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

UofL Athletics Association Board Meeting | Jurich Speaks Out

04/27/2017 12:16 PM

After criticizing UofL Athletics in a Board of Trustees meeting on April 12 and calling leadership “invisible”, John Schnatter “Papa John”, the CEO of the Louisville based pizza company, has resigned his position from the Athletics Association Board as of April 21 according to a UofL spokesperson. Schnatter was appointed to the Board of Trustees by Governor Matt Bevin as part of his BOT overhaul. Schnatter was one of the BOT members appointed to the ULAA board. Schnatter was replaced by... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | White Team Wins Spring Game

04/22/2017 11:51 PM

Mike Sanford’s first spring game as head coach at Western Kentucky University began as exciting as their season ended, with a 90-yard touchdown return for the Red squad’s sophomore WR Devin Nixon. The first turnover of the day came with 45 seconds to go in the first quarter when Red team’s freshman running back Teawonn Ligon carry was stripped and recovered in the red zone the White team’s Chris Johnson. At the end of the first quarter, the score remained... Read more 

EKU MEN'S GOLF | Team Prepares For Conference Tournament

04/22/2017 02:00 PM

By winning percentages and total wins, EKU Men’s Golf began the spring as the winningest team in the country. “I know that, say if I’m struggling, that I’m going to have guys in the tournament that are there to pick me up and I think that’s what is so special about this team is the faith that we have in the other guys on this team, that if you don’t have your best day, then they’re going to be there to... Read more 

Visiting Antoine Walker's High School in Chicago

04/19/2017 08:00 PM

“Still see a lot of guys do that and actually, you know what? Because I coach at Mount Carmel, my little boy who is eight, he’ll watch some of his old videos and he’ll try to do a little, you know, shoulder shake as well too.” According to the head coach of the Mount Carmel High School Varsity Team, the Antoine Walker shimmy is still alive and well on Chicago’s south side. Walker is famous for a number of things, his... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Johnson Cited For Drug Possession

04/19/2017 04:12 PM

Multiple reports show that University of Louisville junior forward Jaylen Johnson appeared in court and pleaded guilty Monday in Woodford County to a marijuana possession charge. According to reports, the judge issued a fine of $260.50 to be paid by April 24. According to court records, Johnson was pulled over on March 22, just three days after the Cardinals loss to Michigan in the NCAA tournament, because his license plate was not visible. Officers found marijuana in his vehicle and issued him... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Meade County Players Recount Their Unique Run To The Sweet 16

04/18/2017 06:20 PM

The Meade County Green Wave had one of the most memorable paths to the Sweet 16 in recent history. “We didn’t have a lot of talent. We just had a lot of hard work and dedication and the team came in every day- even after losses and worked as if they had won ten games in a row,” Said senior James Baker. “They just worked hard and didn’t give up; just a special team.” They began their season 8-1. “So, I was like... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | CB Announces Transfer

04/18/2017 05:54 PM

Just days after the spring football game at Louisville, junior cornerback Alphonso Carter announced via Twitter that he is transferring from Louisville. According to his UofL Athletics bio, Carter is a 6’3” junior from Fort Washington, Maryland. In the 2015 season he appeared in six games for the Cardinals at wide receiver and as a punt returner. He missed the first seven with a hamstring injury. He appeared in 11 games as a contributor on special teams and second team... Read more 

MOREHEAD STATE | Beach Volleyball in Eastern Kentucky Proves To Be A Unique Challenge

03/30/2017 11:59 AM

Morehead State is in their first season of beach volleyball. “Being a beach volleyball player in eastern Kentucky is not the easiest,” Junior Alli Evans explained. “We went down to Florida and we were playing in 70 and 75 degree weather, but before that we actually practiced in the snow. So we got some outdoor gear luckily and you know, we trained for it. You kind of don’t know what you’re going to get from Kentucky weather.” To create this new... Read more 

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