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H.S. FOOTBALL | Beechwood Looking for Repeat Performance in 2017

08/16/2017 06:26 PM

Last season was a year that the Beechwood football program will always remember. That is because the Tigers won the 2016 KHSAA Class A State Championship Game, beating Hazard to claim the title. But, it did not take long for the 2017 Tigers to stop talking about that 2016 championship. “The first day in the weight room,” said head coach Noel Rash. “Our kids understand that all that means is teams are going to come at you even harder.” Beechwood opens... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Ryle Hoping for More Success in 2017

08/16/2017 06:02 PM

The Ryle Raiders had one of the best regular seasons in the Bluegrass in last year. But, even with a final, overall record of 12-1 in 2016, the players are not satisfied with their performance. “It’s motivation for us I’d say,” said running back Jake Chisholm. “We can’t be satisfied with what we did last year. The year before we got beat in the second round and last year we got beat in the third round. So, we made a little improvement,... Read more 

Hilltoppers' White, Cardinals' Jackson on Manning Award watch list

08/16/2017 02:56 PM

Players from two Kentucky universities are named on the 2017 Manning Award preseason watch list. Western Kentucky quarterback Mike White and University of Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson are among the award’s initial 30 candidates. It is the fourth preseason watch list honor for Jackson and the sixth for White. Jackson is the reigning ACC Player of the Year. He posted a record-breaking campaign last season, recording a school record 5,114 yards of total offense and a school and league mark of... Read more 

BOAT RACING | Inaugural Louisville Regatta GP This Weekend

08/16/2017 02:04 PM

The Inaugural Louisville Regatta Grand Prix takes place this weekend on the Ohio River near Louisville’s Waterfront Park. This weekend’s event will be the third race of the IOGP F1 ChampBoat Championship series this season. The event will allow fans to see the International Outboard Grand Prix (IOGP) Powerboats race each other. The power boats have a top speed of roughly 150 miles per hour. IOGP President Mike Schriefer and Louisville Sports Commission Vice President of Sports Development Greg Fante joined Andrew Chernoff... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | St. X Ready for 2017 Regular Season to Begin

08/16/2017 11:54 AM

The Kentucky high school football regular season begins this week, and one of the teams in action will be the St. X Tigers. Last year, the Tigers went 10-4 overall, losing all four of their games to eventual state champions, whether Kentucky or Ohio state champs. In fact, their postseason run ended in the state semifinal round of the KHSAA 6A playoffs to the Trinity Shamrocks, who ultimately won the 6A title. This year, St. X is hoping to win a 6A... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Hold Annual Kickoff Luncheon

08/15/2017 07:36 PM

The Louisville football program held its annual Kickoff Luncheon on Tuesday afternoon inside the Louisville Marriott Grand Ballroom. It was a chance for hundreds of UofL fans to hear from head coach Bobby Petrino and a handful of players. One of the players who spoke to the crowd was cornerback Jaire Alexander, who hopes the fans that make the trip to Indianapolis for the season opener on Sept. 2 against Purdue are extremely loud. “I’m expecting excitement, motivation,” said Alexander.... Read more 

UofL VOLLEYBALL | Cards excited to have fans closer to the action

08/15/2017 10:03 AM

The University of Louisville volleyball team has spent the last several seasons hosting matches in the KFC Yum! Center, but are moving to Cardinal Arena on the school’s campus starting this season. The move is part of the University’s new lease agreement with the Yum! Center, and it will create a much different atmosphere for the fans and players. Cardinal Arena holds just over 1,000 fans, compared to the Yum! Center’s 22,000+ capacity. That means Card Nation will be basically... Read more 

UofL FIELD HOCKEY | Cards Ready for Regular Season

08/15/2017 09:10 AM

The Louisville field hockey team is counting down the days until its regular season opener. The Cards begin the regular season on Aug. 25 at UofL’s Trager Stadium. They will face Indiana in that match-up beginning at 2 p.m. ET. The UofL field hockey program is not only excited about that match-up though. It is also excited about what takes place at the end of the season, as Trager Stadium will be the host site for both the ACC Championship from Nov.... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | FCC Getting Ready for Huge Match Tuesday

08/14/2017 05:22 PM

FC Cincinnati is getting ready to host its third MLS team of the season on Tuesday when FCC takes on New York Red Bulls. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET inside Nippert Stadium. There is a lot of excitement for the U.S. Open Cup semifinal round match-up, so much so that it is already sold out. FCC has played well against MLS teams this tournament, topping both Columbus Crew SC and Chicago Fire en route to a spot in the semifinal... Read more 

High School Sports | Model School's Josh Smith wins world archery title

08/14/2017 02:14 PM

Model Laboratory School senior Josh Smith is the best in the world among male high school archers. Smith earned the title during the World Outdoor 3D Championships in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania over the weekend. Smith not only finished first in the high school male division; he also finished second among all males at the competition. He says the outdoor competition presented some new challenges for he and his teammates, so they had a unique way of training. In all, four students... Read more 

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