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

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 

COUNTY CONNECTION | Anderson County's Mackenzie Cann Shines At Kentucky

12/13/2017 07:29 PM

Mackenzie Cann, a 6’1” senior guard from Lawrenceburg, Kentucky is shining in her final season as a Kentucky Wildcat. The Anderson County product was a five-year varsity starter for the Bearcats- going 129-31 during her high school career. She was an all-state player and a Miss Kentucky Basketball finalist. She was also named a Kentucky All-Star for two postseason games. She was the eighth-region player of the year both as a junior and senior, and ranks first in school history... Read more 

COUNTY CONNECTION | Anderson County Cheerleader Shows Importance of Inclusion

12/13/2017 05:35 PM

Tuesday night the Anderson County boy’s basketball team defeated Rockcastle County 83-56. The game was like any other- there were players, coaches, referees, fans and students, and of course, cheerleaders. One Bearcat cheerleader may stick out. Jerrica Drury is wheelchair bound due to cerebral palsy. You won’t see her in a stunt or tumbling, but she is one of the most important members of Anderson County’s cheerleading squad. “She’s done more than just cheer down the sidelines. I believe that she’s actually... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Big Blue Shines In The Big Apple

12/09/2017 06:36 PM

The #7/8 Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team (8-1) defeated the Monmouth Hawks (3-7) Saturday 93-76. The two met for the first time in program history in the Citi Hoops Classic in Madison Square Garden in New York City in front of a crowd of over 10,000. Under Head Coach John Calipari, the Cats are 7-1 in New York City and 4-0 in Madison Square Garden. Kentucky went with a starting line-up of Quade Green, Hamidou Diallo, P.J. Washington, Kevin Knox... Read more 

UPike BASKETBALL | Coach Kelly Wells And His Daily Battle For His Health

12/06/2017 07:28 PM

Kelly Wells is in his 12th season as the Head Coach of the University of Pikeville Men’s Basketball Team. He has had ten 20-win seasons in the last 11 years, including a 28-8 run last season where they advanced to the quarter-finals in the NAIA tournament. “Sometimes you pick your team up and sometimes your team picks you up and I rely on them sometimes to have to pick me up a little bit,” Wells explained. For Wells, basketball has meant everything... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Stoops Tries To Land Recruits, How SEC Coaching Changes Can Help

12/05/2017 04:47 PM

As the SEC coaching carousel continues to spin, Mark Stoops mentioned in his Tuesday press conference that it could be beneficial to Kentucky on the recruiting front. Cats Illustrated’s T.J. Walker joined KSTV to discuss some recruits Kentucky has their eye on and that coaching changes have impacted in some way: Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs discuss how Stoops and his staff need to capitalize on the off-season chaos:  Read more 

VOLLEYBALL | Commonwealth Teams Honored By AVCA

12/05/2017 04:27 PM

The American Volleyball Coaches Association honored three programs across the state of Kentucky for their excellence in volleyball. Western Kentucky Senior outside hitter Alyssa Cavanaugh was named WKU’s first Regional Player of the Year for the South Region. Cavanaugh, along with fellow senior and setter Jessica Lucas, were each named to the All-Region Selection. Each of them have earned the honor all four years. Junior middle blocker Rachel Anderson was also named to the All-Region selection. Senior right-side hitter Sydney Engle was... Read more 

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