Christian County High School will be retiring three jerseys before Saturday night’s basketball game with Hopkinsville. The numbers of basketball players Robert “Snake” Grace and Arnika Brown, along with football standout Keith Tandy, now of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be retired. The game tips off at 7:30.
High School Football: Just over a week after resigning as head coach at Murray High, Steve Duncan has been named the new football coach for Logan County. Duncan inherits a program that went 0-10 in the 2013 season under Dain Gregory, who was 6-25 in three seasons before resigning at the end of the season.
Duncan was 63-16 in six seasons at Murray, including two appearances in the Class 2-A state semifinals. The 2013 Tigers upset then number one Caldwell County to make the 2-A semis.
College Basketball: Top 25 games this evening include 3rd ranked Wichita State hosting Loyola, IL, 6th ranked Michigan State at 12th ranked Iowa and 20th ranked Creighton hosts St. John’s.
MLB: The Reds Hot Stove League program from the Holy Grail airs at 6:06 this evening on News/Talk WHOP will feature former Reds pitcher Tom Browning as a special guest.
Major League Baseball today approved allowing pitchers to wear padded caps while pitching in games. ESPN reports the move to the padded headwear is optional, with hats to begin surfacing during spring training. Five pitchers have been struck by line drives in the last two seasons, leading to the development of the padded caps for use.
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in Nashville Monday for the new ballpark for the Nashville Sounds. The $38 million 10-thousand seat stadium will sit on the site of the former Sulphur Dell stadium which housed the Nashville Vols. The new park is scheduled to open in time for the 2015 season.