All posts by Taylor Webster

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  • Ray Spalding hopes to reach his potential as a junior

    By Taylor Webster — Few players have a higher ceiling than men’s basketball junior forward Ray Spalding. An athletic 6-foot-10, Spalding is the prototypical rim protector. With the hype building around his stock, Spalding can’t just focus...

    • Posted November 17, 2017
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  • Men’s basketball beats Bellarmine 72-57

    By Taylor Webster — In their final exhibition game, men’s basketball beat the Bellarmine Knights 72-57. “I wouldn’t be shocked if that team won the (Division II) national championship,” interim head coach David Padgett said about the...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Veteran White team beats First-Year Red Team 96-64

    Taylor Webster — Men’s basketball played their second Red-White intrasquad scrimmage Oct. 27. The more experienced White team won 96-64. “I think we played well,” senior captain Anas Mahmoud said. “The White team was more in sync but...

    • Posted October 27, 2017
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  • Men’s soccer takes down FAU

    By Taylor Webster– Fifth-ranked men’s soccer (9-1-2) beat FAU 5-0, extending their unbeaten streak to seven matches. Senior Mohamed Thiaw connected for his first career hat trick and now has six goals on the season. Senior Tim...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Jaylen Smith and Seth Dawkins are “working 9-5”

    By Taylor Webster — The undoubted star of the Louisville offense is quarterback Lamar Jackson, but the Heisman winner has emerging targets that will haul in receptions this season. The two starting outside receivers entering the year...

    • Posted August 28, 2017
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  • Thorntons Academic Center isn’t a special privilege

    Editors’ note: This is a student-athlete’s reaction to an article about how the Thorntons Academic Center is providing special privileges to student-athletes. By Taylor Webster– For years, University of Louisville’s athletes were struggling to find the time...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • Jaire Alexander takes the nation by storm

    By Taylor Webster– Despite the loss to Houston, Jaire Alexander is still shocking the nation. Alexander is tied for sixth in the nation with five interceptions. He has started all 11 games, totaling 36 tackles, seven broken...

    • Posted November 21, 2016
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  • Briahanna Jackson is focused on team in final season

    By TaylorWebster– A year and a half ago, Jeff Walz added a high-scoring UCF transfer, Briahanna Jackson. After transferring for personal reasons and sitting out 2014-2015, Jackson came into the last season more than ready to be...

    • Posted November 7, 2016
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  • Cole Hikutini making an impact

    By Taylor Webster– Cole Hikutini is big and athletic weapon for Bobby Petrino and Lamar Jackson. At 6-foot-5 and 248 lbs., he is the perfect size for a tight end. Hikutini had a slow start last year...

    • Posted October 31, 2016
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  • Louisville men’s basketball is ready for the season

    By Taylor Webster– Basketball season is right around the corner and Louisville men’s basketball is ready. Rick Pitino has always pushed his teams to be conditioned enough to press the whole game and create turnovers. During the...

    • Posted October 15, 2016
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