The Hopkinsville Tigers host The Graves County Eagles in high school action tonight at the Stadium of Champions. Both the Tigers and Eagles enter tonight's game after big district wins last week. Graves County defeated Christian County 42 to 37 and Hopkinsville beat Ohio County 65 to 47. Here's Tiger Head Coach Marc Adam Clark on the win.....
The Eagles are 6 and 2 on the season and 3 and 0 in the district. Coach Clark scouts the Eagles..
Our Pre-game coverage begins at 6:35pm on News/Talk 95.3 FM and 1230 AM WHOP.
Other games in the area Tonight:
Ft. Campbell host Heath
Muhlenberg County @ Henderson County
Lone Oak @ Madisonville-North
Todd County Central @ Union County
Trigg County will travel to North Bullitt on Saturday
The Christian County Colonels have the week off.
2nd Region Volleyball Tournament at Caldwell County
Christian County 3 Hopkins County Central 0
Henderson County 3 Caldwell County 2
Championship game Saturday at 7pm
Christian County vs. Henderson County
2nd Region Girls Soccer Tournament at Lyon County
Hopkinsville 6 Henderson County 4
Championship game Saturday at 5pm
Hopkinsville vs. Madisonville-North Hopkins
2nd Region Boys Soccer Tournament at Henderson County
Trigg County 3 Masdisonville-North Hopkins 2
Championship game Saturday at 10:00am
Henderson County vs. Trigg County
College Football Saturday
Georgia @ Kentucky...Airtime 4:30pm om Lite 98.7 WHOP-FM
Alabama @ Tennessee..Airtime 6:0pm on News/Talk 95.3 FM and 1230 AM WHOP
The Boys and Girls 2nd Region Soccer Tournaments were postponed last night due to lightning.
In the boys tournament at Henderson County the host Colonels defeated the Hopkinsville Tigers 5 to 2 to advance to the Championship Game now scheduled for 10:00am Saturday Morning according to The Kentucky New Era. The Trigg County/Madisonville game will resume tonight at 5:30pm with Trigg County leading 2 to nothing.
In the Girls tournament at Lyon County, Madisonville defeated the host Lady Lyons 10 to nothing. In the second game The Hopkinsville Lady Tigers were leading The Henderson County Lady Colonels 1 to nothing at halftime when the game was postponed until 6pm tonight according to The Kentucky New Era. The Championship game is now scheduled for Saturday.
Region 2 Volleyball Tournament at Caldwell County
Christian County vs. Hopkins County Central at 5:30pm
Henderson County vs. Caldwell County at 7:00pm
Championship game will be Saturday Night at 7:00pm.
NFL Football Tonight
Seattle @ San Francisco..Airtime 7:00pm on News/Talk 95.3 FM and 1230 AM WHOP.
Sports Tonight comes your way at 5:08 this evening on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP. A tribute to former Christian County softball/wrestling coach Jim Perrin will be part of the program along with interviews with Christian County football coach Steve Lovelace, Hopkinsville coach Marc Adam Clark and Christian County volleyball coach Rick Erickson.
College Basketball: USA Today has released its pre season poll with Tom Crean's Indiana Hoosiers sitting at number one, Louisville is second, Kentucky third with Ohio State and Michigan rounding out the top five. North Carolina State, Kansas, Duke, Syracuse and Florida comprise the remainder of the top 10.
6-9 forward Marcus Lee of California will make his decision sometime this afternoon whether he’ll play for Kentucky or California. If Lee comes to Kentucky, he’ll join recruits Derek Willis of Bullitt East, twins Aaron and Andrew Harrison of Texas and James Young of Michigan for the Class of 2013.
Louisville has been picked by the Big East media to win the basketball race this season. Syracuse is second, Notre Dame third, Cincinnati fourth and Georgetown fifth. Peyton Siva of the Cards was named Big East pre season of the year and was named on the Big East first team along with teammate Gorgui Deng.
MLB: The National League Championship Series continues this afternoon in St. Louis, with the Cardinals and Giants knotted at a game each. Kyle Loshe gets the start for the Redbirds, while Matt Cain goes for San Francisco.
Detroit can wrap up the American League Championship Series with a win over New York this evening. The Tigers lead the best of seven 3-0 and send Max Scherzer to the mound against CC Sabathia who has won two games in the post season for the Yankees.
NFL: The Seattle Seahawks, fresh from their win Sunday over New England, travel to San Francisco to face a 49er team coming off a drubbing from the New York Giants tomorrow night. Coverage of the game at 7 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Sports Tonight comes your way at 5:08 this evening on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP. Jeff Sisk will be sitting in for Todd Hamilton. The program will feature a piece on former Christian County softball/wrestling coach Jim Perrin, a visit with Christian County football coach Steve Lovelace, also comments from Hopkinsville football coach Marc Adam Clark and Christian County volleyball coach Rick Erickson.
Funeral arrangements are complete for former Christian County softball/wrestling coach Jim Perrin. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 4-8 pm at Hillcrest Baptist Church, with funeral services Friday morning at 11 am at the church. Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville in charge of arrangements.
Friends and colleagues alike are remembering Jim Perrin. Former Christian County basketball coach Lyle Dunbar recalls Perrin:
Also making comments was longtime Colonel football coach Dan Goble:
One of the more interesting stories came from one of Perrin’s former softball players Ellen Boyd Harrison:
Former Colonel wrestler Andy Lee remembered Perrin as a father figure:
More comments will come your way during the segment on Coach Perrin this evening on Sports Tonight.
A scholarship fund honoring Coach Jim Perrin has also been established. You may send your donations to Ray Diuguid at 4235 Fort Campbell Boulevard, Hopkinsville or to Pennyroyal Hospice at 220 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville.
Tuesday’s High School Sports Results
2nd region volleyball at Caldwell County: University Heights lost to Caldwell County 3 sets to one, while Henderson County defeated Crittenden County 3-0.
2nd region Boys Soccer at Henderson County: Madisonville edged University Heights 2-1 and Trigg County defeated Union County 6-0.
4th region Boys Soccer at Bowling Green: Todd Central lost to Bowling Green 10-0.
2nd region Girls Soccer at Lyon County: Hopkinsville shut out Trigg County 10-0 and Henderson County defeated Caldwell County 4-2.
Boys 2nd region soccer at Henderson County: Hopkinsville meets host Henderson County in one semifinal, with Madisonville playing Trigg County.
Girls 2nd region soccer at Lyon County: Semifinal action has Hopkinsville meeting Henderson County, with host Lyon County playing Madisonville.
College Basketball: The San Jose Mercury News says highly touted basketball recruit Marcus Lee will announce his collegiate decision today. Kentucky and California are the two finalists for Lee’s services. The 6-9 forward is ranked as the 9th best high school senior in the nation according to one recruiting website.
Funeral arrangements for former Christian County softball coach Jim Perrin have been announced. Visitiation will be held from 4-8 pm Thursday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, with funeral services to be held Friday morning at 11 am. Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville is in charge of arrangements. Perrin died Monday at the age of 65 following a battle with cancer.