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COUNTY CONNECTION | Meade County's "Ryder Cup"

04/23/2017 01:44 PM

April’s “County Connection” series took Spectrum News to Meade County, where there is an annual competition between two of the local golf courses in Brandenburg. River Trace Golf at Meade Activity Center and Doe Valley Golf Club compete against each other every year in an inter-club “Ryder Cup” match. The winning course then gets the “Ryder Cup” for that year. Doe Valley is the defending champion. Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff stopped by both courses to see what the tournament means to both... Read more 

USL SOCCER | LouCity, FCC Draw in First Rivalry Match-Up This Season

04/23/2017 12:36 AM

Rivalry games always seem to be intense, close games. That was the case on Saturday night at Nippert Stadium, as Louisville City FC and FC Cincinnati fought to a 1-1 draw in front of 20,437 fans. With the result, LouCity (3-0-2) still has not lost a game this season. On the flip side, FCC (2-2-2) wraps up a busy week that featured three games for the Orange and Blue. LCFC’s Brian Ownby got the scoring started in the match, netting a goal... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | White Team Wins Spring Game

04/22/2017 11:51 PM

Mike Sanford’s first spring game as head coach at Western Kentucky University began as exciting as their season ended, with a 90-yard touchdown return for the Red squad’s sophomore WR Devin Nixon. The first turnover of the day came with 45 seconds to go in the first quarter when Red team’s freshman running back Teawonn Ligon carry was stripped and recovered in the red zone the White team’s Chris Johnson. At the end of the first quarter, the score remained... Read more 

EKU MEN'S GOLF | Team Prepares For Conference Tournament

04/22/2017 02:00 PM

By winning percentages and total wins, EKU Men’s Golf began the spring as the winningest team in the country. “I know that, say if I’m struggling, that I’m going to have guys in the tournament that are there to pick me up and I think that’s what is so special about this team is the faith that we have in the other guys on this team, that if you don’t have your best day, then they’re going to be there to... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Russ Smith Foundation Getting Ready to Host Numerous Events

04/22/2017 11:48 AM

Former Louisville Cardinal Russ Smith had a successful season with the NBA D-League’s Delaware 87ers, averaging over 17 points per game with the ball club. But, just because the season is over doesn’t mean that there is any “down time” for Smith. Smith is staying busy organizing many events for the Russ Smith Foundation in Louisville. It all starts with the Kentuckiana Pro-Am All-Star Basketball Games on April 26 at the Walden School. The first game that evening tips off at 6:15 ET. Then... Read more 

PGA TOUR | Justin Thomas Back Home in Kentucky

04/21/2017 07:22 PM

PGA Tour golfer and Louisville native Justin Thomas is back in the Bluegrass this weekend. Thomas is hosting the American Junior Golf Association’s “Justin Thomas Junior Championship” at Goshen’s Harmony Landing Country Club. The tournament runs through Sunday. This season, Thomas has found a lot of success on the Tour, winning three tournaments. Two of those tournaments were back-to-back January wins in Hawaii. But, despite being able to travel around the globe, Thomas is happy to be back home.  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Spencer Returning Home This Weekend

04/21/2017 06:50 PM

Louisville City FC defender Luke Spencer is very excited to be playing in Cincinnati Saturday night against FC Cincinnati. That is because Spencer calls Cincinnati is hometown. In fact, he played college soccer in the city, at Xavier. Then, last year, he was a member of FC Cincinnati. Spencer joined LouCity FC in February and has already made a big impact on the Boys in Purple, as he already has one goal on the season. Kickoff Saturday is set for 7 p.m.... Read more 

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