Tags Archives: Mercy Academy

20 Questions: Leigh Ellen Thomas

Every week, the Louisville Women Sports Network highlights a local athlete by asking her 20 profile questions. This week’s athlete is Leigh Ellen Thomas, starting pitcher for the Mercy Jaguars softball team. She will be playing softball for Tennessee Te

Fussenegger shuts down No. 5 Mercy

Story by Conor Revell Mercy’s Leigh Ellen Thomas is one of the most feared pitchers in Kentucky, but Assumption counterpart Sabrina Fussenegger stole her thunder Tuesday night. Fussenegger tossed a one-hitter to lead the No. 15-ranked Rockets to a 7-0 u

Rockets Blast Past Mercy

Story by Conor Revell Two years ago, Assumption’s lacrosse team appeared to be at the same level as archrival Mercy’s, but senior Maddie Gitschier and her nine fellow seniors have showed that a lot has changed since then. The Rockets cruised to a 19-4

Sweet 16 Matchup: Male vs. Mercy

By Ashli McLean The youngsters face the veterans. The youthful Region 7 champion Male will have a chance to prove itself to the seasoned squad and Regional 6 champion Mercy in the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls Sweet Sixteen Basketball Tournament on Marc

Mercy Takes Sixth Region Crown

Story by Conor Revell Mercy’s basketball team went into Sunday’s Sixth Region Tournament championship game knowing it was facing a daunting task: beating a good Bullitt East team for the fourth time this season. But with the pressure of a trip to the

Mercy Motors Into Region Final

Story by Eric Thorne LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kassidy Kiesel wasn’t quite sure what to expect after some shaky pre-game warm-ups, but the Mercy senior and her fellow Jaguars knew the answer — too much energy. The team had been waiting three long extra