High School Football: Christian County saw its football season come to an end following a 48-7 loss to Bowling Green last night. The Purples built up a 21-0 lead at the end of the first period and rolled to their 41st consecutive victory in improving to 11-0 on the season. The Colonels ended the season 5-7.
Elsewhere last night: In Class 5-A, Graves County defeated Warren Central 28-27 in double overtime.
Class 3-A: South Warren defeated Fort Campbell 48-16 and Paducah Tilghman routed Monroe County 49-6.
Class 2-A: Caldwell County rolled over Union County 56-34 and Murray defeated Owensboro Catholic 37-20.
Class A: Russellville defeated Bethlehem 50-10 and Mayfield shut out Louisville Holy Cross 35-0.
Class 4-A: Owensboro advanced with a 54-19 win over Warren East and Franklin Simpson defeated Madisonville 21-6.
Class 6-A: Central Hardin ended McCracken County’s season 34-23 and Meade County blanked Henderson County 28-0.
College Football: Vanderbilt could easily overlook Kentucky today as the two teams battle in Nashville. However, becoming bowl eligible for the third straight season is on the mind of the Commodores coming into this game. Last week, Vandy defeated Florida for the first time since 1945 in Gainesville and snapped a 22 game losing streak to the Gators. Pre game coverage begins at 9:30 am on Lite 98.7
Elsewhere today: 20th ranked Louisville hosts Houston. Ohio Valley Conference action includes Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri and Murray State plays Tennessee State at LP Field in Nashville.
Last night’s scores: Kevin Ware returned to third ranked Louisville’s lineup and had five points and three rebounds in 13 minutes as the Cardinals won their 19th straight game defeating Cornell 99-54. Chane Behanan had a double-double for Louisville with 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Cardinals improved to 3-0 on the season.
Murray State fell at Old Dominion 70-60. Freshman Cameron Payne led the Racers with 17 points. Murray State is now 1-2 on the season.
Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings became the school’s all time leading coach in wins after the Commodores 80-69 win over Lipscomb. Stallings has 279 wins, passing legendary coach Roy Skinner for the most in school history.
Women’s action saw Austin Peay fall to Arkansas State 79-69 to fall to 1-2 on the season.
Tonight’s games: Western Kentucky hosts East Tennessee State, with pre game coverage at 6:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
Also this evening: Tennessee meets USC Upstate. Former Christian County standout Anthony Hickey Jr. and the LSU Tigers host Northwestern State, while former Colonel Donovan Kates and Manhattan meet George Washington.
Women’s action has Murray State at Western Kentucky, with tipoff in Diddle Arena in Bowling Green at 2 pm.
Kentucky returns to action tomorrow night hosting Robert Morris, the team that eliminated the Wildcats from last season’s NIT at Rupp Arena. Pregame coverage begins at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
NFL: Sunday’s Game of the Week on News/Talk WHOP features the San Francisco 49ers at the New Orleans Saints. Coverage of the game begins at 3 pm.
NHL: The Nashville Predators lost for the fourth time in as many games 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins last night ending a seven game-17 day road trip. The Predators are finally home this evening to host the Chicago Blackhawks. First puck is at 7 pm in Bridgestone Arena.
College Basketball: Top 25 action tonight includes #2 Michigan State hosting Columbia, 4th ranked Duke welcomes Florida Atlantic, 11th ranked North Carolina hosts Holy Cross and 12th ranked Oklahoma State hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
3rd ranked Louisville has reportedly picked up a 2014 signee. Reports indicate four star point guard Quentin Snider, who had first committed to Louisville, then decided he was going to Illinois, is expected to sign his letter with the Cards. Snider plays for Ballard High School in Louisville.
College Football: One Top 25 team is in action as 13th ranked UCLA hosts Washington.
High School Football: Round two of the Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl takes place this evening, with several Western Kentucky teams seeing action.
Class 5-A games include Christian County taking its 5-6 record to Bowling Green to face Class 5-A’s number one team who has won 40 games in a row and two state championships. The Purples last loss came in the 2010 playoffs to the Colonels at the Stadium of Champions.
Kickoff at 7, with the Heritage Bank pregame show at 6:35 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
The winner of the Christian County-Bowling Green game gets the winner of the Graves County-Warren Central game being contested this evening in Mayfield.
Elsewhere this evening: Class 3-A action has Fort Campbell going to South Warren and Paducah Tilghman hosts Monroe County.
Class 2-A games have Caldwell County hosting Union County and Owensboro Catholic welcomes Murray.
Class A play has Russellville at Bethlehem and Mayfield welcomes Louisville Holy Cross.
Class 4-A games have Warren East at Owensboro and Madisonville at Franklin Simpson.
Class 6-A action has McCracken County hosting Central Hardin and Henderson County travels to Meade County.
Find out the scores of these and other playoff games this evening on Kentucky High School scoreboard show following the Christian County game on News/Talk WHOP.
College Basketball: 13th ranked Memphis opened its season with a 95-69 victory over Austin Peay. The Governors were led in scoring by Ed Dyson with 11 points, with Zavion Williams and Chris Freeman each adding 10. Austin Peay is now 1-1 on the season.
Women’s scores: 5th ranked Louisville advanced in the WNIT with a 88-67 win over 14th ranked LSU, 4th ranked Tennessee rolled over Chattanooga 80-56 and Vanderbilt got by Delaware State 73-67.
Tonight’s games: Murray State travels to Old Dominion, 3rd ranked Louisville meets Cornell and Vanderbilt meets Lipscomb. Women’s action has Austin Peay beginning a five game home stand against Arkansas State.
