Anderson Franco hit a three-run inside-the-park home run to give Hagerstown the lead in the fifth inning, and the Suns went on to an 8-6 win over the Lexington Legends Monday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. The teams combined for seven home runs in the game, four by the Legends. Continue reading Lexington Legends – Suns outslug Legends 8-6
Sherry Hoover Bordner, Randall Cobb, Collin Cowgill, Ralph Hacker, Sarah Rumely, John Wall to be Inducted in September
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017 has been announced, with Randall Cobb (football), Collin Cowgill (baseball), Ralph Hacker (broadcaster), Sherry Hoover Bordner (cross country/indoor track/outdoor track), Sarah Rumely (volleyball) and John Wall (men’s basketball) set to be inducted during Hall of Fame Weekend, Sept. 22-23, in conjunction with the football home game vs. Florida. Continue reading UK Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2017
The race to the chase continued today at Kentucky Motor Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. The seventh annual Quaker State 400 was held today, bringing in large crowds and some of the best drivers in modern day racing. The race marked driver Dale Earnhardt JR. last time driving in Kentucky as it was announced earlier in the year that he was retiring from competitive racing at the end of the racing season.
CAIRO, EGYPT (July 9, 2017) — Hitting 5-of-8 3s in the game’s opening quarter, and making 12-of-19 3s for the game, the USA Men’s U19 World Cup Team (6-1) quickly distanced itself from Spain (5-2) and sprinted on to a 96-72 victory in the bronze medal game of the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt. Continue reading USA U19 Men Claim Bronze With 96-72 Win Over Spain
The Greenville Drive broke a sixth-inning tie with two runs and then held on for a 6-5 win over the Lexington Legends Sunday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Continue reading Legends – Greenville overcomes early deficit, wins 6-5
CAIRO, EGYPT (July 8, 2017) – The USA’s pursuit of a third-consecutive FIBA U19 World Cup for Men title came to an end in the semifinals on Saturday night in Cairo, Egypt, when Canada (5-1) handed the USA a 99-87 loss. Continue reading USA U19 Men Fall To Canada 99-87 In Semifinals
(Photo by Brendon Miller) The excitement of NASCAR returns to the Bluegrass State with two premiere races at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. The smell of burnt tires, racing fuel and engines tuned to the max while blazing through the one and a half mile track creates a great weekend that is attended annually by thousands of spectators from across the country.
For great Drag Racing action
CAIRO, EGYPT (July 7, 2017) – Behind a defense that wreaked havoc in the second half, and a 19-point, 10-rebound double-double by Austin Wiley (Auburn/Hoover, Ala.), the USA (5-0) battled its way to an 81-59 quarterfinals round victory over German (3-2) in FIBA U19 World Cup play Friday night in Cairo, Egypt. Continue reading USA U19 Men Pull Away From Germany For 81-59 Quarterfinal Victory
WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) —Honoring the United States Armed Forces is something that the Lexington Legends do every home game in a variety of ways, but there is always one game dedicated to specifically saying “Thank You” to those who have served our country.