High School Baseball: Hopkinsville defeated Oldham County 10-6 at the Derby City Classic, Crittenden County edged Fort Campbell 11-9, University Heights won a slugfest with Hopkins Central 16-13.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville meets DuPont Manual at the Derby City Classic, Caldwell County meets Jeffersontown at the Florida Beach Bash.
High School Softball: Christian County defeated Cocke County, TN 9-0, Franklin Simpson over Logan County 16-3.
Today’s games: Christian County plays Carter High of Knoxville, Todd Central is at Russellville.
College Basketball: Nine days after winning its 8th national championship, the Kentucky Wildcats will learn today if Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad will join the program. The two are to make their announcements at 5:30 this afternoon on ESPNU. Noel’s final three schools are Kentucky, Georgetown and Syracuse, while Muhammad’s final three are UK, UCLA and Duke.
College Baseball: Kentucky’s 21 game winning streak against non conference opponents came to an end Tuesday as Louisville defeated the Wildcats 12-0.
NHL: The Nashville Predators begin play in the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight against the Detroit Red Wings in Bridgestone Arena, with coverage of the game at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost again to West Michigan 4-3, with the two teams concluding the series this afternoon. The Nashville Sounds also lost again to Oklahoma City 5-1, with the teams playing again this evening.
High School Baseball: Hopkinsville lost its opening game in the Derby City Classic to Southern 2-0. University Heights run ruled Hopkins Central 13-0 in 5 innings, Russellville over Fort Campbell 16-9, Union County run ruled Daviess County 12-2 in 6 innings.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville plays Oldham County at the Derby City Classic in Louisville, University Heights travels to Hopkins Central, Fort Campbell hosts Crittenden County, Logan County at Russellville, Todd Central hosts Franklin Simpson, Dawson Springs welcomes Madisonville, Caldwell County plays Spencer County at the Florida Beach Bash, Webster County at Graves County.
High School Softball: Christian County defeated Sevier County, TN 21-0, Todd Central edged Harrison County 2-1, Hopkins Central won a pair of games over Bryant, AL 5-0 and 6-0, Henderson County edged Muhlenberg County 3-2, Grayson County over Logan County 12-1.
Today’s games: Christian County meets Cocke County, TN, Russellville hosts Hart County, Logan County welcomes Franklin Simpson, Dawson Springs welcomes Crittenden County.
College Football: The Courier Journal reports the Kentucky-Louisville football game scheduled for September 1st has been moved to Sunday, September 2nd. The game will be televised on ESPN at 2:30 Hopkinsville time on that day according to a release from the Big East Conference.
Three members of the defensive side of Kentucky’s team left the squad Monday. Sophomore linebackers Tim Patterson and Justin Henderson left the team, while sophomore defensive end Mermin Delic was dismissed for a violation of team rules. Six members of UK’s defense have left the team since the end of last season.
College Basketball: The Tennessean reports Vanderbilt’s John Jenkins has decided to enter the NBA Draft. Jenkins issued a statement through the university Monday saying he plans to hire an agent and not return for his senior season. The Commodores will have no returning starters next season.
Western Kentucky women’s coach Michelle Clark-Heard announced Monday the hiring of Margaret Richards as an assistant coach. Richards had worked this past year at Weber State and before that was at North Texas. Richards also worked with Clark-Heard when she was head coach at Kentucky State.
LSU coach Trent Johnson, who resigned from the school Sunday was named the new coach at Texas Christian Monday. Johnson leaves LSU after four seasons and replaces Jim Christian, who was named the new coach at Ohio University last week.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds lost the opening game of a series at Oklahoma City 4-2, with game two of the series this evening.
The Bowling Green Hot Rods were shutout in the series opener at West Michigan 4-0, with game two of the series this evening.
High School Baseball: Fresh from two 8th district wins over Christian County this weekend, the Hopkinsville Tigers meet Southern in their first game of the Derby City Classic in Louisville. University Heights hosts Hopkins Central, Fort Campbell travels to Russellville, Webster County is at Crittenden County, Union County hosts Daviess County.
High School Softball: Todd Central hosts Harrison County, Logan County at Grayson County, Dawson Springs hosts Union County, Webster County hosts Livingston Central, Henderson County at Muhlenberg County.
Christian County’s softball team finished runner up in the Play It Again Sports tournament this past weekend in Clarksville. The Lady Colonels lost to Beech High School 4-2 in the championship game.
College Basketball: Trent Johnson resigned Sunday as LSU’s basketball coach after four seasons. It’s been widely speculated Johnson will become the new head coach at TCU. TCU issued a statement Sunday saying it will hold a news conference today to make a major announcement concerning its men’s basketball program. Former Christian County standout Anthony Hickey Jr. plays for LSU.
The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Tennessee Lady Vols assistant coach Dean Lockwood has denied a report he is a candidate for the head coaching position at the University of Michigan. Another Lady Vols assistant, Mickie DeMoss, recently left the school to join the coaching staff of the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, fueling speculation head coach Pat Summitt may be stepping down after 38 seasons due to being diagnosed with early onset dementia last fall.
College Football: Former Fort Campbell standout Antonio Andrews scored four touchdowns in Western Kentucky University’s scrimmage on Saturday. Andrews rushed for 154 yards on 13 carries in the game. The Hilltoppers will conclude spring practice with the annual Red-White game on Saturday at 6 in Bowling Green.
NHL: The Nashville Predators will face arch rival Detroit in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The first two games will take place in Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday and Friday nights.
