High School Softball: The Christian County-University Heights game scheduled for this afternoon at UHA has been postponed. The game will be played Monday April 29th.
Other games have Hopkinsville hosting Todd Central, Livingston Central at Jo Byrns, TN, Webster County hosts McLean County.
High School Baseball: Christian County is at Ballard, Hopkinsville hosts Webster County, Fort Campbell meets East Robertson, TN, Murray at Crittenden County, Henderson County at Evansville Memorial, Hopkins Central meets East Carter.
Christian County baseball coach Grayson Crawford notified WHOP Sports late Wednesday night that senior shortstop and pitcher Logan Patterson has committed to play college baseball for Milsaps College in Jackson, MS.
Patterson has a 1-0 pitching record with two saves on the season allowing only one unearned run. Patterson is also hitting .200 with 7 hits and 5 RBI on the season. Four of Patterson’s seven hits are for extra bases.
College Basketball: The Louisville Cardinals left for their Final Four appearance in Atlanta this weekend Wednesday. Guard Kevin Ware, injured in Sunday’s win over Duke, made the trip back to his hometown.
Louisville faces Wichita State Saturday, with Syracuse and Michigan in the other semi final game. Pre game coverage begins at 2:30 on News/Talk WHOP.
It looks like a Pitino will be coaching in the Big 10 next season. Multiple reports Wednesday indicated Richard Pitino has agreed to become the new coach at the University of Minnesota. The 31-year-old son of Louisville coach Rick Pitino spent last season as head coach at Florida International, leading the Golden Panthers to an 18-14 record. Richard Pitino would replace Tubby Smith who was fired last week.
Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson posted a letter on the school’s athletic website Wednesday, apologizing to fans for some of his actions during a successful, but turbulent season.
Henderson wrote he plays the game with “a lot of passion and sometimes it boils over”. He apologized to any fans he might have offended. Patterson averaged more than 20 points a game in leading the Rebels to their first NCAA appearance since 2002.
The championship game of the NIT takes place this evening as Iowa meets Baylor at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Pre game coverage begins at 7:45 on News/Talk WHOP.
The McDonald’s All American games took place last night in Chicago. Owensboro Catholic’s Becca Greenwell—who’s headed to Duke—has eight points for the West team in its 92-64 victory. Kentucky signee Makayla Epps had 13 points in a losing effort for the East team.
Six University of Kentucky signees or commitments participated in the boys contest, with twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison leading the West to a 110-99 victory over the East. Andrew Harrison had 10 points and four assists, while Aaron Harrison had six points and five assists. Julius Randle had 11 points for the East, while UK commitment Dakari Johnson had 12 points, with signee James Young scoring six points and grabbing four rebounds.
College Baseball: Austin Peay scored three times in its last two at bats in winning at Western Kentucky 3-1. The Governors improved to 24-5 on the season and gave coach Gary McClure his 776th career win, tying the Ohio Valley Conference record held by former Murray State coach Johnny Reagan. Austin Peay begins a three game Ohio Valley Conference series hosting Tennessee Tech Friday evening.
Minor League Baseball: The Bowling Green Hot Rods open Midwest League play at South Bend this evening, while the Nashville Sounds open Pacific Coast League play hosting New Orleans at Greer Stadium.
NHL: The Nashville Predators traded forward Martin Erat and minor leaguer Michael Latta to the Washington Capitals in exchange for 2012 first round draft pick Filip Forsberg. Erat has played all 763 of his NHL games with Nashville and is second in goals scored with 163.
The Predators continue their home stand this evening hosting the Columbus Blue Jackets. First puck at Bridgestone Arena drops at 7 pm.