|SPORTS HEADLINES 1/28/13|
High School Basketball
Girls: University Heights hosts Christian County in an 8th district game this evening. The Lady Blazers won the earlier meeting at Christian County a couple of weeks ago. Tip off at 7:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM and online at whopam.com.
Other games: Hopkinsville hosts Warren Central, Fort Campbell at Lyon County, Henderson County at Muhlenberg County, Logan County at Bowling Green.
Boys: Caldwell County hosts Trigg County.
In the championship games of the Touchstone Energy All A State Tournaments Sunday, Newport Central Catholic won the boys game over Bardstown 75-54 and the girls game saw Owensboro Catholic beat Newport Central Catholic 52-42.
College Basketball: It’s a travel day for Kentucky basketball as they head to Ole Miss for a Tuesday night game. Due to the travel to Oxford, Coach John Calipari’s talk show moves to Wednesday night at 5, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7.
Tonight’s games: 5th ranked Louisville meets Pittsburgh.
Ohio Valley Conference women’s action has Austin Peay at Jacksonville State and Murray State at Tennessee Tech. Other women’s action has 9th ranked Tennessee meet 2nd ranked Notre Dame.
Sunday’s scores: Manhattan defeated Rider 62-51, with former Christian County standout Donovan Kates scoring six points.
Women’s action saw 5th ranked Kentucky defeat LSU 73-60, Vanderbilt defeated Alabama 67-58 and Middle Tennessee over Western Kentucky 79-57.
NFL: Former University of Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley has landed a job with the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys reported on their website over the weekend Dooley will serve as head coach Jason Garrett’s wide receivers coach. Dooley was fired in November after going 15-21 in three seasons in Knoxville. Dooley and Garrett worked together once before, on the Miami Dolphins staff in 2005-06 when Garrett was offensive coordinator and Dooley was tight ends coach.
NHL: The Tennessean reports Nashville Predators forward Patric Hornqvist returned to Nashville Sunday to be examined for a lower body injury suffered in Saturday night’s game in Anaheim. Hornqvist got involved in a collision midway through the third period and landed awkwardly on his leg.
The Predators return to action this evening in Phoenix with first puck dropping at 8 pm.
PGA Tour: Tiger Woods has the lead as the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open will conclude later this morning in San Diego. Woods is 17 under par through seven holes of his final round, six shots ahead of Nashville native Brandt Snedeker. Last year, Snedeker rallied from a seven shot deficit to defeat Kyle Stanley at this event.