Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers took a pair of games from the visiting Owensboro Oilers last night at Tiger Field, winning 4-1 and 4-2 respectively.
In the first game, Jake Bell got the Hoppers first complete game of the season, going seven innings, allowing a run on six hits and striking out eight. Trevor Lowe went 2-2 and drove in two of the four Hopper runs.
Game two saw the Hoppers get just four hits and another outstanding pitching performance from Stewart Rich who went six innings allowing two runs on six hits and striking out seven to get the win. Trevor Blocker pitched the 7th inning to get the save.
The wins moved the Hoppers to 11-6 and sole possession of first place in the Ohio Valley League. The Hoppers return to action this evening at
Elsewhere in the OVL last night:
Tonight’s other action has
College World Series: Former Hoptown Hopper Brett Pirtle went 2-4 as
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods threw the first no hitter in franchise history in defeating
Golf: Several local juniors competed in the Go Junior Tour event Friday at Central City Country Club. Austin Knight won the Boys 13-15 18 hole championship division with a 79, Chandler Campbell was second with 83, Jay Camp third with 86 and Adam Stone was 7th with a 99.
In the Boys 16-18 championship division, Kyler Jones finished third with a 91.
Mattison Lawrence won the Girls 13-15 division with an 83, Dacie Bolton was third with 96 and Bailey Downs was fourth with 116./
In the Boys 13-15 9 hole division, Wesley Kennedy was third with a 49.
On the PGA Tour, Bubba Watson fired a three under par 67 to take a two shot lead into the third round of the Travelers Championship in
First round play was suspended at the Champions Tour’s Encompass Championship in
There’s a three way tie for the lead with Duffy Waldorf, Bernhard Langer and Craig Stadler all in the clubhouse at five under par. A number of players will complete their first rounds this morning before playing their second rounds later today.
NHL: The Stanley Cup Final series between