|SPORTS HEADLINES 10/9/12|
Monday’s High School Sports Results
8th district: Christian County defeated Fort Campbell 3 sets to none, while University Heights edged Hopkinsville 3 sets to 2.
5th district: Crittenden County defeated Livingston Central 3-0, then lost to Trigg County 3-2.
7th district: Hopkins Central over Madisonville 3-1, then lost to Caldwell County 3-0.
7th district: Madisonville shut out Hopkins Central 7-0.
13th district: Todd Central defeated Logan County 5-0.
8th district: Hopkinsville over Fort Campbell 8-1 and Christian County shut out University Heights 2-0.
5th district: Lyon County was a 7-0 winner over Crittenden County.
6th district: Union County edged Webster County 3-2.
7th district: Caldwell County over Hopkins Central 2-0.
13th district: Logan County defeated Franklin Simpson 3-0.
Volleyball: 8th district final has Christian County meeting University Heights.
Boys Soccer: 8th district at University Heights has Christian County meeting Hopkinsville and University Heights hosts Fort Campbell.
5th district action has Lyon County at Trigg County, 6th district play has Union County at Henderson County, 7th district Dawson Springs at Caldwell County and 13th district has Todd Central meeting Franklin Simpson at Logan County.
Girls Soccer: 5th district action has Lyon County meeting Trigg County, 6th district play has Union County meeting Henderson County, 7th district has Madisonville meeting Dawson Springs and 13th district action has Todd Central at Logan County.
College Football: Kentucky freshman quarterback Patrick Towles will not play against Arkansas Saturday after suffering a high right ankle sprain in last week’s loss to Mississippi State.
Coach Joker Phillips described Monday that Towles will be “week to week” and that senior Morgan Newton will back up freshman Jalen Whitlow Saturday. You can hear the game with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7.
Western Kentucky quarterback Kawaun Jakes will wear a knee brace on his left knee when the Hilltoppers play at Troy Thursday night. Jakes suffered an injury in the Hilltoppers last game at Arkansas State, with an MRI last week revealing no problems with the knee.
College Basketball: Beginning Thursday, University of Kentucky fans will have a chance to bid on one of 300 pieces of the floor from the NCAA Final Four in New Orleans. Each 12 by 18 piece will be autographed by Kentucky coach John Calipari.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit pediatric cancer efforts at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville and Kentucky Children’s Hospital in Lexington. To learn more, visit 2012ukfloor.com.
Golf: Legendary Kentucky amateur golfer Johnny C. Owens died Sunday night at age 85 in Lexington. Owens won back to back state titles while in high school at Henry Clay, a Southeastern Conference championship while at Kentucky, two state Amateur titles and a British Senior Amateur title. Owens also played in the 1964 Masters and said that was the highlight of his career according to the Lexington Herald Leader.
NFL: Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak said Monday Matt Hasselbeck will start at quarterback when the Titans host Pittsburgh Thursday night at LP Field. Jake Locker remains out due to a dislocated left shoulder and will not be on the active roster.
The Titans will also be without running back Javon Ringer who will miss the next 4-6 weeks due to a torn MCL suffered in Sunday’s loss to Minnesota. The injury will not require surgery, but the Titans will wait until after Thursday’s game to decide whether to put Ringer on injured reserve.
Meanwhile, the Steelers will be without Pro Bowl safety Troy Polamalu who re-aggravated a right calf injury in Sunday’s win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Coach Mike Tomlin also said Monday linebacker Lamarr Woodley may miss the game with a hamstring injury.