college football

Kash Daniel Autograph Signing – at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville

University of Kentucky linebacker and Bluegrass native Kash Daniel is coming to Hoptown!

Come get an autograph from and/or your photo taken with the Wildcat fan favorite from 4:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville! You can get an autograph and a photo for $20, or just a photo for $10.

More info on Kash’s #BlueRootsTour available through Athlete Essentials here: https://athessentials.com/daniel/

Lynn Bowden Autograph Session – at Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville

Come out and join Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex with autograph signings by University of Kentucky QB Lynn Bowden! Come get an autograph and/or have your photo taken with the Belk Bowl hero from 4:00-5:30 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville.

Inaugural Flingin’ Festival Cornhole Tournament

The Inaugural Flingin’ Festival Cornhole Tournament, sponsored by Hopkinsville Brewing Company, combines some of America’s favorite things: beer, food, $1,000 prizes and Thanksgiving Weekend fun! HBC will be ON SITE, at the Sportsplex, to serve their amazing craft beverages. Event will also feature Vansauwa’s Tacos & Vegan Eats, Holiday Burgers, and Kona Ice of Hopkinsville.

They’ll also have college football games on their TV screens and other fun activities available on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Registration for the open-division Flingin’ Festival cornhole tournament starts at 10:30 am. Play will begin around 11:30 am. Entry for two-person teams is $30 (only $15 per person) until Nov. 28. Price goes up to $50/team after that.

First-place team wins a thousand bucks! You may bring/play with your own bags and/or boards, but they will have equipment on-hand to use.

Inaugural F.E. Whitney Classic

Join us for the “Inaugural” F.E. Whitney Classic, the largest sports tourism event to take place in the Pearl City of the Pennyrile, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, affectionately known as Hoptown. This event celebrates MEDI’s 30th Anniversary providing small business and economic development services. This will be one of the most entertaining experiences that you, your family and friends will remember for a lifetime! You do not want to miss it!

Purchase your tickets online at https://fewhitneyclassic.eventbrite.com and book your rooms today by visiting https://www.visithopkinsville.com/category/listings/stay/. Please note that the Holiday Inn of Hopkinsville will host Kentucky State University’s football team and the Best Western of Hopkinsville will host Lane College’s football team.

The “Inaugural” F.E. Whitney Classic is a collegiate football competition between the Kentucky State University Thorobreds, Frankfort, KY versus Lane College Dragons, Jackson, TN played at the Stadium of Champions on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 2 P.M., doors opening at 12 P.M. And be sure to arrive early for all the pre-game festivities: Tailgating begins at 10 A.M. and Pre-Game Events begin at 11 A.M.

The F.E. Whitney Classic will provide a number of memorable experiences. Come and see the gameball dropped into the stadium from a helicopter, cheer on the Battle of the Bands during the halftime show, and laugh and fellowship with friends while tailgating. The F.E. Whitney Classic Pre-Game events are free. They include a College Fair, Kids Zone, STEM Experience, Stomp the Yard, vendors and exhibits.

This “Classic” was named in honor of one of Hopkinsville, Christian County and Kentucky State University’s most notable and esteemed leaders, F.E. Whitney. Mr. Whitney was born in 1916. He was a graduate of the historic Attucks High School in Hopkinsville, KY, Kentucky State University and Indiana University. He owned and operated F.E. Whitney Real Estate and was the first black realtor to be accepted into the Kentucky Association of Realtors. F.E. Whitney served on the Kentucky State University’s Board of Regents. He was served as Mayor of Hopkinsville, Hopkinsville City Councilman and Magistrate of Christian County Fiscal Court.

MEDI, Inc. is one of Kentucky’s leading 501(c)3 organizations that provides small business and economic development services. Founded in 1988 and incorporated in 2009, MEDI has helped to startup hundreds of small, minority and woman owned businesses. MEDI has helped to create, save and retain hundreds of jobs and to obtain millions in capital investments.

To become a sponsor, purchase tickets, volunteer or simply for more information, contact MEDI, Inc. at 270-885-8885 or email [email protected]