High School Softball: University Heights scored three runs in four different innings in defeating Hopkinsville 12-0 in 6 innings Monday. Chelsea Cansler was 3-5, with a home run, double and 3 rbi. Hopkinsville only had three hits in the game from Mallory Smithson, Skyler Grant—who also took the pitching loss—and Christy Soldo.
Makenzi Hamby was the winning pitcher for UHA. UHA improved to 6-4/2-0 in district play, while Hopkinsville fell to 3-6/0-3 in the district.
Elsewhere: Livingston Central run ruled Trigg County 15-0 in 4 innings, Union County run ruled Caldwell County 12-0 in 5 innings.
Today’s games: University Heights at Butler County, Fort Campbell hosts Trigg County, Todd Central travels to Jo Byrns, TN, Logan County is at McLean County, Russellville entertains South Warren, Caldwell County hosts Madisonville, Dawson Springs hosts Hopkins Central.
High School Baseball: University Heights defeated Fort Campbell 9-1, Livingston Central edged Trigg County 6-5, Logan County over South Warren 10-7, Russellville run ruled Dawson Springs 16-2 in 5 innings, Henderson County over Hopkins Central 13-4.
Today’s games: University Heights hosts Fort Campbell in 8th district play at 5:30. The Heritage Bank pre game show airs at 5:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Other games: Hopkinsville hosts Marshall County, Christian County travels to Trigg County, Caldwell County hosts Lyon County, Webster County plays at Paducah Tilghman, Russellville hosts Butler County.
Hopkinsville High basketball player Darius White will sign a collegiate letter with Mid Continent University today. The signing will take place at Hopkinsville High School at 2 pm.
College Basketball: Eight is great for the Kentucky Wildcats as the school won its 8th national championship last night in New Orleans defeating Kansas 67-59. Doron Lamb led the Wildcats with 22 points, followed by Marquis Teague with 14 and Michael Kidd Gilchrist had 11 as Kentucky finishes the season 38-2. Anthony Davis was named the Most Outstanding Player, despite only scoring 6 points. Davis had 16 rebounds and 6 blocked shots.
Coach John Calipari has his final talk show of the basketball season tonight at 5, followed by Big Blue Insider at 6 on Lite 98.7.
Baylor guns for a perfect 40-0 season as they meet Notre Dame in the Women’s National Championship tonight in Denver. The teams played in November with Baylor winning 94-81. Tip off is at 7:30, with pre game coverage at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
University of Tennessee women’s assistant coach Mickie DeMoss is leaving the program to accept a job in the WNBA. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports DeMoss—who was once head coach at Kentucky—is joining the staff of the Indiana Fever.
The big question is whether DeMoss’ departure is the start of changes in the Lady Vols program. Head Coach Pat Summitt was diagnosed with onset dementia last fall and there has been speculation she may step down.
College Football: University of Tennessee wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers says his comments on leaving the Vols program over the weekend were misinterpreted. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Rogers shot down suggestions Monday he would leave Tennessee after two seasons and that he was not trying to be a distraction to the program.
College Baseball: The Kentucky Wildcats are the top ranked team in the nation according to Collegiate Baseball. The number one ranking is the first in school history. The 27-2 Wildcats—who are 19-0 at home—host Dayton Wednesday. Kentucky is ranked 4th in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll.
Today’s games include: Murray State hosting Southern Illinois and Austin Peay hosts Belmont.
NHL: The Nashville Predators continue their march toward the NHL playoffs hosting the Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena this evening. First puck drops at 7 pm.