BOYS REGION 1 SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
McCracken County 2, Marshall County 1 (PK’s)
Murray High’s Chase Renick and Trey Boggess were named to the Region 1 All-Tournament First Team, Calloway County’s Bo Stom and Dalton Puckett were named to the Second Team, and Calloway’s Jude Bazzell and Murray’s Conner Blalock received Honorable Mention.
GIRLS REGION 1 SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP
Graves County at Marshall County, tonight at 6
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TONIGHT
Murray High at Calloway County, 5:30 pm
MSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO GOVERNORS
In volleyball, Austin Peay downed Murray State 3-2 in five sets last night in Clarksville to wrap up their five-game road swing. Bailey DeMier led the Racers with a season-high 55 assists. Murray State hosts Tennessee Tech Friday night at 6 and Saturday afternoon at 2
RACER SOCCER HOSTS SIUE
Murray State Soccer will take on SIUE today at 3 pm at Cutchin Field. The game will air on ESPN Plus.
CARTER NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Murray State’s Payton Carter is the OVC Female Golfer of the Week after she brought home a share of medalist honors at the Chris Banister Classic with a three round total of 214. The junior currently ranks fifth in the OVC in scoring average at 75.2.
MORANT-LESS GRIZZLIES FALL TO PACERS
The Grizzlies fell to the Pacers 109-107 in Indiana. Sam Merrill lit up the box score with 30 points and shot 8-of-13 from three point land. Memphis’ first-round pick Ziaire Williams added 19 points. Ja Morant was one of three Grizzlies who were inactive for the game. Memphis wraps up the preseason tomorrow night on the road against the Chicago Bulls.
PREDS OPEN THE SEASON TONIGHT; EXTEND EKHOLM
Hockey is back as Nashville hosts the Seattle Kraken tonight. The Kraken lost their first-ever game 4-3 to the Golden Knights on Tuesday night in Las Vegas… The Predators are investing in one of their key defenseman. Nashville signed Mattias Ekholm to a four-year contract extension worth 25 million dollars. The deal begins next season and will pay Ekholm 6-point-25 million dollars a year. Ekholm recorded 23 points in 48 games last year.
SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP MOVING TO LOUISVILLE
The National Women’s Soccer League Championship is moving to Louisville. A report in the Athletic says league players requested this change, after it was originally set to be in Portland. The game will be held November 20 at 11 am and will be televised on CBS.
NATIONAL SPORTS BRIEFS
The first ever postseason series between the Dodgers and Giants comes to an end tonight in San Francisco. Los Angeles staved off elimination with a 7-2 win over the Giants in Game Four, pushing the series to a winner-take-all Game Five. The Dodgers put their playoff hopes on the shoulders of Julio Urias. Opposite him is Logan Webb for San Francisco.
The defending Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers and Eagles will clash in Philadelphia on Thursday Night Football. Tom Brady is coming off a big performance in Tampa Bay’s win over the Dolphins. Brady threw for 411 yards and five touchdowns in the win. The Bucs are 4-and-1. Philadelphia is coming off an important road win over the Panthers. The Eagles rallied for a 21-18 win. Philly is 2-and-3 on the season.
Alex Ovechkin is climbing up the list of all-time goal scorers. Ovechkin opened the season by scoring two goals in the Capitals’ 5-1 victory over the New York Rangers. Washington’s captain moved past Marcel Dionne with 732 career goals for the fifth most in the history of the NHL.
The Phoenix Mercury are extending the WNBA Finals with the Chicago Sky. Brittney Griner dropped in 29 points as the Mercury knocked off the Sky in overtime 91-86 in Game Two in Phoenix. The best-of-five set is now tied up at one game apiece as the series shifts to Chicago for Game Three on Friday.
The PGA is taking a trip down the road to The Summit Club for the CJ Cup. Jason Kokrak will be looking to defend his title after winning the tournament last year. Chris Kirk, Maverick McNealy, and Minkyu Kim are the three golfers that will tee off the event. The world’s number two golfer, Dustin Johnson, will be making his season debut. Johnson will be joined by Xander Schauffele and Viktor Hovland.
No Games Scheduled
Phoenix Suns 119, Portland Trail Blazers 74
Dallas Mavericks 127, Charlotte Hornets 59
Indiana Pacers 109, Memphis Grizzlies 107
Orlando Magic 103, Boston Celtics 102
New York Knicks 108, Detroit Pistons 100
Oklahoma City Thunder 108, Denver Nuggets 99
Utah Jazz 124, Milwaukee Bucks 120
Toronto Maple Leafs 2, Montreal Canadiens 1
Washington Capitals 5, New York Rangers 1
Colorado Avalanche 4, Chicago Blackhawks 2
Edmonton Oilers 3, Vancouver Canucks 2 (SO)
Anaheim Ducks 4, Winnipeg Jets 1
Phoenix Mercury 91, Chicago Sky 86 (OT)
(Best-of-five WNBA Finals Tied, 1-1)
THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)
8:20 p.m. – Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles
9:07 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants
(Best-of-five NLDS tied, 2-2)
7:00 p.m. – Miami Heat at Atlanta Hawks
7:30 p.m. – Minnesota Timberwolves at Brooklyn Nets
8:00 p.m. – Denver Nuggets at Oklahoma City Thunder
10:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers at Sacramento Kings
7:00 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Buffalo Sabres
7:00 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa Senators
7:00 p.m. – Pittsburgh Penguins at Florida Panthers
7:00 p.m. – Dallas Stars at New York Rangers
7:00 p.m. – New York Islanders at Carolina Hurricanes
7:00 p.m. – Arizona Coyotes at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:30 p.m. – Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings
8:00 p.m. – Seattle Kraken at Nashville Predators
10:30 p.m. – Vegas Golden Knights at Los Angeles Kings
No Games Scheduled
The CJ Cup at Summit (at Las Vegas, NV)