The “Road to the Kentucky Derby” points race that will determine eligibility for the horses that compete in the upcoming 135th running of America’s Greatest Race ratcheted up the intensity level last week with the first of the year’s Championship Series races in which the winner earns 50 points.
Junior shortstop Zach Lucas finished 2-for-4 at the plate with a career-best four RBIs as well his second career home run as the University of Louisville finished 13-1 against Eastern Kentucky in their season’s home opener last Wednesday at James Patterson Stadium.
A Thoroughbred gets only one shot to win the Kentucky Derby.
Area high school student athletes – do you excel in the classroom and on the athletic field? Are you a leader at your school and in your community?
TONY VANETTI: All right, Matt. I want some credit. I’ve been saying in this newspaper to you that Syracuse and Florida are the top two teams in the nation. Now three months later, who are the two top-ranked teams? MATT JONES: First of all, that’s a complete lie that you said that. The first person [...]