March 26, 2013 - 10:00am
In 1980 a brash University of Louisville guard had made a promise which to the suprise of some he was able to deliver on; this is that story.
During March every sports fan in the area refuses to shut up about one thing: basketball. Suddenly everybody has huge opinions on Florida Gulf Coast University, despite the fact that they hadn’t even heard of the school two weeks ago.None the less, I figured I’d go with this and take a...
February 18, 2013 - 11:00am
It might seem out of the ordinary for Sports Legends of the Ville to highlight a radio show; and it is. But, for good reason, as one will have to see upon listening to the incredibly entertaining Joe B. and Denny Show.
They each have coached NCAA championship teams; they each have reached final fours; but for Joe B. Hall and Denny Crum that’s almost where the two diverge; and yet at some point they reunite somehow for The Joe B. and Denny Show.This is the first time sports legends of the ‘Ville has...
November 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
The retired Alaskan travel guide will sign the new book cataloging his adventures in the Alaskan wilderness. Along with his friend – and sometimes travel companion – Denny Drum, M. Scotty Lamkin will be at The Summit location of Barnes & Noble tonight, Monday, November 19th at 2pm.
There are any number of tangents here that I could follow through to fruition. This is an easy one to sew up, shine up and wrap up nicely for your pre-turkey sensibilities. For the quivering and daunting kick-off to the “Holiday Season” looming at the other end of the week....
July 9, 2012 - 10:00am
Henry Bacon was a standout everywhere he went, more than that though he conducted himself with respect as such he is a sports legend of the Ville.
In the late 1960’s the University of Louisville basketball team was coached by John Dromo and during this era one of the most notable athletes to come from the Cards was Louisville native, Henry Bacon.Bacon would go on to bridge the gap between Dromo and basketball hall of fame coach, Denny...
May 29, 2012 - 10:00am
In a lot of ways sports science in the area goes back to one man; that man's story is today's sports legends of the ville segment.
The Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame typically doesn’t induct sports trainers and similar professionals, however in the case of Louisville native Jerry May it was no question that his impact to the local sports community needed to be honored.