Sports: Friday, January 4, 2019
4 January 2019 Sports
Caps drop 2nd Straight, SU Hoop Tomorrow, NFL Wild Card Matchups
In area high school basketball last night:
The Millbrook boys nipped Kettle Run 54-53
And the Millbrook girls routed Kettle Run 64-28
The Shenandoah Hornet basketball teams return to the Wilkins Center for a women-men’s doubleheader tomorrow. At 2pm, the 6-6, 2-3 SU women will host Guilford in an ODAC matchup.
The Hornet men will follow at 4pm when they host Lynchburg. The SU men are 4-8 on the season, and 0-4 in the ODAC. The men’s game can be heard on The River 95-3.
The Washington Capitals have stumbled into 2019, as they lost their 2nd in a row, a 5-2 defeat against the St. Louis Blues. Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season for the Caps, becoming only the second player in NHL history to start his career with 14 30-goal seasons. The Capitals are back in action tonight in Dallas. Air time is 7:45 on Sports Radio 1450.
It’s Wild Card Weekend in the NFL, as the Super Bowl tournament begins. Tomorrow’s games have Indianapolis at Houston at 4:35, followed by Seattle at Dallas at 8:15. On Sunday, it’s the Chargers visiting the Ravens at 1:05, and Philadelphia at Chicago at 4:40. The winners will move on to the divisional round next weekend.
And, the Pro Football Hall of Fame has revealed it’s 15 modern-era finalists for the Class of 2019. They include Ed Reed, Champ Bailey and Tony Gonzalez, who all made the list in their first year of eligibility. The inductees will be announced on February 2nd.