High School Softball(WEATHER PERMITTING): Christian County and Hopkinsville are scheduled to meet for the second time this afternoon at Lady Tiger Field. First pitch is scheduled for 5:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show airing at 5:15 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other games today have University Heights hosting Ohio County, Dawson Springs at Todd Central, Trigg County hosts Mayfield, Caldwell County goes to Lyon County, Logan County travels to Hart County, Hopkins Central at Henderson County, Madisonville at Daviess County, Webster County at Crittenden County, Muhlenberg County hosts McLean County, Calloway County is at Massac County, IL.
High School Baseball(WEATHER PERMITTING): Hopkinsville opens a two day 8th district series at Fort Campbell, University Heights goes to Lyon County, Dawson Springs is at Madisonville, Hopkins Central hosts Ohio County, Union County hosts Livingston Central, Mayfield at Paducah Tilghman, Murray hosts Carlisle County, Marshall County at Heath.
High School Tennis: 2nd region action begins for the girls today at Henderson County, with boys action to begin tomorrow.
Christian County student/athlete Kory Polley will sign a collegiate letter for wrestling today. The ceremony will take place at 2:30 at Christian County High School.
Golf: Former Hopkinsville High standout Dayton Jones fired an opening round 75 for Rend Lake Community College Sunday at the NJCAA Division Two Regional tournament in Bloomington, IL. Jones continues play today with hopes of making the national championship later this month in Scottsboro, AL.
College Football: University of Kentucky safety Ashley Lowery is hospitalized following a traffic accident early Saturday morning in White County, GA. The Georgia State Patrol says Lowery was not wearing a seat belt when he wrecked and was ejected from the vehicle.
A family friend tells the Courier Journal Lowery was responsive Sunday and recognized family members. Lowery started eight games as a sophomore in the 2012 season and ranked fifth on the team with 43 tackles.
College Baseball: Ohio Valley Conference action saw Austin Peay defeat Morehead State 9-3 Sunday, with Murray State dropping the series finale to Southeast Missouri 7-4.
Western Kentucky defeated Louisiana Monroe 9-1 and got a solid pitching performance from former Hopkinsville High hurler Justin Hageman. Hageman went seven innings, allowing one earned run on six hits. It was Hageman’s first Sun Belt Conference start of the season.
College Softball: Murray State swept a doubleheader from Austin Peay 6-4 and 10-9. Former Christian County standout Casey Castille was 0-3 in the opener, then went 2-4 in the nightcap with 3 rbi for Murray State.
Former Christian County standout Griffin Joiner tied a career high with four hits as Kentucky defeated 7th ranked Alabama 9-5 Sunday. Joiner had a home run, two singles along with a double and an RBI. Joiner went 4-5 in the game.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost at the Clinton Lumberkings 5-2 Sunday. The two teams close out the series this evening. The Nashville Sounds lost at Round Rock 5-1, with the teams playing the series finale this afternoon.
PGA Tour: Rookie Derek Ernst won the rain soaked Wells Fargo Championship Sunday in a playoff over David Lynn. Both finished regulation at eight under par. Phil Mickelson led most of the day before bogies at 15 and 16 cost him the tournament. Mickleson finished third.
Champions Tour: Esteban Toledo topped Mike Goodes and Gene Sauers in a three hole playoff to win the Insperity Open. Franklin’s Kenny Perry finished the three day event with a 221 total and collected $16,050. Paducah’s Russ Cochran finished the event at 10 over par.