High School Baseball: University Heights won its second game in as many days in defeating Fort Campbell 11-7. Darian McCombs was 3-5 for the Blazers and winning pitcher Wade Willen struck out nine and walked only one in getting the win. Cyle Jay was 3-4 for the Falcons, with pitcher JD Swails took the loss. UHA is now 2-9/2-0 in 8th district action, while Fort Campbell is 4-4/0-2 in district play.
Elsewhere: Hopkinsville defeated Marshall County 7-1, with Gus Sholar getting the pitching win and Josh Denton had two hits for the Tigers. Christian County edged Trigg County 2-1. Heritage Christian Academy defeated Grace Baptist 17-1.
Russellville slid by Butler County 5-4, Clarksville High over Logan County 4-0,Webster County split a doubleheader with Paducah Tilghman—winning 10-4 and losing 8-3, Calloway County run ruled Murray 11-1 in 6 innings.
Today’s games: Dawson Springs at Hart County, Russellville hosts Metcalfe County and Marshall County plays at Livingston Central.
High School Softball: Butler County defeated University Heights 8-2, Trigg County run ruled Fort Campbell 21-3 in 4 innings, South Warren run ruled Russellville 19-0 in 3 innings, Jo Byrns, TN edged Todd Central 3-2 in 8 innings, Hopkins Central run ruled Dawson Springs 13-1 in 6 innings, McLean County edged Logan County 11-10.
Hopkinsville High basketballer Darius White signed a letter of intent Tuesday to play for Mid Continent University. White averaged almost six points a game during his senior season, which saw the Tigers win the 2nd region championship and play in the Boys Sweet 16.
Two Christian County High student athletes will sign letters today. Lucas Crawley and Dayshawn Matlock will sign during ceremonies at 2:30 at the high school.
Hopkinsville High senior basketball player Christy Soldo has received an invitation to play for the Kentucky All Star team that will face the Ohio All Star team this weekend at Thomas More College.
Soldo averaged almost 19 points and almost 10 rebounds this season in leading Hopkinsville to its first Girls Sweet 16 appearance. The Murray State commitment has also been invited to try out for the Kentucky All Star team that will face Indiana this summer.
Golf: Bill BeLiles shot his age Tuesday at Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club. BeLiles fired an 82. Don Henderson and Ty Watts were the witnesses.
College Basketball: The Kentucky Wildcats returned to Lexington to a full house at Rupp Arena Tuesday afternoon to congratulate them on winning their 8th national championship. The 2012 national championship banner was unfurled in the rafters at Rupp.
Baylor capped off a perfect season at 40-0 in defeating Notre Dame in the Women’s National Championship 80-61. Brittney Griner had 26 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks in the game.
Kentucky was ranked first in the final USA Today/ESPN coaches poll released Tuesday, with Louisville ranked 4th and Murray State was ranked 16th.
College Baseball: Louisville defeated Western Kentucky 9-2, Austin Peay saw its seven game win streak end to Belmont 6-2 and Murray State lost to Southern Illinois 13-10.
NFL: Nike on Tuesday released all 32 NFL teams new uniforms and there will be some subtle changes for the Tennessee Titans. The Tennessean reports the new uniforms will have new material which will produce lighter jerseys and pants for better range of movement.
NHL: The Nashville Predators are back in fourth place in the Western Conference thanks to stellar play from backup goalie Anders Lindback in a 2-1 shootout over the Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators play their final home game Thursday night against Dallas, a game you can hear at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.