Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers search again this evening for win number 1 as they travel to Fulton to meet the Railroaders. Fulton defeated the Hoppers 4-0 last night at Tiger Field.
The Hoppers return home tomorrow night to host DuBois County at 7:05, with the official Hoppers pre game show on the air at 6:45 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Elsewhere in the OVL this evening: Marion goes to league leader DuBois County and 2-0 Madisonville hosts Owensboro.
Forcht Bank/KHSAA State Tournament: Quarterfinal action begins later today at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington as Prestonsburg meets Mercer County at 5, with Henderson County meeting Collins High in the nightcap.
Rawlings/KHSAA State Fast Pitch Tournament: Play begins tomorrow at Jack Fisher Park in Owensboro. Opening round games have 2nd region winner Livingston Central meeting 3rd region winner Owensboro Catholic at 7 pm.
5 pm games include 1st region winner Lone Oak meeting 5th region winner Central Hardin and top ranked and 4th region winner Greenwood meeting South Laurel. The double elimination tournament goes through Saturday.
Major League Baseball: The Cincinnati Reds wrap up their series with the Colorado Rockies this evening, with pre game coverage on the air at 5:40 on News/Talk WHOP.
Other National League action has Atlanta underway in a matinee game against Pittsburgh, with the Chicago Cubs at the LA Angels late this afternoon. The St. Louis Cardinals host Arizona this evening.
College Basketball: The Lexington Herald Leader reports the son of the University of Kentucky’s track coach will be a walk on next season. E. J. Floreal played last season for Dunbar High School after transferring from California, when his father Edrick left Stanford to become Kentucky’s track coach.
The 6-5 Floreal averaged 12.9 points and 10.5 rebounds in his senior year for Dunbar. He had interest from several schools including Tennessee.
NHL: After getting thoroughly outplayed in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals on home ice, the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins will try to rebound on the road as they visit the Boston Bruins for game three this evening. The Bruins lead the series 2-0.