High School Baseball: A couple of teams braved the cold Tuesday, with Christian County defeating Muhlenberg County 6-3, Graves County over Heath 2-0, Paducah Tilghman shut out Reidland 10-0 in 6 innings.
Today’s games: Fort Campbell is at McEwen, TN for a doubleheader.
High School Softball: Paducah Tilghman over Mayfield 12-1.
Women’s NCAA: 7th ranked Kentucky advanced to the semifinals of the Bridgeport regional with a 84-70 win over Dayton. Adia Mathies matched her career scoring high with 34 points for Kentucky now 29-5 on the season. Kentucky will face Delaware on Saturday, with coverage of the game beginning at 10:45 am on Lite 98.7. Tip off is at 11 am Hopkinsville time.
Louisville also advanced to the semifinals of the Oklahoma City regional with a 76-63 win over Purdue. The 26-8 Cardinals will next face overall number one seed Baylor at 5:30 on Sunday.
Three members of Austin Peay’s men’s team are leaving the program. A news release issued Tuesday says Joe Harms is giving up his basketball career to concentrate on academics, while Herdie Lawrence and AJ Lynch are leaving to pursue other basketball opportunities. The departures will give the Governors five scholarships to offer for the 2013-14 season.
Murray State has announced it will renew its basketball series with Southern Illinois beginning next season. The 2013 and 2015 games will be played in Murray, with the 2014 and 2016 games in Carbondale. The teams have not played since 2006.
Murray State senior Isaiah Cannan was selected Tuesday to the Lou Henson All American team and announced as a semi finalist for the AAU-James E. Sullivan award. Cannan averaged 21.6 points per game during his senior campaign.
College Football: Austin Peay had its first spring practice under new coach Kirby Cannon Tuesday. Cannon tells the Leaf Chronicle he was happy with the effort in the first workout and believed the team had utilized position meetings last week leading up to the first practice. Cannon also said the team needed to practice faster and harder but added you have to teach players to do that.
College Baseball: Austin Peay lost at number 25 Mississippi State 13-5.
NFL: Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck tells the Tennessean he is “still in shock” after being released by the Titans last week. Even though he signed with the Indianapolis Colts, he said it was emotional telling his young children they were leaving the Music City.
Hasselbeck says he knew his $5.5 million salary was too high for the Titans and was willing to restructure his contract. He said conversations were positive at first, but then realized the Titans were not going to rise above a certain amount. Hasselbeck declined to discuss the specific amount, but indications seemed it would have been less than $3 million.