All posts by Jeff Milby

  • Enthusiasm is the key for football coach Peter Sirmon

    By Jeff Milby — College football is as much a game played in the mind as it is between the lines of the field. Heading into the 2017 season, football’s new defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon understands that...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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    For volleyball, all eyes are on new Cardinal Arena

    By: Jeff Milby – For the volleyball team, there are lots of changes to take into account ahead of the 2017 season. For one, there’s a new woman in charge; former Nebraska assistant Dani Busboom Kelly was...

    • Posted August 20, 2017
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  • Football position breakdown: Linebackers

    By Jeff Milby– It’s our second look at the defense in our football position breakdown series, and this week we’ll be checking in with Louisville’s linebackers. Last week, we looked at the defensive line. The defense of...

    • Posted August 6, 2017
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  • Football position breakdown: Receivers

    By Jeff Milby — It’s the third week of our football position breakdown series, with the receivers taking their turn under the microscope. We’ve already looked at the quarterback and running back positions. Having lost its top...

    • Posted July 2, 2017
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  • Baseball’s Colby Fitch overcomes slump at the right time

    By Jeff Milby– It’s an often said truism that baseball is a long season. That’s especially true for a catcher. The grueling day in, day out work behind the plate – the constant crouching, cat-quick reactions to...

    • Posted May 19, 2017
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  • Devin Hairston completes baseball’s comeback with a walk-off

    By Jeff Milby– On paper, the match-up between No. 2 baseball (39-6) and Miami (OH) was one-sided, but at Jim Patterson Stadium on March 2, it played out like a cat-and-mouse game. With Miami (19-27) racing out...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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    Recapping 2016-17’s best games of the year

    By Staff– Every year there are games that are fun to watch no matter who you root for. The passion of college sports is what makes this level of competition untouched by any other form. Let’s take...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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  • First impressions from the spring game

    By Jeff Milby — It wasn’t the close game some expected after seeing the rosters for the 2017 football spring game, but there are plenty of things to take away from the red team’s 52-7 victory. Lamar...

    • Posted April 15, 2017
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    Early enrollee C.J. Avery adjusting to college ball this spring

    By Jeff Milby– Adjusting to college life is difficult for any freshman, but football’s C.J. Avery enrolled early and the transition on the field hasn’t been much of a challenge. “I don’t think it’s overwhelming,” Avery said....

    • Posted April 7, 2017
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  • New football coaches Sirmon, Ward settling into spring practice

    By Jeff Milby– With spring practice nearing its halfway point, new football defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon is still learning his players on the fly. “When you come in, just like when you meet anybody, the first impression...

    • Posted April 1, 2017
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