|SPORTS HEADLINES 1/9/13|
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Tuesday’s High School Basketball scores
Boys: Henderson County ended a seven game losing streak to Christian County with a 78-52 victory. Henderson County had three players in double figures led by DJ Washington’s 18 points, while Christian County’s Quan Poindexter was the only double figure scorer with 14. Henderson County is now 13-2 on the season, while Christian County goes to 8-6.
Hopkinsville rolled in 8th district action over Fort Campbell 99-41 behind TJ Elam’s 23 points, with Jordan Majors adding 21. Fort Campbell was led by Kyle Bryant with 18 and Jonathan Hamilton with 15.
Elsewhere: University Heights defeated Hopkins Central 75-65, Union County over Dawson Springs 73-30, Webster County over Caldwell County 51-45, Russellville rolled over Greenwood 58-39, Lyon County defeated Livingston Central 69-43, Crittenden County over Trigg County 66-45, McLean County over Muhlenberg County 76-66.
Mayfield drubbed Ballard Memorial 46-26, Graves County over St. Mary 72-51, Barren County beat Warren East 74-52, Bowling Green rolled over Allen County Scottsville 64-40, Warren Central over Glasgow 67-42.
Girls: Caldwell County over Union County 60-50, Hopkins Central edged Logan County 52-51 in double overtime, Greenwood got by Russellville in overtime 66-59, Crittenden County over Trigg County 44-25, Webster County over Daviess County 79-43, Livingston Central over Lyon County 43-31.
Graves County over St. Mary 54-38, Mayfield got by Ballard Memorial 40-38, Paducah Tilghman defeated Marshall County 76-63, Reidland over Fulton City 37-29, Barren County defeated Warren East 67-45.
OVC: Austin Peay hosts Morehead State and Murray State entertains Eastern Kentucky.
Third ranked Louisville plays at Seton Hall, without starter Chane Behanan. Behanan suffered a moderate high ankle sprain in practice Monday and did not make the trip with the team.
In the SEC, LSU plays at Auburn and Tennessee hosts Ole Miss.
Kentucky opens the SEC portion of its season tomorrow night at Vanderbilt, with pre game coverage at 6:30 on Lite 98.7.
College Football: The Lexington Herald Leader, citing several sources, is reporting that Kentucky has hired former University of Tennessee cornerbacks coach Derrick Ansley for the same position. Ansley worked last season at UT and before that was at Alabama for two seasons as a defensive assistant in the secondary.
NHL: National Hockey League owners are scheduled to vote today on the new tentative collective bargaining agreement. If a majority approve, it will be one step closer to resolving the current strike which has been ongoing since September. If the players then approve the proposal, training camps could open by the weekend, with the season beginning January 19th.
PGA Tour: Dustin Johnson won the delayed Hyundai Tournament of Champions Tuesday in Hawaii. Johnson fired a final round 68 for a three round total of 16 under 203, four strokes better than defending champion Steve Stricker. Nashville’s Brandt Snedeker finished third at 209. The Sony Open begins tomorrow in Honolulu.