High School Baseball-Thursday’s scores: Henderson County defeated Hopkinsville 2-0, Madisonville edged Christian County 9-8, Trigg County over Stewart County, TN 5-1, Logan County run ruled Russellville 12-2 in 6 innings, Union County over Crittenden County 5-1, Paducah Tilghman edged Apollo 6-5, Warren East slid by South Warren 1-0, Breckinridge County shut out Muhlenberg County 3-0.
Today’s games: University Heights meets Todd Central, who also plays Stewart County, TN at the Falcon Classic at Fort Campbell, Christian County travels to Logan County, Hopkinsville is scheduled to play in the McCracken County tournament at Heath High School.
Caldwell County goes to Madisonville, Russellville hosts Grayson County, Lyon County welcomes Crittenden County, Trigg County hosts Dawson Springs, Henderson County meets Castle, IN.
High School Softball-Thursday’s scores: University Heights rolled over Logan County 14-3, Franklin Simpson over Todd Central 12-1, Trigg County defeated Mayfield 7-1, Hopkins Central over Caldwell County 6-2, Madisonville run ruled Dawson Springs 14-0 in 5 innings, Union County over Webster County 9-0, Lyon County slid by Crittenden County 2-1 in 8 innings, Livingston Central run ruled Calloway County 10-0 in 6 innings, Greenwood over Warren East 2-1, Bowling Green shut out South Warren 6-0.
Today’s games: University Heights hosts Paducah Tilghman, Christian County goes to Union County, Hopkinsville hosts McLean County, Dawson Springs at Lyon County, Caldwell County hosts Crittenden County, Todd Central hosts Barren County, Logan County welcomes Warren Central, Webster County entertains Hopkins Central.
Woodford County remains number one in the latest Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 25, with Henderson County 6th this week. South Warren is 17th, Lone Oak 18th, Union County is 22nd and Bowling Green is 25th.
The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Top 25 has Greenwood number one, followed by Owensboro Catholic 2nd, Bowling Green 7th, Lone Oak 8th, Christian County 11th, Marshall County 16th Livingston Central tied for 19th and Warren East is 24th this week.
NCAA Tournament: East Region top seed Indiana saw its season end with a 61-50 loss to Syracuse in semi final action, while Marquette rolled to a 71-61 win over Miami. Marquette and Syracuse will play tomorrow afternoon in Washington, DC.
In the West Region, Ohio State got a three pointer from LaQuinton Ross with 2.1 seconds left in defeating Arizona 73-70. The Buckeyes move to Saturday’s final in Los Angeles to face Wichita State, who rolled over LaSalle 72-58 in a battle of two of the Cinderellas in this year’s tournament.
Tonight’s games: Midwest Region play in Indianapolis has Louisville meeting Oregon, while Michigan State plays Duke in the nightcap. In the South Region at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Kansas goes against Michigan, while Florida meets Florida Gulf Coast. Coverage of all four games airs at 6 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky’s women face Delaware in the semi finals of the Bridgeport Regional tomorrow at 11 am, with pre game coverage on the air at 10:45 on Lite 98.7. Maryland and Connecticut play in the other semi final.
Louisville meets overall top seed Baylor, while Tennessee goes against Oklahoma in the semi finals of the Oklahoma City regional Sunday evening in Oklahoma City.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports Kentucky assistant women’s coach Matt Insell has been named as the new head coach at Ole Miss. Insell is the son of Middle Tennessee coach Rick Insell and will stay with UK until it finishes play in the NCAA tournament. Matt Insell has been an assistant at Kentucky for five years.
College Football: A Twitter feed on the Bowling Green Daily News website Thursday said Western Kentucky’s game with Army November 9th will kickoff at 11 am central time.
Army is one of five non conference games for the Hilltoppers, who open the season against Kentucky at LP Field in Nashville August 31st. Western will have its first spring game under new coach Bobby Petrino April 20th.
College Baseball: Austin Peay snapped a two game losing streak with a 4-3, 12 inning win at Murray State Thursday. Game two of the series is scheduled for this afternoon at Reagan Field.
NHL: The Nashville Predators saw their three game win streak end with a 7-4 loss to Phoenix in Bridgestone Arena. The Predators have a matinee game tomorrow afternoon at Columbus.
PGA Tour: Thanks in part to an old Ping putter which once belonged to his mother, DA Points shot an 8 under par 64 and has a one shot lead on John Rollins heading into today’s second round of the Shell Houston Open. Nashville native Brandt Snedeker had an opening round two over 74 as did Danville native Josh Teater.