High School Basketball
Girls: Play begins in the 2nd region Touchstone Energy All A tournament. University Heights travels to Dawson Springs, Lyon County goes to Livingston Central, Caldwell County hosts Crittenden County and Trigg County is at Webster County.
Other games have Madisonville hosting Ohio County, Fort Campbell at Hopkins Central, Henderson County hosts Paducah Tilghman, South Warren welcomes Muhlenberg County and Warren East hosts Central Hardin.
Boys: 4th region All A games have Russellvile going against Cumberland County and Todd Central meeting Glasgow. Paducah Tilghman plays in the Superman Classic at Massac County, IL and Warren East is at Apollo.
Hopkinsville is ranked 13th and Henderson County 20th in the Cantrall Top 25 boys basketball poll from the Lexington Herald Leader. Ballard is first this week. On the girls side, Henderson County is 3rd, Bowling Green is 10th with Marion County ranked first.
Kentucky coach John Calipari has his weekly call in show at 5, with Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7. this evening. The Wildcats return to basketball action tomorrow night hosting Tennessee, with pre game coverage from Rupp Arena at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Sunday’s scores: Manhattan defeated Marist 66-53, with former Christian County standout Donovan Kates scoring 5 points.
Women’s action: Number 6 Kentucky defeated Missouri 69-43, 9th ranked Tennessee defeated Florida in overtime 78-75 and Vanderbilt over Arkansas 78-58.
Tonight’s schedule: Third ranked Louisville takes on Connecticut.
Women’s OVC action has Murray State going against Belmont and Austin Peay meets Morehead State.
NFL: The Tennessean reports authorities in New Jersey want to talk with Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt following an incident early Sunday morning. Britt dropped off his wounded brother at Jersey City Medical Center, but was uncooperative with authorities. Later police say Britt was at the scene or had just left the scene where a gunshot was fired at an apartment building.
The incident adds to a long list of troubles for Britt since he was drafted in 2009. Titans officials have not commented on the matter.
NHL: The Tennessean reports Martin Erat has been named alternate captain for the Nashville Predators. The Predators opened training camp Sunday in preparation for their season opener Saturday night against the St. Louis Blues at Bridgestone Arena,