High School Baseball
2nd region All A: University Heights defeated Livingston Central 2-0 and will meet Caldwell County in the semifinals after the Tigers edged Webster County 7-6, Crittenden County run ruled Dawson Springs 27-0 in 5 innings and will meet Trigg County in the other semi final tonight at Lyon County after the Wildcats defeated the host Lyons 13-3.
Elsewhere: Marshall County over Christian County 6-2, Russellville defeated Warren East 8-3, Union County defeated Madisonville 12-7, Muhlenberg County run ruled Breckinridge County 17-7 in 5 innings.
Today’s games: Fort Campbell hosts Sycamore, TN in a doubleheader, Todd Central hosts Russellville, Logan County at Franklin Simpson, Hopkins Central hosts Muhlenberg County.
High School Softball
2nd region All A: Webster County edged University Heights 7-5, Dawson Springs over Trigg County 12-2 in five innings, Livingston Central over Caldwell County 11-0 in six innings.
Elsewhere: Todd Central shutout Hopkinsville 7-0, after the Lady Tigers got their first district win over Fort Campbell 15-0.
Today’s games: Christian County hosts Fort Campbell in 8th district action, Russellville at Franklin Simpson, Todd Central hosts Logan County, Hopkins Central at Madisonville, Henderson County hosts Union County.
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control passed a couple of measures for basketball and soccer on Monday.
In basketball, a running clock will be used in the 2nd half once the margin of a game reaches 35 points. The only time the clock will be stopped is for charged time outs, injury or disqualification or free throws.
In soccer, the state tournament will expand to eight teams for both boys and girls, with the sectional and sub-sectional rounds being replaced by a semi state round.
Boston Marathon: Two Hopkinsville runners ran in the event on Monday. The Kentucky New Era reports Kevin Felton dropped out of the race because of a leg injury and the unusually hot weather, however Eddie Yoakum ran a time of 3:53:56, while Todd Shouse ran the 26 mile course in a time of 3:51:40.
College Basketball: Five members of Kentucky’s basketball team will hold a 1 pm Hopkinsville time news conference today to announce their future plans. Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Doron Lamb, Terrence Jones and Marquis Teague will announce whether they will return to Kentucky or place their names in the NBA Draft.
University of Louisville coach Rick Pitino announced during a news conference Monday Luke Hancock and Peyton Siva will be the captains for the 2012-13 edition of the Cardinal team.
Austin Peay signed a fifth member to its women’s basketball recruiting class Monday. Symantha Norton, a 5-11 guard from Scottsburg, Indiana will join coach Carrie Daniels squad next season. Norton averaged almost 15 points and nine rebounds during her senior year.
College Football: O.C. Brown, an outstanding offensive lineman prospect who was the focal point of the Academy Award winning documentary “Undefeated” is transferring to Austin Peay from Southern Mississippi. Brown, a Memphis native, will have three years of eligibility remaining. Brown redshirted at Southern Miss in 2010 and was a reserve lineman last season.
The Tennessean reports the Franklin American Music City Bowl will be kicking off at its earliest time ever later this year. The game will kickoff on New Year’s Eve at 11 am and be the first game of a tripleheader televised that day on ESPN. The game features teams from the SEC and the Atlantic Coast Conference. Last year, Mississippi State beat Wake Forest 23-17.
College Baseball: University of Evansville and former Christian County pitcher Cole Isom has been named the Missouri Valley Conference pitcher of the week. Isom threw a three hit, complete game performance in a 4-1 win over Wichita State. Isom struck out 11 batters in the game and did not allow a hit until the 7th inning in notching his first MVC win of the season. Isom has a 2-4 record on the 2012 campaign.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look to take a 3-1 lead in their Stanley Cup playoff series tonight with the Detroit Red Wings in Joe Louis Arena. Coverage airs at 6:30 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds lost the series finale to the New Orleans Zephyrs 11-5 and open a series with Oklahoma City tonight in Nashville.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods win their sixth straight game over Great Lakes 2-1, with game two of the series in Bowling Green this evening.