High School Baseball-Monday scores: After missing six games due to rainouts, University Heights got on the field Monday and defeated Fort Campbell 12-1. Austin Gee pitched a gem, allowing 1 run on two hits and struck out 11. The big inning for the Blazers was the 4th when they scored 7 times on only three hits. The Blazers improved to 5-2/1-0 in district play, while Fort Campbell goes to 3-11/0-3 in the district.
Other games saw Trigg County defeat Livingston Central 7-5, Caldwell County over Hopkins Central 5-0, Dawson Springs defeated Christian Fellowship 34-24 in 6 innings, Madisonville edged Webster County 4-3 in 8 innings, Henderson County nipped Daviess County 9-8, Calloway County shut out St. Mary 2-0.
Today’s games: Fort Campbell hosts University Heights, Christian County welcomes West Creek, Hopkinsville goes to Crittenden County, Trigg County hosts Lyon County, Russellville welcomes Franklin Simpson, Logan County entertains Todd Central, Caldwell County goes to Livingston Central, Muhlenberg County hosts Ohio County, Paducah Tilghman at Lone Oak, Marshall County hosts Mayfield.
High School Softball-Monday scores: University Heights defeated Muhlenberg County 7-3, Livingston Central over Trigg County 22-0 in 4 innings, Lone Oak over Caldwell County 16-1, Crittenden County edged Dawson Springs 4-3, Hopkins Central edged Webster County 2-1, Carlisle County over Lyon County 13-3, Henderson County shut out McLean County 8-0.
Today’s games: University Heights hosts Hopkinsville in 8th district action at 5:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other games have Christian County at Muhlenberg County, Fort Campbell goes to Webster County, Todd Central at Warren East, Caldwell County hosts Dawson Springs, Logan County welcomes Franklin Simpson, Russellville hosts Hart County.
Lyon County hosts Union County, Livingston Central goes to Calloway County, Henderson County hosts Hancock County, Crittenden County is at Carlisle County, Marshall County hosts Lone Oak.
College Basketball: The Louisville Cardinals are national champions after rallying from a 10 point first half deficit and defeated Michigan 82-76. Final Four most outstanding player Luke Hancock led the Cards with 22 points off the bench, while Peyton Siva added 18 points and Chane Behanan added 15 points and 12 rebounds for Louisville, who finishes the season 35-5.
Coach Rick Pitino—who was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame Monday—became the first coach to win a national championship with two different schools.
For the second time in four seasons, Louisville and Connecticut will play for the Women’s National Championship tonight in New Orleans. The Big East teams met once during this season, with the Huskies winning 72-58. Pre game coverage begins at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.
Updating a story we first reported Monday, Kentucky Mr. Basketball Dominique Hawkins of Madison Central will announce Wednesday morning where he will continue his basketball career collegiately. Hawkins is waiting to hear if he has an offer to play at Kentucky, however a number of other schools also are interested including Western Kentucky, Morehead State, Murray State, South Carolina, Purdue and Tennessee Tech.
College Football: Austin Peay returns to the practice field today. The Governors used Monday to review tape from Saturday’s first scrimmage and as coach Kirby Cannon predicted, he saw the defense ahead the offense. The Governors will practice today, Thursday and Friday before their second scrimmage on Saturday.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods defeated Lansing 4-3 last night. The teams have a 10:35 am game this morning at Bowling Green Ballpark.
The Nashville Sounds edged Oklahoma City 1-0 with game two of the series this evening at Greer Stadium.
NHL: The Nashville Predators begin a four game homestand against St. Louis this evening. First puck drops just after 7 at Bridgestone Arena.