KY ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME | Class of 2018 Announced

06/27/2018 04:44 PM

There will be seven individuals joining the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame this year.

The Class of 2018 includes the following: Sam Ball, former UK football player and Super Bowl champion; Bob Baffert, five-time Kentucky Derby winner and two-time Triple Crown winning trainer; Bob Beatty, 13-time state championship-winning football coach at Trinity High School; Bernie Bickerstaff, veteran NBA coach, administrator and scout; Nicky Hayden (now deceased), MotoGP world champion; and Ken and Sarah Ramsey, some of the most prolific horse racing owners in the Commonwealth.

On Wednesday, horse racing owner Ken Ramsey discussed his selection into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018:

The 2018 Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be honored on Aug. 22 at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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