High School Baseball: Madisonville defeated Christian County 5-1, Fort Campbell defeated Hopkins Central 6-2 in a rain shortened 6 inning game.
Today’s games: Christian County hosts Muhlenberg County, Fort Campbell at Northwest, Todd Central at Franklin Simpson, Caldwell County at Madisonville, Trigg County welcomes Murray and Union County hosts Hopkins Central.
High School Softball: Caldwell County edged University Heights 6-5 in 9 innings.
Today’s games: Christian County hosts Hopkinsville in 8th district action at Lady Colonel Field. First pitch at 5:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Other games have University Heights at Paducah Tilghman, Fort Campbell at Trigg County, Todd Central hosting Russellville, Logan County at Franklin Simpson, Madisonville at Hopkins Central, Dawson Springs hosts Webster County, Murray at Calloway County.
College Baseball: Former Christian County player and University of Memphis senior pitcher Chase Joiner has been named the Conference USA pitcher of the week. Joiner threw his second complete game of the season in defeating Central Florida 1-0 Sunday.
Joiner allowed 5 hits, struck out 4 and walked 2 in getting his second complete game of the season. It’s also the second time Joiner has been named CUSA pitcher of the week.
College Basketball: Louisville coach Rick Pitino introduced Kareem Richardson and Doug Davenport as new assistant coaches Monday.
Pitino also announced player Luke Hancock, who sat out this season after transferring from George Mason, injured his right shoulder in a pickup game last week. The Courier Journal reports Hancock had an MRI and will undergo surgery. Pitino says Hancock will be ready to go by fall practice.
Southern Mississippi introduced its new basketball coach Monday as former Morehead State head coach Donnie Tyndall will replace Larry Eustachy, who recently became the head coach at Colorado State.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans brought the Titans Caravan to Hopkinsville Monday afternoon, where a large crowd greeted quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and offensive lineman Michael Roos at O’Charley’s.
Hasselbeck says after just missing the playoffs last season, the Titans are optimistic to make it back to the playoffs this season. Roos says adding wide receiver Kendall Wright as the number one draft pick adds an extra threat to the Titans offense and those drafted on defense will be of great help to the team.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds won their second straight game, defeating Omaha 4-3. Game two of the series is set for this evening. The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost the series finale at Wisconsin 7-2. The Hot Rods have an off day today.