Lyndsey Gough

Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News and you can watch the shows anytime with Spectrum on Demand. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at

NCAA HOOPS | Catching Up With OSU's Linnae Harper

03/24/2017 12:43 PM

Former McDonald’s All American and Chicago-native Linnae Harper spent her freshman and sophomore seasons at the University of Kentucky, playing for Coach Matthew Mitchell before transferring to Ohio State ahead of the 2015-2016 season. At Kentucky, she averaged 11.5 points per game and led the team in rebounds per game at 7.1. She was honored both as the SEC All-Tournament Team and SEC All-Defensive Team while at Kentucky. After red shirting the 2015-2016 season, Harper is averaging 8.4 PPG and 5.1... Read more 

NCAA HOOPS | One Notre Dame Freshman Having A Homecoming in Lexington

03/24/2017 12:15 PM

The Sweet 16 for the Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament will be held Friday night. One match up- Notre Dame versus Ohio State has some Kentucky connections, one being former Miss Kentucky Basketball and Elizabethtown graduate, Erin Boley. Boley, a freshman forward for the Irish was happy to see that the tournament would take her back home. “I was excited. I was hoping we’d come to Lexington. It’s just nice to be home in Kentucky,” Boley explained in the locker room prior... Read more 

NKU Embracing The Challenge Ahead

03/17/2017 06:54 PM

If you’re from the state of Kentucky, basketball is in your blood. “I know I’ve got a lot of family members thats Kentucky fans,” freshman guard and Kentucky-native Mason Faulkner said with a laugh. “Ever since I was a little kid I dreamed of playing in the national tournament so to have that dream come true is just- it’s a great feeling,” added the 2016 Mr. Kentucky Basketball and freshman forward, Carson Williams. Indianapolis-native and junior guard Jordan Garnett agreed. “Usually all... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Why Rick Pitino's Autograph Means More To One Fan

03/17/2017 11:09 AM

Louisville fan Abby Simpson lost her “basketball buddy” in February 2013. Her buddy, was her grandfather, Rick Adcock- a fellow UofL die-hard. One of the last things they got to do together? See Louisville play in person. Her first March Madness without her grandfather, Louisville won it all. The following Christmas, Simpson got a commemorative basketball. Her goal has been to get her “second favorite Rick”, Rick Pitino, to sign the ball. In Indianapolis for the first round of the tournament,... Read more 

Derby City Dynamite | Kentucky's Only Women's Tackle Football Team

03/07/2017 05:24 PM

“I watch football all the time. But watching football and playing football? Two totally, totally different things,” said LaMyra McGee, a rookie for the Derby City Dynamite football team. The Derby City Dynamite is Kentucky’s only women’s tackle football team. “Some practices we’ll be in the classroom watching film, going over things on the board. Some practices we out here knocking each other around a little bit and sometimes we in the gym sprinting depending on weather,” McGee added, who was a... Read more 

H.S. VOLLEYBALL | Lexington United Takes Their Skill To The Next Level

03/02/2017 06:45 PM

The seniors on the Lexington United Volleyball team are really going places. Clemson, Virginia Tech, Indiana State, WKU, USF, Ohio, Western Michigan, Tennessee, and La Salle to name a few. Their entire senior class is going division-one next season. They said the grind wasn’t easy, but they had fun doing it. “We get to help out the younger girls whenever we can and just be someone that they can look up to in the future,” said Keyton Kinley, a senior at Lafayette... Read more 

COUNTY CONNECTION | Former Greenwood Tennis Stars & Siblings Make It A Family Affair

02/28/2017 07:30 PM

Former state champion at Greenwood High School and current UK tennis player Beck Pennington is entering his last season at UK. For Beck, he chose tennis just as much as tennis chose him. “Pretty much, really big tennis background for my whole family. My dad played at Western Kentucky for two or three years and his mom played,” Pennington explained. “So obviously it’s been a big influence. I have a sister that plays at Western Kentucky, D-1 tennis and my older... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Redshirt Seniors Developed Special Bond On And Off The Court

02/27/2017 07:30 PM

“When I first got this job we were pretty low as a program and I remember the first time talking to Micah [Jones] on the phone and she didn’t know me because Coach [Mary Taylor] Cowles and them had signed her, and then getting Kendall [Noble] here and you know, just watching what they’ve done and how they’ve elevated this program when you say- they’ve been involved in 124 wins. That’s a lot of wins,” Coach Michelle Clark-Heard told the... Read more 

Taking A Closer Look At UK Football's 2018 Class

02/23/2017 08:00 PM

Kentucky football picked up two 2018 commitments from the same high school this week in wide receiver Marvin Alexander and defensive end Davoan Hawkins. Alexander and Hawkins join quarterback Jarren Williams in the 2018 class. Justin Rowland of Cats Illustrated joins KSTV to give a scouting report on the newest commits, discusses just how committed Williams is to UK, an upcoming junior day at UK and who on the current roster needs to see improvement in spring. Watch the full interview here:  Read more 

Breaking Down Isaiah Briscoe's Season

02/23/2017 05:02 PM

The Big Blue Nation has been up in arms lately, voicing their frustrations about the recent play of sophomore guard Isaiah Briscoe. Briscoe, who came into this season as the unquestioned leader of the team, has fouled out of Kentucky’s last two games, while committing 10 turnovers in the process. He is still averaging 13.5 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists per game, but John Calipari has said Briscoe needs to step his game up in... Read more