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UofL BASKETBALL | Jeff Walz Agrees to Contract Extension

06/12/2018 05:07 PM

Louisville women’s basketball head coach Jeff Walz has agreed to a revised contract, which includes an extension through the 2024-2025 season. Details of the contract have not been released. Walz talked with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff about the extension on Tuesday: Walz was named ACC Coach of the Year during the 2017-2018 season after leading the Cards to a program-best 36-3 record, which included a trip to the Final Four. He has been the head coach of the Cards the last 11 seasons, leading... Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | ULAA Board of Directors Approves New Contract Terms for Dan McDonnell

06/12/2018 04:56 PM

The University of Louisville Athletic Association Board of Directors approved new contract terms for UofL baseball head coach Dan McDonnell on Tuesday. “Dan’s been happy at the University of Louisville for a long time and we’re making sure he’s happy into the future,” said UofL Director of Athletics Vince Tyra in a press release. “When you have quality coaches, we know they’re going to be approached with other opportunities, but I’m confident we have everything here Dan wants and needs in... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Luke Spencer Has Successful Knee Operation

06/12/2018 04:45 PM

Louisville City FC forward Luke Spencer underwent a successful operation on his right knee, LCFC announced on Tuesday. He is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks. This season, Spencer has made seven appearances with two starts. He scored LouCity’s first goal of the 2018 season, during his team’s 2-0 win over Nashville SC on March 17. The Boys in Purple are back in action this Saturday against Penn FC. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field.  Read more 

SOFTBALL | Not Slowing Down Anytime Soon

06/11/2018 04:37 PM

A group of men in the Bluegrass are getting ready to play in an “80 and older” softball tournament in Akron, Oh. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle has more:  Read more 

HORSE RACING | Justify Returns to Churchill Downs

06/11/2018 03:14 PM

Justify is back in the Bluegrass. The 2018 Triple Crown winner arrived to Churchill Downs Monday afternoon. Justify, who won this weekend’s Belmont Stakes, became the 13th horse to capture the Triple Crown. Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes spoke to the media about what it was like to be a part of the memorable ride:  Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Host Nebraska in 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge

06/11/2018 01:37 PM

The Louisville women’s basketball team will host Nebraska in this year’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the ACC announced on Monday. The game will be played on Thursday, Nov. 29 inside the KFC Yum! Center. It will be the fourth-ever meeting between the UofL and Nebraska women’s basketball programs. Louisville leads the all-time series with a 2-1 record. The Cardinals are 3-1 all-time in ACC/Big Ten Challenge play. Here is a look at the complete 2018 ACC/Big Ten Challenge schedule: Wednesday, Nov. 28 Illinois at Clemson Rutgers at... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Add Future Games to Schedule

06/11/2018 01:05 PM

The WKU football program has added four future non-conference games to its schedule. The Hilltoppers announced on Monday that three of those games will be played at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Western Kentucky will play a home-and-home series with Liberty beginning on Sept. 19, 2020 before traveling to Liberty for an away game in Lynchburg, Va. on Sept. 6, 2025. In addition to the Liberty match-ups, the Hilltoppers will host UT-Martin on Sept. 4, 2021 to open the 2021 season. WKU will also... Read more 

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