Yes, you read that right. The University of Kentucky women's volleyball team won the school's first national championship on Saturday defeating Texas in four sets. It's a huge accomplishment after a week that saw the death of former men's basketball player Terrence Clarke.
This will mark the eighth time the Red Devils have appeared in the state title game. They've won at state four times (1917, 1974, 1983, 1986). Their last appearance in the title game was in 2014 when they were defeated by Highlands 49-42.
All this cold weather has got me thinking about winter and the Winter Olympics. Here's some cool news. Nashville will be hosting the 2022 US Figure Skating Championships at Bridgestone Arena. In fact, the first sporting event hosted at the then-new arena 25 years ago was the very same event.
Soccer, whether it's men's or women's, continues to gain popularity as the years go by. The fact the US Women's National Team has won the last two World Cups doesn't hurt either. Louisville has had a professional men's soccer club since 2014, and coming soon, a National Women's Soccer League team.