Hoppers Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers dropped their third straight game last night, losing to Dubois County 4-3 at Tiger Field.
The Bombers got three runs off starter and losing pitcher Geordie Carlson in the 3rd inning before the Hoppers responded with a run in the bottom of the 4th on a single by Matt McGowan.
Dubois County added a run in the 5th to lead 4-1 before the Hoppers got two runs in the bottom of the 5th on a two run single by Seth Larue to pull to within 4-3. Dubois reliever Clint Chestnut pretty much shut the door after that in getting the win for the Bombers.
Matt McGowan led the Hoppers with three hits, Seth Larue and John Beary each added two hits.
Elsewhere in the OVL: Fulton saw its eight game win streak end at the hands of Owensboro 2-0 and in a game played in Greenville, Marion thumped Madisonville 15-5.
The league standings today still have Hoptown on top at 15-9, leading Fulton and Dubois County who are each 13-11 and 12-10 Owensboro by two games, then Madisonville 12-12 by three games and Marion is 6-18.
There are no games in the league today.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods defeated West Michigan Sunday 5-1 to win their third straight game and for the fourth time in the last five contests. The Hot Rods conclude their series with West Michigan this evening.
The Nashville Sounds defeated Oklahoma City 5-3 Sunday night at Greer Stadium. The Sounds continue the home stand this evening opening a three game series with Round Rock.
Major League Baseball: The Cincinnati Reds lost 3-2 to Texas Sunday in Arlington. The Reds begin a series with the San Francisco Giants this evening, with air time at 4:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
Other games saw Oakland defeat St. Louis 7-5, the Chicago Cubs edge Seattle 7-6 and Atlanta defeated Arizona 6-2.
High School Football: The Kentucky New Era reported in its Saturday edition Christian County has added a 10th football game for the upcoming 2013 season.
The Colonels will travel to Fulton High School in Knoxville on October 25th. The Falcons won the Class Four A state championship in Tennessee last year and finished with a 13-2 record.
Golf: Franklin’s Kenny Perry finally has his first major championship. Perry carded a final round 64 to win the Senior Players Championship at Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh Sunday with a three day total of 261, two strokes better than Fred Couples who lead after the first round with a 62.
Perry had come close to winning three other majors, losing two in playoffs at the 1996 PGA Championship and 2009 Masters and losing the Senior PGA Championship in June.
Bill Haas picked up the title at the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club in Washington DC, winning the PGA Tour event by three strokes over Roberto Castro.
Inbee Park made history Sunday, winning the US Women’s Open for her third major of the 2013 season. No women’s player has ever won three majors in a year where four are contested.
NASCAR: Matt Kenseth’s fuel only pit gamble late in the race allowed him to overtake Jimmie Johnson and win the Quaker State 400 Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. The race was held yesterday after rain forced postponement on Saturday night.