High School Football
Christian County and Hopkinsville meet for the 46th time on the gridiron this evening at the Stadium of Champions. It also marks the first district game for both teams.The Colonels have won the last six meetings between the two squads. Kickoff is at 7, with the Heritage Bank pre game show on the air at 6:35 on the WHOP family of stations. The Christian County broadcast is on Lite 98.7, while the Hopkinsville version is on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Christian County fans and supporters are reminded tailgating will take place this evening on the visitors side of the Stadium of Champions. Activities will also begin at 5 pm, as fans and supporters will be joined by the Class of 1987 which is having its 25th year reunion this weekend.
Fort Campbell also opens district play this evening at Trigg County. The Falcons are 3-2 on the season, while Trigg County is 4-0. Kickoff at Perdue Field is at 7 pm.
Elsewhere this evening: Todd Central hosts McLean County, Russellville at Franklin Simpson, Logan County at Edmonson County, Caldwell County at Ballard Memorial, Union County hosts Hancock County, Reidland entertains Crittenden County, Paducah Tilghman hosts Heath, Mayfield entertains Marshall County, Lone Oak hosts Calloway County.
Muhlenberg County at Hopkins Central, Madisonville hosts Owensboro, Henderson County welcomes Meade County, Graves County hosts Apollo, Warren Central at Greenwood, Bowling Green at Barren County, Warren East hosts Larue County.
Find out tonight’s winners and interviews from around the state on the Kentucky High School scoreboard later tonight on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Thursday’s High School Sports Results
Volleyball: Christian County defeated Hopkinsville 3 sets to none, Heritage Christian defeated North Hardin Christian 3-0, Logan County defeated Russellville 2-0.
Boys Soccer: Marshall County defeated Hopkinsville 3-2, UHA and Trigg County played to a 1-1 tie, Logan County shut out Butler County 5-0, Caldwell County edged Madisonville 4-3 on penalty kicks, Reidland defeated Dawson Springs 8-1, Henderson County slid by Greenwood 1-0.
Girls Soccer: Hopkinsville edged Greenwood 2-1, Marshall County over University Heights 10-1, Lone Oak shut out Christian County 4-0, Todd Central slid by Franklin Simpson 1-0, Madisonville defeated Hopkins Central 9-1, Caldwell County over Webster County 8-1.
College Football: Kentucky travels to Florida tomorrow to face a Gator team that has been dominate in scoring in the 4th quarter, after getting whipped in that period last year. Kickoff just after 11 am, with pre game coverage at 9:30 on Lite 98.7.
Another big SEC game tomorrow has Missouri at South Carolina, with coverage at 2 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere tomorrow, 18th ranked Louisville plays at Florida International, Western Kentucky hosts Southern Miss, Vanderbilt plays Georgia and Tennessee meets Akron.
In the OVC: Austin Peay hosts Tennessee Martin, while Murray State travels to Eastern Illinois.
NHL: Members of the Nashville Predators are in waiting mode thanks to the current strike. There are currently no formal negotiations planned between the players association and the league, however Predator David Legwand tells the Tennessean players don’t want regular season games cancelled.