the KCAA most valuable player of the tournament.
The Lady Warrior varsity team will host Glasgow Christian Tuesday at 6 pm in the Region 1 championship, with the winner to advance to the KCAA state tournament.
Logan County won the Toyota of Hopkinsville Smackdown volleyball tournament this weekend, defeating Caldwell County in the finals. Christian County lost in the semi finals of the Gold Medal round to Caldwell County, while University Heights won the Bronze medal division and Hopkinsville won the Copper medal round.
College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has his weekly call in show at 5, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 this evening on Lite 98.7. The Cats Pause talk show airs at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky returns to action Thursday night against Mississippi State, with pre game coverage from Starkville beginning at 5 on Lite 98.7.
Kentucky has received another 2014 commitment. The Lexington Herald Leader reports three star wide receiver Dorian Baker from Cleveland, Ohio becomes the fifth wide receiver in the 2014 class to pledge to Kentucky and is the 10th recruit from Ohio.
Louisville took a tumble in both major college football polls this week. The Cardinals are ranked 18th in the Associated Press poll and 20th in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Alabama remains at the top in both polls. Louisville lost for the first time this season Friday night to Central Florida.
College Basketball: One of the top juniors in Kentucky has announced where he plans to continue his collegiate career in 2015. Multiple reports Knott County Central’s Camron Justice committed to Tennessee over the weekend. Justice is one of the top candidates for Mr. Basketball in 2015.
NFL: The San Francisco 49ers won for the fourth straight time defeating the Tennessee Titans 31-17 Sunday at LP Field. Colin Kapernick threw for 199 yards and ran for 68 yards in the win as the 49ers improved to 5-2.
Jake Locker returned to the Titans lineup and threw for 326 yards and two fourth quarter scores after missing the last three games with a sprained right hip and knee. The Titans lost their third consecutive game and are now 3-4 on the season. The Titans are off this week.
NHL: Carter Hutton got his first win in goal, stopping 37 shots as the Nashville Predators defeated Winnipeg 3-1 Sunday night. The Predators continue their road trip tomorrow night at Minnesota, with pre game coverage at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.