|SPORTS HEADLINES 2/8/13|
High School Basketball-Thursday scores
Boys: Christian County ended 8th district regular season play with an 81-54 win over Fort Campbell. Five Colonels scored in double figures led by Tray Hollowell’s 18 points, followed by Korey Mosley’s 16. Fort Campbell was led in scoring by Kyle Bryant, who led all scorers with 27. Christian County improved to 13-12, Fort Campbell went to 6-12.
Elsewhere: Crittenden County over Dawson Springs 63-39, Franklin Simpson edged South Warren 39-37, Daviess County over Logan County 71-37, Cairo IL edged Ballard Memorial 70-69, Reidland routed Livingston Central 63-36.
Girls: Christian County took a commanding 27-12 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back in beating Fort Campbell 76-49. Tootie Williams had 16 first half points, followed by Jamesha Mosley with 13 as four Lady Colonels scored in double figures. Fort Campbell had three players in double digit scoring, led by Angie Rangel and Alli Tellez each with 14. Christian County is now 5-17 on the season, while Fort Campbell goes to 8-12.
Elsewhere: University Heights defeated Logan County 59-32, Ohio County rolled over Hopkinsville 77-57, Franklin Simpson over South Warren 45-28, Henderson County over McLean County 82-53.
Hopkinsville plays a boy-girl doubleheader at Lyon County. Coverage begins with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM and online at whopam.com.
Boys games have Fort Campbell at Madisonville, Todd Central hosts Russellville, Caldwell County at Trigg County, Dawson Springs welcomes Livingston Central, Bowling Green at Warren East, Warren Central at Greenwood, Franklin Simpson welcomes Allen County Scottsville.
Muhlenberg County hosts Daviess County, Crittenden County hosts St. Mary, Paducah Tilghman at Lone Oak, Union County at McLean County, Henderson County hosts Webster County, Mayfield at Graves County, Calloway County hosts Marshall County.
Girls games include Christian County hosting Hopkins Central, Fort Campbell at Madisonville, Todd Central hosts Russellville, Caldwell County at Trigg County, Bowling Green at Warren East, Greenwood hosts Warren Central, Franklin Simpson hosts Allen County Scottsville.
Webster County at Owensboro, Livingston Central at Murray, Paducah Tilghman at Lone Oak, Mayfield at Graves County, Crittenden County welcomes St. Mary, Calloway County hosts Marshall County, Muhlenberg County meets Daviess County.
The Kentucky New Era reports long time Christian County track coach Ed Davis has stepped down due to family obligations. Davis has been the Colonels track coach for 34 years. He will however, continue to coach the cross country program.
Trigg County High School is inducting its 3rd athletics Hall of Fame class this weekend. The 1962-63 basketball team, along with Ladonna Diggs and Allen “Buddy” Perry will be honored at halftime of tonight’s game with Caldwell County and then be inducted during a dinner and ceremony tomorrow evening.
College Basketball-Thursday’s scores
In the OVC: It took overtime for Tennessee State to edge Austin Peay 88-82, Murray State defeated Belmont 79-74. Western Kentucky defeated North Texas 70-59 and former Christian County star Donovan Kates had 14 points as Manhattan defeated Canisus 67-54.
Women’s action saw Western Kentucky defeat North Texas 76-62, 10th ranked Kentucky rallied to beat Arkansas 80-74 in overtime and 12th ranked Tennessee got by LSU 64-62.
Kentucky returns to action tomorrow hosting Auburn in Southeastern Conference action at Rupp Arena, with pre game coverage at 1:30 on Lite 98.7.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans have brought former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams back to the staff as senior assistant coach for defense. The hiring comes after the NFL reinstated Williams after an indefinite suspension due to his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says Williams accepted his role in the bounty scandal and committed to never being involved again in a pay for performance system in allowing Williams to return. The commissioner also said Williams will be subject to periodic monitoring to confirm his compliance.
NHL: Colin Wilson had two goals and Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots on goal as the Nashville Predators shut out the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators put their four game winning streak on the line tomorrow night at Minnesota and return home to meet the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night, with coverage of the game at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
PGA Tour: Russell Knox and Hunter Mahan are tied for the lead at 6 under par heading into today’s second round of the AT&T National Pro Am at Pebble Beach, California. Nashville native Brandt Snedeker stands two shots back at four under, with Campbellsville native JB Holmes and Danville native Josh Teater both at even par.