Sports & Exercise

Stunt History: The Story of Model Aircraft Control Line Precision Aerobatics
Wynn Paul’s long-awaited two-volume book set in a collector slipcase contains a year-by-year chronology of stunt model aircraft events and fliers—from the first control line flight in 1937 through the World Championships in 2014.
101 Winning Basketball Concepts & Strategies: A Coach's Guide for Players and Coaches
Coach Mike McDonnell’s first book shares a lifetime of teaching basketball, focused on the proper fundamentals and 101 habits of winning basketball games. It is a terrific compilation of ideas and tips that coaches (and players too) will find themselves referencing time and time again.
The Lane Way: Family, Faith, and Fifty Years in Basketball
Celebrated Transylvania University basketball coach Don Lane has taught, counseled, and encouraged thousands of young people over more than three decades of coaching. In this memoir, Coach Lane relates stories about his players, his strategies, his coaching style and philosophy, and the triumphs and setbacks of each season. He also generously shares the life lessons he's drawn from 80 years of a life truly well lived.
Cast Away: Five Generations of Family Fish Stories
Newscaster John Boel offers a new collection of 39 personal stories focused on his lifelong passion for fishing with his family. Through a series of beloved memories and 80 included photographs, he discovers that escaping to go fishing is the thread that binds five generations of the Boel family.
The Golden Age of Wheeling: Bicycling In Louisville (1868-1917)
A thoroughly researched history and evolution of bicycling in Louisville, Kentucky. Fascinating and informative, this book is a must-read for bicycling enthusiasts.
22 Feet: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Soccer Story
The incredible true story of the 1992 Davidson College men's soccer team: a brotherhood of young men, a dynamic coach, and an unforgettable season filled with triumph and heartache. The team from a small, liberal arts college in North Carolina showed the world that 22 feet, acting as one team, can accomplish anything.
Take A Walk, Louisville! Nature Excursions In and Around Louisville, Kentucky

Walk along with the Koesters family as they take you down woodland paths, through wildflower meadows, across wetlands, along riverbanks, around pristine lakes and up to waterfalls. Be inspired to slow down, savor nature, take time with your family, and even enjoy a local ice cream treat after your walk. It's time to get out and Take A Walk, Louisville!

Beyond the Fairways and Greens: A Look Inside the Lives of PGA TOUR Families
This stunning 25th Anniversary "family album," compiled by members of the PGA TOUR Wives Association, captures the Association's quarter century of charitable work and, through hundreds of heartwarming stories and family photographs, offers readers a rare glimpse into the lives of PGA TOUR families both on and off the course. The book also features 134 treasured recipes submitted by the families of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Luke Donald, Zach Johnson, Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler, and many other golf greats.
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Louisville's KFC Yum! Center: A Community's Dream Realized
The building of the KFC Yum! Center is a blueprint for how a public project should be funded, planned, and executed. From the outset, the project has been about providing every element of the city's culture — men and women, black and white, business and labor, rich and poor — with an opportunity to help revitalize the city's downtown and make the city a viable option for national events. This is the story of how Possibility City turned a dream into a magnificent reality.
Freedom Hall: Celebrating 54 Years
In this fully-illustrated, coffee-table keepsake volume, award-winning journalist Billy Reed gives a nostalgic salute to one of America's premier sports and entertainment venues — Louisville, Kentucky's Freedom Hall — with a look back at some of its greatest events and most memorable moments.
The Wonder Team: The Centre College Praying Colonels and Their Rise to the Top of the Football World, 1917–1924
In the years after World War I, Centre College's "Praying Colonels" were the most famous and publicized college football team ever to play the game. Competing all over the country and beating all the major powers of the day, they achieved enormous acclaim as "The Wonder Team," a group of talented and colorful young men who put Centre, and the little town of Danville, Kentucky, on the map. Includes over 250 color photographs.
Calling It Like I See It: True Stories and Tall Tales about Kentucky Sports
In Calling It Like I See It, Earl Cox, the dean of Kentucky sports writers, compiles his "true stories and tall tales about Kentucky sports," writing in his brash and funny style about a broad range of Kentucky sports and the personalities that have shaped the game.
Louisville Slugger: The Making of a Baseball Bat
Author Jan Arnow's illustrated children's book shows the process of making Louisville Slugger bats, from the forest to the factory to the ball field.
The Saddlebred: America's Horse of Distinction
A beautiful combination of information and photography, The Saddlebred is the first pictorial book exclusively dedicated to the American Saddlebred horse. This unique volume shows in great detail the show rings, trails, dressage, carriage and jumping competitions, and pleasure riding and farm life for Saddlebreds.
Take A Hike, Louisville! Nature Excursions In and Around Louisville, Kentucky
A perfect guide to simple, convenient and low-cost nature excursions, all in the Louisville area. Whether you're looking for an hour's walk or a day's hike, this book offers a family-friendly guide to over 30 natural areas and over 50 miles of walking paths and hiking trails, complete with detailed descriptions of venue amenities and natural features. Photographs throughout.
Back to Life: The Simple Cure for Back Pain and Sitting Ills
Dr. Condict Moore outlines his simple program of seven essential exercises for overcoming and correcting the damages caused by modern inactive lifestyles and lifelong bad sitting habits.
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