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Kentucky fires cheerleading staff after hazing investigation

Kentucky fires cheerleading staff after hazing investigation

Bill Stephens

May 18th, 2020

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has fired its cheerleading coaches after an internal investigation determined they failed to oversee off-campus events that included hazing, alcohol use and public nudity by the championship squad. Head coach Jomo Thompson and assistants Ben Head, Spencer Clan and Kelsey […]

CARDINALS CARE SPRING GRANT CYCLE TO AID 70 AREA NONPROFITS

CARDINALS CARE SPRING GRANT CYCLE TO AID 70 AREA NONPROFITS

Bill Stephens

May 12th, 2020

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Over $150,000 to be Donated Among Area Groups That Serve Youth ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 12, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Cardinals Care will distribute over $150,000 in grant money to 70 area nonprofit groups that support local kids as part […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE TICKET REFUND POLICY FOR APRIL & MAY GAMES

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE TICKET REFUND POLICY FOR APRIL & MAY GAMES

Bill Stephens

April 29th, 2020

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 29, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the following ticket refund policy for April and May games at Busch Stadium impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown: SEASON TICKET HOLDERS (Full, Half and 27-Game Plans) Season Ticket Holders will receive an […]

KHSAA – Spring Sports Cancellation, Basketball Events Not To Be Resumed

KHSAA – Spring Sports Cancellation, Basketball Events Not To Be Resumed

Bill Stephens

April 22nd, 2020

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With the announcement Monday of the recommended closure of all K-12 schools to in-person instruction throughout Kentucky for the remainder of the school year, the KHSAA Board of Control has approved the Commissioner’s recommendation and announcement by unanimous vote that the 2020 state basketball tournaments […]

CARDINALS ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL $1 MILLION FUND TO ASSIST  SEASONAL & GAME-DAY STADIUM CONTRACT EMPLOYEES

CARDINALS ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL $1 MILLION FUND TO ASSIST SEASONAL & GAME-DAY STADIUM CONTRACT EMPLOYEES

Bill Stephens

April 15th, 2020

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Brings Total to $2 Million to Provide Financial Support for Staff Affected by Postponed MLB Games ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 14, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals have announced an additional $1 million fund to support seasonal and game-day Busch Stadium contract employees impacted by […]

CARDINALS TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE AT BUSCH STADIUM

CARDINALS TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE AT BUSCH STADIUM

Bill Stephens

April 14th, 2020

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Team Joins Anheuser-Busch and Fox Sports Midwest to Support American Red Cross ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 13, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals, Anheuser-Busch, FOX Sports Midwest and the American Red Cross have teamed up to host a blood drive at Busch Stadium on Tuesday, […]

Sale of Derby merchandise to help those impacted by virus

Sale of Derby merchandise to help those impacted by virus

Bill Stephens

April 13th, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials say Kentucky Derby merchandise with the original race date of May 2 will go on sale this week with 20% of proceeds going to funds set up to help people who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

CARDINALS ACADEMIC PROGRAM OFFERS AT HOME ACTIVITIES

CARDINALS ACADEMIC PROGRAM OFFERS AT HOME ACTIVITIES

Bill Stephens

April 7th, 2020

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CAP offers selected resources for students with an incentive for a free museum visit ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 7, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that selected activities from their award-winning Cardinals Academic Program (CAP) will be offered online at cardinals.com/cap for students […]

KHSAA Declares Dead Period For All High School Sports

KHSAA Declares Dead Period For All High School Sports

Bill Stephens

March 13th, 2020

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This is being sent to all KHSAA constituents including guidance from the Governor, Public Health Officials and the Kentucky Department of Education. Effective immediately, all sports and sport-activities, regardless of season, are declared to be in a dead period, congruent with the provisions of Bylaw […]

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO DELAY 2020 OPENING DAY BY AT LEAST TWO WEEKS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO DELAY 2020 OPENING DAY BY AT LEAST TWO WEEKS

Bill Stephens

March 12th, 2020

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Following a call with the 30 Clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. today announced that MLB has decided to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least […]

Super Bowl LIV: Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

Super Bowl LIV: Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

Bill Stephens

January 28th, 2020

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Pass the keys to a sober driver before the party begins FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2020) –Football fans across the country are gearing up to celebrate America’s most-watched sporting event, Super Bowl LIV, on Sunday, Feb. 2. For many, the Super Bowl celebration will include drinking […]

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE MINOR LEAGUE FIELD STAFFS AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2020

CARDINALS ANNOUNCE MINOR LEAGUE FIELD STAFFS AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2020

Bill Stephens

January 6th, 2020

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ST. LOUIS, MO., January 6, 2020 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today their 2020 minor league coaching staffs for their affiliate teams in addition to their player development and medical personnel for the upcoming season.  The Cardinals announced that seven of their minor league […]

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Despite unusual weather year, waterfowl season looks promising

Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Despite unusual weather year, waterfowl season looks promising

Bill Stephens

November 29th, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov.22, 2019) – The shot of cold that greeted Kentucky earlier in November pushed many waterfowl into the state, which should portend a great opening to the waterfowl hunting season. “We have more birds early than we’ve had in a really long time,” said […]

Former football coach pleads guilty to sodomy charges

Former football coach pleads guilty to sodomy charges

Bill Stephens

November 22nd, 2019

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DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former high school football coach in Kentucky has pleaded guilty to four charges of sodomy against a child. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports court records state 70-year-old Thomas Duffy entered the plea Thursday. Police had said the crimes happened in 1982 […]

CARDINALS ADD THREE PLAYERS TO 40-MAN ROSTER

CARDINALS ADD THREE PLAYERS TO 40-MAN ROSTER

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2019

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., November 20, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have selected the contracts of infielder Elehuris Montero (pronounced eh-lay-rees), and right-handed pitchers Alvaro Seijas (say-hoss) and Jake Woodford. The team also announced that they designated for assignment right-handed pitcher […]