Attucks Wolfpack U13 take 2nd at tourney

The Attucks Wolfpack U13 AAU basketball team took runner-up at the 2012 Kentucky State Tournament in Lexingotn last weekend.

The team members include Chandler Crist, R.J. Wilson, J’son Campbell, Jalen Johnson, Steven Cager, Cinque Hampton, C.J. Henagan, TyShawn Anthony, Donterius Parker and Tyrik Wilson.

Coaches for the team include Shawn Evans, Coach Hopper and Coach Johnson.

Soldo takes home MVP award for HHS

The Hopkinsville High School girls’ basketball team recently held its annual awards banquet.

Christy Soldo took home Most Valuable Player, Most Points, Most Blocks and the Free Throw Percentage awards.

Soldo, who will play at Murray State University, also received a plaque for becoming the school’s all-time girls’ basketball scoring leader with 1,807 points.

Ashlee Cole won for Best Post Defense and Most Rebounds.

Other award winners included Haley Cook (3-Pointers and Most Potential), J’Lynn Majors (Most Assists, Most Steals), Madison Duvall (Most Improved and Best Defender), Trina Cager (Sixth Man) and Lexi Cabiness (Dedication and Leadership).

Independent baseball team seeks players

The Bridgewater?Pirates men’s independent baseball team is seeking players for this summer’s team.

Players must be at least 21 years old.

The cost to play on the team is $50 and the team will open its season May 19-20 at Tradewater Park in Dawson Springs.

The team will play games every Saturday.

For more information, call Dan Grass at 270-245-0361.

Turley hired to coach with WKU program

Curtis Turley, who spent last season as Western Kentucky University women’s basketball director of operations, has been named Lady Toppers assistant coach for Michelle Clark-Heard.

Turley is a successful former high school coach in Kentucky. Among his many stops include Henderson County, Lyon County, Graves County, Greenwood, Daviess County and Warren Central.

Delany: Rose Bowl not blocking BCS change

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says BCS officials are narrowing the field of possible changes to college football’s postseason and the Rose Bowl is not standing in the way of progress.

Delany has been meeting with his fellow commissioners, Notre Dame’s athletic director and other college football officials working on overhauling the Bowl Championship Series.

Among the options being discussed Wednesday is a four-team playoff that could be held separate from the bowls.

Delany says there is “pretty high expectation that there’s going to be change.”

He also says he wants the group to proceed with caution.

He says: “I just want to make sure that the changes that we make are evolutionary. That they support the regular season. That ... from a Rose Bowl perspective, that they sustain that tradition.”

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