Tickets are on sale for the Christian County High Athletics Hall of Fame luncheon ceremony to be held Saturday beginning at 11:30 am at Christian County High school cafeteria. Tickets are 10 dollars each and can be purchased at Heritage Bank, Remax Advantage Realtors and Christian County High School.
Basketball: Both Christian County and Hopkinsville played basketball games Saturday. The Tigers defeated Graves County 60-49 at the Marshall County Hoopfest. Freshman Jaqualis Matlock had 16 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks for Hopkinsville.
Christian County edged North Hardin at the Campbellsville Classic 64-61 behind 19 points from CJ Cotton and 11 from Isaiah Pollard.
Heritage Christian Academy’s Lady Warriors finished third at the KCAA Tip Off Classic. The Lady Warriors won the consolation game 45-36 over Lexington Trinity, after losing to Bluegrass Christian 48-23.
Wrestling: Rossview High won the Hopkinsville High Duals meet. Caldwell County finished third, Trigg County was fifth, with host Hopkinsville winless on the day.
Christian County participated in the Harpeth Invitational Saturday with Kory Polley winning at 145 pounds, while Kevi Matlock was third in the 138 division.
University Heights went to the Walton Verona Bearcat Brawl Saturday, with Chance Collins at 113, Wade Willen at 132 and Colton Hall at 160 all going 3-1 in matches, while Phillip Bradley won two matches for the Blazers.
High School Basketball
Boys: Dawson Springs hosts Lyon County
Girls: Trigg County hosts Hopkins Central, Russellville hosts Warren East, Bowling Green welcomes Glasgow, Union County hosts Ohio County, Webster County entertains Livingston Central, Mayfield at Heath.
Our next high school broadcast will be Tuesday night as Christian County’s boys and girls travel to Madisonville. Coverage of both games begins with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Murray State improved to 9-0 on the season with a 75-58 win over Dayton at the CFSB Center Sunday. Isaiah Cannan led a trio of Racers in double figures with 21 points.
Western Kentucky defeated Bowling Green 60-53, behind freshman George Fant’s 13 points and seven rebounds.
Manhattan defeated St. Peter’s 68-42, with former Christian County standout Donovan Kates not playing in the game.
Women’s play saw number 10 Kentucky defeat number 11 Louisville 74-54, number eight Tennessee defeated number 22 Texas 73-57 and Vanderbilt defeated High Point 70-54.
Tonight’s games: Austin Peay will try to get its first win of the season in 10 tries against Arkansas State.
Women’s action has Western Kentucky taking on Louisiana Tech.
Number one Kentucky does not see the court again until action Saturday at Indiana. Coach John Calipari’s weekly call in show is at five this evening, followed by Sports Nightly at six on Lite 98.7.
Despite a strong finish following an 0-4 start, 7-5 Western Kentucky was not selected to play in a bowl game Sunday. Western Kentucky had its first winning football season since 2007.
Louisville will face NC State in the Belk Bowl December 27th in Charlotte, the Music City Bowl will have Mississippi State and Wake Forest December 30th in Nashville, with Vanderbilt facing Cincinnati December 31st at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis.
Chris Johnson rushed for 153 yards and two scores as the Tennessee Titans win their second straight game at Buffalo 23-17. The win moved the Titans into a tie with four other teams in contention for the final AFC wild card berth. The Titans host New Orleans next Sunday at noon at LP Field.
Monday Night Football has the Jacksonville Jaguars taking on the San Diego Chargers. Coverage of the game begins at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.