December 24, 2012 - 11:00am
Karl Schmitt Sr. proved himself a legend in area athletics providing postive opportunities for so many young people in the community and for these reasons he is a sports legend of the 'Ville.
In certain regards Karl Schmitt Sr. seems like an obvious choice for the next sports legend of the ‘Ville segment, as both his son, Karl Schmitt Jr. as well as his CSAA protégé Father Tom Gentile have been named sports legends. Outside of connections though, individually Schmitt was able to...
December 18, 2012 - 11:00am
Father Tom Gentile was recently among the first inductees into the Catholic Sports Hall of Fame, and for good reason.
In 1980 Father Tom Gentile became the Chairman of the Catholic Schools Athletic Association, an organization which brings together Louisville catholic schools in all areas of sport. This time of year of course, much is written regarding the Toy Bowl which is headed up by the organization but the...
December 4, 2012 - 11:00am
Karl Schmitt has been working behind the scenes with Louisville sports tirelessly for years now, and his work certainly makes him a stand-out in the city's sports community.
Karl Schmitt isn’t a professional athlete, he wasn’t a high school stand-out or Mr. Kentucky in any sport, none the less he is a sports legend of the ‘Ville.Through his work in business settings and behind the scenes Schmitt has secured his legacy in the local sports community.And...
December 3, 2012 - 11:00am
Mike Silliman has became an icon representing not just Louisville but the United States with pride and dignity.
In October of 1968 the Sports world was abuzz about that year’s Summer Olympics. An event held in Mexico City, the games would be overshadowed by a number of cultural issues however when it came down to basketball few events could outshine Louisville native Mike Silliman.Captain of the United...
November 27, 2012 - 11:00am
Paulie Miller is a true icon in the world of area high school sports and for good reason as his legacy is still seen years after his retirement.
In the annals of area high school athletics a reoccurring school is Flaget high school, which produced more than its share of legendary Louisville athletes through the years.Flaget disbanded in 1974, but in 1945 it was just working on building up its athletic programs, and as such the first full...
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