The Hoptown Hoppers have a chance to reclaim first place in the Ohio Valley League with a win this evening against Madisonville. First pitch for Military Appreciation Night is at 7:05, with the exclusive Hopper pre game show at 6:50 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com. Hoptown is a half game behind leader Marion, who faces Owensboro this evening.
Hopkinsville High School is naming its football blockhouse in honor of legendary coach Fleming Thornton today. The ceremony will take place at the school at 4 pm.
The College World Series begins in Omaha today with Stony Brook taking on UCLA and Florida State meets Arizona.
Louisville basketball recruit Terry Rozier said on Twitter that he expects to be eligible to play for the Cardinals next season. The Lexington Herald Leader reports there had been speculation Rozier did not meet the academic requirements to be eligible for next season.
Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak tells the Tennessean top draft choice Kendall Wright will not participate in next week’s three day mini camp. Wright, a rookie out of Baylor, strained his right shoulder while diving for a Jake Locker pass during organized team activities on Thursday. Wright was to have the shoulder examined today.
Major League Baseball interleague action tonight has St. Louis hosting Kansas City, Atlanta hosting Baltimore and the Chicago Cubs have a matinee game against the Boston Red Sox. The Cincinnati Reds are at the New York Mets in the lone National League game.
The scene shifts to Miami for game three of the NBA Finals Sunday. Last night, the Miami Heat evened the series with Oklahoma City at one game apiece with a 100-96 win.