High School Basketball: Many games around the area were cancelled last night due to the threat of winter weather, however, there were just a few games that were played.
Girls: Franklin Simpson defeated Greenwood 59-42, Warren Central over North Hardin 59-40, Marshall County defeated Massac County, IL 53-41 at the Marshall County Hoopfest.
Boys: Greenwood over Franklin Simpson 47-39.
Hopkinsville’s season opening boys game at Russellville was cancelled and has been rescheduled for January 6th.
Todd Central’s boy/girl doubleheader with Logan County scheduled for this evening has been postponed until a later date. Also, Todd Central’s boy/girl doubleheader scheduled for tomorrow night at Hopkins Central has been postponed.
Trigg County and Crittenden County were to play a boy/girl doubleheader this evening, however it has been cancelled with no make up date announced. Caldwell County was to meet Madisonville in a girls game this evening, however it has also been cancelled.
High School Football: As of now, the Russell Athletic-Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl scheduled to begin today at Western Kentucky University will go on. The Class A game between Mayfield and Williamsburg will kickoff at 11 am, with the 3-A game between Belfry and Wayne County scheduled for 3 pm.
However, there is a possibility the 6-A championship game between Scott County and Meade County scheduled for 7 pm this evening could be moved. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association says a decision will be made by at least 9 am local time this morning.
A news release which came out of the Scott County school system yesterday indicated if the game was not played this evening, it would be played Sunday afternoon. However, an official decision has not been made.
College Football: 19th ranked Louisville had to go to an extra period for the second straight year in defeating Cincinnati 31-24. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was 23-37 for 255 yards and three touchdowns, with two coming in the fourth quarter. The Cardinals finish the regular season 11-1, with the only loss coming to Central Florida, who claims the first American Athletic Conference championship.
College Basketball: Vanderbilt defeated Marshall 69-67 in Nashville. The Commodores go to 5-3 on the season with the victory.
Tonight’s action includes Kentucky meeting Baylor in a men’s/women’s doubleheader at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX with coverage of both games beginning at 5 pm on Lite 98.7.
NHL: The Nashville Predators lost their fourth game in a row and the finale in a home stand to Carolina 5-2 last night. The Predators return to action tomorrow night at the Washington Capitals, with coverage of the game at 6 on News/Talk WHOP.