Join Todd Hamilton for Sports Tonight at 5:06 this evening on News/Talk WHOP. Todd will visit with Murray State basketball coach Steve Prohm, have a preview of the Christian County-Knoxville Fulton football game including a visit from Fulton broadcaster Russell Mayes and a preview of the Hopkinsville-Graves County game.
Tuesday’s High School Sports Scores
Boys 2nd region soccer: University Heights defeated Caldwell County 6-0 and Henderson County defeated Lyon County 10-0.
Boys 4th region soccer: Greenwood defeated Todd Central 6-0.
Girls 2nd region soccer: Hopkinsville defeated Caldwell County 9-1 and Trigg County edged Webster County 3-2.
8th district volleyball: Christian County defeated Fort Campbell 3 sets to none, with UHA also defeating Hopkinsville 3 sets to none. Christian County meets University Heights for the district championship Thursday night.
5th district volleyball: No scores were available via the KHSAA website.
6th district volleyball: Henderson County was the winner of the district championship, however results were not available.
7th district volleyball: Caldwell County defeated Hopkins Central 3 sets to none in the championship match.
HCA Sports: Heritage Christian Academy’s volleyball team won its 9th consecutive 1st region title defeating Glasgow Christian 3 sets to none Tuesday. The Lady Warriors will play in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association state tournament beginning Friday at Somerset Christian.
HCA’s soccer team downed Bluegrass Christian 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the KCAA state tournament Tuesday. The Warriors will face AIE Friday in the state semi finals at Somerset Christian.
Boys 2nd region soccer semi finals: Christian County meets Madisonville and University Heights meets Henderson County.
Boys 1st region soccer final: Marshall County meets Graves County.
Girls 2nd region soccer semi finals: Henderson County meets Madisonville and Hopkinsville meets Trigg County.
High School Football: Bluegrass Preps.com has released its weekly polls.
Caldwell County is atop the Class 2-A poll, with Murray High ranked 5th. Mayfield is still atop the Class A poll with Russellville ranked second.
Belfry heads the Class 3-A poll, with Paducah Tilghman 4th, South Warren 6th and Fort Campbell 10th. Highlands leads the Class 4-A poll, Owensboro is 8th.
Bowling Green tops the Class 5-A poll, with Louisville Male heading the Class 6-A poll, with McCracken County 8th and Henderson County 9th.
College Football: Kentucky will start Maxwell Smith at quarterback when the Wildcats play at Mississippi State tomorrow night. However, coach Mark Stoops said Tuesday Jalen Whitlow would see action if needed. Whitlow was back in practice this week after suffering a sprained ankle against Alabama. Pre game coverage tomorrow evening begins at 5 on Lite 98.7.
University of Louisville assistant football coach Clint Hurtt will remain on staff despite being found guilty of committing major violations when he was an assistant coach at the University of Miami.
Louisville athletics director Tom Jurich says Hurtt’s pay has been frozen and was placed under a “zero tolerance” policy for any further wrong doing. Hurtt was one of three former Miami assistants to receive a two year show-cause penalty. Miami’s football program lost nine scholarships over a three year period after the NCAA issued its ruling following its investigation concerning former booster Nevin Shapiro Tuesday.
College Basketball: The Ohio Valley Conference had its basketball media day in Nashville Tuesday.
Eastern Kentucky was picked by the leagues coaches and sports information directors to win the East division, while Murray State and Southeast Missouri were picked atop the West division, with Austin Peay picked to finish third.
Austin Peay’s Travis Betran and Will Triggs were named to the pre season All OVC team. Southeast Missouri’s Tyler Stone was named the pre season player of the year.
The OVC also released its women’s pre season polls Tuesday. Three time OVC tournament champion UT Martin was picked to win the West Division, with Murray State third and Austin Peay sixth.
Tennessee Tech was the pick to win the East division this season. No Murray State or Austin Peay players were selected to the pre season All OVC first team.
NHL: The Nashville Predators concluded a three game road trip with a 2-0 loss at Minnesota last night. The Predators are back in action Thursday night hosting Winnipeg, with coverage beginning at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.