|SPORTS UPDATE 10/16/12|
Friends and colleagues are remembering the life of longtime Christian County softball coach and former athletics director Jim Perrin. The 65-year-old Perrin died at his home Monday. Among those paying tribute to Perrin, former Christian County basketball coach Lyle Dunbar:
Also remembering Perrin was long time Colonel broadcaster Hal King:
Funeral arrangements for Jim Perrin are incomplete, but under the direction of Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville.
College Football: The Southeastern Conference has announced Kentucky’s game at Missouri October 27th will kickoff at 11 am Hopkinsville time. Also kicking off at that hour is Tennessee at South Carolina. Vanderbilt’s game with UMass will kick from Nashville at 6 pm Hopkinsville time.
NFL: Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will make his third straight start Sunday when the Titans play at Buffalo. Coach Mike Munchak said Monday injured quarterback Jake Locker could be healthy enough to return in a week. Doctor’s checked Locker’s injured left shoulder Monday, but coach Munchak did not have the results. However, Munchak did say Locker could start throwing later this week.
The Philadelphia Eagles today fired Juan Castillo as defensive coordinator and replaced him with secondary coach Todd Bowles. Castillo’s firing comes after the Eagles blew a 10 point lead against Detroit Sunday. Head Coach Andy Reid was to explain the firing in a news conference this afternoon.
MLB: Game three of the American League championship series takes place tonight at Comerica Park in Detroit, with the Tigers leading the Yankees two games to none. Detroit sends its ace Justin Verlander to the hill, while the Yankees counter with Phil Hughes.
It’s an off day in the National League, where the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants are tied at a game each in their championship series. Game three is tomorrow afternoon in St. Louis.