High School Baseball-Wednesday scores: Hopkinsville run ruled Livingston Central 15-1 in five innings, Muhlenberg County over McLean County 7-3 and Ballard Memorial shut out Mayfield 10-0 in 6 innings.
Today’s games: University Heights travels to Caldwell County, Fort Campbell hosts Lyon County, Todd Central hosts a doubleheader against Whitesville Trinity, Trigg County at Marshall County, Hopkins Central is at Madisonville, Crittenden County at Livingston Central, Henderson County goes to Union County, Muhlenberg County at Butler County, Calloway County at Murray, St. Mary hosts Sikeston, MO, Reidland at Lone Oak, Paducah Tilghman hosts Heath, Graves County goes to Carlisle County,
High School Softball-Wednesday scores: Ballard Memorial edged University Heights 4-3, Henderson County defeated Evansville Memorial 9-1.
Today’s games: 8th district action has Hopkinsville meeting University Heights for the second time this season at Hopkinsville. First pitch is at 5:30, with the Heritage Bank pre game show airing at 5:15 on News/Talk WHOP.
Other games have Christian County at Heath, Todd Central hosts Trigg County in a doubleheader, Dawson Springs goes to Hopkins Central, Russellville at Franklin Simpson, Webster County hosts Owensboro, Muhlenberg County hosts Whitesville Trinity, Crittenden County at Livingston Central, Union County at Henderson County, Calloway County at Graves County, Murray is at Ballard Memorial, Marshall County at Reidland, Paducah Tilghman hosts a doubleheader with Hickman County and Lone Oak, Lone Oak is also at St. Mary.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari announced the Wildcats non conference schedule for next season Wednesday. The Wildcats will open with home games against UNC Asheville November 8th and Northern Kentucky November 10th.
Other games include Michigan State November 12th in the State Farm Champions Classic in Chicago, Providence December 1st in Brooklyn, along with Baylor at Cowboys Stadium December 6th and North Carolina returns to the schedule in Chapel Hill December 14th.
Other home dates include Robert Morris—the team that beat Kentucky in the NIT—November 17th, Boise State December 10th, Belmont December 21st, and defending national champion Louisville December 28th.
The University of Tennessee announced Wednesday Pat Summitt will remain head coach emeritus of the Lady Vols. Summitt agreed to a one year contract worth $85,000. Summitt’s new contract states she wants more time to devote to her foundation, which is dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Summitt left the UT bench in April, 2012 one year after announcing she had early onset dementia.
Horse Racing: Orb is the 7-to-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. The post-position draw was held Wednesday, and Orb will break from gate 16 in the 20-horse field. Verrazano is the second choice at 4-to-1 and will occupy post 14. Goldencents is the third choice at 5-to-1 and will start from gate eight. Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is a part owner of Goldenscents.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost at Kane County 5-4 in 10 innings. Game two of the series is this evening. The Nashville Sounds lost again at Oklahoma City 4-2, with the series finale this evening.
Golf: The University of Alabama women’s team has been awarded the top seed for the NCAA East regional at Auburn University Club May 9-11. Princeton native Emma Talley—who’s a freshman at Alabama—will play in her first NCAA regional.
This week’s PGA Tour stop is the Wells Fargo Championship, which begins today near Charlotte, NC. A star studded field includes Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, defending champion Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Danville native Josh Teater.