Ohio Valley League Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers saw a four game winning streak end last night at Fulton, as the Railroaders ended a four game losing streak of their own with a 4-3 victory. The Hoppers had a 3-0 lead going into the bottom of the 8th, then Fulton tied the game at 3 and then got the winning run in the bottom of the 9th inning. Tyler Vails took the pitching loss for the Hoppers and former UHA standout Matt McGowan went 1-4. The Hoppers are 11-5 on the season heading into tonight's game at Madisonville.
Meanwhile, second place Marion failed to gain any ground on the Hoppers as the Bobcats lost to Madisonville 5-2.
Other action tonight in the OVL has Fulton at Owensboro.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds lost the finale of a series with Oklahoma City 10-7 last night at Greer Stadium. The Sounds begin a road trip this evening at Albquerque.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods opened the second half of the Midwest League season with a 9-8 victory. Game two of the series is this evening.
College World Series: Two time defending national champion South Carolina has advanced to the finals for the third time in as many years, with a 3-2 win over Arkansas. The Gamecocks will face Arizona in the first of a best of three series Sunday night in Omaha.
College Basketball: The Courier Journal reports former University of Louisville basketball Rakeem Buckles as saying it was his decision to leave the Cardinal program to play for Florida International. Buckles says his decision to leave was motiviated by former Louisville assistant Richard Pitino becoming the FIU coach and a chance to play in his hometown. Buckles will sit out the upcoming season and have one year of eligibility remaining.
Champions Tour golf: Paducah's Russ Cochran fired a six under 66 Friday to take a two stroke lead after the first round of the Montreal Championship. Michael Allen, Jerry Pate, Canadian Rod Spittle and 2010 Montreal Championship winner Larry Mize are all tied for second heading into today's second round.