Hoppers Baseball: The Ohio Valley League regular season ended for the Hoptown Hoppers Sunday night with a doubleheader split at Madisonville. The Pirates took the first game 8-3, with the Hoppers winning the nightcap 7-6. The Hoppers finish the regular season 28-12.
All teams have the day off today in the Ohio Valley League before the playoffs begin Tuesday night. Marion and Owensboro will play a one game playoff to determine who will face the Hoppers beginning Wednesday night.
The Wednesday night game will be at the Marion-Owensboro winner, with games two and three if needed beginning Thursday night at Colonel Field. All Hopper playoff games will be heard on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Fulton and Madisonville will begin their playoff series Wednesday night at Madisonville.
GDFL Football: The Christian County Outlaws were a 44-0 winner over Owensboro at the Stadium of Champions Saturday evening. According to an Eagle Post story, the Outlaws scored 30 points in the 2nd quarter to win for the second time this season over the Wildcats. The Outlaws are back in action Saturday at the Indianapolis Tornados.
Golf: 2012 Hopkinsville High graduate Dayton Jones finished 16th at the Irvin Cobb tournament over the weekend in Paducah. After firing a 76 Saturday, Jones came back with a final round 70 Sunday to finish at 146. Jones returns to the Pepsi Tour today to play at Midland Trail Golf Club in Louisville.
Princeton’s Emma Talley was eliminated in match play Friday in the 132nd Women’s North and South Amateur Championship at Pinehurst, NC. Talley lost to last year’s runner up Doris Chen from the University of Southern California 2 and 1.
The Links at Novadell had its Senior Two Man event over the weekend. The winners were as follows:
Championship Flight: Mike Davenport and Roger Warren with 125.
1st flight: Marvin Hendricks and Tim Young with 127.
2nd flight: Boyd Hancock and Mike Workman with 133.
3rd flight: David Brien and Rick Hall scoring 136.
4th flight: Freddie Powell and Skip Cunningham with 139.
College Baseball: Western Kentucky’s program has picked up a verbal commitment. The Bowling Green Daily News reported Sunday Henderson County pitcher Sam Higgs will play for the Hilltoppers in 2014. Higgs was 7-4 with a 2.19 earned run average this season in leading the Colonels to the state championship game before losing to Woodford County.