High School Baseball: Madisonville defeated University Heights 3-2 in 9 innings, Trigg County shutout Mayfield 10-0, Muhlenberg County was a 7-0 winner over Webster County.
Today’s games: Christian County travels to Madisonville, Fort Campbell hosts Lyon County, Caldwell County at Henderson County, Hopkins Central welcomes Webster County.
High School Softball: University Heights edged Trigg County 3-2, McLean County over Dawson Springs 7-3, Madisonville over Apollo 7-1.
Today’s games: Lyon County at Hopkinsville, University Heights goes to Dawson Springs, Trigg County at Caldwell County, Logan County at Russellville, Madisonville at Butler County.
Hopkinsville High graduate to be Christy Soldo announced Monday she will play college basketball for Murray State. The Kentucky All Star will attend Murray State on a presidential scholarship as opposed to an athletic scholarship.
Soldo leaves Hopkinsville as the girls all time leading scorer. She led Hopkinsville to a 32-5 record this past season, winning the school’s first 2nd region title and making an appearance in the Elite Eight at the Girls Sweet 16.
Heritage Christian Academy’s Morganne Mullen became the second student/athlete at the school to sign a collegiate athletic scholarship Monday. Mullen, who also plays for Courtime Volleyball, will play volleyball for Mid Continent University. She joins soccer player Joe Alvarado, who signed with Lindsey Wilson College.
Former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Davis will be in Hopkinsville later today to visit with fans and sign autographs. Davis will be at Patriot Chevrolet from 5-7:30pm. The event was to be held at Toyota of Hopkinsville, but because of construction work at the dealership, the event was moved to Patriot Chevrolet.
College Basketball: Morehead State has named its new men’s coach. Former University of Kentucky standout Sean Woods returns to the Bluegrass to take over the Eagles program. Woods had coached the last four seasons at Mississippi Valley State, who made the NCAA tournament this year before losing a play in game to Western Kentucky. The 42-year-old Woods replaces Donnie Tyndall who recently took the head coaching position at Southern Mississippi.
The Tennessean reports former Tennessee State basketball coach Nolan Richardson the Third has died at age 47. Tulsa, Oklahoma police say Richardson—the son of former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson—was found dead in his home Sunday afternoon. The cause of death has not been released, but is believed to be natural causes. Richardson was 23-41 during his tenure at TSU.
The Tennessean reports sentencing will be held July 16th for Shanterrica Madden, who was found guilty Monday of killing her roommate, former Middle Tennessee basketball player 21-year-old Tina Stewart in March, 2011. Madden was found guilty of second degree murder and tampering with evidence.
College Softball: Murray State will have a new coach on the bench next season. The school announced Monday Jay Pyron will not return next season. Athletics director Allen Ward said in a news release after looking at all aspects of the program, a change will benefit the program’s future development. Pyron was 80-79 overall and 43-37 in OVC competition during his tenure.
Trainer Bob Baffert says Kentucky Derby runner up Bodemeister is headed to Baltimore for The Preakness Stakes to run this Saturday. Bodemeister led the Derby until the last stretch when I’ll Have Another passed Bodemeister to take the first leg of the Triple Crown.