basketball http://wkms.org en Youth Learn Love of Basketball at Coach Prohm Summer Camp http://wkms.org/post/youth-learn-love-basketball-coach-prohm-summer-camp <p>Murray State's Steve Prohm Basketball Camp is getting ready for the summer. Each year, kids of all ages are invited to the week-long camp to learn the game of basketball and have fun playing it with Murray State's head coach and the Racers. Assistant Coach James Kane visits our studios on<em> Sounds Good</em> for a preview of camp activities.</p><p><a href="http://www.goracers.com/news/2014/4/7/MBB_0407144500.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;">See the schedule and camp details</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 09 May 2014 20:22:03 +0000 Kate Lochte 40460 at http://wkms.org Youth Learn Love of Basketball at Coach Prohm Summer Camp Racers win CIT Tournament http://wkms.org/post/racers-win-cit-tournament <p></p><p>The Murray State Racers ended the 2013-14 season with a 65-57 win in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament over the Yale Bulldogs at the CFSB Center in Murray.</p><p>The Racers (23-11) won four games at home in the CIT to become the sixth champion of the event that Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:29:21 +0000 Troy Taylor & and MSU Sports Information 39696 at http://wkms.org Racers win CIT Tournament The Rise and Fall of Richie Farmer http://wkms.org/post/rise-and-fall-richie-farmer <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>As the University of Kentucky Wildcats prepare for their NCAA&nbsp; basketball tournament showdown with Louisville on Friday, one of the most popular players from UK’s storied past is reporting to federal prison.</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:15:11 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 39463 at http://wkms.org The Rise and Fall of Richie Farmer Neal Bradley on the Racers' Charge to the Top of OVC http://wkms.org/post/neal-bradley-racers-charge-top-ovc <p>Tracy Ross speaks with Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley about all things Murray State basketball. In this installment, they recap the recent games against&nbsp;Austin Peay State University and Eastern Illinois University. Also, they discuss the Racers' charge to the top of the OVC standings.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:37:25 +0000 Tracy Ross 38261 at http://wkms.org Neal Bradley on the Racers' Charge to the Top of OVC Racer Sports Update with Neal Bradley http://wkms.org/post/racer-sports-update-neal-bradley <p>Tracy Ross recently spoke with the "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley about last Saturday's Blue Gold Bowl and next year's Racer Basketball schedule. Here's this month's Murray State Racers update.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:11:20 +0000 Tracy Ross 31071 at http://wkms.org Racer Sports Update with Neal Bradley Kentucky BOE To Consider Organizing Middle School Athletics http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-boe-consider-organizing-middle-school-athletics <p></p><p>The Kentucky Board of Education will soon reconsider its policies governing middle school athletics. A legislative task force crafted final recommendations this week, which include many policies already in place at the high school level. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 22:04:56 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 25040 at http://wkms.org Kentucky BOE To Consider Organizing Middle School Athletics Zay Jackson Case Goes to Grand Jury http://wkms.org/post/zay-jackson-case-goes-grand-jury <p>The Zaveral “Zay” Jackson case goes to a grand jury. The Paducah Sun reports the Murray State point guard turned down a plea-deal in a Calloway Circuit Court hearing yesterday. The deal had offered a one-year-jail sentence and the possibility of shock probation. &nbsp;Jackson is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment. Two Paducah residents claim the&nbsp;20-year-old basketball player from Hammond, La., hit them with his car in September.</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:59:25 +0000 Dave Shinall & Paducah Sun 24821 at http://wkms.org Zay Jackson Case Goes to Grand Jury MSU Regular Season Basketball Begins http://wkms.org/post/msu-regular-season-basketball-begins <p></p><p>Tonight’s men’s and women’s double header at the CFSB center marks the opening of the Murray State Racers’ regular basketball season. The Murray State women’s team will start off the night with a game against the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers at 5:15. Rounding off the night, the Murray State men’s team will play the Brescia Bearcats at 7:30. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:21:44 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24310 at http://wkms.org MSU Regular Season Basketball Begins The Morning Cram [polite polities edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-polite-polities-edition <p></p><p></p><p><strong>From NPR:</strong> For most of us, Election Day marks a welcome end to months of relentless political ads and partisan bickering. But in an age when the rules about when it's OK to express one's political opinion seem to have frayed, what if someone decides the line at the polling station is the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/11/06/164353389/voting-queue-etiquette-hey-buddy-that-s-out-of-line">place to talk politics</a>? Tue, 06 Nov 2012 14:45:02 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24157 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [polite polities edition] Youth Report: Tracking US Men's Basketball at the 2012 Olympic Games http://wkms.org/post/youth-report-tracking-us-mens-basketball-2012-olympic-games <p>The 2012 Summer Olympics begin in London this weekend, with the opening ceremony scheduled for Friday at 6:30 p.m. on NBC. WKMS Youth Reporter Patrick Jones is keeping a close eye on how the U.S. Men&rsquo;s Basketball Team fares in the exhibition games and brings us this analysis.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 22:26:38 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Patrick Jones 19696 at http://wkms.org Youth Report: Tracking US Men's Basketball at the 2012 Olympic Games