Hoppers Baseball: Brad Sevenish hit a three run home run in the fourth and Josh Tanski pitched eight innings of one run, five hits and six strikeouts as the Hoptown Hoppers defeated Marion 4-2 last night at Guess Field.
The Hoppers and Bobcats play game two of the three game set this evening at Colonel Field, as Toyota of Hopkinsville and Hopkinsville Collision Center sponsor tonight’s game. Fans that bring school supplies for the Christian County Family and Youth Resource Center will get half price tickets and season passes will also be honored.
First pitch at 7:05, with pre game coverage at 6:50 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Fulton took game one of its semi final series with Madisonville in 10 innings 12-6. Fulton scored seven times in the top of the 10th to get the victory. Game two of that series is this evening in Fulton.
Golf: The Pepsi Junior Golf Tour Tournament of Champions got underway Wednesday at Henry County Country Club.
Hopkinsville’s Austin Knight is tied for 5th in the Boys 13-14 division after firing a 77.
Tadd Switzer is tied for 6th in the Boys 15-16 division after scoring 78, Dylan Henderson is tied for 8th with 79 and TJ Janes is 15th after scoring 85.
Dayton Jones leads the Boys 17-18 division after an even par 72, Jack Gardner is third with 75.
The final round takes place today.
Paducah’s Russ Cochran will not defend his title as the Senior British Open begins today at Turnberry, Scotland. Cochran had to withdraw before last week’s British Open due to an injury.
High School Sports: The Kentucky High School Athletics Association announced earlier this week the Board of Control has approved a Fall Sports Weekend where five separate championships will be decided on Saturday November 9, 2013.
Those sports are volleyball, boys and girls cross country and boys and girls soccer.
In other action, the new McCracken County High School which opens in 2013 will play football in Class 6-A, District 1 for the 2013 and 14 seasons. Muhlenberg County which is currently in District 1, will move to District 2. The new McCracken County High merges Reidland, Lone Oak and Heath high schools.
College Football: The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Tennessee junior quarterback Tyler Bray nor his roommate will face charges after he reached out to the female victim of a vandalism which occurred last weekend. The victim found her car’s windshield damaged and top dented after some males reportedly threw beer bottles and golf balls at it.
NBA: The Houston Chronicle reports former Kentucky standout Terrence Jones has signed his rookie contract. Jones, the 18th player taken in the NBA draft will earn $2.5 million in his first two seasons according to the league rookie scale.
NFL: The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Titans have placed wide receiver Kenny Britt and safety Markelle Martin on the physically unable to perform list as training camp opens Sunday.
Also, the Titans still have not signed their first draft pick, wide receiver Kendall Wright as rookies reported to camp Wednesday. Wright is one of five players picked in the first 32 selections who have not signed deals.
NHL: The Nashville Predators made it official yesterday, announcing Shea Weber has accepted their 14 year, $110 million dollar offer sheet to stay in Nashville. The Philadelphia Flyers had offered the restricted free agent the same deal last week.