Former Christian County softball standout Griffin Joiner had a big day in Kentucky’s 18-0 win over #24 North Carolina Tuesday. Joiner had two home runs and drove in six runs. Joiner’s two home runs in a game marked the 19th time a Kentucky player has accomplished the feat. True freshman Katie Henderson picked up the pitching win by firing a no hitter.
College Football: Murray State is beginning spring practice today as the Racers have the first of 15 workouts on the turf at Stewart Stadium. Spring practice concludes April 20th with the Blue-Gold bowl. The Racers open the 2013 season August 31st at Missouri.
Could former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer be lured out of retirement? The Johnson City Press reports East Tennessee State University interim athletics director Richard Sander said Tuesday Fulmer would be his first choice to coach at the school.
Fulmer met with school officials last week about the possible return of the sport, which was dropped in 2003. East Tennessee’s Board of Regents are scheduled to vote soon about reviving the sport. East Tennessee is currently a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference, but has played football in the Ohio Valley and Southern Conferences in its past.
College Basketball: Another NCAA tournament invitation will be handed out tonight as Bucknell meets Lafayette in the championship game of the Patriot League. You can hear the contest at 6:15 on News/Talk WHOP.
Golf: Golf World reports Natalie Gulbis has withdrawn from the LPGA’s first stateside event, the RR Donnelley Founders Cup that begins tomorrow in Phoenix. Gulbis contracted malaria while playing in an event in Singapore recently.
MLB: Cactus League action has Cincinnati meeting San Francisco and the Chicago Cubs against Colorado. Grapefruit League action includes the Atlanta Braves playing the Miami Marlins.