This Week in Sports

ICYMI: Another type of Derby happened in Kentucky this month

05/28/2016 08:00 AM

The Kiwanis Club in Bowling Green hosted the 19-th annual All American Soap Box Derby last weekend. For racers this is the last stop before the World Championships. CN|2 Sports’ Ryan Dearbone has the story.  Read more 

Louisville FC loses a fan favorite but it's for a very good reason

05/26/2016 06:21 PM

Goalkeeper Scott Goodwin announced thursday that he’s been accepted into Harvard Medical School. He’s going to stay with Louisville FC through the end of the summer before starting school in the Fall. Goodwin started all 30 games for Louisville FC’s inaugural season and this year he’s seen action in 6 league games. He was the saving grace in penalties in Louisville FC’s Open Cup Game against Detroit. Here’s what Goodwin and the Coach had to say at thursday’s announcement.  Read more 

Louisville takes down Wake Forest once again after a 9-5 victory in the ACC tournament.

05/25/2016 11:35 PM

Pic of Will Smith batting

The Louisville Baseball team came up victorious once again Wednesday night, defeating Wake Forest for the 4th time in the last week. This time, the Cards took down the Demon Deacons 9 to 5 in the first round of pool play in the ACC Championship. Louisville fell behind 2-1 in the first inning but roared back when Blake Tiberi knocked out a 2-run homer to right in the bottom of the 4th. After a slow start early in the game, Will... Read more 

Antonio Andrews loves playing NFL football so close to his Alma Mater

05/24/2016 08:00 AM

Antonio Andrews was a star running back at Western Kentucky University from 2010 to 2014. Before he stepped foot in Bowling Green, he played high school ball for Fort Campbell high school where he earned the title of “Mr. Football” in the state of Kentucky. He now plays for the Tennessee Titans which is in nearby Nashville, and he says he loves playing pro-football where it feels like a home game. We caught up with Antonio at his team Wesley... Read more 

Tips for improving your golf swing from Charlie Vettiner's head PGA Professional

05/22/2016 08:06 AM

Golfers at all levels of the sport are trying to find ways to get their scores down. For a lot of people, it’s hard to play 18 holes as often as you would like, but there are ways to practice at home. We caught up with the head PGA professional at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course in Louisville for a lesson on weight transfer in your swing, and he gives you a way to practice it at home. We also learned... Read more 

Louisville Softball eliminated from NCAA tournament after a 6-4 loss to BYU

05/21/2016 07:45 AM

Pic of Louisville Softball team

The U of L softball team was eliminated from NCAA tournament play on Friday when they lost to BYU 6-4. Despite homeruns by Maryssa Becker and Nicole Pufahl, and a hard fought offensive battle with multiple lead changes, the Cards ultimately couldn’t get it done. BYU jumped ahead 1-0 in the first inning on Alexa Strid’s sacrifice fly that scored Gordy Bravo. Not to be outdone, Louisville came back in the bottom of the inning and pulled ahead 2-1 on Becker’s... Read more 

Louisville Baseball leads off 3 game series with Wake Forest by taking a 3-1 win

05/19/2016 11:25 PM

Pic of Devin Hairston batting

Louisville shortstop Devin Hairston was the hero of the night as the Cards took down Wake Forest 3-1 on the road in the opener of their 3-game series. Hairston got the ball rolling in the top of the 2nd with a solo homerun to left field to take a 1-0 lead. He wasn’t finished there, though. In the top of the 4th, Hairston singled to get on base and then advanced on a single by Danny Rosenbaum. From there, junior outfielder... Read more 

Louisville Softball loses 3-2 to a walk-off single in the Columbia Regional opener of the NCAA tournament

05/19/2016 10:59 PM

Pic of Nebraska Softball

Louisville’s softball team dug themselves into a hole as they dropped the first game of the Columbia Regional in the NCAA tournament Thursday night. The Cards quickly fell behind to Nebraska in a two-run deficit in the 2nd inning. However, they came right back to tie the score at 2 in the third on Hailey Smith’s two-run single to center. The game remained deadlocked for the next 3 and a half innings until Nebraska sent a ball past diving shortstop Sidney... Read more 

Louisville City takes down Detroit in a shootout in Round 2 play of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

05/18/2016 11:40 PM

Picture of Louisville FC players

The Louisville City FC scored an exciting victory in the first step of their quest for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night. The team took on Detroit City FC from the National Premier Soccer League in second round Cup play at Bellarmine University. Despite a dominating offensive performance that saw Louisville with a 12-2 shot-on-goal advantage, Detroit held on to end the 90 minute regulation with a scoreless tie. In Cup play, ties are decided by two 15 minute... Read more 

FC Cincinnati begins US Open Cup

05/18/2016 05:30 PM

FC Cincinnati has exceeded expectations in their first season both on and off the field. The club has broken multiple USL attendance records, most recently with a crowd of 23,375 at last Saturday’s match versus Pittsburgh. That record broke their own previous record of 20,497 set at their inaugural home match last month. FC Cincinnati is currently on a five game unbeaten streak and will begin play for the US Open Cup tonight. They’ll face Indy Eleven NPSL at 7... Read more 

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