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

Draft Declarations | Hamidou Diallo Declares For Draft, Hires An Agent

04/16/2018 07:02 PM

Kentucky men’s basketball redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo announced Monday that he plans to submit his name for the 2018 NBA Draft and hire an agent, which would effectively end his collegiate career. The NBA Draft is June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. “I would like to start off by thanking my family for always supporting and believing in me,” Diallo said. “Thank you to Coach Cal, the assistants and the staff for everything. You guys have pushed... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Blue Beats White In Spring Football Game

04/16/2018 06:57 PM

Sophomore running back A.J. Rose rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns as the Blue (offense) beat the White (defense) 45-32 in Kentucky football team’s annual Blue-White Game Friday night at Kroger Field. Rose, who carried 15 times for 37 yards during his redshirt freshman season in 2017, had five carries of 10 yards or more and scored three of the game’s five touchdowns. Sophomore Quarterbacks Gunnar Hoak and Terry Wilson each spent time with the first-team offense, producing similar results. Hoak... Read more 

Comeback Cats Come Back To Kentucky For Maker's Mark Signing

04/13/2018 04:29 PM

Friday at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, hundreds of dedicated Kentucky fans waited in line to get their Maker’s Mark Bottle signed. Former University of Kentucky coach Tubby Smith (1997-2007) and members of the “Comeback Cats” 1998 team limited edition Maker’s Mark bottle, including Smith, Cameron Mills, Jeff Sheppard, Wayne Turner, Mike Bradley, Saul Smith, Ryann Hogan, Scott Padgett, Allen Edwards and Steve Masiello signed autographs alongside their championship trophy. Rob Samuels of Maker’s Mark and Bill Thomason of Keeneland were also... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Former Cards Shine At Pro Day

03/29/2018 05:36 PM

The NFL Draft is under a month away, beginning on April 26. Today, the Louisville football program hosted their annual Pro Day at the Trager Center. 21 former Cardinals worked out in front of scouts from all 32 NFL teams, including Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin. Former quarterback, running back and wide receiver Reggie Bonnafon showed his athleticism, with a 10-foot-7 broad jump and a 38-inch vertical. Former tight end Charles Standberry notched a 34-inch vertical and 25 repetitions on the... Read more 

WKU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL | Michelle Clark-Heard Leaving WKU, Greg Collins Named New Head Coach

03/27/2018 10:16 AM

Western Kentucky Women’s Basketball Head Coach Michelle Clark-Heard is leaving WKU for the Cincinnati Lady Bearcats head coaching job. Reports surfaced Monday that she had interviewed at UC. According to the Bowling Green Daily News, Clark-Heard also interviewed with Ole Miss for their women’s basketball coaching vacancy. Heard has been WKU’s coach for six seasons with a 154-48 record. Under her direction, the Lady Tops won four conference tournament championships. “This is one of the hardest decisions that I have ever made... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Louisville Women Are Final Four Bound

03/25/2018 02:00 PM

In an Elite Eight match-up in the Lexington Regional, the Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team (36-2) defeated the Beaver of Oregon State (26-8) 76-43 for a trip to the Final Four in Columbus, Oh. Junior guard Asia Durr led all scorers with 18 points, four assists and five rebounds. Senior forward Myisha Hines-Allen finished with 16 points, three steals, two assists and three rebounds before fouling out of the game. Sophomore forward Sam Fuehring finished with 14 points, three blocks,... Read more 

NIT BASKETBALL | WKU Hilltoppers Advance To Semifinal Round

03/22/2018 05:56 PM

The Western Kentucky Hilltopper Men’s Basketball team (27-10) defeated the Oklahoma State Cowboys (21-15) 92-84 in the quarterfinal round of the NIT in Stillwater, Oklahoma on Eddie Sutton Court. The Hilltoppers advance to the semifinals in New York City’s Madison Square Garden on March 27. Tip-off time will be either 7:00 or 9:00 p.m. EST on ESPN where they will face two-seed Utah. Freshman guard Taveion Hollingsworth finished with 30 points, eight rebounds and an assist for the Tops. All five... Read more 

Former Wildcat Walter McCarty Hired At University of Evansville

03/22/2018 11:19 AM

Former Kentucky stand-out and Evansville, In. native Walter McCarty has been announced as the next head coach of the University of Evansville Purple Aces. The former Boston Celtics assistant is scheduled to be introduced at a press conference at 6:30 p.m. EST Friday. McCarty has been an assistant under Brad Stevens in Boston since 2013. He coached the Celtics’ Las Vegas summer league team heading into the 2017-18 season. Prior to his coaching stint in Boston, he was an assistant at... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Louisville Women's Team Prepares For Lexington Regional

03/20/2018 05:40 PM

Friday night the one-seeded Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team (34-2), will face four-seed Stanford (24-10), in the Lexington Regional. Tip-off will be at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN2. Head Coach Jeff Walz acknowledges it will be a tough match-up for his Cardinals: Nick Curran, the play-by-play announcer for the Louisville women’s basketball team joined Sports Night to talk about the upcoming game: Winner on Friday night will play in the Elite Eight on Sunday. Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMET | Cats Down Buffalo For A Ticket To Atlanta

03/17/2018 09:33 PM

The fifth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (26-10) defeated the 13-seeded Buffalo Bulls (27-9) 95-75 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Round of 32. The game was played in Taco Bell Arena on the campus of Boise State University in Idaho. Freshman point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the way for Kentucky with 27 points, six assists, two steals and eight rebounds. Redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo had one of his best games in a UK uniform, scoring 22 points, two... Read more