Sports News, 10-10-18

CLOVERPORT (10/09/18) — The Breckinridge County High School Lady Tiger Voleyball team topped the Cloverport Lady Aces in three sets (25-12, 25-15, 25-10) in the district tournament on Tuesday night at the Sportscenter. The Lady Tigers will take on Meade County in the championship game on Thursday evening at 6:30.

LEITCHFIELD (10/09/18) — In girls middle school basketball from Tuesday, Breckinridge County won both games at Grayson County: the 7th Grade Lady Tigers took their game by the score of 35-31, while the 8th grade team claimed a 44-23 victory.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have won their American League Division Series by building a 4-0 lead before holding off the New York Yankees, 4-3 in Game 4. Ian Kinsler hit an RBI double and scored on a single by Eduardo Nunez during the Red Sox’s three-run third against losing pitcher CC Sabathia. Rick Porcello allowed one run over five innings, but Craig Kimbrel made it interesting by allowing two runs in the ninth before closing out the series.

NEW YORK (AP) — The father of a blue-chip college basketball recruit has testified that an assistant coach at the University of Louisville gave him a secret cash payment of $1,300. Brian Bowen Sr. described it Tuesday to a New York federal jury in a corruption trial. He said assistant coach Kenny Johnson gave him the money but told him Louisville didn’t normally pay basketball players. Johnson’s lawyer hasn’t immediately responded to a message. Johnson wasn’t ever accused of a crime. He was fired last year.

UNDATED (AP) — U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka added to his trophy collection Tuesday when he picked up the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year. Koepka is the sixth player in the last six years to win the award, the longest streak of different winners since PGA Tour players began voting on the award in 1990.

UNDATED (AP) — Longtime Chargers owner Alex Spanos has died at 95, 34 years after purchasing the NFL franchise. The son of Greek immigrants was a self-made millionaire who used his fortune from construction and real estate to buy controlling interest in the Chargers from Gene Klein for about $50 million. The team announced in 2008 that Spanos was suffering from dementia.