High School Baseball: Christian County hosts Hopkins Central, University Heights goes to Trigg County, Hopkinsville travels to Marshall County, Fort Campbell at Todd Central, Russellville at Warren Central, Logan County goes to Butler County, Henderson County at Crittenden County, Union County at Daviess County and Muhlenberg County at Grayson County.
High School Softball: Hopkinsville hosts Bowling Green, Trigg County entertains Russellville, Madisonville at Crittenden County and Union County at Daviess County.
Christian County is ranked 6th in the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Top 25. Allen County Scottsville is first again this week, with Greenwood second, Owensboro Catholic 8th, Bowling Green 14th, Reidland 15th, Livingston Central 17th, Heath 19th, Lone Oak 20th, Hopkins Central 23rd and Marshall County 25th.
High School Tennis: The KHSAA State tournament begins today in Lexington. Mallory Perkins of Hopkinsville High is in the girls singles field, along with the Lady Tigers doubles team of Maggie and Annie B. Wetzel. Hopkinsville’s Grey Campbell is in the boys singles competition.
NFL: The Tampa Tribune reports former Christian County and West Virginia standout Keith Tandy signed a four year contract earlier this week. Tandy was taken in the 6th round by the Bucs in the recent NFL draft. The Bucs also signed Tandy’s former West Virginia teammate and roommate Najee Goode. Goode, who also signed a four year deal, was a fifth round pick. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
The Tennessee Titans have signed third round draft pick Mike Martin. The defensive tackle was a three year starter at Michigan who had 172 tackles and 10 quarterback sacks in his career. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The Tennessean reports Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt had what was termed minor arthoscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday. General Manager Ruston Webster says the procedure will help Britt return to the field sooner. Britt tore both the ACL and MCL in a game last season against Denver. Britt had been experiencing swelling in the knee, with Webster saying the procedure would set Britt back a couple of weeks at the most.
Horse Racing: Kentucky Derby runner up Bodemeister has been installed as the 8-5 favorite to win Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The Bob Baffert trained horse will start in the number 7 post position. Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another is in the number nine post with morning line odds of 5-2 for the 137th run of the Blackeyed Susans.
College Baseball: Ohio Valley Conference action today has Austin Peay meeting Tennessee Tech, Murray State opens a three game set at Reagan Field against Eastern Kentucky and Western Kentucky opens a three game series with Middle Tennessee.
Minor League Baseball: Following an off day, the Nashville Sounds open a series at the Tuscon Padres this evening.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods defeated Dayton 4-1, with game two of the series this evening at Bowling Green Ballpark.
Golf: The PGA Tour stop this week is the HP Byron Nelson Classic at TPC Las Colinas. Kentuckian Steve Flesch is in the field.