High School Basketball-Monday’s scores
Girls: Murray defeated Hopkinsville 56-34, Lyon County rolled over Dawson Springs 61-23, Edmonson County over Russellville 78-33, Butler County defeated Greenwood 54-41, McLean County edged Logan County 77-70, Henderson County defeated Webster County 55-28, Union County over Crittenden County 72-30, Graves County defeated Ballard Memorial 73-57, McCracken County over Community Christian 82-60.
Boys: Trigg County routed Fort Campbell 90-53, Butler County over Todd Central 74-62, Lyon County defeated Dawson Springs 65-34, Union County over Crittenden County 45-34, Marshall County over Carlisle County 68-36, McCracken County routed Community Christian 77-37.
Boys: University Heights travels to Henderson County, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other action has Christian County at Owensboro, Todd Central hosts Warren East, Logan County hosts Glasgow, Russellville goes to Allen County Scottsville, Trigg County welcomes Lyon County, Dawson Springs entertains Crittenden County, Bowling Green at Franklin Simpson, Greenwood is at Daviess County, Muhlenberg County travels to Ohio County, Livingston Central hosts Ballard Memorial, McCracken County is at Mayfield.
Girls: Hopkinsville entertains Crittenden County, Christian County is at Owensboro, University Heights travels to Caldwell County, Fort Campbell goes to Marshall County, Logan County hosts Glasgow, Todd Central at Bowling Green, Trigg County hosts Lyon County, Madisonville travels to Hopkins Central.
Muhlenberg County is at Ohio County, Henderson County at Evansville North, Union County welcomes Apollo, South Warren hosts Butler County, Franklin Simpson is at Allen County Scottsville, Livingston Central welcomes Ballard Memorial and McCracken County at Mayfield.
Bluegrass Preps.com released its weekly polls Monday. Hopkinsville is ranked second in the latest boys rankings, with Warren Central ranked 7th and Henderson County ranked 15th. Ballard is the number one team this week.
On the girls side, Henderson County is ninth this week, with Marshall County ranked 19th. Elizabethtown is ranked number one.
Golf: Princeton’s Emma Talley has been selected as one of 14 golfers to play practice rounds next month for the possibility of being on the USA Curtis Cup team. Talley was invited to try out based on winning the 2013 US Women’s Amateur. The practice rounds will begin January 31st at Champions Golf Club in Houston.
Eight golfers will be chosen for the Curtis Cup team. That event will be held next June in St. Louis at the St. Louis Country Club.
College Basketball: 6th ranked Louisville is in action this evening hosting Missouri State, while Murray State entertains Southern Illinois and Austin Peay plays at Vanderbilt. Former Christian County standout Donovan Kates and Manhattan play at South Carolina.
Women’s action has 3rd ranked Tennessee meeting Tennessee State and 7th ranked Louisville plays Ball State.
Kentucky took a nose dive in both major polls Monday. The Wildcats dropped to 19th in the Associated Press poll and 21st in the USA Today poll. Louisville is ranked 6th in the AP poll and third in the USA Today poll. Arizona was number one again this week in both polls.
Two Austin Peay players won Ohio Valley Conference weekly honors Monday. Chris Horton was named the OVC player of the Week and Jarekious Bradley was named the Newcomer of the Week.
College Football: Louisville junior quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is taking more time to think about his decision about whether to return for his senior year. The signal-caller says he will decide after the Cardinals' bowl game appearance against Miami in the Russell Athletics Bowl if he will enter the 2014 NFL Draft. Some rate Bridgewater as the top QB in the draft.
The Tennessean reports Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta Samuels will miss the Commodores bowl appearance against Houston in the BBVA Compass Bowl January 4th in Birmingham. Samuels played three games with a partial ACL tear in his left knee, including the Commodores 14-10 win over Tennessee. Samuels had surgery following the final regular season game.
Tennessee athletics director Dave Hart says despite a losing record, he has more confidence in Coach Butch Jones than when he hired him a year ago. Hart says Jones has changed the culture around the Volunteers program, despite going 5-7 as did Derek Dooley in his final season as Vols coach.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look to keep their winning streak rolling as they take on the Chicago Blackhawks this evening. First puck at Bridgestone Arena drops at 7 pm.