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LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Purple and Gold attack Saint Louis but end in a season opening draw

03/25/2017 04:58 PM

The USL Soccer season is officially underway, and Louisville City takes home one point to start the season, drawing Saint Louis FC 0-0 at Louisville Slugger Field. Louisville City controlled the game for the full 90 minutes, but were never able to crack the Saint Louis defense. City won the possession battle and earned 16 corner kicks compared to Saint Louis’ 2. And the it really was the SLFC defense that kept the visiting team in the game, because Louisville... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards' Season Ends in Sweet 16

03/25/2017 12:22 AM

The #1-seeded Baylor Bears were too much for the #4-seeded Louisville Cardinals on Friday evening, ending the Cardinals’ season in the Oklahoma City Regional of the NCAA Women’s Tournament. Baylor jumped out to a 25-9 lead after the first quarter and cruised from there, topping UofL 97-63 in their Sweet 16 match-up. The Cards struggled from the field in the contest, only shooting 21-of-70 (30.0%). The Bears shot 70 shots as well, but unlike the Cards, they made 35 of them... Read more 

NCAA HOOPS | Catching Up With OSU's Linnae Harper

03/24/2017 12:43 PM

Former McDonald’s All American and Chicago-native Linnae Harper spent her freshman and sophomore seasons at the University of Kentucky, playing for Coach Matthew Mitchell before transferring to Ohio State ahead of the 2015-2016 season. At Kentucky, she averaged 11.5 points per game and led the team in rebounds per game at 7.1. She was honored both as the SEC All-Tournament Team and SEC All-Defensive Team while at Kentucky. After red shirting the 2015-2016 season, Harper is averaging 8.4 PPG and 5.1... Read more 

NCAA HOOPS | One Notre Dame Freshman Having A Homecoming in Lexington

03/24/2017 12:15 PM

The Sweet 16 for the Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament will be held Friday night. One match up- Notre Dame versus Ohio State has some Kentucky connections, one being former Miss Kentucky Basketball and Elizabethtown graduate, Erin Boley. Boley, a freshman forward for the Irish was happy to see that the tournament would take her back home. “I was excited. I was hoping we’d come to Lexington. It’s just nice to be home in Kentucky,” Boley explained in the locker room prior... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Quinn Ready to Make Regular Season Debut with Club

03/23/2017 07:30 PM

FC Cincinnati midfielder Aodhan Quinn is preparing to make his FCC regular season debut on Saturday. The club takes on the Charleston Battery in South Carolina at 7 p.m. ET in its regular season opener. Quinn signed with FCC in January of this year. Prior to FCC, he was a member of Louisville City FC for two seasons, serving as a captain during the 2016 campaign. Last year, he scored three goals and had three assists. Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | NCAA maintains position that Rick Pitino failed to monitor Andree McGee

03/23/2017 05:13 PM

The University of Louisville on Thursday released the NCAA reply to the institution’s own response to the Notice of Allegations that came down in October of last year. The notice of allegations charged Louisville with four Level I violations, one of which was disputed by U of L: that head men’s basketball coach rick Pitino failed to monitor former staffer Andre McGee who provided and paid for adult entertainment and sex acts for visiting recruits and current players. In the... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | A Team to Remember

03/23/2017 10:13 AM

As we get ready to watch for tonight’s Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament, one team that many from the Bluegrass root for will be missing… The Louisville Cardinals. Of course, the Cards fell to Michigan on Sunday in the bracket’s “Round of 32,” in what felt more like a Sweet 16 or Elite Eight match-up. With an early loss in the tournament, there are some out there who will not “remember” this team as the years continue. Some may... Read more 

HS FOOTBALL | Trinity Football says the state championships are earned in the spring

03/22/2017 07:30 PM

“You can win seven games a year just on strength and conditioning.” A motto that Trinity High School head football coach Bob Beatty takes into every one of the Shamrocks’ spring practices. Since Beatty took over as the head coach of Trinity football, the program has brought home 12 state championships, and he owes a lot of the success to the hard work the players put in in the offseason.  Read more 

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Knights Advance to Final Four

03/22/2017 06:38 PM

The #4-seed Bellarmine men’s basketball team got out to an early lead in its Elite Eight match-up and never looked back against #5-seed Colorado School of Mines on Wednesday afternoon. The Knights cruised against the Orediggers, winning 92-72, punching their ticket to the Division II Final Four. Bellarmine led 55-39 at halftime en route to the 20-point victory. BU’s shooting was on point during the contest, as the team went 33-of-56 (58.9%) from the field. The Knights also converted on 10 three-pointers in... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Donovan Mitchell To Test NBA Waters

03/22/2017 05:22 PM

Louisville sophomore guard Donovan Mitchell announced on Instagram Wednesday afternoon that he will declare for the NBA Draft, although he will not hire an agent. Not hiring an agent allows him to return to Louisville should he decided to come back for his junior year. Many NBA mock drafts have Mitchell as a late first-round pick, thanks in part to his successful 2016-2017 campaign in which he was named to the All-ACC First-Team. Mitchell led the Cardinals in scoring, averaging 15.6 ppg. He... Read more 

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