All posts tagged "Sports"

  • Volleyball gearing for ACC play after Kentucky loss

    By Matt Bradshaw– Volleyball fell to rival Kentucky 25-20, 26-24, 25-11 last week in Lexington, KY. They were impeded by a .092 hitting percentage and 12 service errors. The Wildcats hit .258 with nine blocks and 46 digs....

    • Posted September 22, 2017
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    Volleyball sweeps unbeaten UC Irvine

    By Matt Bradshaw– After falling 3-0 to Illinois in the Cardinal Classic, volleyball (3-3) traveled to Las Vegas and bounced back to beat UC Irvine 3-0. The Cardinals had close competition with the previously undefeated Anteaters, but...

    • Posted September 9, 2017
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  • Fee vs. free: Ticket prices for Louisville home games

    By Matt Bradshaw — Is reasonable to pay $10 for general admission to a college sports game? Most often this will depend on the type of sport in question. Big hitters like football and men’s basketball will...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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    Volleyball takes home opener versus WKU

    By Matt Bradshaw– Volleyball defeated twenty-fourth ranked Western Kentucky 3-1 in U of L’s home opener. The Cardinals began the match with a shaky first set, then cleaned up their play and won three straight. “Getting punched...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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  • University bemoans NCAA infractions in appeal

    By Shelby Brown– U of L says the NCAA unjustly punished the university and its basketball players for the sex scandal involving Andre McGee and Katina Powell. In June, the university announced they would fight two of...

    • Posted August 11, 2017
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  • Baseball wins NCAA Regional with victory over Xavier

    By Matt Bradshaw– Baseball advanced to their fifth straight Super Regional with a narrow 8-7 victory over Xavier. The game lasted four hours and had five lead changes. Josh Stowers was the player of the game and...

    • Posted June 4, 2017
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    Sports’ reputation kept McGee and Powell from punishment

    By Megan Brewer– Sports are a major part of today’s society. Because of that, people involved with athletics often get off lightly for serious crimes. The sex scandal involving U of L men’s basketball is some of the latest...

    • Posted May 28, 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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    For The Love Of The Game

    By Megan Brewer– In the light of recent events, the U of L community forgot the purpose of our athletics is not just being a business transaction for the university, but for everyone’s enjoyment. The student-athletes play and...

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • Softball fumbles away the win on senior day, fall to UVA 7-3

    By Matt Bradshaw– Softball (28-18) fails to finish off the three-game sweep of Virginia (22-31), losing game three 7-3. The Cardinals hopes to send off their seniors with a win in final game at Ulmer Stadium, but four...

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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