High School Basketball
Boys: Trigg County defeated Fort Campbell 83-75, Caldwell County over Dawson Springs 75-54, Mayfield edged Heath 64-62, Livingston Central over Fulton City 64-60, Hickman County defeated Community Christian 54-48 in overtime.
Girls: Logan County edged Fort Campbell 43-39, Russellville edged Warren Central 52-50, Henderson County defeated Webster County 59-43, Calloway County over Carlisle County 75-46, Community Christian over Hickman County 64-44, Greenwood over Butler County 66-35, Livingston Central rolled over Fulton City 63-15.
Boys: 2nd region powers Hopkinsville and Henderson County meet at Colonel Gym in Henderson. Tip off at 7:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on News Talk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Elsewhere: Todd Central hosts Butler County, Fort Campbell welcomes Community Christian, Logan County hosts Glasgow, Webster County hosts Apollo, Muhlenberg County travels to Ohio County, Murray hosts Fulton County, Graves County hosts St. Mary, Mayfield goes to Fulton City, Lone Oak hosts Ballard Memorial, South Warren welcomes Warren East, Greenwood welcomes Franklin Simpson, Bowling Green hosts Grayson County.
Girls: Hopkinsville hosts Crittenden County, Christian County hosts Franklin Simpson, University Heights goes to Caldwell County, Fort Campbell hosts Community Christian, Trigg County at Webster County, Todd Central meets Butler County, Logan County welcomes Glasgow, Dawson Springs hosts Lyon County, Russellville travels to Allen County Scottsville, Madisonville at Hopkins Central, Graves County hosts St. Mary, Marshall County hosts Carlisle County, Mayfield hosts Reidland, Lone Oak welcomes Ballard Memorial, Murray hosts Paducah Tilghman, South Warren hosts Warren East.
There’s been a change in the site for the Saturday games in the Toyota of Hopkinsville Shootout. Instead of being played at three sites, the Saturday games will move to Christian County High School. University Heights plays Warren Central at 3, Christian County takes on Male at 5 and Hopkinsville goes against Muhlenberg County at 7 pm.
High School Soccer
Christian County Lady Colonel senior Brittany Mason signed a letter Monday to play collegiately at Brescia University in Owensboro. Mason was a two year player for the Lady Colonels.
Murray State is ranked 24th in the Associated Press college basketball poll this week, while being ranked 27th in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll. The Racers put their 10-0 mark on the line Thursday night against Lipscomb at the CFSB Center.
Kentucky fell to third in both major polls, with Louisville number four. Syracuse is at the top of both polls this week.
Austin Peay senior Josh Terry received a couple of honors Monday. The senior from Henderson was named the Ohio Valley Conference player of the week, and the mid major player of the week from the website College Sports Madness. Terry’s late game play led to two Governor wins last week over Arkansas State and Tennessee.
Tonight’s game: Tennessee’s Lady Vols take on Rutgers.
As the Louisville Cardinals begin preparations to play North Carolina State in the Belk Bowl December 27th, coach Charlie Strong says the Cards don’t have any respect in the Big East due to the fact only three players were selected all conference. The Cards have also not won bowl games in consecutive years. Louisville won the Beef O Brady’s Bowl last year in Strong’s first season as coach.
The Tennessean reports seven University of Tennessee football players have had surgery since the end of the season. Sophomore offensive lineman Alex Bullard, junior linebacker Greg King, freshman running back Marlin Lane, and sophomore defensive lineman Marlon Walls all have had arthoscopic knee surgery and are expected to return by spring practice.
Sophomore defensive lineman Daniel Hood, freshman linebacker Curt Maggitt, and junior defensive back Prentiss Waggner underwent shoulder surgeries. The trio are expected to be limited to non contact drills in spring practice, but will be able to participate in full summer workouts.
Rookie Jake Locker received rave reviews for his performance in the Tennessee Titans loss to New Orleans Sunday, however, the Tennessean reports if quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is healthy, he will start this Sunday at Indianapolis. Hasselbeck left last week’s game in the first half with a left calf injury.
The Nashville Predators return to the ice tonight to face the Calgary Flames. First puck at Bridgestone Arena drops at 7 pm.