August 29, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing my look at the legendary sports venues of the Ville, I turn my attention to Cardinal Stadium.
Despite a seemingly annual push to demolish Cardinal Stadium currently, between 1957 and 1999 it was one of the most prolific sports venues in the city.Called either Cardinal or Fairgrounds Stadium, prior to 1982, the venue hosted University of Louisville football from its opening in 1957 to 1998....
August 25, 2011 - 9:00am
One of the newest ball parks in the city of Louisville, Jim Patterson stadium offers some of the country's most modern technology.
It’s no secret that the city of the Louisville Slugger is synonymous with the game of baseball. And, so it only makes sense that the University of Louisville baseball team has had a storied history.Beginning in 1909 the team has made three NCAA tournament appearances, one college World Series...
August 24, 2011 - 9:00am
Continuing to look at the landmark athletic complexes in the Derby City, I turn my attention to softball.
Walking around the University of Louisville’s Ulmer Stadium, one is met with one of the most modern softball stadiums in the region.For twelve years now the stadium’s state of the art accommodations including a climate controlled press box, field lighting, and architecturally developed...
August 29, 2011 - 12:57pm
What's Going Down in Cardinal Towne? Lots of new places to eat, that's what!
I don’t go to U of L or live near U of L, but I’m really happy about Cardinal Towne.  It’s exciting to see the growth and changes that have occurred on campus since I lived in the old Confederate Place Apartments (now called University Tower Apartments), including the fancy...
August 23, 2011 - 9:00am
For the past couple of months I've been occasionally throwing out iconic athletes from Louisville. Sports legends of the Ville I called the series. But, I'd like to add to that series, sports legends of a different variety; the iconic buildings and arenas that made the city's historic sports past what it is today.
What better place to start the landmark edition of Sports Legends of the Ville than Freedom Hall? Opened in 1956, Freedom Hall was a building that was beyond it’s time. Ironically though, the building itself didn’t open to house basketball games; as so many remember it today....