High School Football
Tonight’s games: Russellville at Fort Campbell, Trigg County at Todd Central, Caldwell County meets Union County in the National Guard Bowl at Crittenden County, Logan County at South Warren, Calloway County meets Murray, Warren Central at Franklin Simpson, Bowling Green plays Lafayette in the IHigh Football Frenzy in Lexington, Warren East at Barren County, Henderson County at Evansville North, Apollo at Owensboro, Paducah Tilghman welcomes West Creek, TN, Marshall County welcomes McLean County.
The 2012 Toyota of Hopkinsville/Jerry Claiborne Bowl takes place tomorrow night at the Stadium of Champions as Hopkinsville hosts Lone Oak at 5:30, followed by Christian County taking on Clarksville. Coverage of both games begins at 5:06 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and worldwide at whopam.com.
Join us tonight at 9:06 for the Kentucky High School Scoreboard show on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Thursday’s High School Sports Results
Volleyball: Christian County defeated Hopkinsville in an 8th district tilt 3 sets to none, Madisonville edged University Heights 3-2, Heritage Christian Academy defeated North Hardin Christian 2-1, Russellville over Todd Central 2-0, Logan County defeated Franklin Simpson 3-0, Henderson County over Webster County 3-0.
Boys Soccer: Christian County and St. Mary tied at 3, Fort Campbell shutout Hopkins Central 8-0, Trigg County edged Paducah Tilghman 2-1, Warren Central over Todd Central 3-0, Franklin Simpson over Logan County 4-2, Madisonville edged Owensboro 3-2, Henderson County got by Louisville Male 1-0.
Girls Soccer: 12th ranked Bowling Green shutout 24th ranked Hopkinsville 4-0, St. Mary edged Christian County 1-0, Owensboro Catholic over University Heights 7-2, Fort Campbell shutout Hopkins Central 7-0, Webster County over Dawson Springs 7-2, Caldwell County over Lyon County 5-1, Trigg County shutout Crittenden County 10-0.
Golf: Hopkinsville won a quad match with Christian County, Henderson County and Muhlenberg County at Western Hills. The Tigers had a 144 team score and were led by medalist Wade Perry who had a 3 under 33, while teammate Jack Gardner had 34. Christian County was led by TJ Ferry’s 35 and shot a team score of 165, good for third place. Henderson County was second with 159 and Muhlenberg County had 171.
University Heights had a tri match with Hopkins Central and Owensboro Catholic. The Blazers won the match with a 159 and were led by co medalists Cameron Allen and Tadd Switzer with 36, Hopkins Central was second at 161 and Owensboro Catholic third at 162.
UHA’s Lady Blazers played at Muhlenberg County, with both teams tying at 92. Anna Moore was medalist with 37.
Friday’s High School Sports Schedule
Boys Soccer: University Heights at Hopkinsville and Dawson Springs goes to Lyon County.
Volleyball: Christian County, Hopkinsville and University Heights are all in the Toyota of Hopkinsville/West Kentucky Smackdown event.
College Football: Austin Peay’s Governors Stadium will be undergoing renovations. A news release says the school has received $16 million from the Tennessee Building Commission to build a new stadium. Demolition of the stadium’s west side will begin after the 2013 season, with new seating and skyboxes to be placed in the stadium.
The east side will receive little renovation, with the football field to be replaced and track to be repaired, along with replacement of restrooms and locker rooms and addition of a training room. The new stadium is expected to open for the 2014 season.
College Basketball: Murray State University has released its men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season. Home games will include Old Dominion, Western Kentucky Valparaiso, and an ESPN Bracket Busters game. Road games include the Charleston Classic in mid November. The Racers open the regular season with Brescia University November 9th.
NFL: Despite building a 17-3 lead, the Tennessee Titans held on to defeat Arizona 32-27. Jake Locker threw for two touchdown passes and 124 yards. The Titans also intercepted two passes for scores. Kick returner Marc Mariani was hurt in the game, breaking his leg at the end of a punt return. The Titans play their final pre season game next Thursday night hosting the New Orleans Saints.