High School Baseball: Hart County run ruled Dawson Springs 11-1 in 5 innings, Russellville over Metcalfe County 10-3.
Today’s games: Christian County hosts Calloway County, Fort Campbell at Houston County, TN, Caldwell County goes to Hopkins Central, Trigg County hosts Lyon County.
High School Softball: Christian County hosts Calloway County, Hopkinsville entertains Todd Central, University Heights welcomes Murray High, Caldwell County hosts Hopkins Central, Trigg County hosts Lyon County, Madisonville welcomes Dawson Springs.
Two members of Christian County’s 2011 football team signed collegiate letters during ceremonies at the high school Wednesday. Lucas Crawley signed with Olivet Nazarene University, an NAIA school outside of Chicago. Four year player Dayshawn Matlock signed to play his collegiate football for Murray State University.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari took to the social media Wednesday to dispel any rumors he is leaving the Wildcat program to coach the NBA’s New York Knicks. Calipari said he would continue to watch NBA games involving friends who are coaches and former players, but says he is not going anywhere. Calipari said he had the best job in the country and his goal is to pass UCLA in national championships.
Meanwhile, Calipari says he wants to help negotiate a new NCAA rule concerning the one and done rule. Currently, the NBA says a player must be at least 19 or have completed his freshman year to enter the NBA draft. Calipari tells the Lexington Herald Leader he is willing to do what he can to see the rule is changed and players stay in college longer.
Western Kentucky University coach Ray Harper announced Wednesday former Hilltopper David Boyden will rejoin the program as an assistant coach. This will be Boyden’s second stint at Western as a coach. Boyden was an assistant from 2008-10 before going to Tennessee Tech. Boyden also played on the Hill from 2000-03.
College Football: Austin Peay will conclude its spring practice with the Red/White game at 7 this evening in Governors Stadium. Former Christian County offensive lineman Jacob Langston will play center this evening.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans have learned their preseason schedule for the 2012 season. The games include a primetime contest between the Titans and the Arizona Cardinals August 23rd on ESPN. Other games include a home date with the New Orleans Saints August 29-31, at Seattle August 9-13 and at Tampa Bay August 16-20. Dates for those three games will be finalized over the next month.
The NFL will release the regular season schedule later this month.
The Titans also signed veteran defensive end Leger Douzable to a contract Wednesday. Douzable played the last two seasons for Jacksonville.
NHL: The Nashville Predators play their final home game of the regular season tonight against the Dallas Stars. Coverage from Bridgestone Arena begins at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.