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Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

Aaron Hill named boys basketball coach at Christian Academy

Former St. Xavier assistant replaces Bryce Hibbard, who stepped down after two seasons. → Read More

KHSAA will allow team meetings starting Monday, some practices to start June 15

The KHSAA Board of Control also votes to eliminate annual dead period for high school sports in Kentucky from June 25-July 9 for 2020 only. → Read More

Trinity's Daylen Lile named Gatorade Kentucky Baseball Player of the Year

Organization continued its awards program despite spring sports being canceled by COVID-19 pandemic → Read More

Maxfield rallies to win Matt Winn in 3-year-old debut, remains undefeated

Son of 2007 Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense, Maxfield improves to 3 for 3 and earns 50 qualifying points toward the Run for the Roses → Read More

Find out the 4 selections for the Mount Rushmore of Kentucky Sports

After more than 8,000 votes, Courier Journal readers have chosen their four representatives for the Mount Rusmore of Kentucky sports. → Read More

A look at the possible field for the 2020 Belmont Stakes on June 20

The $1 million, Grade 1 Belmont will serve as the first leg of this year's Triple Crown series. Here's a look at those considered probable. → Read More

KHRC approves dates for Keeneland's five-day Summer Meet

Blue Grass and Ashland are among the major races to be held during spectator-free racing in July. → Read More

Belmont moved to June 20, will serve as first leg of 2020 Triple Crown series

With Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5 and Preakness on Oct. 3, Triple Crown schedule officially set for 2020 → Read More

Who's on Kentucky's Mount Rushmore of Sports? Here's your chance to vote

The Courier Journal staff has come up with 25 nominees. Now it's up to you to decide the final four selections. → Read More

What to know about Thursday's KHSAA Board of Control meeting and how to watch live

KHSAA to address specific COVID-19 issues for June and beyond → Read More

As Churchill seeks more Kentucky Derby preps, Keeneland hopeful for summertime Blue Grass

With four months to go until Sept. 5 Kentucky Derby, the qualifying road to get there is uncertain → Read More

Mark Casse and Wise Dan among inductees into National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

A total of seven members were named to the Class of 2020 that will be inducted during a ceremony tentatively set for Aug. 7 in New York. → Read More

North Oldham basketball star Justin Powell discusses life after surgery, heading to Auburn

Auburn signee Justin Powell was a top candidate for Mr. Basketball honors before suffering season-ending injury in December. → Read More

Bob Baffert-trained Charlatan cruises in Division One of Arkansas Derby

Son of Speightstown improves to 3 for 3 in his career, establishes himself as top early contender for Kentucky Derby → Read More

Secretariat once again proves he's the best in virtual Kentucky Derby's Triple Crown Showdown

A virtual Kentucky Derby race put together by Inspired Entertainment featured all 13 Triple Crown winners. Here's who took home the crown this time. → Read More

Highly regarded Maxfield set for 2020 debut in Saturday's Matt Winn at Churchill Downs

Trained by Brendan Walsh, Maxfield was 2 for 2 as a 2-year-old before injury forced him to scratch from Breeders' Cup Juvenile → Read More

Baffert has the horses to beat on first Saturday in May ... in Arkansas

With Kentucky Derby postponed until Sept. 5, Oaklawn Park's Arkansas Derby headlines racing schedule on first Saturday in May → Read More

With youth sports on hold in Kentucky until at least June, KHSAA extends dead period

The KHSAA also issued guidelines on playing in out-of-state events and with private instruction. → Read More

Churchill Downs to resume spectator-free racing on Saturday, May 16

After opening weekend May 16-17, racing will be held Thursdays-Sundays until closing day June 27 → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear says Churchill Downs can reopen on May 11

While horse racing continued at tracks around the country without fans, Churchill Downs was prohibited by Gov. Andy Beshear to run races. → Read More