High School Baseball-Tuesday’s scores: Christian County took the early 8th district lead with a 12-1 5 inning win over Fort Campbell at Colonel Field. David Smith had three hits including a home run and Joey Deck struck out seven in four innings to get the win. Christian County is now 5-3 on the season and 1-0 in district play, while Fort Campbell is 0-5 and 0-1 in district play.
Elsewhere: Madisonville over Trigg County 9-5, Greenwood over Logan County 5-1, Marshall County over Livingston Central 14-4, Murray over Reidland 10-2.
Today’s games: Christian County and Fort Campbell conclude their series at Fort Campbell, University Heights at West Creek, TN.
High School Softball-Tuesday’s scores: University Heights nipped Caldwell County 6-5, Lone Oak defeated Christian County 17-7 in five innings, Livingston Central edged Union County 1-0, Henderson County over Owensboro 11-4.
Today’s game: Todd Central at Warren Central.
High School Archery: Trigg County won the first KHSAA State Archery Tournament Tuesday in Louisville. The Arrowcats edged Henderson County and Anderson County to take the title. Sophomore Sarah Shipley of Trigg County finished second in the girls individual competition. Jericho Vannoy of Hopkins Central won the boys individual competition.
College Basketball: One year after being the national champion, Kentucky saw its season end in the opening round of the NIT. The Wildcats lost at Robert Morris 59-57 as Mike McFadden hit two free throws with 8.7 seconds left to give the Colonials the win. Archie Goodwin led Kentucky with 18 points as the Wildcats concluded a disappointing season.
Kentucky coach John Calipari’s final call in show of the season airs at 5 this evening, with Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7.
In the first round of the NCAA tournament in Dayton, North Carolina A&T defeated Liberty 73-72 to move to a Thursday date with Louisville in the Midwest Region in Lexington, while St. Mary’s downed Middle Tennessee 67-54 and will face Memphis in the Midwest Region Thursday in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
There’s two more first round games this evening as LIU Brooklyn meets James Madison and Boise State plays LaSalle, with coverage of those games at 5:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
College Football: Austin Peay introduced Kirby Cannon as the school’s 18th football coach Tuesday. Cannon comes to Austin Peay after spending the last three years as defensive backs coach for Central Michigan. Cannon replaces Rick Christophel who resigned in January to become the tight ends coach for the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals.
NFL: Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt was found not guilty Tuesday of DUI when trying to pass through a security gate at Fort Campbell last July. The verdict was rendered after a five hour trial in which Britt was also found not guilty of violating the implied consent law for failing to take a breathalyzer test. Britt wrote on the implied consent form he passed the field sobriety test as his reason for refusing the breathalyzer.
The incident was the 8th involving Britt since he was drafted by the Titans. The 24-year-old Britt is in the final year of his contract.
NHL: The Nashville Predators finished their five game road trip with a 4-3 loss at Columbus. The Predators host Calgary at Bridgestone Arena tomorrow night at 7.