First Look: "Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story"

06/10/2014 07:05 PM

In 1999, seven-foot basketball star John Stewart was committed to the University of Kentucky, signed as part of a class that included Keith Bogans, Marvin Stone and Marquis Estill. But, during a regional final in the Indiana high school playoffs, Stewart collapsed and died while playing the best game of his life.

KSTV is airing a documentary, “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story”, in July. Here is a preview:

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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