Early Morning Win At Kentucky Speedway. Hanover Announces New Softball Coach
Christopher Bell earned his third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory this season and fifth of his career early this morning by holding off Brandon Jones in the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. The race started 2 hours, 51 minutes behind schedule due to weather and finished around 12:40 a.m. Weather kept XFINITY Series teams off the track Thursday. NASCAR rescheduled one of the day’s three practices for 8:30 – 9:55 a.m. this morning. Qualifying for the Alsco 300 remains scheduled at 4:30 p.m. with the race set to start at 8 p.m. There are two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices scheduled Friday before qualifying for Saturday’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts. Cup teams are scheduled to practice from 10 – 11:55 a.m. with final practice slated for 1 – 2:25 p.m. Qualifying is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.
The Hanover College Athletic Department announced Cori Eckerle as the new head coach of the softball program replacing Megan Carlton who stepped down last mouth. Eckerle comes to Hanover after spending the last seven seasons, both as a player and a coach at the University of Indianapolis, where the team appeared in the NCAA Division II National Tournament Regional, Super Regional and World Series rounds.