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 MEN'S SOCCER | Cardinals Sign 6-Year-Old In His "Best Day Ever"

06/14/2018 05:49 PM

Thursday was a special day for the Louisville Men’s Soccer Team as the Cardinals signed a new player and held a press conference. The player’s name is David Turner. He is 6-years-old and has Grade 4 Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a brain stem tumor. On April 17, the family learned of David’s tumor and on the 24th he underwent a needle biopsy with a neurosurgery team. May 1, the family met with the oncology unit and their worst fear was confirmed:... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Sitting Down With Recruiting Coordinator Vince Marrow

06/06/2018 01:42 PM

Vince Marrow is an assistant coach for the Kentucky Football team, serving as the Recruiting Coordinator, NFL Liaison and working with the tight ends. He was hired by Head Coach Mark Stoops in December, 2012 and has been with the team ever since. He sat down with KSTV in a two-part series to discuss the state of football at the University of Kentucky this off-season. Part 1: Part 2: UK Football kicks off their 2018 schedule at home against Central Michigan on September... Read more 

UK ATHLETICS | Former Student-Athlete, Athletic Director C.M. Newton Passes Away

06/05/2018 10:19 AM

Former University of Kentucky student-athlete and Athletic Director C.M. Newtown passed away Monday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama at the age of 88, according to UK. In a press release, current Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart issued the following statement: “C.M. Newton is a giant in the history of the University of Kentucky, the Southeastern Conference and in the sport of basketball,” said Barnhart. “As a student-athlete, he was a national champion basketball player and star baseball pitcher. He returned to his alma mater... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Interest Growing For In-State Prospect

05/22/2018 03:09 PM

UK Football recruiting in the state is heating up along with the temperatures. One player Mark Stoops and his staff have their eyes on: Wandale Robinson. Robinson is a versatile athlete from Western Hills High in Frankfort. He is considered a 3-star by 24/7 Sports and the ninth all-purpose back in the country for the class of 2019. Robinson is 5’9.5” and 179 lbs. and holds offers from Duke, Kentucky, Michigan, Virginia, Cincinnati, Purdue and others. KSTV visited Western Hills to talk with... Read more 

UK Football | Former Wildcat QB Freddie Maggard Added To The Staff

05/21/2018 06:10 PM

Former Kentucky quarterback Freddie Maggard (1988-91) has joined Mark Stoops’ support staff with the UK Football team. Maggard had spent time in the media, as a part of the UK Football pregame show, and on “Monday Morning Quarterback” with the voice of the Wildcats Tom Leach, a writer and even a few appearances on Spectrum News. He will serve as the Director of Player Development for the football team. It will include character development, community work, helping players find internships... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Saying Goodbye To "The Cliff"

05/11/2018 03:50 PM

The No. 17 Kentucky Baseball team (31-17, 11-13 SEC) has an important weekend series ahead- both on and off the field. The Bat Cats will play host to the Mississippi State Bulldogs (27-22, 11-13 SEC). This is the final regular season homestead for UK- and what could be the final games at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky in the stadium’s 50 year history. Kentucky is still in contention to host post-season play, but this is the final regular-season series at... Read more 

DERBY 144 | Local Trainers Looking For A Derby Weekend Win

04/25/2018 01:50 PM

Louisville-native and trainer Brad Cox has two fillies in contention for the Kentucky Oaks. Monomy Girl, who will be ridden by Florent Geroux and Sassy Sienna, jockeyed by Gary Stevens. He has never had a Kentucky Oaks win, but said it would be big for him as he has visited the track as long as he can remember. Same goes for fellow trainer Dale Romans. Romans said he grew up in the barn. He’s the all-time winningest trainer at Churchill Downs,... Read more 

UK ATHLETICS | 2018 CATSPY Awards Presented

04/24/2018 12:43 PM

The University of Kentucky held the 16th annual CATSPY Awards were held Monday in Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performances during the 2017-18 year in the UK Athletics department. With co-winners in some categories, 37 individuals were recognized as well as three teams. Headlining the awards this year were the national championship rifle team, volleyball, and track and field teams. Powered by air rifle national champion Henrik Larsen and junior Hanna Carr, head coach Harry Mullins and the UK rifle... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | QB Steven Duncan Arrested

04/23/2018 05:55 PM

Just hours after the Western Kentucky University Football Spring Game, WKU redshirt sophomore quarterback Steven Duncan was arrested. According to records at the Warren County Regional Jail, Duncan, 19, was booked at 2:43 a.m. central on April 22. Duncan was charged with DUI, failure to produce his insurance card and failure to use his headlights. WKU released the following statement on Sunday: “We are aware of the situation and currently gathering more information. We take this matter very seriously as a football... Read more 

Draft Declarations | Wenyen Gabriel Declares For 2018 NBA Draft

04/18/2018 04:43 PM

Wednesday the University of Kentucky announced that men’s basketball sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel will submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent. So long as Gabriel does not hire an agent, he will have until May 30 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky. “My dream has always been to play professionally,” Gabriel said. “After talking... Read more