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February 19, 2020

Lexington’s Railbird Festival 2020 Lineup Released

Nick Roush 12:30pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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Central Kentucky’s premier music festival has released its 2020 lineup. The second edition of the music festival on the grounds at Keeneland Racecourse will be headlined by Maren Morris and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit. Tanya Tucker, Trampled by Turtles and The Head & The Heart will also play August 22-23 in Lexington. The…

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WATCH: Married, Off-Duty Officers Stop Robbery at Louisville Cane’s

Nick Roush 11:17am February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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One guy picked the wrong Cane’s to rob. Late Saturday night Justin Carter walked inside the relatively empty Raising Canes on Bardstown Road in Louisville. According to the arrest report, he showed an employee the weapon. Carter’s plan unraveled almost immediately. There were only two customers eating in the restaurant at the time. Both were…

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February 17, 2020

Murray State player given technical foul for pointing at teammate, coach ejected

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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College basketball officiating is back in the news today after a clip from Saturday’s Murray State vs. Morehead State women’s basketball game went viral. In the first half of the game, Murray State’s Lex Mayes hit a three and pointed at the teammate who gave her the assist, which resulted in a technical foul from…

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February 13, 2020

WATCH: EKU football player body-slams police officer during arrest

Jack Pilgrim 1:15pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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A linebacker at Eastern Kentucky University is in serious trouble. Michael Harris, a former four-star linebacker in the class of 2018 and Auburn transfer, has been charged with three counts of felony assault on a police officer, along with misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct (two counts), resisting arrest (two counts), obstructing officials business (two counts),…

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February 11, 2020

The 2020 KHSAA Sweet 16 brackets are out

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm February 11, 2020 2/11/20

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Believe it or not, we’re a month away from the Boys and Girls Sweet 16 Tournaments at Rupp Arena. This afternoon, the pairings were revealed, showing which regions will be squaring off for the title of the Bluegrass’ best. Girls’ Sweet 16: March 11-15, Rupp Arena Boys’ Sweet 16: March 18-22, Rupp Arena We’ll have…

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February 10, 2020

Want to see one of the top 8th graders in the country play? Go watch Lyon County

Troy Howell 8:00pm February 10, 2020 2/10/20

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Photo: @Tanner_Tabor Travis Perry is considered by many scouting services to be one of the top 8th graders in the nation.  Perry, a point guard, led Lyon County to a 21-10 record last season and has the Lyons off to a 16-9 start this season.  He averaged 21 points as a 7th grader and is…

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February 9, 2020

Son of Former Kentucky Stars, Reed Sheppard, Posts Quadruple-Double in High School Game

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20

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Reed Sheppard was literally born to play basketball in the state of Kentucky. His parents, Jeff Sheppard and Stacey Reed, were both superstar players during their respective time playing for the Kentucky Wildcats. Their son appears to be following in their footsteps. Back on Jan. 20, Reed posted a quadruple-double for North Laurel County High School…

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February 6, 2020

Governor, bipartisan supporters push sports betting bill (A KSR Goes To Frankfort Special Report)

Drew Franklin 10:41pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (I’ve always wanted to do that) — Light rain began to puddle on the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol as I made my way toward the closest door I could find. Was this the door I needed, the door where random people who don’t know what they’re doing wander in aimlessly off…

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January 22, 2020

KY Senator blames Matt Jones for failed bill, says step out from behind the mic

Drew Franklin 7:00pm January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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If you listened to last Friday’s edition of the Kentucky Sports Radio radio show, you heard the four of us break down, and give our opinions on, a bill being pushed around in Frankfort. (Ryan Lemond nailed his opinion of it, too.) The bill — Senate Bill 89, it was called — died a very…

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Florence Y’alls: Best minor league team name ever or BEST MINOR LEAGUE TEAM NAME EVER?

