Hopkinsville High graduate to be and Kentucky Girls All Star basketball team member Christy Soldo will announce her choice for college basketball. The ceremony will take place at 1 this afternoon at Hopkinsville High School.
Former Kentucky basketball player Anthony Davis will be at Toyota of Hopkinsville Tuesday afternoon. College basketball’s National Player of the Year will be joined by former UK All American Kenny “Sky” Walker and will sign autographs from 5-7:30 pm.
Riverside Park in Dawson Springs will have the sounds of baseball this summer, after all.
The Madisonville Messenger reports the independent Riverside Buccaneers will play a 21 game regular season schedule following a tournament this coming weekend.
The Buccaneers are the brain child of Henderson County native Dan Grass, who will be the team’s general manager and coach. The original Tradewater Pirates team began as an independent team in 1999 and played in the Ohio Valley League last year. The franchise has moved to Madisonville for the 2012 season.
Former Christian County softball standout Griffin Joiner and her Kentucky Wildcat teammates have received an at large bid to the NCAA tournament. Kentucky will play Michigan Friday in the Louisville regional, with the game to be televised by ESPN 2.
Julius Mays’ former high school coach says going to Kentucky is the wrong choice. Mays who transferred from Wright State, committed Sunday to Kentucky. Coach Joe Luce of Marion High School vented on Twitter saying Mays is a bad fit for Kentucky and that the UK coaches aren’t familiar with Mays.
ESPN college basketball writer Andy Katz says Kentucky and Georgetown may possibly play this coming season in the SEC-Big East showdown in the nation’s capital. Katz says the matchup will depend upon whether if the Big East allows 14 schools, instead of 12, to play in the event.
A full state of games in Major League Baseball tonight includes the Chicago Cubs at St. Louis and Cincinnati is at Atlanta.
Two games in the NBA playoffs with Philadelphia at Boston and the LA Lakers at Oklahoma City. One game in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs has New Jersey at the New York Rangers.