High School Baseball: Logan County took a pair of games from Graves County 8-3 and 6-4.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville and Christian County begin a two game 8th district series at Tiger Stadium. First pitch at 6, with the Heritage Bank pre game show from the O’Charley’s broadcast booth at 5:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Elsewhere: University Heights is at Madisonville, Trigg County goes to Caldwell County, Logan County welcomes Allen County Scottsville, Webster County hosts Marshall County in a doubleheader, Paducah Tilghman hosts Mayfield.
High School Softball: Hopkins Central run ruled Caldwell County 14-0 in 5 innings, Madisonville over Dawson Springs 8-1.
Today’s games: Christian County and Todd Central are participating in the Play It Again Sports Classic in Clarksville, Russellville meets Cumberland County in the 4th region All A Classic at Metcalfe County.
Christian County High soccer player Vontrae Lewis became the 11th student-athlete to sign a collegiate letter Thursday. Lewis will be playing his college soccer for Mid Continent University.
Franklin Simpson High School is beginning its search for a new football coach. The Bowling Green Daily News reports Tim Schlosser is resigning the position to become the new principal for Franklin Simpson High. Schlosser was 108-59 in 14 seasons including a 13-2 record in 2011. The Wildcats lost to Highlands in the Class 4-A finals. Schlosser also serves as the school’s athletic director.
College Basketball: Murray State University released a statement Thursday saying Isaiah Cannan will return for his senior year. Cannan led the Racers in scoring with 19 points per game and 45 percent from behind the 3 point line. Cannan led the Racers to a 31-2 record and an NCAA tournament appearance.
Western Kentucky announced Thursday freshman point guard Derrick Gordon is transferring to be closer to his family in New Jersey. Gordon was the Hilltoppers leading scorer at almost 12 points a game this past season and was also the team’s leading rebounder at almost 7 board per game.
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame will honor University of Tennessee Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt. Summitt—who was inducted into the Hall in 2003—will become the first two time winner of the Tennessean of the Year Award. Summitt will be honored during a banquet to be held in Nashville May 19th.
College Football: Austin Peay concluded spring practice with its Red-White game Thursday night at Governors Stadium. The White held off the Red 14-7, with former Christian County defensive back Ricky Tinnin recording seven tackles in the game.
NHL: The Nashville Predators moved back into fourth place and clinched no worse than a 5th place spot in the NHL Western Conference playoffs after a 2-0 win over Dallas at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators close out the regular season Saturday night at Colorado, a game you can hear at 8 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods opened their Midwest League season at Bowling Green Ballpark with a 3-0 win over South Bend. The two teams play again this evening.
The Nashville Sounds opened their season with a 6-2 loss at New Orleans. The two teams play again tonight in the Big Easy.