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 | Interim AD Vince Tyra Discusses UofL/UK and Bowl Game

12/29/2017 10:21 AM

The Louisville football team departed for the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida on Christmas night. With the team, was Interim Director of Athletics Vince Tyra. Tyra sat down with Spectrum News to discuss Friday’s rivalry game, the bowl season, his interest in the permanent AD job , the NCAA and more. Listen to the full interview below. The Cardinals face Mississippi State in the TaxSlayer Bowl Saturday at noon eastern. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.  Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Alexander "Zan" Payne Hopes To Follow In Dad's Footsteps

12/22/2017 12:04 PM

Alexander “Zan” Payne is a typical high school basketball player. As a senior at Lexington Catholic, he just wants to improve his game enough to get some Division-1 looks, and help his team become better. What makes Zan different, is his last name. His father, Kenny Payne, is a former star at the University of Louisville who went on to play in the NBA and is now an assistant men’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky. There has been talk about... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Early Break Down Of UK vs. UCLA Match-Up

12/22/2017 09:56 AM

With Virginia Tech in the rear-view mirror, next for the Big Blue Nation is a trip to the Big Easy for a game against UCLA at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, home of the NBA’s Pelicans. The Cats (9-1) have been pouring on the points as of late, averaging 92 points per game in their last five, but the Bruins (8-3) don’t mind running either; they’re averaging 83 points per game on the season and have broken the 100-point... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Breaking Down 2018 Signees

12/22/2017 09:27 AM

In the first year of an early signing period for college football, the Kentucky Football staff signed 20 recruits to their 2018 class. The early signing period runs from Dec. 20-22, 2017. National Signing Day for college football is the first Wednesday in February, which falls on Feb. 7, 2018. Justin Rowland of Cats Illustrated and Rivals joined KSTV to discuss the 2018 class thus far: A full breakdown of the 20 signees can be found here . Read more 

UK Campus Staple Kennedy's Wildcat Den To Close Down

12/21/2017 06:36 PM

Since 1950 Kennedy’s Wildcat Den has been a mainstay on Kentucky’s campus. The place that has serviced generations of Kentucky students is closing its doors. KSTV’s Bradley McKee gives us a look at the final days of the classic UK fixture:  Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Cats Land Two Tight End Signees

12/20/2017 09:00 PM

During the early college football signing day period, Kentucky Football landed 20 signees. Among them, two tight ends. Keaton Upshaw is a three-star tight end from Lima, Ohio. The 6’7”, 225 pound senior ranks no. 32 for all the 2018 tight ends and 29th of all the players in the state of Ohio according to 24/7 sports. He chose UK over Louisville, Purdue, Pitt, West Virginia and others. Another tight end singing to the Cats: three-star Brendan Bates. Bates is a six-five 230... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Breaking Down Terry Wilson

12/20/2017 05:28 PM

Amid the early college football signing period, one name that has Kentucky fans excited: Terry Wilson Jr. Terry “Touchdown” Wilson is a junior college quarterback out of Garden City Community College in Kansas. The Oklahoma City-native attended Oregon prior to his junior college season. 24/7 Sports and Rivals gives Wilson three stars and ranks him the number two dual-threat Q-B coming out of JUCO. He is six-foot-three and 195 pounds and chose Kentucky over Florida, Ole Miss, Nebraska and Baylor. At... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Tops Prepped For Cure Bowl Match-Up

12/15/2017 05:49 PM

The Western Kentucky University football team (6-6, 4-4 C-USA) are gearing up for their Cure Bowl match-up in the first weekend of bowl games. The Tops face Georgia State (6-5, 5-3 Sun Belt) in Orlando’s Camping World Stadium at 1:30 p.m. central on Saturday. ESPN’s match-up predictor gives the Tops the advantage, giving them a 58.6% chance to win it. The Tops have won their last three consecutive bowl games. Georgia State has never won one a bowl game and a seventh... Read more 

Bellarmine Knights prepare to test win streak

12/15/2017 03:29 PM

The Bellarmine Knights have a huge match-up on Monday when they test a 48-game home winning streak against No. 20 LeMoyne College. The Knights’ home-court advantage is not only the longest win streak in Division II, but across all of college basketball and even the NBA. Bellarmine is 9-0 to start the season. The team’s last home loss was in December 2014 against Florida Southern, the eventual national champion. The record for the longest home win streak overall at the NCAA level belongs... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Louisville Files Suit Against Rick Pitino

12/14/2017 10:50 AM

The University of Louisville has filed a suit against former Louisville men’s basketball head coach Rick Pitino. They are suing the ousted coach for monetary damages from NCAA games that could be vacated, along with the Final Fours and 2013 national title. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court. They allege Pitino’s negligence and “wrongful conduct” has tarnished Louisville’s reputation. UofL is also seeking “bonuses and other compensation” they say was “wrongly paid” to the coach for the tournament... Read more 

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