High School Basketball-Monday’s scores
Boys: South Warren edged University Heights 62-58, Allen County Scottsville defeated Todd Central 78-59, Madisonville squeezed by Caldwell County 58-55, St. Mary rolled Crittenden County 68-38, Livingston Central over Community Christian 66-56, Ballard Memorial over Fulton City 63-55, Graves County rolled Carlisle County 78-56 and McCracken County over Murray 74-60.
Girls: Apollo nipped Christian County 54-51 in overtime, Hopkinsville defeated Lyon County 85-40, Madisonville over Caldwell County 49-43, Hopkins Central got by Russellville 59-51, Henderson County rolled Owensboro Catholic 81-53, Clinton County over Warren East 65-56, Muhlenberg County squeezed by McLean County 60-53, Ballard Memorial routed Fulton City 55-30, Murray rolled McCracken County 72-41 and Marshall County over Webster County 71-49.
Boys: The Hopkinsville Tigers entertain Owensboro this evening. The Tigers will be without starting point guard Tra Edwards and Khale Dodd due to injuries. Tip off in Tiger Gym at 7:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other games have Christian County at Muhlenberg County, Russellville welcomes Bowling Green, Trigg County entertains Todd Central, Madisonville goes to Apollo, Henderson County hosts Hopkins Central and Union County goes to Crittenden County.
Girls: Fort Campbell hosts Madisonville, Logan County hosts South Warren, Greenwood travels to Monroe County, Hopkins Central goes to Crittenden County and Graves County travels to Hickman County.
Boy-Girl Doubleheaders: Caldwell County goes to Webster County, Warren Central hosts Allen County Scottsville, Warren East entertains Franklin Simpson, Dawson Springs at Community Christian, Livingston Central hosts Lyon County, Calloway County welcomes Paducah Tilghman and Marshall County entertains Mayfield.
Hopkinsville remains ranked second behind Ballard in the latest Associated Press Boys Top 10 poll. Warren Central and Graves County were among others receiving votes this week. Butler remains number one in the AP Girls Top 10, with Henderson County 8th, University Heights, Murray and Bowling Green were among others receiving votes this week.
High School Football: Christian County graduating senior Ethan Edwards signed a letter Monday to play collegiately for Georgetown College. In his four year Colonel career, teams Edwards played on went 36-15 including a 5-7 record in the 2013 season. Edwards was a freshman on the 2011 state finalist team and was a four year player for Christian County.
College Basketball: Women’s OVC action from last night saw SIU Edwardsville defeat Murray State 73-61 and Eastern Illinois edged Austin Peay 65-63.
Tonight’s games: 18th ranked Kentucky is at Ole Miss, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7. Other SEC action has Georgia at Tennessee. Elsewhere, 11th ranked Louisville hosts South Florida.
Murray State’s Jarvis Williams and Cameron Payne were honored again Monday for their play by the Ohio Valley Conference. Williams was named the OVC Newcomer of the Week and Payne the Freshman of the Week for the sixth time this season in the same week. The Racers host Morehead State on Senior Night this Saturday.
College Baseball: Today’s games include Austin Peay hosting Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky goes to Belmont.
Austin Peay freshman utiltyman Ridge Smith was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week Monday. The Memphis native went 6-10 with four doubles in the Governors season opening series with Iowa over the weekend.
One day after collecting career win 800, Austin Peay coach Gary McClure was given a four year contract extension to run through the 2017-18 season. McClure began his Austin Peay career as interim coach in 1987 and is not only Austin Peay’s all time winningest coach, but also in the OVC.
Austin Peay teams have won six NCAA tournament games in McClure’s tenure and 46 players have signed contracts with major league teams, with five having played in the big leagues.
NFL: The Chicago Bears have announced the signing of former Murray State player Austen Lane. The defensive end played in two games for Detroit last season, after playing the previous two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Lane, a fifth round pick by Jacksonville in 2010, signed a one year contract.