Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at

H.S. FOOTBALL | Highlights From August 18

08/18/2017 08:41 PM

Friday night was the first Friday night of the Kentucky high school football regular season. Games took place across the Bluegrass, including in Louisville, where the defending KHSAA 6A champs, Trinity Shamrocks, hosted the IHSAA 6A champs, Carmel Greyhounds. Here are highlights from their battle:  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | McCabe Has "USL Goal of the Week"

08/18/2017 01:29 PM

Louisville City FC midfielder Niall McCabe was named the winner of the “USL Goal of the Week” on Thursday. He received 57 percent of the fan poll that was conducted on the USL’s Web site. “We have great fans,” said McCabe. “I guess I have a bigger family than I thought.” The goal that was recognized was McCabe’s header in the 16th minute of LouCity’s match against FC Cincinnati on Saturday. LCFC ended up winning the match 5-0. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Lady Toppers' 2017-2018 Schedule Revealed

08/17/2017 05:39 PM

The 2017-2018 WKU women’s basketball full season schedule has been released. “I’m excited about this year’s schedule,” said head coach Michelle Clark-Hard. Here is what the Lady Toppers’ 2017-2018 season schedule will look like: Thursday, Nov. 2 – vs. Union (Exhibition) Friday, Nov. 10 – vs. Missouri (at Iowa City) Saturday, Nov. 11 – vs. Iowa / Quinnipiac (at Iowa City) Tuesday, Nov. 14 – vs. Notre Dame Friday, Nov. 17 – at Indiana Friday, Nov. 24 – vs. Mercer (at Atlanta) Sunday, Nov. 26 – vs.... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Male Ready for 2017 Regular Season

08/17/2017 03:44 PM

The Male Bulldogs are ready to start playing some regular season games. The Bulldogs enter the 2017 season after a successful 2016 campaign in which they finished 10-3 overall and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the KHSAA 6A Playoffs. This year, they are hoping to make an even deeper run in the postseason, despite having a smaller senior class than most years. “In that 2013 team, we had a really strong senior leadership,” said head coach Chris Wolfe. “But, it... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Beechwood Looking for Repeat Performance in 2017

08/16/2017 06:26 PM

Last season was a year that the Beechwood football program will always remember. That is because the Tigers won the 2016 KHSAA Class A State Championship Game, beating Hazard to claim the title. But, it did not take long for the 2017 Tigers to stop talking about that 2016 championship. “The first day in the weight room,” said head coach Noel Rash. “Our kids understand that all that means is teams are going to come at you even harder.” Beechwood opens... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Ryle Hoping for More Success in 2017

08/16/2017 06:02 PM

The Ryle Raiders had one of the best regular seasons in the Bluegrass in last year. But, even with a final, overall record of 12-1 in 2016, the players are not satisfied with their performance. “It’s motivation for us I’d say,” said running back Jake Chisholm. “We can’t be satisfied with what we did last year. The year before we got beat in the second round and last year we got beat in the third round. So, we made a little improvement,... Read more 

BOAT RACING | Inaugural Louisville Regatta GP This Weekend

08/16/2017 02:04 PM

The Inaugural Louisville Regatta Grand Prix takes place this weekend on the Ohio River near Louisville’s Waterfront Park. This weekend’s event will be the third race of the IOGP F1 ChampBoat Championship series this season. The event will allow fans to see the International Outboard Grand Prix (IOGP) Powerboats race each other. The power boats have a top speed of roughly 150 miles per hour. IOGP President Mike Schriefer and Louisville Sports Commission Vice President of Sports Development Greg Fante joined Andrew Chernoff... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | St. X Ready for 2017 Regular Season to Begin

08/16/2017 11:54 AM

The Kentucky high school football regular season begins this week, and one of the teams in action will be the St. X Tigers. Last year, the Tigers went 10-4 overall, losing all four of their games to eventual state champions, whether Kentucky or Ohio state champs. In fact, their postseason run ended in the state semifinal round of the KHSAA 6A playoffs to the Trinity Shamrocks, who ultimately won the 6A title. This year, St. X is hoping to win a 6A... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Hold Annual Kickoff Luncheon

08/15/2017 07:36 PM

The Louisville football program held its annual Kickoff Luncheon on Tuesday afternoon inside the Louisville Marriott Grand Ballroom. It was a chance for hundreds of UofL fans to hear from head coach Bobby Petrino and a handful of players. One of the players who spoke to the crowd was cornerback Jaire Alexander, who hopes the fans that make the trip to Indianapolis for the season opener on Sept. 2 against Purdue are extremely loud. “I’m expecting excitement, motivation,” said Alexander.... Read more 

UofL FIELD HOCKEY | Cards Ready for Regular Season

08/15/2017 09:10 AM

The Louisville field hockey team is counting down the days until its regular season opener. The Cards begin the regular season on Aug. 25 at UofL’s Trager Stadium. They will face Indiana in that match-up beginning at 2 p.m. ET. The UofL field hockey program is not only excited about that match-up though. It is also excited about what takes place at the end of the season, as Trager Stadium will be the host site for both the ACC Championship from Nov.... Read more