This Week in Sports

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LCFC's Upcoming Match Against Toronto FC II Rescheduled

07/06/2018 11:03 AM

Louisville City FC’s upcoming match against Toronto FC II, originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. ET inside Louisville Slugger Field. The match was moved because LouCity will face Chicago Fire on the U.S. Open Cup on July 18. If tickets need to be reprinted, LouCity advises fans to contact their individual ticket representative or call the LouCity front office. LouCity’s next home match will be Saturday, July 21 against Charlotte Independence.... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Moving Forward without James O'Connor

07/05/2018 03:29 PM

Louisville City FC has had a crazy couple of weeks to say the least. The Boys in Purple have played four matches since June 20, have broke ground on their new soccer-specific stadium in Butchertown and have lost head coach James O’Connor to Major League Soccer’s Orlando City SC. As soon as it was announced O’Connor was leaving, LCFC revealed that players George Davis IV, Paolo DelPiccolo and Luke Spencer would serve as joint interim head coaches moving forward while also continuing... Read more 

SPORTS | Pickleball Appears to Keep Gaining in Popularity

07/02/2018 06:14 PM

The sport of pickleball continues to gain in popularity across the country. As Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle shows you, it’s definitely becoming more and more popular at Louisville’s Jewish Community Center:  Read more 

USL SOCCER | LCFC, FCC Updates for July 2

07/02/2018 11:15 AM

The USL regular season continues to heat up across the country. This past weekend were two important weekends for our two regional teams. LOUISVILLE CITY FC Louisville City FC finished with a 3-3 draw to New York Red Bulls II on Saturday night inside Slugger Field. As a result, the Boys in Purple are still looking for their first win in USL play since May 26. The big storyline though of Saturday’s game was the fact that it was James O’Connor’s final game... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Announces Principal Partners in MLS Stadium Project

06/29/2018 09:53 PM

FC Cincinnati announced the principal development partners for its $200-plus million Major League Soccer stadium, that will be located in the West End neighborhood of Cincinnati. MEIS, which is an architectural firm, will design the facility and Turner Construction will manage its construction. The Machete Group will manage all phases of FCC’s West End stadium, and U.S. Bank is the finance partner for the stadium. FC Cincinnati currently plays in the United Soccer League, and has been selected as an expansion team... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | James O'Connor Accepts Coaching Position with Orlando City SC

06/29/2018 12:11 PM

Louisville City FC head coach James O’Connor is leaving the club to become the coach at Major League Soccer’s Orlando City SC. O’Connor informed the team Friday morning that he has agreed to a deal in principle to accept the coaching position with Orlando City SC. Assistant coach Daniel Byrd is also going to go to Orlando City SC with O’Connor. “This has been a difficult decision for myself and my family and in such a short space of time,” said O’Connor... Read more 

GOLF | Finding Success Teaching Golf to Kids

06/29/2018 11:22 AM

Long Run Golf Course in Louisville has had a lot of success teaching kids the game of golf. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle has more on what leads to all that success:  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LouCity FC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at New Stadium Site

06/28/2018 04:07 PM

Louisville City FC held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new soccer-specific stadium in Butchertown on Thursday afternoon. The new $65 million stadium is slated to have 11,300 seats. It is expected to be open in time for the 2020 season. The new stadium is expected to have the following features: 18 luxury suites Premier Club area with accomodation for 250 Club and loge seating options 40×72-foot video board Eight bars in strategic locations throughout stadium Currently, LouCity FC plays its home matches at Louisville Slugger Field.  Read more 

GOLF | UofL, UK Rivalry Continues in Upcoming Golf Scramble

06/28/2018 11:46 AM

Inside the Lines Training, Inc. is getting ready to host its inaugural Cards vs. Cats Golf Scramble. The event will take place on Monday, July 2 at Nevel Meade Golf Course. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. ET and teams will tee-off at 9 a.m. ET. Former Cards who have agreed to participate include Michael Bush, Tony Williams and Jamon Brown. Meanwhile, former Wildcats who have agreed to participate include Keenan Burton, Garry Williams and Alex Poythress. Inside the Lines Training, Inc. is a “non-profit... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Pick Up First Home Loss of USL Season

06/27/2018 10:31 PM

Louisville City FC lost its first home match in the USL regular season on Wednesday, falling 1-0 to Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC. Pittsburgh’s Kenardo Forbes scored the game’s only goal in the 79th minute: Wednesday’s match was LouCity’s fourth match in 11 days between USL play and U.S. Open Cup play. LouCity defender Sean Totsch, goalkeeper Greg Ranjitsingh and head coach James O’Connor talked about the loss after the game: The Boys in Purple will hope to bounce back Saturday when they host New... Read more 

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