High School Basketball
Girls: Fort Campbell entertains Todd Central, Logan County welcomes Barren County, Trigg County at Reidland, Muhlenberg County travels to Ohio County, Mayfield hosts Heath.
Boys: Fort Campbell hosts Todd Central, Logan County entertains Barren County, Russellville hosts Warren Central, Caldwell County at Calloway County, Lyon County entertains Hopkins Central, Union County hosts Owensboro Catholic.
University Heights Lady Blazers will make their first appearance in the Touchstone Energy All A Classic Wednesday afternoon at 4 against Magoffin County in Frankfort. Advance tickets are on sale at UHA today and through the midday hours Tuesday. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. If you can’t make it to Frankfort, we’ll have the broadcast on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Manhattan defeated Niagara 71-64. Former Christian County standout Donovan Kates had 10 points, eight rebounds and two assists in the victory.
Women’s scores: Sixth ranked Kentucky defeated Florida 57-52, South Carolina upset number 22 Vanderbilt 65-60 and Arkansas Little Rock beat Western Kentucky 61-50.
Tonight’s games: Women’s action has Murray State meeting Longwood, Austin Peay plays SIU Edwardsville and Tennessee takes on Notre Dame.
A programming reminder because of Kentucky travelling to Georgia today, Coach John Calipari’s call in show and Sports Nightly will be heard on Wednesday night beginning at 5 on Lite 98.7.
Look for Kentucky to move to number one when the major college basketball polls come out later today, with Murray State still the only unbeaten team in the nation. Kentucky returns to action tomorrow night at Georgia, with pre game coverage at 6:30 on Lite 98.7.
The Courier Journal reports Paducah Tilghman wide receiver JD Harmon has decided to walk on and play football for the University of Kentucky. Harmon made the announcement Sunday after a visit to Lexington. Harmon was given the promise of a scholarship in January, 2013. Harmon caught 52 passes for 846 yards and 11 touchdowns during his senior year.
Fresh from a Saturday night win over the Chicago Blackhawks, the Nashville Predators entertain Columbus this evening. The Predators are 3-1-1 against the Blue Jackets this season. The game begins at 7 in Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville’s Brandt Snedeker finished tied for 8th at the Humana Challenge which concluded Sunday. Snedeker’s 19 under par 269 was five shots back of winner Mark Wilson, who won for the first time this season.
Paducah’s Russ Cochran finished at seven under 209, which was good for a 15th place tie at the Champions Tour’s opening event of the season, the Mitsubishi Electric Championship in Hawaii. Franklin’s Kenny Perry finished at two under 214, which placed Perry in a tie for 31st. Dan Forsman won the event with a three day total of 15 under 201.