High School Baseball: Russellville over Kenwood, TN 10-6, Heritage Christian defeated Lighthouse Christian 9-2, Stewart County, TN defeated Trigg County 7-2, Caldwell County over Hopkins Central 14-4 in 4 innings, Madisonville defeated Whitesville Trinity 9-6, Livingston Central over Lyon County 15-0 in 5 innings.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville entertains Union County, Todd Central at Edmonson County, Caldwell County goes to Dawson Springs, Hopkins Central at McLean County, Webster County at Murray.
High School Softball: Hopkinsville defeated Russellville 10-0, University Heights edged Logan County 10-9, Heritage Christian Academy defeated Lighthouse Christian 17-6, Todd Central over Trigg County 6-3, Livingston Central over Lyon County 14-0 in 5 innings, Calloway County over Marshall County 3-0.
Today’s games: University Heights hosts Mayfield, Hopkinsville travels to Webster County, Russellville at Hart County, Logan County at Metcalfe County, Lyon County at Hopkins Central, Muhlenberg County hosts Calloway County in a doubleheader.
Lexington Catholic is the new number one this week in the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25. Bowling Green is 3rd, Glasgow 20th and Henderson County tied for 25th.
Two soon to be Christian County High graduates signed letters to continue their football careers at the college level Thursday. Chuck Hughes, who sat out most of his senior year because of a knee injury is headed to Lindsey Wilson College, while Micah Crutcher, who played only one year with the Colonels is headed to Kentucky Wesleyan.
College Basketball: The Lexington Herald Leader reports Kentucky assistant women’s basketball coach Kyra Elzy is returning to her alma mater for a second time. Elzy, who played on two national championship teams at Tennessee, will join new coach Holly Warlick’s staff and serve as the school’s recruiting coordinator.
NFL: A team which needs defensive help surprisingly used its first round pick to take a wide receiver. The Tennessee Titans used the number 20 pick to take Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright. Wright is the fourth wide receiver taken by the Titans in the first round, but the second in four years. Wright caught 108 passes for 1,663 yards at Baylor last season.
NHL: The Nashville Predators begin play in the Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals this evening at the Phoenix Coyotes. First puck drops at 8:00 this evening, with Sunday’s game two in Phoenix beginning at 7:00 pm. Nashville will host games three and four next Wednesday and Friday.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds lost their 10th game in a row at the Iowa Cubs 8-1. The club’s 4-17 record is the worst start through 21 games in club history. Game two of the series is tonight in Des Moines.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost to Beloit for the second straight night 8-3, with game three of the series this evening.
PGA Tour: Kentuckian Steve Flesch was one under par on his first round, while JB Holmes was one over par at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Ken Duke and Cameron Tringale are tied for the lead at seven under par.