Caldwell County High School has a new boys’ basketball coach. The Princeton Times Leader reports Daniel Kukahiko will replace Steve Smiley who resigned after three seasons. Kukahiko—who is a 2001 graduate of Caldwell County—has spent the last six seasons as an assistant at Hopkins Central.
Post positions were drawn today for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, the final jewel of horse racing’s Triple Crown. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another will go from the number 11 post and is trying to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years.
The Courier Journal reports Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was kicked in the head by one of his horses at Belmont Park Tuesday. Lukas was handling six year old Hamazing Destiny when he was struck on top of the head. Lukas was treated at Winthrop University Hospital and was expected to be back at the track today. Lukas will have Optimizer in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
Major League Baseball tonight has St. Louis at Houston, Cincinnati hosts Pittsburgh, Chicago at Milwaukee and Atlanta is at Miami.
Oklahoma City can wrap up the NBA’s Western Conference final with a win over San Antonio this evening. The Thunder lead the series 3-2.
The Los Angeles Kings could hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first time in franchise history if they defeat the New Jersey Devils this evening. The Kings lead the series 3-0.