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Thursday’s High School Sports Schedule
2nd region Volleyball semifinals: Christian County meets Caldwell County in the first semi final at 6 pm, with University Heights meeting Henderson County in the nightcap at Livingston Central High School. The winners play in the final Saturday night.
Elsewhere: Logan County meets South Warren in the 4th region volleyball final, with McCracken County meeting Community Christian in the 1st region volleyball final.
Last night’s scores: Logan County defeated Bowling Green three sets to two in a 4th region semifinal volleyball match. McCracken County defeated Ballard Memorial 3 sets to none and Community Christian defeated Murray three sets to one in the 1st region semi finals.
High School Football: Christian County and Hopkinsville go through final preparations today before tomorrow night's regular season finales. The Colonels travel to McCracken County, while Hopkinsville goes to Franklin Simpson. Coverage of both games with the Heritage Bank pre game show begins at 6:30 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
College Football: Western Kentucky announced the indefinite suspension of senior linebacker Andrew Jackson Wednesday. In a statement, Coach Bobby Petrino said Jackson did not meet the expectations put forth each week for all players.
Petrino added there are certain conditions in place for Jackson to meet before returning to the team. If the conditions are met, Jackson would be welcomed back for the Army game. WKU travels to Georgia State Saturday, with pre game coverage at 11 am on News/Talk WHOP.
For the second time in as many days, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said following Wednesday’s practice the Wildcats did very well. Stoops also said Kentucky is as healthy as they have been in a while heading into Saturday night’s game with Alabama State.
You can hear coverage of the game beginning at 5 on Lite 98.7.
College Basketball: Western Kentucky is the pick of the Sun Belt Conference coaches to win the league as the pre season poll came out Wednesday. WKU junior guard TJ Price was named first team All Sun Belt, with George Fant named to the second team.
The Hilltoppers play their first exhibition game Saturday afternoon against Campbellsville University and open the season at Wichita State November 12th.
Kentucky is expected to get a couple of 2014 commitments today. Mississippi shooting guard Devin Booker and Indiana guard James Blackmon, Jr. are to announce their college intentions today and many experts believe Coach John Calipari will land both players.
The University of Kentucky’s women’s team will be without one of its heralded freshmen this season. The school announced Wednesday 6-1 forward Kyvin Goodin-Rogers will miss the season with a heart condition.
Goodin-Rogers complained of sharp chest pains Monday and tests confirmed she has a blood clot. Goodin-Rogers and fellow Kentucky teammate Makayla Epps led Marion County to its first state championship last season with a perfect 39-0 record. Kentucky meets Eckerd State Sunday, with coverage at 11:45 am on News/Talk WHOP.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans announced Wednesday they will wear a patch for the remainder of the season in honor of late owner Bud Adams. The patch is black with a Titans logo and BUD in white inside a white circle. The team will wear the patches beginning with this Sunday’s action.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker said following Wednesday’s practice he feels as good as he did before suffering a right knee and hip injury earlier this season. Titans coach Mike Munchak is expecting Locker to help get the offense back on track and be a big part of the improvement. The Titans are at the St. Louis Rams Sunday.
NHL: The Nashville Predators begin their longest road trip of the season, with the first of the seven game trip in Phoenix this evening. Coverage begins at 9 on News/Talk WHOP.
Golf: The Champions Tour’s Charles Schwab Cup begins today at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. Franklin’s Kenny Perry is the leader in the Schwab Cup points standings with Bernhard Langer in second place. Perry and Paducah’s Russ Cochran are in the 30 man field for the event.