|SPORTS HEADLINES 12/14/12|
High School Basketball
Boys: Lone Oak edged Mayfield 64-60, Reidland over Hickman County 63-57.
Girls: Christian County defeated Daviess County 53-47, Henderson County got by Webster County 54-51, Lone Oak beat Mayfield 69-62, McLean County over Warren East 73-43.
Boys: The Toyota of Hopkinsville Classic begins at University Heights Academy. The Blazers meet Bowling Green at 5 pm. Blazers coach Grant Shouse offers his thoughts on Bowling Green:
Christian County goes against St. Mary in the second game. Coach Kyle Eades comments on the Vikings:
Hopkinsville plays LaVergne, TN in the nightcap. Coach Tim Haworth on the Wolverines:
Coverage of all three games with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 4:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and worldwide at whopam.com.
Other games: Todd Central at Logan County, Russellville hosts Warren East, Trigg County at Lyon County, Caldwell County at Union County, Henderson County at Webster County, Dawson Springs at Madisonville, Marshall County hosts Murray, Crittenden County goes to Livingston Central, South Warren at Greenwood, Mayfield at Carlisle County, Graves County hosts Calloway County.
Girls: Hopkinsville plays an 8th district game at Fort Campbell, Todd Central at Logan County, Dawson Springs at Madisonville, Trigg County travels to Lyon County, Caldwell County entertains St. Mary, Crittenden County at Livingston Central, Murray goes to Marshall County, Graves County hosts Calloway County.
Tennessee upset 23rd ranked Wichita State 69-60 in Knoxville. Trae Golden had 25 points to lead the Volunteers and sparked an 11-2 run down the stretch to move Tennessee to 5-3 on the season.
Following a week of final exams and intense practices, the Kentucky Wildcats return to action tomorrow hosting Lipscomb, with tip off at 11:30. Countdown to Tipoff from Rupp Arena airs at 10 am on Lite 98.7.
Tonight’s action includes LSU at Boise State. A preview of the game in the Baton Rouge Advocate indicated former Christian County standout Anthony Hickey traveled with the team, but it’s not known whether he will play tonight after being placed on indefinite suspension last week. However, the New Orleans Times-Picayune said Thursday sources close to the program confirmed Hickey’s suspension was academic related.
College Football: Tennessee Volunteers coach Butch Jones is nearing completion of his staff. A multitude of staff members were announced Thursday, including several who worked with Jones at Cincinnati. The only position that is open is the wide receivers position.
NFL: The Tennessean reports Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak has a four year contract, not a three year deal. The extra year means Munchak is under contract through 2014. The Titans return to action Monday night hosting the NY Jets at LP Field.