High School Sports Schedule
Volleyball: Hopkinsville travels to Muhlenberg County, University Heights meets Crittenden County in the 2nd region All A Classic, Hopkins Central hosts Muhlenberg County.
Boys Soccer: Todd Central at Trigg County, Dawson Springs hosts Muhlenberg County, Lyon County at Ballard Memorial.
Girls Soccer: Caldwell County hosts Henderson County, Logan County at Franklin Simpson, Madisonville at Owensboro Catholic, Hopkins Central hosts Lyon County.
Golf: UHA, Webster County and Muhlenberg County will meet Hopkinsville at Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club.
Weekend Wrap: Christian County’s volleyball team defeated 13th ranked Greenwood at the Bluegrass Invitational earning coach Rick Erickson his 100th career win. After play on Saturday, Christian County is now 3-5 on the season.
Heritage Christian’s volleyball team finished second in the Middle Tennessee Slam Jam at Lancaster Christian Academy. HCA is 2-3 on the season.
Christian County golfer TJ Ferry was the medalist at the Hopkins Central Storm Invitational Saturday at Madisonville Country Club. Ferry shot a 69 to win by three strokes. UHA’s Cameron Allen and Hopkinsville’s Jack Gardner tied for third with 73, Tadd Switzer was 6th with 74 and Austin Knight, also of University Heights had a 77.
UHA tied Daviess County at 309 for first place, but lost in a scorecard playoff. Trigg County was fifth with 314, Hopkinsville 6th at 317 and Christian County was 12th with 339.
UHA Lady Blazer Anna Moore played in the Central Hardin Lady Bruin Invitational Saturday and fired an 85 to finish 29th. The tournament was won by North Hardin’s Lydia Gumm with a level par 72.
College Basketball: Austin Peay played its second Canadian exhibition game Sunday, falling to A Game Hoops 81-71. The Governors were led by Will Triggs 25 points and 15 rebounds. Austin Peay finishes its tour this evening against the ABC All Stars.
NFL: Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak had originally penciled in the third exhibition game to name a starting quarterback. However, neither Jake Locker nor Matt Hasselbeck have been overly impressive in the first two games. Munchak says he’s not ready to announce his starter for Thursday night’s game against Arizona at LP Field.
Meanwhile, the Tennessean reports linebacker Gerald McRath’s season is over. McRath played through pain in his left knee during training camp, but it’s been decided McRath will undergo surgery to repair a partially torn patella tendon and be placed on injured reserve.
LL World Series: Goodlettsville, TN’s team is a perfect 2-0 in the US pool following a 9-6 win over California Sunday. The team will play in the winner’s bracket of the US pool Wednesday.
Golf: Steve Fox of Hendersonville, TN won the US Amateur Championship Sunday at Cherry Hills Country Club outside of Denver. Fox defeated Michael Weaver on the 37th hole, after rallying from two down in the match play final.
Franklin’s Kenny Perry finished tied for third at 12 under par at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open on the Champions Tour. Perry was one stroke behind Willie Wood, who defeated Michael Allen on the first hole of a playoff.
The Wyndham Championship was suspended Sunday due to heavy rains in Greensboro, NC. Sergio Garcia takes a one shot lead over several golfers including Tim Clark and Jason Dufner as play resumes this morning.
High School Football: Korey Mosley rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns and Ryan Knight tossed two TD passes to Jarvis Irby as Christian County defeated Madisonville 42-28 in its season opener at the Stadium of Champions. The Colonels return to action next Saturday night in the Jerry Claiborne Bowl against Clarksville High at the Stadium of Champions.
Hopkinsville scrimmaged at Lancaster Christian Academy. The Tigers open their season against Lone Oak next Saturday night in the Jerry Claiborne Bowl at the Stadium of Champions.
Elsewhere: Fort Campbell defeated Clarksville High 26-20 in double overtime, Russellville defeated Trigg County 25-14, Calloway County edged Caldwell County 34-31, Butler County defeated Logan County 27-13, Evansville Reitz got by Henderson County 29-23, Ohio County rolled over Muhlenberg County 41-13, Monroe County shut out Franklin Simpson 12-0, Webster County defeated Hopkins Central 15-7, Warren Central defeated Class A's pre season top ranked team Mayfield 42-28 and Greenwood defeated Trousdale County TN, 34-13
Tonight's games: Todd Central meets Glasgow in the TJ Samson Bowl in Glasgow, Bowling Green meets Allen County Scottsville and Warren East plays South Warren in the Rafferty's Bowl and Paducah Tilghman plays at Lone Oak.
NFL: Chris Johnson ran for two touchdowns and Rob Bironas kicked three field goals as Tennessee Titans evened their pre season record at 1-1 with a 30-7 win over Tampa Bay. Former Christian County standout Keith Tandy had two tackles and a pass deflection for the Buccaneers.
College Football: Southern California is number one in the Associated Press pre season top 25. Defending national champion Alabama is second, LSU third, Oklahoma fourth and Oregon is fifth.
College Basketball: Austin Peay opens a three game exhibition series in Canada today, meeting Seneca at 3 this afternoon in Toronto.
A report in the Orlando Sentinel indicates former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu has checked himself into a rehab center in Houston and will not play football this season. Mathieu was dismissed from the LSU team last Friday for violation of the team’s substance abuse policy.
