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

COUNTY CONNECTION | Pair of SEC Commits Behind Madisonville North Hopkins' State Title

06/29/2017 08:30 AM

This season the Madisonville North Hopkins softball team was led by two seniors- Kaylee Tow and Mallory Peyton. “Man, they’ve worked tirelessly for ten plus years,” said head coach (and dad to Mallory) Shannon Peyton. “I’ve coached those two kids together- they’re the same age, and we started out together in our local rec[reation] league and they’ve done everything we’ve asked them to for roughly the better part of ten years and we’ve traveled all over the country and they’ve... Read more 

Father's Day From Kentucky's Sports Dads

06/18/2017 12:00 PM

Dads throughout the state who coached their children, or coach with their children, as well as the sons themselves, spoke with Spectrum News about the experience and what it was like for them and their sons. Watch the full story here:  Read more 

BREAKING | NCAA Committee On Infractions Announcing Ruling On UofL Today

06/15/2017 09:39 AM

An NCAA conference call will take place at noon eastern as the NCAA Committee on Infractions panel announces their decision regarding the UofL men’s basketball team. Carol Cartwright, chief hearing officer and president emeritus of Kent State and Bowling Green will deliver the decision. The news release and public report at 11 a.m. ET today. Immediately following, UofL Interim President Dr. Greg Postel, Athletics Director Tom Jurch and head men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino will address the media at 12:30 p.m. eastern... Read more 

UofL Field Hockey Commit Overcomes Medical Condition To Become Part of Team USA

06/14/2017 08:30 PM

University of Louisville commit and Christian Academy of Louisville goalkeeper Samantha Minrath knew pretty early her field hockey talent could take her to the next level. “In seventh grade actually I started to receive emails and messages in the mail from colleges, so in seventh grade was when I started to narrow down what I wanted in a college and then basically in ninth grade is when I started visiting different colleges and seeing what I wanted in a college more... Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Breaking Down The Recent Successes

06/13/2017 06:05 PM

It’s been a whirlwind of a week for Louisville baseball. First, a weekend sweep over rival Kentucky in the Super Regional to punch a ticket to the College World Series. Then, the MLB draft begins on Monday, two-way player Brendan McKay going fourth overall to the Tampa Bay Rays. Since then, numerous teammates of McKay’s have also been picked up by their respective MLB teams. Louisville also found out when and who they would be facing in Omaha on Monday night,... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | The Super Regional Through Jeremy Smith's Lens

06/12/2017 05:00 PM

Louisville running back Jeremy Smith has been caught on camera too many times to count. He never dreamed he’d end up on the other side of the camera. “Never. Like I’d probably take a picture here and there, but it was never me recording anything. I don’t think I would have ever done that before,” Smith told Spectrum News, minutes before he began shooting the Louisville/Kentucky baseball Super Regional match-up. He needed internship credits for his major in Sports Administration. He... Read more 

R&B Superstar Bryson Tiller Donates Basketball Courts in Louisville

06/08/2017 05:22 PM

It’s possible here. That was the message being spread in Wyandotte Park yesterday in South Louisville with Louisville-native and R&B star Bryson Tiller decided to give back to his hometown by donating new basketball courts in his old neighborhood and hosting a Nike camp to go along with it. “I’m not going to lie man, the last time I was here, you know, every time I come to Louisville I just drive past on Taylor Boulevard and I used to just see... Read more 

Hoops For Christ | From Professional Basketball, To Behind Bars

06/06/2017 07:00 PM

“It’s everything that you would think it was as far as hearing the bars close and walking through the yard and its very rowdy when you walk into the gym. You know, sometimes its five, six hundred inmates,” Phillip Morrison said, as he explained the inside of a prison. Former Cardinal basketball player Terrance Farley never thought he would end up behind bars; at least not this way. “I played overseas for about eight years. I came back here and got involved... Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Cardinals Win First NCAA Game Over Radford

06/02/2017 11:08 PM

The Louisville Cardinals defeated the Radford Highlanders 11-6 in their first game of the NCAA Regional. After going scoreless in the first two innings, Louisville was able to jump to a 6-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning. Radford quickly answered with four runs in the top of the fourth inning, then tied the game in the top of the sixth with two more runs. Louisville answered- scoring three in the bottom of the sixth and two more... Read more 

H.S. Swimming | Brooke Forde Has Big Goals Heading To Stanford

06/02/2017 06:35 PM

For as long as she can remember, Brooke Forde has been in the water. “I think I was around the age of one [when she started swimming]. My older brothers both swam and so my mom had me in the water pretty much as soon as I could and I just kind of learned to swim by following my brothers and then I joined my first team, my neighborhood team, I was five I think,” Forde explained. Her older brothers each earned... Read more