All posts by Dalton Ray

  • Which players must have big years for football to have a successful year?

    By Dalton Ray — It’s summer time, so it’s time to over-analyze every aspect about the upcoming college football season. Louisville must answer critics after their three-game skid that closed 2016. So who needs to step up for...

    • Posted July 3, 2017
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  • Ranking the top coaches on U of L’s campus

    By Dalton Ray– The University of Louisville has one of the best overall athletic programs in the nation, and it starts with the coaching staff. Athletic director Tom Jurich has assembled a collection of head coaches which...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
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  • Brendan McKay wins Golden Spikes Award

    By Dalton Ray– Louisville’s Brendan McKay, one of the most decorated players in college baseball history, added the Golden Spikes Award to his mile-long list. The award is handed to the best amateur baseball player of the year....

    • Posted June 29, 2017
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  • Football position breakdown: Running back

    By Dalton Ray– We’re heading into the second week of our position breakdown after looking at the quarterbacks last week. Up next is the running backs. For the last two seasons, Lamar Jackson has led U of...

    • Posted June 25, 2017
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  • Baseball faces TCU in elimination game of College World Series

    By Dalton Ray– In baseball’s first College World Series since 2014, the Cardinals opened their Omaha experience with a 8-4 win over Texas A&M — the first ever win for U of L in the CWS. Facing...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Reassessing the whirlwind of the NCAA punishment on men’s basketball

    By Dalton Ray–  Ninety minutes after the NCAA’s Committee of Infractions decided on the men’s basketball sex scandal, coach Rick Pitino, Interim President Greg Postel, athletic director Tom Jurich, advisor Chuck Smrt and senior associate AD Kenny Klein addressed...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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  • Rick Pitino suspended by NCAA and men’s basketball placed on four-year probation

    By Dalton Ray– The NCAA has suspended men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino for the first five ACC games of the 2017-2018 season and placed the program on a four-year probation. The sanctions result from the NCAA’s investigation...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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  • Brendan McKay wins third straight John Olerud Award

    By Dalton Ray– Baseball’s Brendan McKay is the recipient of the 2017 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year and is the only three-time winner of the award. This is McKay’s fourth major award in 2017 as he...

    • Posted June 12, 2017
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  • Drew Ellis jacks baseball to the College World Series

    By Dalton Ray– A pair of home runs by junior Drew Ellis elevated baseball past rival Kentucky in the NCAA Super Regional, advancing the Cardinals to the College World Series. Junior Brendan McKay (10-3) went 6.2 innings...

    • Posted June 10, 2017
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  • Record crowd spectates baseball’s 5-2 win over UK in Supers

    By Dalton Ray– Junior Drew Ellis accounted for four of the five runs in baseball’s 5-2 win over rival UK. The NCAA Super Regional win puts U of L one win away from their fourth trip to...

    • Posted June 9, 2017
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