tournament http://wkms.org en Owensboro expects $20M lift from sports tourism http://wkms.org/post/owensboro-expects-20m-lift-sports-tourism <p>Sports tourism is expected to have a $20 million impact on Owensboro this year.&nbsp; Jared Bratcher is sports marketing director for the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau.&nbsp; He tells the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer there will be more than 50 tournaments, including figure skating, hockey, baseball, running, soccer, softball, basketball, tennis, volleyball, fishing and football. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:06:01 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 28492 at http://wkms.org Marshall County Girls' Basketball Team Raises Money for Hawaii Tournament http://wkms.org/post/marshall-county-girls-basketball-team-raises-money-hawaii-tournament <p></p><p></p><p>Marshall County High School Girls' Basketball Coach Joseph Simmons and his team are raising money for a trip to the Merv Lopez Holiday Hoops Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Lady Marshals raised $40,000 over the past year to pay for the trip. Of the 8 teams in the tournament next week, the Lady Marshals are the only ones from the mainland. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:20:06 +0000 Shelly Baskin 25661 at http://wkms.org Marshall County Girls' Basketball Team Raises Money for Hawaii Tournament MSU Men's Baskteball Team Moves on in Charleston Classic http://wkms.org/post/msu-mens-baskteball-team-moves-charleston-classic <p></p><p>The Murray State men’s basketball team defeated Auburn University 79 to 59 last night in the first round of the Charleston Classic tournament in South Carolina. If the Racers take down the St. John’s University Red Storm in today’s second round, they’ll move on to the championship game on Sunday. The game today airs at 4:30 pm on ESPN3. The Championship game will be on ESPN2, 7:30 pm Sunday. Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:40:01 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24591 at http://wkms.org MSU Men's Baskteball Team Moves on in Charleston Classic MSU to Play Colorado State in NCAA Tournament http://wkms.org/post/msu-play-colorado-state-ncaa-tournament <p>The Number 6 seed Murray State Racers celebrated Selection Sunday yesterday by getting ready for their first NCAA tournament opponent, eleven seed Colorado State.&nbsp; The Racers will play the Rams this Thursday at Louisville&rsquo;s KFC Yum! Center.&nbsp; MSU Head Coach Steve Prohm says he&rsquo;s glad the wait is over, so the OVC champions can concentrate on preparing to play Colorado State.&nbsp; Tip off is set for 11:15 a.m. Central, on Thursday.<br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:24:00 +0000 Todd Hatton 17224 at http://wkms.org