Minor League Baseball: The Nashville Sounds got their first win of the season Sunday, downing the New Orleans Zephyrs 1-0. The Sounds continue their season opening road trip tonight at Oklahoma City.
After being off on Sunday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods take to the road for the first time this season, opening a series at West Michigan.
High School Baseball: Logan County took a pair of games from Graves County 8-3 and 6-4.
Today’s games: Hopkinsville and Christian County begin a two game 8th district series at Tiger Stadium. First pitch at 6, with the Heritage Bank pre game show from the O’Charley’s broadcast booth at 5:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Elsewhere: University Heights is at Madisonville, Trigg County goes to Caldwell County, Logan County welcomes Allen County Scottsville, Webster County hosts Marshall County in a doubleheader, Paducah Tilghman hosts Mayfield.
High School Softball: Hopkins Central run ruled Caldwell County 14-0 in 5 innings, Madisonville over Dawson Springs 8-1.
Today’s games: Christian County and Todd Central are participating in the Play It Again Sports Classic in Clarksville, Russellville meets Cumberland County in the 4th region All A Classic at Metcalfe County.
Christian County High soccer player Vontrae Lewis became the 11th student-athlete to sign a collegiate letter Thursday. Lewis will be playing his college soccer for Mid Continent University.
Franklin Simpson High School is beginning its search for a new football coach. The Bowling Green Daily News reports Tim Schlosser is resigning the position to become the new principal for Franklin Simpson High. Schlosser was 108-59 in 14 seasons including a 13-2 record in 2011. The Wildcats lost to Highlands in the Class 4-A finals. Schlosser also serves as the school’s athletic director.
College Basketball: Murray State University released a statement Thursday saying Isaiah Cannan will return for his senior year. Cannan led the Racers in scoring with 19 points per game and 45 percent from behind the 3 point line. Cannan led the Racers to a 31-2 record and an NCAA tournament appearance.
Western Kentucky announced Thursday freshman point guard Derrick Gordon is transferring to be closer to his family in New Jersey. Gordon was the Hilltoppers leading scorer at almost 12 points a game this past season and was also the team’s leading rebounder at almost 7 board per game.
The Tennessean reports the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame will honor University of Tennessee Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt. Summitt—who was inducted into the Hall in 2003—will become the first two time winner of the Tennessean of the Year Award. Summitt will be honored during a banquet to be held in Nashville May 19th.
College Football: Austin Peay concluded spring practice with its Red-White game Thursday night at Governors Stadium. The White held off the Red 14-7, with former Christian County defensive back Ricky Tinnin recording seven tackles in the game.
NHL: The Nashville Predators moved back into fourth place and clinched no worse than a 5th place spot in the NHL Western Conference playoffs after a 2-0 win over Dallas at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators close out the regular season Saturday night at Colorado, a game you can hear at 8 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods opened their Midwest League season at Bowling Green Ballpark with a 3-0 win over South Bend. The two teams play again this evening.
The Nashville Sounds opened their season with a 6-2 loss at New Orleans. The two teams play again tonight in the Big Easy.
High School Baseball: Hart County run ruled Dawson Springs 11-1 in 5 innings, Russellville over Metcalfe County 10-3.
Today’s games: Christian County hosts Calloway County, Fort Campbell at Houston County, TN, Caldwell County goes to Hopkins Central, Trigg County hosts Lyon County.
High School Softball: Christian County hosts Calloway County, Hopkinsville entertains Todd Central, University Heights welcomes Murray High, Caldwell County hosts Hopkins Central, Trigg County hosts Lyon County, Madisonville welcomes Dawson Springs.
Two members of Christian County’s 2011 football team signed collegiate letters during ceremonies at the high school Wednesday. Lucas Crawley signed with Olivet Nazarene University, an NAIA school outside of Chicago. Four year player Dayshawn Matlock signed to play his collegiate football for Murray State University.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari took to the social media Wednesday to dispel any rumors he is leaving the Wildcat program to coach the NBA’s New York Knicks. Calipari said he would continue to watch NBA games involving friends who are coaches and former players, but says he is not going anywhere. Calipari said he had the best job in the country and his goal is to pass UCLA in national championships.
Meanwhile, Calipari says he wants to help negotiate a new NCAA rule concerning the one and done rule. Currently, the NBA says a player must be at least 19 or have completed his freshman year to enter the NBA draft. Calipari tells the Lexington Herald Leader he is willing to do what he can to see the rule is changed and players stay in college longer.
Western Kentucky University coach Ray Harper announced Wednesday former Hilltopper David Boyden will rejoin the program as an assistant coach. This will be Boyden’s second stint at Western as a coach. Boyden was an assistant from 2008-10 before going to Tennessee Tech. Boyden also played on the Hill from 2000-03.
College Football: Austin Peay will conclude its spring practice with the Red/White game at 7 this evening in Governors Stadium. Former Christian County offensive lineman Jacob Langston will play center this evening.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans have learned their preseason schedule for the 2012 season. The games include a primetime contest between the Titans and the Arizona Cardinals August 23rd on ESPN. Other games include a home date with the New Orleans Saints August 29-31, at Seattle August 9-13 and at Tampa Bay August 16-20. Dates for those three games will be finalized over the next month.
The NFL will release the regular season schedule later this month.
The Titans also signed veteran defensive end Leger Douzable to a contract Wednesday. Douzable played the last two seasons for Jacksonville.
NHL: The Nashville Predators play their final home game of the regular season tonight against the Dallas Stars. Coverage from Bridgestone Arena begins at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.