Drew Franklin 11:00am January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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“Y’alls is a culture, and Florence is its capital,” says the Twitter account for Kentucky’s new minor league baseball team, the Florence Y’alls. An ode to the famous Florence water tower, the town’s Frontier League club has officially changed its name from the Florence Freedom to the Florence Y’alls. The team’s new tagline is, “Y’all…

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February 19, 2020

Lexington’s Railbird Festival 2020 Lineup Released

Nick Roush 12:30pm February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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1 tag

Central Kentucky’s premier music festival has released its 2020 lineup. The second edition of the music festival on the grounds at Keeneland Racecourse will be headlined by Maren Morris and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit. Tanya Tucker, Trampled by Turtles and The Head & The Heart will also play August 22-23 in Lexington. The…

Read More

WATCH: Married, Off-Duty Officers Stop Robbery at Louisville Cane’s

Nick Roush 11:17am February 19, 2020 2/19/20

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One guy picked the wrong Cane’s to rob. Late Saturday night Justin Carter walked inside the relatively empty Raising Canes on Bardstown Road in Louisville. According to the arrest report, he showed an employee the weapon. Carter’s plan unraveled almost immediately. There were only two customers eating in the restaurant at the time. Both were…

Read More

February 17, 2020

Murray State player given technical foul for pointing at teammate, coach ejected

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am February 17, 2020 2/17/20

4 categories

2 tags

College basketball officiating is back in the news today after a clip from Saturday’s Murray State vs. Morehead State women’s basketball game went viral. In the first half of the game, Murray State’s Lex Mayes hit a three and pointed at the teammate who gave her the assist, which resulted in a technical foul from…

Read More

February 13, 2020

WATCH: EKU football player body-slams police officer during arrest

Jack Pilgrim 1:15pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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A linebacker at Eastern Kentucky University is in serious trouble. Michael Harris, a former four-star linebacker in the class of 2018 and Auburn transfer, has been charged with three counts of felony assault on a police officer, along with misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct (two counts), resisting arrest (two counts), obstructing officials business (two counts),…

Read More

February 11, 2020

The 2020 KHSAA Sweet 16 brackets are out

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm February 11, 2020 2/11/20

3 categories

1 tag

Believe it or not, we’re a month away from the Boys and Girls Sweet 16 Tournaments at Rupp Arena. This afternoon, the pairings were revealed, showing which regions will be squaring off for the title of the Bluegrass’ best. Girls’ Sweet 16: March 11-15, Rupp Arena Boys’ Sweet 16: March 18-22, Rupp Arena We’ll have…

Read More

February 10, 2020

Want to see one of the top 8th graders in the country play? Go watch Lyon County

Troy Howell 8:00pm February 10, 2020 2/10/20

3 categories

1 tag

Photo: @Tanner_Tabor Travis Perry is considered by many scouting services to be one of the top 8th graders in the nation.  Perry, a point guard, led Lyon County to a 21-10 record last season and has the Lyons off to a 16-9 start this season.  He averaged 21 points as a 7th grader and is…

Read More

February 9, 2020

Son of Former Kentucky Stars, Reed Sheppard, Posts Quadruple-Double in High School Game

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20

3 categories

2 tags

Reed Sheppard was literally born to play basketball in the state of Kentucky. His parents, Jeff Sheppard and Stacey Reed, were both superstar players during their respective time playing for the Kentucky Wildcats. Their son appears to be following in their footsteps. Back on Jan. 20, Reed posted a quadruple-double for North Laurel County High School…

Read More

February 6, 2020

Governor, bipartisan supporters push sports betting bill (A KSR Goes To Frankfort Special Report)

Drew Franklin 10:41pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

3 categories

5 tags

FRANKFORT, Ky. (I’ve always wanted to do that) — Light rain began to puddle on the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol as I made my way toward the closest door I could find. Was this the door I needed, the door where random people who don’t know what they’re doing wander in aimlessly off…

Read More

January 22, 2020

KY Senator blames Matt Jones for failed bill, says step out from behind the mic

Drew Franklin 7:00pm January 22, 2020 1/22/20

3 categories

5 tags

If you listened to last Friday’s edition of the Kentucky Sports Radio radio show, you heard the four of us break down, and give our opinions on, a bill being pushed around in Frankfort. (Ryan Lemond nailed his opinion of it, too.) The bill — Senate Bill 89, it was called — died a very…

Read More

Florence Y’alls: Best minor league team name ever or BEST MINOR LEAGUE TEAM NAME EVER?

Drew Franklin 11:00am January 22, 2020 1/22/20

2 categories

2 tags

“Y’alls is a culture, and Florence is its capital,” says the Twitter account for Kentucky’s new minor league baseball team, the Florence Y’alls. An ode to the famous Florence water tower, the town’s Frontier League club has officially changed its name from the Florence Freedom to the Florence Y’alls. The team’s new tagline is, “Y’all…

Read More