High School Baseball: Marshall County defeated Hopkinsville 9-4, Christian County slid by Hopkins Central 7-6, Todd Central edged Fort Campbell 8-7 in 8 innings, Trigg County shut out University Heights 2-0, Logan County over Butler County 6-1, Henderson County over Crittenden County 4-0.
Today’s game: Heritage Christian Academy meets North Hardin Christian at Warrior Field. First pitch at 4:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 4:20 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
High School Softball: Bowling Green defeated Hopkinsville 6-4, Trigg County over Russellville 9-4, Madisonville run ruled Crittenden County 12-1 in 5 innings.
Today’s games: Logan County at South Warren, Russellville at Warren Central, Caldwell County at Webster County, Hopkins Central welcomes McLean County.
High School Tennis: It wasn’t a good day for local players at the KHSAA State Tournament in Lexington Thursday. Hopkinsville’s Mallory Perkins was eliminated in her first singles match, while Hopkinsville’s Grey Campbell won his first round singles match, but was eliminated in the second round. The University Heights doubles team of Gordon Kaye and Blake Edmonson also lost in their first round match.
College Football: Austin Peay has learned its football game at Virginia Tech will kickoff at 12:30 Central time on September 8th. It will be the first time the Governors will play an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent and be their second game against a Football Bowl Subdivision member in as many weeks. The Governors open the season at Western Kentucky September 1st.
The Tennessean reports the University of Tennessee team will train one week away from the Knoxville campus this fall. The team will workout at Milligan College in Johnson City August 9-15. Vols coach Derek Dooley says the week away will allow a unique opportunity to build team unity without a lot of distractions. The timing of the week away also coincides with the move of the football operations from Neyland Stadium to the new football training center.
College Softball: Former Christian County and current Murray State player Casey Castille has received another honor. Castille earned all Mideast Region second team honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Castille was also recently named first team OVC and was named the league’s Freshman of the Year.
The NCAA tournament begins today with action in Louisville. Regional play has the 53-3 Lady Cardinals meeting Valparaiso, while Kentucky meets Michigan. Both games will air on ESPN 2 beginning at 3:30 this afternoon.
College Baseball: Austin Peay lost 5-0 at Tennessee Tech and is tied for first place in the OVC. Game two of the series is this evening in Cookeville.
Murray State falls in the series opener 5-4 to Eastern Kentucky, with game two this afternoon at Reagan Field.
Western Kentucky wins its series opener 4-2 over Middle Tennessee, with game two tonight at Nick Denes Field.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods defeated Dayton 5-4, with the series finale this evening at Bowling Green Ballpark.
The Nashville Sounds lost at Tucson 13-0, with game two of the series this evening.