High School Baseball: University Heights and Christian County are scheduled to play the first of a two game 8th district series at Chris Simmons Field at 5:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Other games today: Hopkinsville goes to Union County, Fort Campbell is at Lyon County, Trigg County travels to Todd Central, Caldwell County hosts Crittenden County, Logan County hosts Warren East, Muhlenberg County hosts Webster County.
High School Softball: University Heights travels to Crittenden County, Hopkinsville at Dawson Springs, Caldwell County at Union County, Logan County at Hart County.
High School Tennis: The 2nd region tennis tournament begins today at Ruff Park. Hopkinsville’s Grey Campbell is the two seed in the boys tournament, while Mallory Perkins of Hopkinsville is the top seed in the girls tournament. This is the first time Hopkinsville is holding the regional tournament, with University Heights serving as host.
Weekend Wrap: Former Hopkinsville pitcher Justin Hageman pitched Western Kentucky to a 6-1 win at Florida Atlantic Sunday. Hageman pitched a season high 7 2/3 innings allowing only five hits, walked four and struck out four.
The Bud Light Two Man tournament at the Links at Novadell this weekend fell victim to the rains Sunday afternoon, with half the field not able to play its second round. Winners were as follows:
Championship Flight- GR Chandler and Clint Sharber
1st Flight- Denny Choate and Vince Gallagher
2nd Flight- Neal Cummings and John Hobby
3rd Flight- Chad Audas and Clint Hobby
4th Flight- Thomas and Tommy Melton
5th Flight- Chalon Hayes and Kyle Myers
6th Flight- Jason Collins and David Mullins
7th Flight- Chuck Broughton and Mike Harris
8th Flight- Brent Miller and Tom Tuggle
9th Flight- Joey Costa and Justin Seay
10th Flight- Jeff Hussong and Rick Phillips
11th Flight- Justin Browning and Ronnie Frost
A record 260 golfers participated in the event.
Horse Racing: Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another is off to the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, the Preakness. I’ll Have Another could see as many as seven horses that ran in the Derby in Baltimore, including second place finisher Bodemeister. The Preakness will run May 19th.
College Basketball: One of the nation’s top high school players has eliminated Kentucky from his list of schools. The Lexington Herald Leader reports Anthony Bennett will choose between Oregon and Nevada Las Vegas.
NHL: The Nashville Predators backs are against the wall as game five of the Western Conference series takes place later tonight in Phoenix. The Predators trail 3-1 in the series. During practice Sunday, Coach Barry Trotz had Colin Wilson practicing with the first line and said that both Alexander Radalov and Andre Kostitsyn would play this evening. Coverage of the game at 9 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Champions Tour: Franklin’s Kenny Perry finished at four under par, while Paducah’s Russ Cochran was one under at the Insperity Championship in Houston. Fred Funk’s 14 under par score was tops for the win, holding off Tom Lehman by one shot.
PGA Tour: Kentuckian JB Holmes finished tied for 57th at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte with a five over par score. Rickie Fowler won his first PGA Tour event, holding off DA Points and Rory McElroy in a playoff.