Category Archives: Sports News

Keeneland Yearling Sale Continues

(Keeneland)–Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale showed no sign of slowing down on Tuesday as Mike Ryan, agent, spent $310,000 for a filly by Flatter from the family of Canadian champion Kimchi and Grade/Group 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits to top the session. Tuesday’s gross receipts reached $15,463,700 for 273 horses, for an average of $56,644 and…MORE

McIlroy Wins PGA Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour Championship By Theresa Waldrop and Homero De la Fuente, CNN (CNN) — Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the 2019 PGA Tour Championship Sunday, becoming only the second person behind Tiger Woods to win the title twice. “Any time you can do something and Tiger’s the only other guy to do…MORE

Eric Cole (Photo by Clinton Riddle)  The Lexington Legends were unable to complete a late inning comeback as they fell 6-3 to the Augusta GreenJackets in the second game of the three-game series. The Legends now drop to third place in the Southern Division of the South Atlantic League, 1.5 games out of first place…MORE

Legends Win

Michael Gigliotti.  Photo by Clinton Riddle The Lexington Legends took a decisive game one victory over the Columbia Fireflies 14-3. The Legends hit eight doubles, two triples and one home run off the Fireflies. The 11 extra base hits are the most that Columbia has ever allowed in a single game. The Fireflies were first…MORE

Talk Veuve to Me Wins at Keeneland

(Keeneland)–Team Valor International, trainer Rodolphe Brisset and Stephen McKay’s Talk Veuve to Me made a successful return to the races Thursday by leading all the way to win the featured $85,000 Man o’ War Purse for fillies and mares by 2¼ lengths over Treble before a crowd of 9,388. (Click here for a video of the race.)…MORE

Legends Lose to Columbia

The Lexington Legends dropped the second game of the series to the Columbia Fireflies, 6-3 on Monday, June 24. The Fireflies now improve their record to 37-35 while the Legends drop to 37-36. Columbia plated their first run in the top of the first inning. Edgardo Fermin lined a leadoff double down the left field…MORE

Good for You!

Congratulations to: Ayush Kumar, who was top individual, and Winburn Middle School, top team, at the 2018 state MATHCOUNTS competition. Dr. Karen Hill, CNO/COO of Baptist Health, Lexington, one of the winners of the 2018 Martha Layne Collins Leadership Award from Women Leading Kentucky. Kathryn Lawler of the Midway University women’s golf team, named River…MORE

Our partners at LEX 18 ask the big question now that UK’s season has (sadly) ended.