High School Football: Christian County saw its football season come to an end following a 48-7 loss to Bowling Green last night. The Purples built up a 21-0 lead at the end of the first period and rolled to their 41st consecutive victory in improving to 11-0 on the season. The Colonels ended the season 5-7.
Elsewhere last night: In Class 5-A, Graves County defeated Warren Central 28-27 in double overtime.
Class 3-A: South Warren defeated Fort Campbell 48-16 and Paducah Tilghman routed Monroe County 49-6.
Class 2-A: Caldwell County rolled over Union County 56-34 and Murray defeated Owensboro Catholic 37-20.
Class A: Russellville defeated Bethlehem 50-10 and Mayfield shut out Louisville Holy Cross 35-0.
Class 4-A: Owensboro advanced with a 54-19 win over Warren East and Franklin Simpson defeated Madisonville 21-6.
Class 6-A: Central Hardin ended McCracken County’s season 34-23 and Meade County blanked Henderson County 28-0.
College Football: Vanderbilt could easily overlook Kentucky today as the two teams battle in Nashville. However, becoming bowl eligible for the third straight season is on the mind of the Commodores coming into this game. Last week, Vandy defeated Florida for the first time since 1945 in Gainesville and snapped a 22 game losing streak to the Gators. Pre game coverage begins at 9:30 am on Lite 98.7
Elsewhere today: 20th ranked Louisville hosts Houston. Ohio Valley Conference action includes Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri and Murray State plays Tennessee State at LP Field in Nashville.
Last night’s scores: Kevin Ware returned to third ranked Louisville’s lineup and had five points and three rebounds in 13 minutes as the Cardinals won their 19th straight game defeating Cornell 99-54. Chane Behanan had a double-double for Louisville with 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Cardinals improved to 3-0 on the season.
Murray State fell at Old Dominion 70-60. Freshman Cameron Payne led the Racers with 17 points. Murray State is now 1-2 on the season.
Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings became the school’s all time leading coach in wins after the Commodores 80-69 win over Lipscomb. Stallings has 279 wins, passing legendary coach Roy Skinner for the most in school history.
Women’s action saw Austin Peay fall to Arkansas State 79-69 to fall to 1-2 on the season.
Tonight’s games: Western Kentucky hosts East Tennessee State, with pre game coverage at 6:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
Also this evening: Tennessee meets USC Upstate. Former Christian County standout Anthony Hickey Jr. and the LSU Tigers host Northwestern State, while former Colonel Donovan Kates and Manhattan meet George Washington.
Women’s action has Murray State at Western Kentucky, with tipoff in Diddle Arena in Bowling Green at 2 pm.
Kentucky returns to action tomorrow night hosting Robert Morris, the team that eliminated the Wildcats from last season’s NIT at Rupp Arena. Pregame coverage begins at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
NFL: Sunday’s Game of the Week on News/Talk WHOP features the San Francisco 49ers at the New Orleans Saints. Coverage of the game begins at 3 pm.
NHL: The Nashville Predators lost for the fourth time in as many games 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins last night ending a seven game-17 day road trip. The Predators are finally home this evening to host the Chicago Blackhawks. First puck is at 7 pm in Bridgestone Arena.