Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers won for the third straight game last night, knocking off Marion 5-3 at Tiger Field. Brandon Boggetto has two hits including his first home run of the season in four at bats and Derek Ferch was 2-3 with his first triple of the season. Trevor Blocker in relief got the win, with Ryne Long notching his third save.
The Hoppers move to 12-6, and lead Dubois County by a game and half. The Bombers defeated Owensboro 10-7 last night, with Fulton defeating Madisonville 10-8. The Pirates sit in third place.
Tonight’s OVL action has Hoptown playing a make up game from Saturday night at Owensboro.
Minor League Baseball: Despite four players having multi hit games, the Bowling Green Hot Rods fell to Lake County 4-3 Sunday at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Hot Rods host Lake County in game two of the three game series this evening.
New Orleans defeated Nashville in Pacific Coast League action Sunday 2-1. The teams play again this evening in New Orleans.
College World Series: The championship best of three series begins this evening in Omaha. Former Hoptown Hopper Brett Pirtle leads Mississippi State against UCLA.
High School Football: Caldwell County High’s outstanding junior quarterback has received another scholarship offer. The Princeton Times Leader reports Western Kentucky University has offered Elijah Sindelar. WKU is the second school to offer Sindelar a scholarship, joining the University of Kentucky. Sindelar is expected to be one of the top ranked recruits in the Class of 2015.
The Bowling Green Daily News reported Sunday former Warren East football coach Ben Bruni will be returning to the sidelines. Bruni will return to his alma mater, Bowling Green High as its offensive line coach. Bruni played for the Purples in the late 1990’s.
Bruni spent eight seasons as Warren East head coach, compiling a 55-39 record and led the Raiders to seven of its eight playoff wins and two regional championships. Bruni replaces Chris Seabolt, who will be the new head coach at Greenwood High School.
College Basketball: Despite having only one commitment for the Class of 2014, Kentucky coach John Calipari has been busy making offers to prospects in the 2015 class. The Lexington Herald Leader reported Sunday Calipari made offers this weekend to Mississippi guard Malik Newman, Chicago guard Charles Matthews and Nevada post player Stephen Zimmerman.
The three join Memphis forward Skal Labissiere on the 2015 offer list.
PGA Tour: Ken Duke made a birdie putt on the second playoff hole to win the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, CT Sunday. The 44-year-old Duke collected his first PGA Tour win. He forced the playoff after chipping in from 51 feet on the 18th hole.
Champions Tour: Franklin’s Kenny Perry finished in a seven way tie for third at 205, two strokes behind winner Craig Stadler at the Encompass Championship. Paducah’s Russ Cochran finished at 215 for the three day event.