High School Basketball
Girls: Christian County won its third game in a row defeating University Heights 59-45. The Lady Colonels were led in scoring by Jamesha Mosley with 17, Martessia Williams added 11. University Heights was led by Denayia Holmes with 14, Cache Richardson added 13. Both teams are now 3-2 in district play as Christian County improved to 9-11, while UHA fell to 17-3.
Elsewhere: Hopkinsville rolled over Warren Central 64-32, Bowling Green over Logan County 62-21, Livingston Central defeated Madisonville 54-36, Calloway County over Murray 61-46, Stewart County, TN over Trigg County 55-26.
Boys: Christian County won its second game in a row, defeating Hopkins Central 88-77, Trigg County edged Stewart County, TN 48-42, Henderson County over Madisonville 56-48.
Girls: Christian County hosts Lone Oak, Hopkins Central entertains Webster County, Madisonville hosts McLean County, Henderson County goes to Union County, Paducah Tilghman at Graves County, Crittenden County hosts Heath.
Boys: Hopkinsville entertains Caldwell County at Tiger Gym, with tipoff at 7:30. Heritage Bank pre game show coverage begins at 7:15 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and whopam.com.
Elsewhere: University Heights plays Todd Central at North Drive Middle School, with the JV game beginning at 6. Christian County travels to Warren Central, Fort Campbell at Lyon County, Russellville at Franklin Simpson, Dawson Springs hosts Community Christian, Hopkins Central at Crittenden County, Muhlenberg County hosts McLean County, Marshall County hosts Heath, Paducah Tilghman at Graves County, Calloway County hosts Lone Oak.
Austin Peay lost to Tennessee State 77-57. Former Heritage Christian star John Fraley led the Governors with 21 points. Austin Peay hosts Tennessee Tech Thursday night.
Women’s scores: Southeast Missouri over Austin Peay 69-60 and Eastern Illinois defeated Murray State 80-63.
Tonight’s games: Top ranked Kentucky meets Tennessee at Rupp Arena at 6, with pre game coverage at 4:30 on Lite 98.7. Elsewhere in the SEC: Vanderbilt takes on Arkansas.
Austin Peay and Murray State have learned their opponents in the ESPN BracketBuster games. The ninth ranked Racers will meet St. Mary’s at the CFSB Center on February 18th at 5 pm on ESPN or ESPN 2. Austin Peay will host former OVC member Youngstown State February 18th at 7:30 pm in the Dunn Center.
Tebowmania is coming to Western Kentucky. Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow will speak at Graves County High School April 20th, with tickets to go on sale February 17th.
Tebow is the featured speaker for the first ever “Night with A Champion Event” to be held at Graves County. Tickets will be $25, $50, $60 or $100 depending upon location. For more information on the event, call 270-856-8269.
The Nashville Predators return from the All Star break tonight at the Minnesota Wild.
Meanwhile, the Tennessean reports Predator players and coaches are shrugging off comments made by defenseman Ryan Suter at the All Star game he may not sign a new contract extension before the February 27th trade deadline. If Suter and the team do not come to terms before July 1st, Suter would become an unrestricted free agent.