Friday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

—Happy two weeks away from the primary highschool soccer Friday evening of the season.

—ESPN’s Bill Connelly ranks (insider) the 50 best true freshmen in school soccer historical past.

—Rodney Purvis detailing his expertise watching an “insane” Rick Pitino observe at Louisville is comedy.

—ESPN’s Heather Dinich tackles the subject of who ought to run school soccer shifting ahead.

—Another robust video for the “Lamar cannot throw” crowd.

—Josh Minkins says all of the members of the Cardinal secondary are on the identical web page.

—Temple switch MJ Griffin is planning on making a huge impact in his first season as a Cardinal.

Griffin mentioned he looks like he could be an influence participant for the Cardinals. He’s listed because the No. 2 sturdy security within the preseason media information, behind Josh Minkins.

“I really feel like I could make an influence with my relentlessness and my fierceness,” Griffin mentioned after the second day of fall camp on Thursday. “Just the best way I play, I attempt to hype all of my gamers up after I see them down I attempt to get them up and that is the kind of participant I’m.

“I’m hoping so as to add my relentlessness and hoping that everyone has the identical relentlessness that I’ve.”

Griffin dedicated to the Cardinals in early December after making journeys to U of L and Kansas. He enrolled with the Cardinals in January and was in a position to take part in all of spring ball. U of L coach Scott Satterfield mentioned he was impressed with Griffin through the spring.

“He’s performed every thing we have requested,” Satterfield mentioned on the ACC Kickoff. “He’ll be a man that basically helps us out within the secondary; he has some expertise that we want.”

—Four-star WR Santana Fleming out of Florida says he’ll be scheduling an official go to to Louisville in some unspecified time in the future within the very close to future.

—Don’t be stunned in the event you’re seeing far more of EKJ subsequent spring at Jim Patterson.

—Ed Stewart, a high-ranking official throughout the Big 12, is leaving the convention to take a job with USC.

—The Louisville Bats are displaying “A League of Their Own” underneath the lights tonight at Louisville Slugger Field. You can get tickets right here.

—Ballard’s Brooke Gray, who led the Bruin softball crew to an undefeated season and a state title in 2022, has dedicated to Louisville.

—Dalton Rushing homered in his first skilled at-bat Thursday evening.

—Despite every thing occurring of their group, Hazard High School soccer gamers are nonetheless going by way of preseason camp.

—Yasir Abdullah is the ACC’s fifth-best returning linebacker based on this video.

—Kei’Trel Clark is the third-best returning defensive again.

—The U of L girls’s soccer crew will get its 2022 season underway per week from at present with an exhibition match. Here’s the total schedule in calendar type:

—Chris Mack’s former Louisville mansion bought for $3.5 million final month.

—Racing Louisville hosts the Washington Spirit tonight at 8. Here’s a preview.

—LouCity, in the meantime, will host the Charleston Battery on Saturday evening at 8.

—The CJ’s Alexis Cubit covers how Louisville will deal with its loaded secure of operating backs.

—Friday Irrelevance:

—Bellarmine switch Dylan Penn might wind up being the America East POY subsequent season at Vermont. Here’s why.

—College Football News has Louisville taking over Auburn within the Gasparilla Bowl in its preseason bowl projections.

—Some TuTu Atwell love from Rams camp on Thursday.

—Major League Baseball, a gazillion-dollar enterprise steeped in science and analytics, in the end depends on a retiree with a ponytail, a flat-edged shovel – and mud. It’s a baseball custom now in jeopardy.

– I do know the sensation, Rick.

—The LEO has 5 issues to do in Louisville this weekend.

—Louisville City has signed an 8-year-old most cancers survivor as a free agent.

—Thirty beagles that had been rescued in Virginia have arrived on the Ky Humane Society.

—And lastly, the Rutherford Show wraps up the week this afternoon from 3-5:30 on 1450 The Big X. We’ll spend the second hour taking part in rewinder with the 2006 WVU Blackout Game. You can stream the present right here.

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