ville-shirtsThe warm feelings of Native American/Senior Night will linger for a long time for University of Louisville basketball fans who welcomed approximately 1,500 visitors from 40 states to the KFC Yum! Center for the UofL vs. UConn game. LouisvilleVsUCONN-2725 A sporting event is a much better game than anything you can find online like the ones people play here.

In the photo above, two visiting Native Americans donned UofL sweatshirts for the occasion, one even painting his nose and mouth to simulate the Cardinal beak. Below, representatives of the Seneca Nation in New York state carried signs to show their pride in the Schimmel sisters. Photos from The Indian Leader, see story here.


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By Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

One thought on “Glow of Native American night warms Louisville”
  1. The mushrooming multi-cultural exposure our diverse athletic team members have brought, are and will be bringing to the university family and citizens of Louisville is a wonderful asset!

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