For the first time since winning the 2008 Christian County Invitational, Christian County’s wrestling team won the Derby City Classic at Louisville Central High School Saturday. J.J Killebrew was named the most valuable wrestler after winning the 113 pound division. Other winners included Caleb Austin at 120 pound division, Kevi Matlock at 138 and Kory Polley at 145.
University Heights finished 8th in the event and had wrestlers earn medals. Wade Willen won at 132, Dalton Putty was runner up at 106 for the Blazers.
High School Basketball
Boys: Fort Campbell travels to Trigg County, Dawson Springs hosts Caldwell County, Livingston Central welcomes Fulton City, Mayfield hosts Heath and Community Christian goes to Hickman County.
Girls: Fort Campbell hosts Logan County, Russellville hosts Warren Central, Henderson County hosts Webster County, Greenwood at Butler County, Livingston Central hosts Fulton City, Marshall County welcomes Massac County, IL.
Our next high school broadcast will be Tuesday night as Hopkinsville’s boys travel to Henderson County, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
There will be a new number one as Kentucky fell at Indiana 74-72 Saturday. Coach John Calipari will talk more about the game and this Saturday’s matchup with Chattanooga tonight at 5 on Lite 98.7, with Sports Nightly to follow at 6.
Sunday games: Murray State improved to 10-0 on the season by knocking off Memphis 76-72. A quartet of Racers were in double figures led by Donte Poole with 20 points. The Racers return to action Thursday hosting Lipscomb at the CFSB Center.
Austin Peay’s Lady Governors lost 59-55 at Ball State, Western Kentucky’s Lady Toppers opened Sun Belt Conference action with a 65-48 win over Florida International and number seven Tennessee defeated number 20 DePaul 84-61 at the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The Courier Journal reports Kentucky and Louisville have landed 2012 football commitments. Kentucky has 23 commitments after receiving one from East Central Community College safety Kory Brown. He will have three years of eligibility remaining and is expected to enroll at UK in January.
Louisville now has 20 commitments after getting verbals from defensive end Pedro Sibiea from Homestead, Florida and defensive tackle DeAngelo Brown from Savannah, Georgia.
The Tennessee Titans saw their run to the playoffs dashed a bit by the New Orleans Saints, falling 22-17 Sunday at LP Field. Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck left the game with a left calf injury. Following two consecutive 100 yard games, Titans running back Chris Johnson had just 23 yards in 11 carries for the Titans who fell to 7-6 with the loss. The Titans are at winless Indianapolis next week.
Monday Night Football has St. Louis at Seattle, with coverage of the game at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.