High School Baseball-Monday scores: Logan County nipped Caldwell County 1-0, Apollo defeated Hopkins Central 14-4 in 5 innings, Union County over Oldham County 5-3.
Today’s games: Christian County meets St. Mary, Hopkinsville also hosts St. Mary, Fort Campbell hosts Carlisle County in a doubleheader, Logan County welcomes Rossview, TN, Caldwell County at Reidland, Madisonville is at Lyman, FL.
High School Softball-Monday scores: Union County defeated Christian County 5-3.
Today’s games: Christian County travels to Fort Campbell, Hopkinsville hosts McLean County in a doubleheader, Todd Central plays a doubleheader at Jo Byrns, TN, Logan County goes to Butler County.
Western Kentucky University is the newest member of Conference USA. WKU’s Board of Regents passed a request made by President Gary Ransdell Monday to move from the Sun Belt Conference to C-USA. The Hilltopper athletic program will officially join C-USA on July 1, 2014.
Austin Peay will hold a news conference today to announce that Dave Loos is stepping down as the school’s athletics director. According to a news release, Loos will stay on as the men’s basketball coach. Loos has served in both positions since 1997.
Women’s NCAA: Thanks to a 26-3 run over the last nine minutes of the first half, Connecticut rolled over Kentucky 83-53 in the Bridgeport region final and earned a trip to the Women’s Final Four in New Orleans. Kentucky finishes the season with a 30-6 record.
California earned its first Final Four trip with a 65-62 overtime win over Georgia in the Spokane region final.
Louisville and Tennessee play tonight in the Oklahoma City final, with Duke and Notre Dame to face off in the Norfolk region final.
The NIT moves to Madison Square Garden in New York with semi final action this evening as BYU facing off against Baylor, while Iowa meets Maryland. Coverage of both games begins at 5:45 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky coach John Calipari announced Monday Archie Goodwin is leaving after his rookie season to test the NBA draft waters, while Willie Cauley-Stein and Kyle Wiltjer will both return to the Wildcats next season.
Goodwin was Kentucky’s leading scorer this past season at 14 points per game. He becomes the second player in as many days to leave the UK program, with Ryan Harrow announcing Sunday he is transferring to Georgia State.
Louisville’s Kevin Ware is expected to be released from an Indianapolis hospital today, two days after being treated for a broken leg suffered in Sunday’s win over Duke in the Midwest Region finals. Coach Rick Pitino says Ware will make the trip with the team to Atlanta for this weekend’s Final Four.
Former Kentucky and Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has accepted the head coaching position at Texas Tech. A news conference is scheduled for this afternoon to make the hiring official. Smith was fired after six seasons at Minnesota last week. He inherits a Red Raider program that went 11-20 under interim coach Chris Walker, who replaced the man who replaced Smith at Kentucky in Billy Gillispie.
NHL: The Nashville Predators lost a 3-2 shootout in Chicago last night. The Preds begin a three game homestand with the Colorado Avalanche at 7 this evening in Bridgestone Arena.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans added a couple of veterans to their fold Monday. Free agent wide receiver Kevin Walter inked a one year deal. He has spent the last seven seasons with the Houston Texans.
The Titans also signed free agent offensive lineman Chris Spencer. Spencer has played last season with the Chicago Bears. He began his career with the Seattle Seahawks.