|SPORTS HEADLINES 12/24/12|
High School Basketball
Boys: Hopkinsville fell in the 5th place game at the King of the Bluegrass Sunday to Trinity by the score of 58-53. Christian County also lost its final game at the Fort Harrod Classic to Christian Academy of Louisville 73-63.
Girls: Bullitt East defeated Murray 59-48, Marion County over Bowling Green 66-43.
Due to the Christmas holiday, Kentucky coach John Calipari’s weekly talk show will not air this evening. It will air Thursday night at 5 on Lite 98.7. Kentucky returns to action Saturday at Louisville, with pre game coverage at 1:30 also on Lite 98.7.
Western Kentucky is making final preparations for its first bowl game appearance Wednesday night against Central Michigan in the Little Caesar’s Bowl in Detroit. Interim coach Lance Guidry will try to go 2 for 2 as an interim coach, having lead Miami of Ohio to a bowl win in 2011.
New coach Bobby Petrino has watched practice and will be attending the bowl game according to the Courier Journal, but has not been involved in any of the preparation. You can hear the Little Caesar’s Bowl Wednesday night on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
There’s one bowl game on this Christmas Eve, as Southern Methodist meets Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl in Honolulu.
NFL: Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams was so disgusted with his team’s performance in its 55-7 loss at Green Bay Sunday, he turned off the television before the game was over.
The Tennessean reports Adams said that he really likes Coach Mike Munchak, but if he’s not getting the job done, he has to find out. Adams went on to say that something is not right, and he plans to find out what the problem is and fix it. Adams also said he plans to meet with Munchak, whose contract goes through 2014, and the front office at the conclusion of the season.
The Titans close out the regular season next Sunday against Jacksonville at LP Field.