Hoppers Baseball: Hoptown split a weekend series with Fulton, winning Sunday night at Lohaus Field 3-2. Will Hammock pitched 7 innings, giving up four hits, striking out six to get the win. Tyler Vails got his second save of the season. Fernando Tanaka had three hits, with Nolan Fisher and Seth Bancroft each getting two hits in the victory.
The Hoppers are now 8-4 on the season and still hold a half game lead over Marion. The Hoppers are back in action tonight at Owensboro at 7. Tonight’s other OVL action also includes Fulton travelling to Madisonville.
High School Baseball: The Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association East/West All Star games will take place Tuesday and Wednesday at the University of Louisville. According to a story in the Kentucky New Era, Christian County junior Logan Patterson will play for the West Stars in games Tuesday, while Hopkinsville’s Clayton Smithson will play on the Senior West Stars team in games on Wednesday.
College Football: The Bowling Green Daily News reported Sunday Western Kentucky has picked up a commitment for its 2013 class. Senior to be defensive tackle Marcus Adams announced Saturday his plans to come to the Hill.
Adams is out of Tri Cites Georgia High School. The 6-3 270 pound Adams chose Western over Middle Tennessee, Ole Miss and TCU. He is the third commitment for the 2013 class.
The Tennessean reports Vanderbilt has added three commitments to its 2013 class. Linebacker Nigel Bowden of Macon, GA, defensive back Darrius Sims from Memphis and defensive tackle Sean Spencer of Newnan, GA announced over the weekend their plays to play for the Commodores next season.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds defeated Omaha 4-1 Sunday to salvage a series split. The Sounds are off today before beginning a series with Oklahoma City Tuesday night.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods finished the first half of the Midwest League season with a 9-3 win over Fort Wayne Sunday. The Hot Rods have off until they play at the Dayton Dragons on Friday.