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

WKU BASKETBALL | Assistant Coach Ben Hansbrough Resigns After Arrest

10/16/2017 05:29 PM

Western Kentucky assistant men’s basketball coach Ben Hansbrough was arrested Saturday and charged with a DUI. Hansbrough, 29, was taken in at the Warren County Regional Jail at 8:43 p.m. and his bond was set at $1,000. He bonded out Sunday morning at 4:16 a.m. According to the citation report from the Bowling Green Police Department, officers responded to the report of a collision in the El Mazatlan restaurant parking lot on Nashville Road. Hansbrough was asked if he had been drinking... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Western Hills Star Discusses Recruitment

10/10/2017 11:59 AM

Last week the Western Hills Wolverines took a loss at Lexington Catholic, but a bright spot for them- their star running back Wandale Robinson accounted for seven total touchdowns: five rushing, one receiving and one 96-yard kickoff return. He accounted for 563 all-purpose yards, while Lex Cath as a team had 612. “I mean he’s dynamic. You see all the, you know, highlights and stuff and he’s just a special kid. Like I’ve told other ones, you know, he has a... Read more 

Former Cardinal Joins Kentucky State Football Staff

10/09/2017 01:11 PM

They say getting that first job after college can be the hardest. “He’s got stellar recommendations and he’s been stellar. You know, that he is a Card is another plus in his favor,” Kentucky State Football Head Coach John L. Smith explained. For Tobijah Hughley, that first job was a no-brainer. “I had actually talked with my dad and we just thought about the schools in and around Kentucky, because I was living in Lexington at the time and I still do right... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Legal Experts Weigh In On Louisville Bribery Scandal

09/28/2017 03:19 PM

In the wake of an FBI investigation in to college basketball and bribery by agents, financial advisers and shoe companies- the University of Louisville is left without a men’s basketball head coach (and possibly staff), and an athletic director the week that college basketball practices begin. The fans are left with plenty of questions- many about what is next. As Rick Pitino has issued multiple statements through his representation alluding at a legal battle and the university itself already meeting... Read more 

Fifth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Held In Louisville

09/23/2017 08:06 PM

The fifth annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards were held at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Louisville Saturday night. The fundraising gala “celebrates people from around the world who are making a difference in their communities and beyond,” per the press release. Award recipients include: HRH Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite, the Executive Director of the Royal Academy of Science Internationa Trust (RASIT), a medical doctor, geneticist and humanitarian, received the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award. Patricia Arquette, an Academy Award-winning actress, activist,... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Trinity's David Johnson Commits To The Cards

09/22/2017 02:30 PM

Trinity High School 6’5” shooting guard David Johnson committed to Louisville on Friday. Johnson, a class of 2019 prospect, is rated as a four-star prospect by 24/7 Sports and Johnson had also drawn interest from UK and Xavier. Johnson averaged 10.8 points per game as a sophomore. Spectrum News spoke with Johnson one-on-one: #L1C4— David johnson ひ (@_daveordavid_) September 16, 2017  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Bracken Co. Reflects on Unique Mascot During Homecoming Week

09/22/2017 01:48 PM

Friday night at 7:30 p.m. eastern, Bracken County faces off with Dayton in a homecoming match-up. That part of the high school experience isn’t too unique, but Bracken County’s mascot- that is another story. Senior volleyball and tennis player Makenleigh Cooper explains their mascot is usually a surprise to others. “‘The Polar Bears?’ Like, it’s kind of like a question. Like, ‘are you sure?’, because you’re usually used to like the Indians or like the Eagles…but, I mean, its really cool because... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Red/White Scrimmage Dates Announced

09/20/2017 10:20 AM

The University of Louisville announced the men’s basketball red/white scrimmage dates on Wednesday. The Cards will face off in two intrasquad scrimmages at the KFC Yum! Center; the first one on October 13 and the second on October 27. Both will tip off at 7:00 p.m. eastern. Tickets will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. eastern on September 21 at the UofL ticket office for $10 each. The UofL Ticket Office is located near Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium... Read more 

UofL Football | Tigers Too Much for Cards on Saturday Night

09/17/2017 01:25 AM

As #3 Clemson faced off with #14 Louisville in a black-out prime-time match-up, it was the Tigers that came away victorious, beating the Cards 47-21. The big storyline was the fact that the Tigers (3-0, 1-0) were able to control the game, holding on to the ball for 35:32, compared to the Cards’ 24:28. Clemson won the coin toss and chose to defer, so the Cardinals began the game with the ball. It was Clemson’s Kelly Bryant to strike first, scoring... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Corso Picks the Cards

09/16/2017 03:07 PM

As College GameDay ascended on UofL for the second year in a row for the prime-time Louisville vs. Clemson ACC showdown, many were wondering who they would get as the guest picker. After much speculation, it turned out to be Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino, sporting Lamar Jackson’s jersey to pick South Carolina over Kentucky and the Cardinals over Clemson. As he always does, former Louisville football coach Lee Corso makes his pick by wearing the mascot head. For... Read more