Sports Update: Thursday, November 16th

On Thursday in the NFL, the Cincinnati Bengals (5-4) clashed with division rival Baltimore Ravens (7-3), seeking a rebound from a last-second loss. Baltimore, reeling from a home loss to the Cleveland Browns, aimed to assert their divisional dominance. The Ravens led the overall series, but Cincinnati had won four of the last six games, including a memorable victory in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game last season. The matchup was broadcasted live at 7 p.m., with the kickoff at 8:15 p.m. on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM and Prime Video.

In the high school football scene on Friday, the Shelby Valley Wildcats (9-3) faced the Somerset Briar Jumpers (9-3) in the third round of Class 2A Playoffs. The Jumpers, leading the series, were looking to maintain their dominance after a decisive victory in their last meeting. Simultaneously, in the third round of Class 5A playoffs, the Cooper Jaguars (10-2) clashed with the Southwestern Warriors (9-3) in their inaugural encounter. Both games were broadcasted live, with the Shelby Valley vs. Somerset matchup beginning at 6:45 p.m., followed by the Cooper vs. Southwestern game at 7:30 p.m. on Somerset 106.1 FM &

On Friday in college basketball, the Stone Hill Skyhawks (1-3) challenged the No. 17 Kentucky Wildcats (2-1) at Rupp Arena, with the tipoff scheduled for 7 p.m. on SEC Network Plus.

Moving on to Saturday in college football, Kentucky (6-4/3-4 SEC) faced the South Carolina Gamecocks (5-5/2-5 SEC) at 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network. Kentucky aimed to recover from a recent loss, while the Gamecocks were riding high after defeating Vanderbilt. Meanwhile, the Sam Houston State Bearkats (2-8/1-5 CUSA) took on the WKU Hilltoppers (5-5/3-3 CUSA) at 3:30 p.m. ET, a crucial game for WKU’s bowl eligibility. Live coverage for both games was available on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.

Simultaneously, in college basketball on Saturday, the Kentucky State University Thoroughbreds faced the WKU Hilltoppers at 8 p.m. ET, with live coverage on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.