High School Football
Christian County and Hopkinsville both concluded regular season action on the road last night.
The Colonels fell at the hands of McCracken County 43-26. Christian County concludes the regular season 4-6, while McCracken County won its eighth straight game to improve to 8-2. Christian County hosts Barren County in the first round of the Class 5-A playoffs next Friday night.
Hopkinsville finished the regular season with a 48-21 loss at Franklin Simpson. The Tigers finished the regular season 4-6 as they head to Warren Central to open the Class 5-A playoffs next Friday night. Franklin Simpson won its fourth straight game to finish the regular season 6-4.
Elsewhere: Loretto, TN nipped Fort Campbell 38-35, Trigg County rolled over Calloway County 45-7, Caldwell County got by Mayfield 48-41, South Warren defeated Russellville 21-6, Warren East defeated Logan County 51-14, Muhlenberg County over Todd Central 42-14, Madisonville shut out Apollo 48-0, Union County over Hopkins Central 49-14.
McLean County over Webster County 43-7, Henderson County slid by Owensboro 28-27, Murray blanked Fulton City 47-0, Graves County over Marshall County 49-28, Daviess County defeated Ohio County 49-19, Owensboro Catholic over Barren County 46-18, Highlands edged Warren Central 71-69, Bowling Green edged Blackman, TN 26-25 and Central Hardin over Greenwood 43-14.
Today’s High School Sports schedule
Volleyball: Caldwell County meets Henderson County for the 2nd region championship at Livingston Central High School. The winner meets 5th region champion Green County in the opening round of the KHSAA state tournament next Friday in Louisville.
Soccer: Quarterfinal matches in the KHSAA state tournaments take place today in Lexington.
Girls matches at Lafayette High School include 4th region winner Bowling Green meeting Oldham County and 3rd region winner Owensboro Catholic going against Sacred Heart.
Boys matches at Henry Clay High School include 2nd region winner Henderson County meeting Johnson Central and 4th region winner Bowling Green facing North Oldham.
College Basketball: Kentucky won its exhibition opener last night defeating Transylvania 76-42. Freshman Julius Randle had a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Wildcats. Kentucky plays its final exhibition tune up Monday night against Montevallo, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Exhibition games today include Murray State hosting Freed Hardeman and Western Kentucky welcomes Campbellsville University.
College Football: Kentucky celebrates homecoming against Alabama State this evening in Lexington, with coverage of the game at 5 on Lite 98.7.
Western Kentucky is in Sun Belt conference action this afternoon at Georgia State, with pre game coverage beginning at 11 this morning on News/Talk WHOP.
Other games today include Tennessee at 10th ranked Missouri. Ohio Valley Conference action has Austin Peay hosting Jacksonville State and Murray State travels to UT Martin.
NFL: Following a bye week, the Tennessee Titans return to action tomorrow at the St. Louis Rams. The Titans have lost three games in a row to Kansas City, Seattle and San Francisco and stand 3-4 on the season. The Rams are working on a short week following a 14-9 loss to the Seattle Seahawks Monday night. St. Louis has lost its last two games and are 3-5 on the season.
The NFL game of the week tomorrow afternoon on News/Talk WHOP has Tampa Bay at Seattle, with pre game coverage beginning at 2:45 pm.
NHL: The Nashville Predators play the second game of their seven game road trip this evening at the Los Angeles Kings. The Predators began the road trip Thursday night with a 5-4 shootout loss at Phoenix.
Golf: Fred Couples shot his second consecutive round of six under par 65 to take the lead at the Charles Schwab Cup, being played at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. Couples has a two day total of 130, which is good for a two shot lead over first round leader Peter Senior.
Paducah’s Russ Cochran fired his second consecutive 68 Friday to stand at six under par 136, tied for fifth and six shots behind Couples. Franklin’s Kenny Perry-who leads the Schwab Cup points standings-fired a round of 71 Friday and stands at 139, good for a tie for 11th place.