Commonwealth College Sports

SPALDING UNIVERSITY | Building Renamed In Honor Of Muhammad Ali

01/17/2018 10:30 AM

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 would have marked Muhammad Ali’s 76th birthday. In the spirit of celebrating the Champ on his birthday, Spalding University announced they have officially renamed their athletic and athletics building back to Columbia Gym. In 1954 in Columbia Gym on Spalding’s campus, a young Cassius Clay learned the sport of boxing. Spalding President Tori Murden McClure said in 2016 that the board of trustees planned to change the name of the building at 824 S. Fourth Street from the Spalding... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Davenport One Win Away from 300th Win at BU

01/05/2018 03:37 PM

Bellarmine men’s basketball head coach Scott Davenport is closing in on a milestone. Davenport is only one win away from getting his 300th career win as BU’s head coach. “This is not about me,” said Davenport. “I said it would take everybody and it does take everybody.” He will have that chance to reach that marker on Saturday when his Knights (12-0, 3-0) take on William Jewell College (13-1, 3-1) in Liberty, Mo. Tip-off is set for 4:15 p.m. ET. The Knights are coming... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | No. 3 Knights Ready for First Game Since "Winter Break"

12/29/2017 08:34 PM

The Bellarmine Knights basketball team is getting ready for its first game in over a month. The No. 3 Knights (10-0) host Martin Methodist College (TN) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET inside Knights Hall. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with BU head coach Scott Davenport on Thursday and asked him how the team’s “winter break” went: Should Bellarmine win on Saturday, it would be the program’s 50th straight win inside Knights Hall.  Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Rick Neuheisel Previews Upcoming Bowl Games

12/13/2017 02:40 PM

Former Colorado, Washington and UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel joined Sports Night on Wednesday. While on the show, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff asked Neuheisel about a variety of college football topics, including UofL quarterback Lamar Jackson. Chernoff’s first question was whether or not Neuheisel thought that Jackson should have finished third in this past weekend’s Heisman vote: Neuheisel also talked about the job UK football head coach Mark Stoops is doing, as the Wildcats are getting ready to play in their second... Read more 

UPike BASKETBALL | Coach Kelly Wells And His Daily Battle For His Health

12/06/2017 07:28 PM

Kelly Wells is in his 12th season as the Head Coach of the University of Pikeville Men’s Basketball Team. He has had ten 20-win seasons in the last 11 years, including a 28-8 run last season where they advanced to the quarter-finals in the NAIA tournament. “Sometimes you pick your team up and sometimes your team picks you up and I rely on them sometimes to have to pick me up a little bit,” Wells explained. For Wells, basketball has meant everything... Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Big Weekend for Bowl Game Decisions

12/01/2017 03:21 PM

This weekend is “Championship Week” for college football teams, one last chance for the best teams in the nation to prove they deserve to be in the College Football Playoff. Heading into this weekend, the top six in the CFB Playoff rankings look like this: 1. Clemson (11-1) 2. Auburn (10-2) 3. Oklahoma (11-1) 4. Wisconsin (12-0) 5. Alabama (11-1) 6. Georgia (11-1) Of course, only the top four teams in the rankings make it to the CFB Playoff. ESPN 680’s Lachlan McLean joined Sports Night on Friday... Read more 

KWC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | Love, Basketball and a Family Dynamic

11/17/2017 03:23 PM

The Kentucky Wesleyan Women’s Basketball team is unique in the fact that they have two head coaches. “We find it very easy to work together. We’re on the same page with what we want to do and how we want to do it and obviously, we don’t disagree about a whole lot, but when we do, we find a way to figure it out and we just love being able to be with these kids every day and try to be... Read more 

NCAA | Championships Coming to Louisville This Weekend

11/15/2017 11:32 AM

The city of Louisville is playing host to multiple NCAA Championships this weekend. The NCAA Division I, II and III Field Hockey Championships are scheduled for Friday and Sunday in Louisville. Semifinal match-ups take place on Friday at either Trager Stadium (UofL) or Owsley B. Frazier Stadium (Bellarmine), with the championship games taking place Sunday at UofL’s Trager Stadium. NCAA Field Hockey Championship Games: Division I – Sunday at 2 p.m. ET Division II – Sunday at 11 a.m. ET Division III – Sunday... Read more 

KWC FOOTBALL | Malik Malone Is A True "Player's Coach"

11/06/2017 01:25 PM

Mike and Malik Malone had played side by side as long as they could remember; Malik played middle linebacker and Mike was the weak-side linebacker. “It was kind of like if I wasn’t on the play, I knew he would be on the play so it was always a good thing playing with him,” Malik said of his brother. Now days you’ll only see one Malone twin suited up for the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers. “We were celebrating a big play and I seen... Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Exhibition Game vs. Cincinnati Recap

11/01/2017 10:02 PM

With over 4,000 fans in the stands, the Bellarmine Knights and Cincinnati Bearcats faced off in an exhibition match-up in the historic Freedom Hall. #12 Cincinnati walked away with the win 89-61. Plenty of Louisville greats were in attendance, including Hall of Famer Denny Crum, former Card Darrell Griffith, EKU assistant Reese Gaines and head women’s basketball coach Jeff Walz. After one half, the Bearcats led the Knights 43-29. Bellarmine had 18 points from their bench. Parker Chitty led the Knights... Read more 

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