May 17, 2011 - 4:49pm
Our Sports legend of the Ville today is the most winningest coach in his school's history and has led teams all over the city to a plethora of championships and victories.
During March’s NCAA tournament this year all eyes seemed to be on UConn, and for good reason but another team had actually a much more impressive run in their respective tournament; Bellarmine in the Division 2 tournament, which concluded with the now perennial powerhouse cutting down the...
May 25, 2011 - 2:07am
The NBA final four has kicked off, and although pro-basketball is a bit of a sore subject in the city of Louisville there is local connections to the two series that will lead to the championship games.
Without question the men’s college basketball final four is bigger than the NBA’s, maybe it has something to do with the fact that the only guys that are millionaires in college basketball are the coaches.There is something great about watching NBA games in which each team scores...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
The hospitality of our great city is what sets Louisville apart from other locations. That hospitality extends through all of us, even Kentucky Derby trainers.
Minutes after witnessing his horse, Shackleford, lead the Kentucky Derby field nearly the entire 1 1/4 mile distance, but fall back at the stretch to finish fourth, trainer Dale Romans led the winning trainer, Graham Motion, to the winner's circle.
May 12, 2011 - 10:00am
Overshadowed by Muhammad Ali Jimmy Ellis is a hometown legend as well and his boxing status is the focus of our next Sports legends of the Ville.
Boxing in the city of Louisville begins and ends with one name: Muhammad Ali, and in the press generated by Cassius Clay the legend of Jimmy Ellis is often overlooked. Perhaps not as prolific as Ali, Ellis offered a solid in-ring and out of ring presence that made him world champion and much more.
May 11, 2011 - 10:00am
Golf courses are currently in their busy season across the city and so I thought it only appropriate to discuss a true Louisville golf legend in Bobby Nichols.
As we get deeper into the golf season, sports legends of the Ville takes a look back at one of the true icons of golf and a man that was proudly a native of the river city, Bobby Nichols.
A graduate of St. X high school, Nichols came to prominence in the 1960’s joining the PGA tour as, at the time...