Hopkinsville High golfer Dayton Jones will sign a letter of intent this afternoon to play for Rend Lake Junior College. The ceremony takes place at 2:30 at Hopkinsville High School’s library.
Union County won the Region One wrestling meet at Caldwell County High School. Christian County was second, Fort Campbell fourth, University Heights fifth and Hopkinsville ninth. Christian County had eight wrestlers qualify for the state meet, Hopkinsville and University Heights had three and Fort Campbell had four. The state tournament begins Friday in Frankfort.
Favorite Bowling Green won both the boys and girls Western Kentucky regional swim meet in Owensboro, with Hopkinsville’s boys finishing seventh and the Lady Tigers finishing eighth. Hopkinsville did have several swimmers make the state meet according to a story in today’s Kentucky New Era.
Christian County Little Lady Colonels 12U softball team went 3-1 and finished as runner ups at an indoor tournament held this weekend in Owensboro.
High School Basketball
Heritage Christian Academy’s Warriors are back in action this evening against South Haven, with the Heritage Bank pre game show from Warrior Gym at 6:30 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Other boys games: Todd Central hosts Fort Campbell, Dawson Springs travels to Union County, Madisonville at Apollo, South Warren welcomes Grayson County, Murray at Heath, Reidland at Community Christian, Graves County hosts Carlisle County, Livingston Central entertains Hickman County.
Girls: Christian County at Apollo, Fort Campbell goes to Todd Central, Lyon County hosts Union County, Henderson County hosts Owensboro Catholic, Murray travels to Heath, Reidland at Community Christian, Bowling Green goes to Caverna.
23rd ranked Louisville takes on Syracuse and in women’s action Murray State entertains Austin Peay and 7th ranked Kentucky plays at 11th ranked Tennessee.
Kentucky coach John Calipari’s weekly call in show and Sports Nightly move to Wednesday night this week, beginning at 5 on Lite 98.7. The top ranked Wildcats play against Ole Miss Saturday, with pre game coverage at 1:30 on Lite 98.7.
The Tennessean reports Vanderbilt University wants to host high school football games including the state championships once again. The school is installing a new artificial turf this summer according to Vice Chancellor of Athletics David Williams. Vanderbilt hosted the state high school football championship games in Tennessee from 1981-1999. The games are currently being played in Cookeville, with that contract not expiring until 2012.
Paducah’s Russ Cochran finished tied for 10th at seven under par 210 and Franklin’s Kenny Perry finished tied for 31st at two under 214 at the Champions Tour Allianz Championship in Boca Raton, Florida Sunday. Corey Pavin defeated Peter Senior on the first playoff hole for his first Champions Tour title.