Friday night, Frankfort hosts Belleview in the 2nd round of the KHSAA Class A football playoffs. Get down to Bellpoint and Sower Field to watch all of the action. If you can’t make the game live, you can watch it played back as the FPB Game of the Week, Tuesday at 8pm on channel 10 and 510. Franklin Co travels to South Oldham in 5A action. The Flyers look to advance into the third round. Go support the local teams as they chase their dream of a state championship.
Also, Friday is excite night at Western Hills. Get the first look at the boys and girls Wolverines basketball teams. There are raffles, a chili supper and more.
Need more sports? Louisville hosts Cornell in basketball on WHAS 11 and 511 at 7 p.m.
UK basketball looks for revenge from last year’s 1st round NIT loss against Robert Morris. Tipoff at Rupp Arena is at 7pm on ESPN2, channel 32 and 532.
Saturday is the Kentucky Book Fair at the Frankfort Convention Center. It begins at 9:00 a.m. It is always a wonderful event. Kentucky’s own Sue Grafton will be signing copies of “W is for Wasted,” the 23rd mystery novel in her alphabet series. More than 200 authors and illustrators will join Grafton at the Frankfort Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, including University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino from 1-3 p.m. and another former UK basketball coach will be on hand, Joe B. Hall.
Saturday afternoon at the Old Capitol, The Kentucky Book Fair and The Kentucky Historical Society present “Desegregating Baseball: The Kentucky Connection” - featuring Dick Usher as, Pee Wee Reese and a panel of experts to discuss the book and the era – including the author Christopher Lamb and former Congressman Ben Chandler, whose grandfather Happy Chandler was the Major League Baseball Commissioner who oversaw the desegregation. That is at the Old Capitol at 1 p.m. Saturday.
UK is in Music City to take on Vandy in football. Kickoff is at noon on WAVE 3 (503 in HD) or WKYT channel 6 or 606 in HD.
7 p.m. Saturday night, Houston comes to the Papa John’s Stadium to take on Louisville. The football game is on ESPNU, channel 141 and 641.