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KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett has issued a statement today regarding a clarification about post game activities following sporting events.
The commissioner said when he issued the directive Tuesday, it was at best a poorly worded and at worst incomplete notice in regards to post game activities. Tackett said today there is no ban on postgame handshakes or other types of good sporting behavior by the Commissioner, the KHSAA or its board of control.
Yesterday, it was reported that there was a ban in place and if schools chose to continue the tradition of post game handshakes that they were to be monitored by school officials.
High School Football:
The ALDS between
The Arizona Diamondbacks are bringing back manager Kirk Gibson, whose contract ended at the conclusion of the 2013 season. Gibson's 290 wins rank third all- time in franchise history.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones may miss the rest of the season due to a foot injury. An
Tuesday’s High School scores
Wade Perry fired an 80 to lead the Tigers, followed by Austin Knight’s 82, TJ Janes had 83, Jay Camp had 88 and Dylan Henderson fired a 90.
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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Tuesday issued a commissioner’s directive ordering high schools to no longer do post game handshakes following games. Commissioner Julian Tackett’s directive didn’t mention any specific incidents, but said several fall sports have had post game incidents.
The KHSAA also instructed game officials to leave facilities at the conclusion of contests or risk being penalized. Teams can choose to ignore the order and those who do conduct handshakes must supervise the activity and report incidents to the KHSAA. The directive added that member schools and coaches that engage in unsportsmanlike behavior will be fined and penalized.
College Football: The 8th ranked Louisville Cardinals are going through final preparations today for their Thursday night game with
The Leaf Chronicle reports the Governors defensive line received another bit of bad news as coach Kirby Cannon said Tuesday senior defensive end Iousa Siliva will miss the next four weeks due to a fractured fibula in his left leg. Kickoff is at 7 pm.
NHL: The Nashville Predators picked up their first win of the season, a 3-2 decision over the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena. Filip Forsburg and Colin Wilson scored power play goals 39 seconds apart in the first period. The 1-2 Predators host
Christian County High School will have a new softball coach for the 2014 season. Johnny Blane, who has been an assistant in the program since 2009, replaces Greg Glass. Blane has also served as head coach of the baseball and softball programs at Christian County Middle School.
Blane is a 1973 graduate of Christian County. In a news release, Blane said he is excited about the young Lady Colonel team and what the future holds. Blane added he looks forward to guiding them in the tradition of the Lady Colonel softball program.
Coach Steve Prohm says surgery will take place in a couple of weeks and the school will ask for a medical redshirt year for the sophomore.
MLB: The Tampa Bay Rays and Detroit Tigers face elimination today in their respective American League Division Series. The Tigers host
NFL: The Philadelphia Eagles may not have quarterback Michael Vick for Sunday’s game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Vick left Sunday’s game with the NY Giants due to a hamstring injury. If Vick can’t play, second year man Nick Foles will get the start.
The Green Bay Packers could be without linebacker Clay Matthews for a month. ESPN reports Matthews suffered a broken thumb injury in Sunday’s game against
Monday’s High School Sports scores:
Volleyball: No report on the KHSAA website for the Hopkinsville-Russellville match,
Golf: First round play at the Leachman Buick/KHSAA Boys state tournament takes place today in
High School Football: The Associated Press has released its weekly polls.
Class 2-A: Caldwell County remains number one, with Owensboro Catholic 5th, Murray High 8th and Union County ranked 11th.
Class A: Mayfield remains number one with Russellville 2nd.
College Basketball: Speaking at the annual Wildcat Tipoff Luncheon in
ESPN U will have Midnight Madness coverage on Friday October 18th beginning at 8 pm. Among the schools that will be highlighted include the
NHL: Following two road losses to open the season, the Nashville Predators play their home opener against the Minnesota Wild this evening. Coverage from Bridgestone Arena begins at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.