April 27, 2011 - 9:32pm
Continuing our sports legends of Louisville series, we're splashing into our next highlighted athlete.
Sacred Heart’s Mary T. Meagher is considered one of the greatest swimmers of all time. When one watches how she effortlessly seemed to glide through the water, it is easy to see how she earned the graceful nickname Madame Butterfly.Born in the 60’s, Meagher (married name, Plant) was born to swim,...
November 1, 2012 - 11:01am
The Olympics may be only halfway over, but you can get the jump on everyone watching at home by attending a free (and safe) rugby clinic—then watching as Louisville's new high school league roars to life.
If you’re feeling a bit couch-potatoish watching the Olympics, have no fear: You can get in on a new Olympic sport this very weekend. On Saturday, February 20, a free rugby clinic will take place at Highland Middle School, 1700 Norris Place, from 10–1. Led by Luke Gross, a former...
February 19, 2010 - 1:20pm
Do you find yourself running around the house chanting USA...USA! while draped in an American flag lately? Are you pining for the possibility that your little one could one day be a future Olympian? Sign your child up for some ice skating lessons at a local ice rink and perhaps your vicarious dreams of Olympic glory can come true.
Do you find yourself running around the house chanting "USA...USA!" while draped in an American flag lately? Are you pining for the possibility that your little one could one day be a future Olympian? Sign your child up for some ice skating lessons at a local ice rink and perhaps your...
February 19, 2010 - 9:04pm
Lindsey Vonn’s cover on Sports Illustrated has been a hot story these Olympics. But I can’t believe that a young woman from Minnesota gets criticism from her own country for being fashionable.
I know Lindsey Vonn’s cover of "Sports Illustrated" was a hot story early on in these Winter Olympics. I can’t get the scrutiny out of my head.
July 29, 2012 - 6:49pm
Knowledge of city needs to be converted to visits to it though
A conversation I had at lunch Saturday afternoon in Shenzhen, China, which, at 12 time zones away, is literally the other site of the world:
"Why have I heard of Louisville?"
"It hosts the Kentucky Derby."
If Louisville were not home to the world's most famous horse race, how would...