Kentucky


CrappieUSA

Crappie USA Announces New and Improved 2020 Schedule

May 29, 2020

Crappie USA has been successful in rescheduling several events postponed due to the Coronavirus. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Revised Tournament Schedule

May 18, 2020

B.A.S.S. unveiled revised event dates for the remaining events on their 2020 tournament schedule. more >>


KentuckyDerby

Get Down and Derby on May 2 - Even Without the Live Race

April 28, 2020

Thanks to computer simulation, the 13 Triple Crown winners will square off in a virtual “Kentucky Derby” to be broadcast by NBC on May 2. more >>


ITA

ITA Announces Locations for 2020 Division III National Team Championships

January 29, 2020

The 2020 ITA NCAA Division III National Team Indoor Championships will be held in Minnesota (men's) and in Kentucky (women's). more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Announces Locations, Dates of High School, College Series

January 9, 2020

B.A.S.S. officials announced the 2020 schedules for the organization’s college and high school series. more >>



Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


Athletx

Athletx Sports Group, Elizabethtown Sports Park Announce Multi-Year Partnership

November 5, 2019

Athletx Sports Group and Elizabethtown Sports Park have announced a multi-year partnership. more >>


Elizabethtown

Janna Clark Announced Elizabethtown Tourism Executive Director

March 11, 2019

Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau (ETCB) Board of Directors approved the hiring of Janna Clark as the new Executive Director. more >>


ElevateOnCampus

New Venture, Elevate On Campus, Selected by University of Kentucky

November 5, 2018

Elevate Sports Ventures has announced the formation of Elevate On Campus. more >>


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Articles

blank Article | May 21, 2020
Luring Business to Communities Nationwide

By: Tracey Schelmetic

In the U.S., tournament angling, and especially competitive bass fishing, has seen significant growth, thanks in part to the efforts of Fishing...   More>>


TripleCrownShowdown Article | May 13, 2020
Organizers Scrambling to Avoid a Year Without a Triple Crown

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With the Kentucky Derby moving to the end of the summer (and increasingly being nicknamed the “Labor Derby"), the question is when or even whether...   More>>


MiLB Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors....   More>>


KYDerby Article | April 14, 2020
Cancelled or Postponed Events? Market the Merch Anyway

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cancelled and postponed events are bad enough but what do you do with boxes of T-shirts, hats and other memorabilia? If you’re smart, you ramp up...   More>>


Ref Article | April 12, 2020
Fines, Community Service and More for Assaulting, Harassing Referees

By: Michael Popke

Every state nationwide knows the struggle to keep refs in the game is real. But in some states, proposed laws that would give slap heavy penalties...   More>>


HSBass Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school...   More>>


MiLB Article | December 11, 2019
“Assault on Hometown Baseball” Panicking Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Spring training for baseball starts soon but there may be fewer players at the Minor League level in years to come, thanks (or no thanks) to a...   More>>


Julep Article | May 1, 2019
Will Churchill Downs Improvements Mean a Bigger Economic Finish?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hats. Horses. Juleps. Some things are iconic at the Kentucky Derby. But some things have also changed – home improvements, as it were, that are...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


blank Article | September 14, 2018
Gymnastics Takes Flight

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Gymnastics is seemingly impervious to the ever-changing popularity curves in the economy. Clubs across the country are flourishing and the sport...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | March 12, 2014
Louisville, Kentucky: Playing to Win in “Championship City”   

By: Peter Francesconi

For Louisville, Kentucky, winning comes easy, and often—especially when it comes to hosting successful sports events More>>


blank Case study | March 12, 2014
Elizabethtown Sports Park: Success by the Numbers   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Elizabethtown Sports Park has written some blue-ribbon success stories in the Bluegrass State during its first full year in business. More>>


Elizabethtown, Kentucky: Knocking It Out of the Park Case study | March 1, 2013
Elizabethtown, Kentucky: Knocking It Out of the Park   

By: Peter Francesconi

In baseball, you hit a home run. In soccer, it’s a hat-trick. In football, you score a touchdown. Whatever sports cliché you may want to use,... More>>



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