Lynn family name is shown on sign at new stadium that will house Louisville City FC Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

A big touch has been added to the stadium!

        

Indiana sisters give birth on same day, at same hospital Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

The babies were due weeks apart, but they evidently had other plans.

        

Honoring former coach, DeSales has breakthrough showing at State Wrestling Championships Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Colts get their highest finish ever (13th) as senior Dejuan Watkins reaches 285-pound final; Union County rolls to fifth straight state title

       

Competitiors hit the mat at the KHSAA state wrestling championships Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Wrestlers from all around the state came to Alltech Arena in Lexington with one goal in mind: a state title. They went for it on Saturday night.

       

Survivors, experts teach community how to spot human trafficking during conference Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Officials with St. Paul United Methodist Church say the conference is the result of the growing number of trafficking cases here in Kentucky.

        

Male rolls past Covington Catholic in battle of Top 5 teams in Kentucky Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Tyren Moore poured in a game-high 28 points and the second-ranked Bulldogs didn't trail after the game's first 74 seconds .

       

Former U of L dance coach Todd Sharp banned from campus Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

By Matthew Keck —

Former University of Louisville Ladybird coach Todd Sharp was banned from campus and future events Feb. 3. This came after Sharp shot himself in the leg at the same hotel as the U of L baseball team’s lead-off dinner Jan. 24.

“We’ve made prudent decisions about the safety of our fans and employees as anyone would do when something of that nature occurs,” said Tyra.

Tyra sent out an email to U of L faculty and staff Feb. 3 to be on the lookout and alert authorities if they saw Sharp anywhere on campus.

“Earlier today, the university issued a persona-non-grata notice for former head dance coach Todd Sharp, prohibiting him from attending public and private university-related events, whether on or off campus, or from visiting our offices,” said Tyra. “Should you spot Mr. Sharp on or around campus, please immediately contact 9-1-1.”

Sharp’s attorney said that the shooting was an accident and didn’t take place anywhere near the U of L event. More information from Sharp’s side came to light Feb. 4 when he sat down for an interview with Wave 3.

“I don’t like Vince Tyra, but I wouldn’t hurt him or myself or anybody else,” Sharp told Wave 3. “I love U of L, and it’s been a heartbreak that everything I loved was taken away.”

Sharp said he had been carrying a gun on him recently after having his house broken into. He said he forgot the gun was in his pocket when he accidentally shot himself in the leg. He was taken to U of L Hospital and released the next day.

Sharp was one of the country’s most successful dance coaches during his 16 seasons with U of L. He led the Ladybirds to a combined 20 national championships.

Because of his great success, he starred in the reality show about the dance team “So Sharp,” on Lifetime. The show only lasted one season.

Sharp was fired by Tyra in 2018 because of fiscal misconduct. This was a result of approximately $40,000 found missing from the Ladybirds funding.

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It’s grit, not glamour, that carried the day for Kentucky basketball over Ole Miss Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Kentucky was a statistical eyesore against Mississippi, but persevered to its 20th victory

       

Mr. Monomoy wins Risen Star, could give Louisville’s Brad Cox first Kentucky Derby starter Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Modernist, trained by Bill Mott, wins Division Two of Risen Star and earns 50 points on Kentucky Derby leaderboard

       

Condolences pour in for Louisville residents killed in crash outside St. Louis Saturday, Feb 15 2020 

Carrie McCaw, 44; Lesley Prather, 40; Kacey McCaw, 12 and Rhyan Prather, 12, were killed in an accident Friday morning on Interstate 64 outside St. Louis.

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