The NCAA is expanding the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs from 20 to 24 teams beginning in 2013. The new format calls for eight teams to receive seeds and earn first round byes. Those teams will host second round games against first round winners. Ohio Valley Conference schools are members of FCS.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari has assigned roster numbers for the incoming class of Wildcats. Nerlens Noel will wear the number 3, which Terrence Jones wore the last two seasons. Alex Poythress will wear number 22, Willie Cauley-Stein will wear number 15, Archie Goodwin will wear number 10, and Wright State transfer Julius Mays will get 34.
Major League Baseball this evening has St. Louis hosting Pittsburgh, Cincinnati welcoming the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta hosts Los Angeles.
Six pre season games in the NFL this evening include the Tennessee Titans in Tampa to meet former Christian County standout Keith Tandy and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Also this evening: Buffalo at Minnesota, Jacksonville at New Orleans, Miami at Carolina, Detroit at Baltimore and Oakland at Arizona.
High School Football
The 2012 season begins this evening across the Commonwealth. The Hopkinsville Tigers, however, will not begin their regular season until next week. Their opponent for tonight, Lancaster Christian Academy, did not receive its TSSAA classification in time for the start of the season.
Therefore, tonight’s game will be a scrimmage game at 7 in Smyrna, TN, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 6:35 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP
The Christian County Colonels open the 2012 season hosting the Madisonville Maroons at the Stadium of Champions. Kickoff at 7, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 6:35 on Lite 98.7.
Elsewhere this evening: Fort Campbell is at Clarksville High, Trigg County goes to Russellville, Caldwell County entertains Calloway County, Logan County at Butler County, Hopkins Central at Webster County, Henderson County hosts Evansville Reitz, Muhlenberg County at Ohio County, Murray High hosts Lake County, TN, Franklin Simpson hosts Monroe County, Mayfield meets Warren Central and Greenwood meets Trousdale County, TN in the Fruit of the Loom Rivals Bowl in Bowling Green.
The Kentucky High School scoreboard show is back again this season and will air this evening following Hopkinsville’s scrimmage game on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
High School Results from Thursday
Boys Soccer: University Heights defeated Todd Central 5-1. The Blazers return to action today meeting Lone Oak at the Eagles Invitational at Graves County.
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville shut out Christian County 4-0 in a weather shortened game, UHA’s match with Rossview was stopped to weather, Todd Central defeated Franklin Simpson 4-2, Muhlenberg County edged Logan County 2-1.
Volleyball: Christian County shutout Fort Campbell 3 sets to none, Hopkinsville defeated Hopkins Central 3 sets to none, University Heights defeated Livingston Central 3 sets to 1 in the first round of the All A Classic, Caldwell County over Madisonville 3-0, Logan County over South Warren 3-1, Webster County shutout Trigg County 3-0.
Golf: Hopkinsville lost to Daviess County 158-154 in a boys match at Western Hills Thursday. Jack Gardner was medalist, leading the Tigers with a 35. TJ Janes and Dylan Henderson each had 40, Jay Camp 43 and Wade Perry 44.
Christian County played in a tri match with Henderson County and Hopkins Central in Madisonville. Henderson County won with 151, Hopkins Central 156 and Christian County 172. Logan Patterson had 38 and Grainger Greenwell 40 to lead the Colonels.
College Football: University of Kentucky backup safety Glenn Faulkner underwent surgery to out a screw into his ankle and will miss 6 to 8 weeks. Coach Joker Phillips also announced following Thursday’s practice running back Josh Clemons MRI revealed no structural damage of his surgically repaired right knee. Clemson has sat out the last few practices with swelling on that knee.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans play their second pre season game tonight in Tampa against former Christian County standout Keith Tandy and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jake Locker will start at quarterback for the Titans.
Kentucky running back Josh Clemons underwent an MRI procedure earlier this week on the knee he injured last season against South Carolina. Running backs coach Steve Pardue tells Kentucky Sports Radio Clemons has sat out the last few days with swelling on the knee and that doctors have not released the MRI results.
The Courier Journal reports Indiana University has lost one member of its prized basketball recruiting class. 6-3 guard Ron Patterson of Indianapolis met the academic requirements to enter IU, but failed to meet them in summer school. Patterson was a member of the Indiana All Star team. Patterson is reopening his recruiting process.
Murray State golfer Patrick Newcomb is continuing his run in the match play portion of the US Amateur at Cherry Hills in Denver. Newcomb is playing Auburn University senior Michael Hebert today and if he wins, Newcomb will play in round of 16 later today.
Major League Baseball this evening has St. Louis hosting Arizona, Cincinnati plays the NY Mets, Atlanta hosts San Diego.
Major League Baseball owners are to vote today to allow the sale of the San Diego Padres from majority owner John Moores to a group which includes PGA Tour player Phil Mickelson. The selling price is $800 million.
The Little League World Series is underway today in Williamsport, PA. The Goodlettsville, TN team is representing the Southeast and will face the Midwest team from Kearney, Nebraska later today.
Two pre season games in the NFL this evening have the Cincinnati Bengals at the Atlanta Falcons and the Cleveland Browns at the Green Bay Packers. The Tennessee Titans return to action tomorrow night against former Christian County High standout Keith Tandy and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
While we’re on the Titans, two offensive linemen have been signed in the wake of injuries to Eugene Amano and Mike Otto. Michael Jasper was on Buffalo’s practice squad last season. He was a 7th round pick out of Bethel and is a native of Mount Juliet, TN. Jonathan Palmer has participated on four NFL practice squads after playing collegiately at Auburn.