High School Basketball
Boys: Lyon County defeated Dawson Springs 77-22
Girls: Russellville over Warren East 78-35, Ohio County defeated Union County 77-65, Mayfield over Heath 46-36, Glasgow edged Bowling Green 43-38, Calloway County over Ballard Memorial 64-52.
Christian County’s boys and girls travel to Madisonville. The Heritage Bank pre game show begins coverage of both contests tonight at 5:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Boys: Fort Campbell hosts Lyon County, Trigg County travels to Hopkins Central, Logan County hosts Henderson County, Caldwell County at Crittenden County, Muhlenberg County welcomes Union County, Murray hosts Community Christian, Paducah Tilghman entertains Mayfield, Webster County hosts Ohio County.
Girls: Hopkinsville hosts Fort Campbell in 8th district action, University Heights welcomes Lyon County, Caldwell County at Crittenden County, Trigg County at Dawson Springs, Murray hosts Community Christian, Paducah Tilghman entertains Mayfield, Henderson County at Castle, Indiana.
Kentucky is number one again this week in both major college basketball polls. The Wildcats return to action Saturday at Indiana, with pre game coverage at 2:30 on Lite 98.7.
Kentucky’s Terrence Jones was named the SEC Player of the Week Monday. The sophomore from Portland, Oregon averaged 20 points in wins last week over St. John’s and North Carolina.
Murray State’s Isaiah Cannan was named as the OVC Player of the Week for the second straight week. Cannan averaged 19 and a half points in wins over Western Kentucky and Dayton last week.
Monday scores: Austin Peay had to go to overtime to procure its first win of the season, 86-82 over Arkansas State at the Dunn Center. The win snapped a school record nine game losing streak. Former UHA standout Tyshwan Edmondson had eight points in 28 minutes playing time.
Elsewhere: Western Kentucky’s Lady Toppers defeated Louisiana Tech 69-54.
Tonight’s games: Austin Peay’s Lady Governors entertain Middle Tennessee at 7 in the Dunn Center.
Three members of Kentucky’s football team were named to the Associated Press All-SEC team Monday. Senior Danny Trevethan was named first team linebacker, junior Larry Warford was named second team offensive lineman and senior Winston Guy was named second team safety.
The Nashville Predators return to action this evening hosting the Phoenix Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena. First puck drops at 7 pm.
The National Hockey League has voted to realign into four conferences. The Tennessean reports the Nashville Predators will retain a number of longtime rivalries with less travel. The Predators will remain in the same conference with Columbus, St. Louis, Chicago and Detroit, who are currently in the Central division according to the NHL Board of Governors. Winnipeg, Dallas and Minnesota will also join the conference with Nashville.
Tickets are on sale for the Christian County High Athletics Hall of Fame luncheon and 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.
University Heights academy will honor its 1992 Sweet 16 championship basketball team this Saturday at halftime of its basketball game with Apollo. Following the game, there will be an invitation only reception at Harper House. For more information on the event, contact athletic director Dick Weaver at 886-0254.
The 2nd region umpire’s association is looking for persons interested in umpiring high school baseball this spring. If you need more information, contact Matt Bell at 270-871-6956.