Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers have a game lead on Marion after a 7-6, 11 inning win last night at Owensboro. Phillip Menou doubled and scored on an error to give the Hoppers the win. Former Christian County pitcher Kyle Spencer started on the mound and gave up six runs in the first three innings.
The Hoppers are now 9-4 on the season and return to action Wednesday night hosting Owensboro at 7:05, with pre game coverage at 6:50 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Elsewhere in the OVL: Madisonville defeated Fulton 15-4.
Tonight in the OVL: Marion at Owensboro and Madisonville is at Fulton.
College Football: The Courier Journal reports former Trinity player and Western Kentucky University signee Tyler English is hospitalized following a weekend car accident. A University of Louisville Hospital spokesman says English is in serious condition, however the injuries English received were not known.
Golf: The Kentucky State Amateur Tournament begins today at The Cardinal Club in Simpsonville. 156 players are in the field including defending champion Patrick Newcomb of Benton, who plays for Murray State University.
NHL: Nashville Predators right wing Alexander Radulov will reportedly head back to his native Russia to play next season. According to a Russian newspaper, Radulov will play in the Kontinential Hockey League for CSKA Moscow. Radulov bolted from the Predators for the KHL in 2008, but returned in March to post six points in eight playoff games.
Earlier this month, general manager David Poile indicated the team would move forward without Radulov. Radulov and teammate Andrei Kostitsyn were suspended for game three of the Western Conference semifinals against Phoenix for violation of team curfew rules.
Minor League Baseball: Following an off day, the Nashville Sounds open a series with Oklahoma City tonight at Greer Stadium.