The 2012 high school volleyball season begins for the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers this evening as they travel to Russellville. Also in action this evening: Trigg County meets Webster County, Hopkins Central hosts Daviess County, Crittenden County is at McLean County.
Tickets are on sale for $5 for Christian County’s football games in the Montgomery County Jamboree Saturday night in Clarksville. The Colonels meet Ravenwood High School at 7:15 and Northeast at 8 pm at Governors Stadium at Austin Peay.
Hopkinsville hosts Owensboro in its lone scrimmage Friday night at Hopkinsville High, with the regular season to begin next week.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports the University of Kentucky has returned more than 2,000 of its allotted tickets for its season opening football game at Louisville on September 2nd.
A news release sent out by Louisville says those tickets will be on sale for Cardinals season ticket holders beginning tomorrow morning. The tickets will be $50 each with a maximum of four tickets sold per account.
Kentucky coach Joker Phillips says he won’t likely make a decision about the Wildcats starting quarterback until after an August 18th scrimmage game. Max Smith, Morgan Newton and true freshman Patrick Towles are among those battling for the starting job.
CBS Sports.com reports that Kentucky coach John Calipari is the sixth underrated coach in college basketball. The survey finds Fran Dunphy of Temple is the most underrated, with Belmont coach Rick Byrd third in the poll. Kansas coach Bill Self is ranked fourth, while West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is ranked 8th.
Major League Baseball this evening has St. Louis hosting San Francisco, Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Atlanta at Philadelphia and the Chicago Cubs at San Diego.
The US Women’s basketball team won in the quarterfinal round of the London Olympics defeating Canada 91-48. Diana Taurasi led five US players in double figures with 15 points. The Americans will play either Austraila or China in the semifinals.