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 FOOTBALL | Ranked in AP Preseason Top 25

08/21/2017 12:24 PM

The Associated Press preseason Top 25 rankings were released Monday, with Louisville coming in at 16. Alabama was #1, receiving 52 first-place votes. Here is the top 25: 1. Alabama (52) 2. Ohio State (3) 3. Florida State (4) 4. USC (2) 5. Clemson 6. Penn State 7. Oklahoma 8. Washington 9. Wisconsin 10. Oklahoma State 11. Michigan 12. Auburn 13. LSU 14. Stanford 15. Georgia 16. Louisville 17. Florida 18. Miami 19. South Florida 20. Kansas State 21. Virginia Tech 22. West Virginia 23. Texas 24. Washington State 25. Tennessee Others receiving votes: TCU 98, Utah 85, Notre Dame 65, Boise State 37, NC State 26,... Read more 

Former UK Football Offensive Lineman Now Head Coach At His High School

08/17/2017 05:00 PM

Billy Joe Murphy, a former offensive lineman at UK, always knew he wanted to suit up in the blue and white one day. “I grew up a Kentucky fan, I mean, I did. And I had thought about some other schools in the recruiting process, but the first time I went to Kentucky, yeah I knew that’s where I wanted to be,” Murphy told KSTV. Graduating in 2011, he moved back to Western Kentucky, and last year he got to accomplish another... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky featuring Boyle County

08/17/2017 05:00 PM

In 2016, the Boyle County Rebels finished with a 7-5 record, making a first-round playoff exit, losing to the eventual 3-A State Champion in Louisville Central. The Rebels went 3-2 in the region and 2-1 in the district. For a coach with five state titles to his name, Chuck Smith and his players are itching for another one. With Division-One talent on the roster such as Purdue commit Will Brammel, the Rebels have a hopeful outlook for the 2017 season. Boyle... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky featuring Danville

08/17/2017 04:19 PM

In 2016, the Danville Admirals finished as the class 2-A state runners-up. They finished the year with a 12-3 record, going 7-2 in the region and 3-1 in the district. They ended the year by falling to Christian Academy of Louisville in the state title game. In 2017, they know they have a target on their back due to their deep post-season run, but their goal of winning a State Championship hasn’t changed. Another unique challenge they face- playing Fredrick Douglass... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring Logan County

08/11/2017 07:30 PM

Beginning the 2016 season, the Logan County Cougars were riding the longest losing streak in the state of Kentucky- one that began in 2012. That streak came to a halt the last week of the regular season, when they traveled to Todd County Central. The Cougars won in a dominating 56-27 fashion, snapping “the streak”. In year two under head coach Todd Adler, they hope to build off that win. Logan County begins their 2017 season on August 18 at Butler County at... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring DuPont Manual

08/07/2017 12:41 PM

In their first season under Coach Scott Carmony, the DuPont Manual Crimsons finished with a 9-3 record, going 6-3 in the region, but just 2-3 in district play. They eventually fell to St. X in the second round of the playoffs. Carmony admits that this season, his team doesn’t have a large veteran presence, which can make things complicated for both depth and leadership, but says the young guys leave them “energized”. Despite that, the players say they feel confident. Manual opens... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring North Oldham

08/06/2017 02:00 PM

The North Oldham Mustangs had a tough year under first-time head coach Joe Gamsky, finishing the season 0-10. That didn’t break the players, though. In fact, they admit they learned some lessons and they’re back and motivated as ever as year two under Gamsky. North Oldham begins the season at home against Western on August 18 at 7:30 o.m. eastern. Hear from Coach Gamsky and two seniors below:  Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Sanford's First Topper Media Day In The Books

08/05/2017 11:43 PM

WKU Head Football Coach Mike Sanford Jr. was upbeat and pleased with his Hilltopper squad as they hosted Media Day 2017 on the Hill, his first as head coach. In his opening statement, he had both good and bad news to deliver to fans: Leon Allen played in 37 games for the Toppers, rushing for over 2,000 yards and 22 touchdowns until a devastating injury caused him to miss most of the 2015 season, and all of the 2016 season. De’Andre Simmons started... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring Oldham County

08/05/2017 09:00 AM

The Oldham County Colonels are under new leadership this season with first-time Head Coach Michael Fox. Fox and his father combined have spent more than 20 years on staff at Trinity High school, and they’re looking to build that championship culture for the Colonels, a team that went 3-7 in 2016. Oldham County was just 1-4 in the district and region last season. Despite that, the players like the new changes around their program and the staff likes the worth ethic the... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Patrick Towles Thinks Jackson Was Snubbed

08/04/2017 06:00 PM

Friday, Fox Sports released a list of their top five college football quarterbacks heading into the 2017 season. Lamar Jackson was not on the list. Fox Sports listed the following: 1. Sam Darnold, USC 2. J.T. Barrett, Ohio State 3. Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State 4. Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma 5. Trace McSorley, Penn State Former UK and Boston College quarterback, Patrick Towles, disagreed with Jackson being listed low or left off lists such as these, and took to Twitter to express it. I can understand an argument that Lamar... Read more