In Friday night’s high school football action, the Somerset Briar Jumpers dominated the Leslie Co. Eagles with a 57-0 shutout, securing their place in the next round of the Class 2A playoffs. In Class 5A, the Southwestern Warriors defeated the Pulaski Co. Maroons 41-13, bringing an end to PC’s season at 4-8.
This Friday, the Class 2A matchup features the Shelby Valley Wildcats (9-3) against the Somerset Briar Jumpers (9-3), with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Live coverage will be available on Somerset 106.1 FM & Somerset106.com. In Class 5A, the Cooper Jaguars (10-2) will face the Southwestern Warriors (9-3), with kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday in college basketball, Antonio Reeves led the Kentucky Wildcats to an 81-61 victory over Texas A&M-Commerce at Rupp Arena, scoring 21 points. Looking ahead, the Wildcats will take on the Kansas Jayhawks at the United Center in Chicago in the Champions Classic this Tuesday, with tipoff at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN.
In Saturday’s college football action, the Kentucky Wildcats faced a tough 49-21 home loss to the No. 8 Alabama Crimson Tide. This Saturday, Kentucky (6-4/3-4 SEC) will play the South Carolina Gamecocks (5-5/2-5 SEC), with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network.
The WKU Hilltoppers had a 38-29 loss at home to the New Mexico State Aggies, despite QB Austin Reed’s impressive performance with 270 yards and three touchdowns. On Saturday, the Hilltoppers (5-5/3-3 CUSA) will face Sam Houston State (2-8/1-5 CUSA) with a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff. Live coverage will be available on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.
In Sunday’s NFL action, the Cincinnati Bengals rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter, but the Houston Texans kicked a field goal as time expired to win 30-27. The Bengals (5-4) will face the Baltimore Ravens (7-3) on Thursday with an 8:15 p.m. kickoff. Live coverage will be on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.
In Sunday Night NFL, the Las Vegas Raiders secured a 16-12 victory over the New York Jets.
On Monday, “Look at Basketball,” the annual preseason preview of the Somerset Briar Jumpers basketball teams with boys coach Ryan Young and first-year Lady Jumpers coach Andrew Laughlin, will take place from 6-7 p.m. live from Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant. Live broadcast coverage will be on Somerset 106.1 FM & Somerset106.com.
Monday night NFL features the Denver Broncos (3-5) at Buffalo Bills (5-4) with an 8:15 p.m. kickoff on ABC/ESPN.
In Tuesday’s college basketball, the WKU Hilltoppers will face the Murray State Racers with tipoff at 8 p.m. Live coverage will be on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.