Sports News, 10-14-17

HARNED (10/13/17) — John Hardin converted four Breckinridge County turnovers into 27 points en route to a 41-7 win over the Tigers Friday night. The Tigers gained over 300 yards in offense but were hampered by six turnovers for the game. The Tigers score came in the first quarter off a R.J. Bentley to Steven Mathis touchdown pass.

In other scores from the area on Friday night, Hancock County was defeated by Lexington Frederick Douglass, 48-0…Meade County lost in overtime to Central Hardin, 35-28…Greenwood 41, Grayson County 6…Ohio County over Muhlenburg County, 48-16…McLean County over Butler County, 56-12 and Edmonson County over Hart County, 42-7.

In college football later today: Louisville hosts Boston College…Indiana entertains Michigan and Western Kentucky is at home to Charlotte. In the top 25 on Friday night, Syracuse upset 2nd-ranked Clemson, 27-24.

The NCAA Committee on Infractions released it’s report on the North Carolina academic fraud case, saying they could find no violations. Responding to the report, Basketball coach Roy Williams says the school has learned “to be a better university” in the wake of the investigation.

Houston takes Game 1 of the American League Championship Series over the Yankees Friday night, 2-1. The Astros scored both their runs in the 4th inning. Game two is later today while the National League Championship Series opens in Los Angeles with the Dodgers hosting the Chicago Cubs in a rematch from last year.

U.S. Men’s Soccer coach Bruce Arena resigned from the post on Friday, three days after the United States failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup. Tuesday’s loss to Trinidad and Tobago meant the U.S. failed to reach soccer’s biggest spectacle for the first time since 1986.