High School Football: State semifinal games highlight this evening’s action in the Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl, with a few Western Kentucky teams in action.
Class 5-A action includes Bowling Green hosting John Hardin. Mayfield of Class A hosts Frankfort, while in Class 2-A Murray High welcomes DeSales. Class 3-A action has Paducah Tilghman hosting Wayne County and in Class 4-A Owensboro hosts Collins High.
Find out the winners of these and other playoff games on the Kentucky High School scoreboard at 9:06 this evening on News/Talk WHOP.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports Caldwell County junior quarterback Elijah Sindelar plans to make a decision about where he wants to play college football soon. Sindelar—who has a scholarship offer from the University of Kentucky—says he plans to make his decision by the end of January or first of February.
Sindelar says he also has offers from Western Kentucky, Ole Miss and Toledo, with Louisville, Ohio State, Purdue and Tennessee also showing interest. Sindelar led the Tigers to a 12-1 season in 2013. The then top ranked Tigers were upset by Murray last week in the region finals 27-14. Sindelar completed 65 percent of his passes this season for 3,374 yards, 44 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He has thrown for 9,028 yards in his career with 95 touchdowns.
College Basketball: Former Christian County standout Anthony Hickey, Jr. had nine points, three rebounds and three assists as he returned to the starting lineup in LSU’s 82-65 win over St. Joseph’s at the Old Spice Classic in Orlando. The Tigers are now 4-1 on the season.
Texas El Paso defeated Tennessee 78-70 at the Battle 4 Atlantis event in the Bahamas. Jordan McRae led the Volunteers with 22 points. Tennessee is now 3-2 on the season.
Women’s action saw third ranked Tennessee defeat Virginia 76-67 in the opening round of the Junkaroo Jam in the Bahamas. The Lady Vols are 6-0 on the season and face undefeated SMU today.
Tonight’s games: Ninth ranked Louisville hosts Southern Miss, Tennessee faces Xavier in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas and LSU faces 21st ranked Memphis in the Old Spice Classic in Orlando.
Women’s action has Vanderbilt facing Elon in the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving tournament.
College Football: Mark Stoops closes out his first season as Kentucky coach tomorrow as the Wildcats host Tennessee, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Vanderbilt steps out of the SEC tomorrow as the Commodores meet Wake Forest. Western Kentucky closes out the regular season needing a win against Arkansas State to help their bowl chances. Pre game coverage begins at 2 tomorrow afternoon on News/Talk WHOP.
NHL: The Nashville Predators were shutout for the sixth time this season, 3-0 by the Edmonton Oilers last night at Bridgestone Arena. It was just the second loss in the last seven games for the Predators.
Meanwhile, captain Shea Weber was hurt late in the second period when he took a puck to the face. Weber did not return to the game and there’s no word yet on the extent of his injury. The Predators are back in action tomorrow night hosting the Philadelphia Flyers at 7 in Bridgestone Arena.