High School Basketball: 8th district action has the championship games at Hopkinsville High’s Tiger Gym. The girls championship game at 6 pm has University Heights pursuing its first 8th district title meeting Christian County. University Heights won both meetings during the regular season.
The boys game which tips off around 8 pm features 4th ranked Hopkinsville meeting Christian County Hopkinsville won both regular season meetings between the teams. Coverage of both games begins with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:45 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM and whopam.com.
Elsewhere this evening: Boys action has Henderson County meeting Webster County in the 6th district championship, Russellville plays Franklin Simpson in the 13th district title game and Bowling Green faces Warren Central in 14th district semi final play.
Girls games have Livingston Central meeting Lyon County in the 5th district championship game.
College Football: Road games at Missouri of the SEC and Bowling Green of the Mid-American Conference highlight Murray State’s 2013 football schedule announced Wednesday.
The Racers will open at Missouri August 31st, host Campbellsville University September 7th and Missouri State September 14th before their final non OVC game at Bowling Green September 21st.
Home OVC games include Tennessee Tech October 5th, Austin Peay for Homecoming October 19th, Eastern Illinois November 9th and Eastern Kentucky November 23rd.
Road OVC games are at Jacksonville State September 28th, Southeast Missouri October 12th, UT Martin November 2nd and Tennessee State November 16th.
Murray State will play six home games this season for the first time since 2008.
College Basketball: Western Kentucky’s men host Louisiana Monroe. Women’s action has 11th ranked Tennessee meeting Auburn and Vanderbilt goes against Florida. Two Top 25 teams are in action this evening as 6th ranked Duke is at Virginia Tech and 23rd ranked Oregon hosts California.
MLB: The Boston Red Sox play a pair of exhibition games today against Northeastern University and Boston College.
Golf: American Stacy Lewis fired a nine under 63 and has a three shot lead following the first round of the LPGA Thailand. Lewis had six birdies, an eagle and a bogey in her opening round.