Category Archives: Events Covered

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Norton Sports Health Derby Festival Training Program Kick-Off

Photos by Christian Watson The Norton Sports Health Derby Festival Training Program to prepare runners and walkers for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon kicked off Jan. 11. The free 15-week Norton Sports Health Training Program offers training tips and weekly group runs for participants with all levels of experience. The kick-off included distribution…Read More

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Crash the Class

B.YOU Bounce Class We wanted to know why so many people are raving about B.You’s bouncing approach to fitness. So, we recently crashed a B.Bounce class held at the New Albany location. “Bouncing – aka rebounding – is widely used across the world in physical therapy clinics because it is a perfect way to increase…Read More

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Kentuckiana’s Fittest

Four Barrel CrossFit hosted 6th annual event Photos by Jason Applegate Sept. 30 Four Barrel CrossFit Four Barrel CrossFit hosted the 6th annual Kentuckiana’s Fittest competition at their New Albany location. The event – known as simply “KF” to the local CrossFit community brought out 180 competitors – and scores of spectators – who competed…Read More

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Nachand Fieldhouse Needs You

Funds Needed To Complete Refurbishing of Historic Site The Extol Sports Team Reports | Courtesy Photos BUILT IN 1937, the Nachand Fieldhouse was home to Jeffersonville High School Basketball until 1971 and has played a vital role in not only the local community, but the entire state of Indiana. At the time the fieldhouse was…Read More

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Events | Louisville Film Fest Features New Albany Grad’s Film

“Bomb City” featured during opening night | Sept. 14 at Louisville Science Center  Photos by Danny Alexander  New Albany High School graduate – and last month’s featured cover star – Major Dodge and his movie “Bomb City” were featured during the opening night of the ninth annual Louisville International Festival of Film.  Dodge, who has appeared…Read More

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Events | Louisville vs. Purdue

Photos by Jeff Nunn courtesy of CardinalSportsZone.com Louisville vs. Purdue: The Cardinals pulled off a win in the nail-biter season opener Sept. 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium   The University of Louisville’s season opener was a nail biter for Cardinal fans thanks to Purdue coach Jeff Brohm’s Boilermakers. The 26-point underdogs played Bobby Petrino’s team to the wire,…Read More

Around 100 players took part in the tournament.

Cowgill Valvano Scramble Fore Cancer

All Proceeds Benefitted The V Foundation for Cancer Research Aug. 7  Valhalla Golf Club Photos by David Harrison  The Louisville Friends of V, in partnership with WLKY, hosted the 2017 Cowgill Valvano Scramble Fore Cancer to raise money for cancer research in the state of Kentucky. The scramble took place Aug. 7 with golfers enjoying…Read More

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Fitness & Fashion at Finn’s

June 29  Finn’s Southern Kitchen in Louisville Photos by David Harrison  Thursday is indeed the new Friday at Finn’s Southern Kitchen. This new restaurant located directly behind the Germantown Mill Lofts is becoming the hotspot for fashion shows and philanthropy with a twist. Most recently, it was the venue for Fashion & Fitness at Finn’s,…Read More

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Louisville Bats vs. Toledo Mud Hens

Bats beat Mud Hens in June 10 home game LOUISVILLE The Louisville Bats earned their fifth series win of 2017 with a 5-4 victory over the Toledo Mud Hens June 10 at Louisville Slugger Field. The Bats will play at home July 4-9 and July 17-23. For more information, go to www.LouisvilleBats.com.