College Football: Kentucky returns to action tomorrow taking on Vanderbilt, with pre game coverage at 9:30 am on Lite 98.7.
Other games tomorrow include 20th ranked Louisville meeting Houston. OVC action has Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri and Murray State goes against Tennessee State.
Western Kentucky running back Antonio Andrews has been named as a semifinalist for the Doak Walker award. The former Fort Campbell standout is the nation’s leader in all purpose yards with 2,162 and second in rushing behind Boston College’s Andre Williams.
Andrews rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns in WKU’s win at Army last week. The Doak Walker award is presented annually to the nation’s best running back.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans built a 17-6 halftime lead, but ended up losing to the Indianapolis Colts 30-27 at LP Field. Chris Johnson ran for 70 yards and two scores in the first period, but the Colts held him to just 16 yards after that. The Titans have now lost five of their last six games and return to action next Sunday at the Oakland Raiders.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look to snap a three game losing streak as they conclude a seven game road trip at Pittsburgh this evening. The Predators return to Bridgestone Arena tomorrow night to host the Chicago Blackhawks.
College Basketball: Four Top 25 teams are in action this evening including 13th ranked Memphis opening its season against Austin Peay. Other action has 6th rated Arizona meeting San Diego State, 16th ranked Wichita State meeting William and Mary and 19th ranked Connecticut going against Detroit.
College Football: One Top 25 team is in action this evening as 8th ranked Clemson hosts Georgia Tech.
NFL: Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak was back in practice Wednesday and could return to the sideline Sunday when the Texans meet Oakland. Kubiak missed last week’s game with the Arizona Cardinals to recover from a mini-stroke suffered two weeks ago at halftime of the Texans game against Indianapolis.
MLB: The last of baseball’s post season awards will be announced later today as the Most Valuable Player in both the American and National League’s will be announced. Detroit third baseman Miguel Cabrera is seeking his second consecutive American League award and is joined by Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis and LA Angels outfielder Mike Trout as finalists.
National League finalists are St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.
High School Football: Christian County and Fort Campbell are among a number of area teams going through final walkthroughs today ahead of their second round games in the Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl tomorrow night.
The Colonels travel to face Class 5-A’s number one team in Bowling Green who has won 40 games in a row. Kickoff at 7, with the Heritage Bank pregame show at 6:35 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Fort Campbell travels to face one of the top 10 teams in Class 3-A in the South Warren Spartans, who have lost only one game this season. Kickoff is at 7 pm.
Five members of Caldwell County’s team were named first team All Western Kentucky Conference. The Princeton Times Leader reported Wednesday junior quarterback Elijah Sindelar, junior running back Jaylen Boyd, senior offensive lineman Austin McGowan, junior defensive lineman Drake Van Hooser and sophomore defensive back Dee Cain were joined on the first team by Fort Campbell running back Triston Luke.
The All WKC Big School Team includes running back Jamarius Taylor of Christian County joined by teammates offensive lineman Tate Baker and linebacker Terrell Wimberly.
Hopkinsville had offensive lineman Chad Cessna and defensive back Anthony Williams. Caldwell County’s David Barnes was named coach of the year. The awards will be presented at a banquet in Murray December 15th.
College Basketball: Women’s action Wednesday saw 7th ranked Kentucky improve to 3-0 on the season with a 103-38 win over Georgia Southern. UK had six players score in double figures in the contest.
Tonight’s games: Austin Peay is in action this evening as the Governors travel to Memphis to meet the 13th ranked Tigers. The Governors are 1-0 on the season following a win over Division Two Oakland City last Friday while Memphis is playing its season opening game. Tipoff is at 7 pm.
Women’s action has Louisville hosting LSU in a semifinal game of the WNIT, 4th ranked Tennessee meeting Chattanooga and Vanderbilt hosts Delaware State.
CBS Sports Network announced Wednesday four Ohio Valley Conference games will be on the network this season. The first is January 5th when Murray State hosts UT Martin at 2 pm, with the Racers on a second time when they travel to Austin Peay for an 8 pm game on January 31st.
Murray State picked up a signee for the 2014 season Wednesday. 6-2 guard JayQuan McCloud comes to Murray from North Chicago, IL. McCloud is about to begin his senior year at North Chicago Community High School. He averaged 17.4 points per game as a junior and had 91 assists and 46 steals in leading his team to a 28-4 record last year.
Austin Peay also picked up a 2014 signee Wednesday. 6-3 guard Josh Robinson of St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis will head to Clarksville next year. Robinson averaged 25.4 points per game in his junior season and was the leading scorer in the St. Louis metro area last season.
Louisville picked up a 2014 signee on Wednesday. The Courier Journal reports 6-10 center Chinau Onuaku is the 65th ranked player in the country according to Rivals.com. Onuaku committed to Louisville several weeks ago.
Kentucky’s four commitments for 2014 also signed Wednesday. Karl Towns Jr., Tyler Ulis, Devin Booker and Trey Lyles sent their letters in on the first day of the national signing period.
College Football: Kentucky wide receiver Ryan Timmons has practiced the last two days after missing last week’s game with a sprained ankle. Wildcats coach Mark Stoops says Timmons is not 100 percent and will see how he fares in workouts over the next two days before determining if he will see any action at Vanderbilt. Pregame coverage begins at 9:30 am Saturday on Lite 98.7.
NFL: Following a short week, the Tennessee Titans return to action this evening hosting the Indianapolis Colts. Both teams come in off embarrassing losses last Sunday, the Titans 29-27 to then winless Jacksonville and the Colts 38-8 to the St. Louis Rams. The Colts can extend their lead in the AFC South to three games with a win this evening.