High School Baseball-Wednesday scores: Trigg County defeated Hopkinsville 8-7, Owensboro Catholic defeated Christian County 15-5.
Today’s games: Christian County travels to Madisonville, Hopkinsville is at Henderson County, Trigg County hosts Stewart County, TN, Russellville hosts Logan County, Todd Central meets Kenwood, TN in the Falcon Classic at Fort Campbell, Livingston Central welcomes Heath, Crittenden County hosts Union County, Paducah Tilghman hosts Apollo, Greenwood at Bowling Green, South Warren at Warren East, Warren Central hosts Glasgow.
High School Softball-Today’s games: University Heights at Logan County, Russellville at Warren Central, Todd Central hosts Franklin Simpson, Caldwell County at Hopkins Central, Madisonville hosts Dawson Springs, Union County hosts Webster County, Lyon County welcomes Crittenden County, Henderson County hosts Muhlenberg County, Livingston Central hosts Calloway County, Marshall County at Heath, Graves County welcomes Carlisle County and Bowling Green hosts South Warren.
High School Tennis: University Heights met Hopkinsville in a boys singles-doubles match at Ruff Park Wednesday. The Blazers won the match 6-3.
NCAA tournament action continues this evening as East and West Region semi finals take place. In the East Region, Miami meets Marquette at 6:15 Hopkinsville time, followed by Indiana and Syracuse at 8:45.
West Region action has Arizona meeting Ohio State at 6:47, while LaSalle and Wichita State play at 9:15. Coverage of all four games on News/Talk WHOP begins at 6 this evening.
Kentucky Sports Radio reported on its website Wednesday that Madison Central standout Dominque Hawkins will learn by Friday if he will be offered a basketball scholarship by the University of Kentucky. Hawkins has said he will not play for a school that does not offer a scholarship. Hawkins led Madison Central to its first state championship last month.
College Football: The Orlando Sentinel has named Western Kentucky running back Antonio Andrews one of the top 10 backs to watch in the 2013 season. The former Fort Campbell standout had 2,200 all purpose yards last season, setting an NCAA record.
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops announced following Wednesday’s practice defensive lineman Donte Rumph is out indefinitely, after suffering a shoulder injury in Monday’s workout. Stoops says the injury is significant and Rumph could face surgery. Stoops added it’s a big loss defensively, as Rumph is one of the most consistent players.
The Sun Belt Conference announced Wednesday two new members will be coming to the league in the 2014-15 school year. Georgia Southern and Appalachian State will both be departing from the Southern Conference. Both schools will become bowl eligible in the 2015 season.
A former full fledged Sun Belt Conference member is returning as a football only member in 2014. New Mexico State officials made the announcement Wednesday. The Aggies have spent the last eight years as a member of the Western Athletic Conference and will play as an independent this season.
Also returning to the Sun Belt in 2014 as a football only member will be Idaho. The Vandals played in the league in the early 2000’s. The WAC has dropped football as one of its sports.
The Tulsa World said Wednesday Tulsa University has no comment in regards to conference affiliation. The Golden Hurricanes have been a member of Conference USA since 2005, however ESPN reported Wednesday TU plans to move to the newly revamped Big East Conference in July, 2014. There’s been speculation if Tulsa does leave C-USA, Western Kentucky University could be offered an invitation to join C-USA.
College Baseball: Austin Peay and Murray State open a three game Ohio Valley Conference series this afternoon at Reagan Field in Murray.
College Softball: Austin Peay dropped a pair of games to Middle Tennessee 7-5 and 3-2 in eight innings. Murray State split a pair of games with Evansville, losing 3-0 and winning 6-3.
NHL: The Nashville Predators look for their fourth win in as many games as they close out a home stand with the Phoenix Coyotes this evening. First puck drops just after 7 in Bridgestone Arena.
PGA Tour: Play begins today in the Shell Houston Open, with Nashville native Brandt Snedeker and Danville native Josh Teater both playing this week. Hunter Mahan is the defending champion.