High School Baseball: University Heights and Hopkinsville play the first of a two game 8th district series this afternoon at Chris Simmons Field, with first pitch at 5:30.
Other games have Christian County at Calloway County, Fort Campbell hosts Sycamore, TN, Trigg County is at Livingston Central, Caldwell County welcomes Heath, Dawson Springs hosts Madisonville, Muhlenberg County hosts Hancock County, Marshall County hosts Lone Oak, Graves County welcomes Ballard Memorial, Webster County goes to Edmonson County.
High School Softball: University Heights at Caldwell County, Hopkinsville goes to Logan County, Todd Central at Butler County, Trigg County at Livingston Central, Dawson Springs at Webster County, Russellville hosts Edmonson County, Hopkins Central goes to Muhlenberg County, Calloway County welcomes Murray, Paducah Tilghman hosts Heath.
College Basketball: Kentucky Wesleyan has named a new men’s basketball coach. Former Georgetown University coach Happy Osborne was named Sunday to replace Todd Lee. Osborne spent last season as head coach at Montgomery County High School, leading the Indians to a 33-5 record and a semi final appearance in the Boys Sweet 16. Osborne will be officially introduced at a news conference in Owensboro today.
College Football: Western Kentucky concluded its spring practice Saturday with the first Red/White game under Coach Bobby Petrino. Passing was the staple of the day as the White beat the Red 42-3. Former Fort Campbell standout Antonio Andrews was the leading rusher, with 83 yards in 14 carries.
Austin Peay concluded its first spring practice under new Coach Kirby Cannon Saturday. Cannon said while the Governors play was not perfect, the effort was good throughout the spring. Cannon feels the defense improved immensely through the spring and the offense made strides as well.
Murray State concluded spring practice with its Blue/Gold game. Coach Chris Hatcher said he was pleased with the spring sessions even though there were new players and coaches learning the ropes.
College Baseball: Austin Peay took two of three games from OVC rival Belmont with a 10-6 win Sunday. Murray State completed a series sweep of Alabama A&M with a 5-1 victory.
Western Kentucky fell in its Sun Belt series finale at South Alabama 7-5. Former Hopkinsville High player Justin Hageman came on as a defensive replacement in the game, recording a hit in one official at bat and walked twice.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods overcame a four run deficit to defeat the Dayton Dragons Sunday 7-5. The Hot Rods return home to open a series with Fort Wayne this evening, with first pitch at 7:05 in Bowling Green Ballpark.
The Nashville Sounds lost to Omaha 8-3 Sunday, with game three of the series tonight at Greer Stadium.