NCAA http://wkms.org en Neal Bradley on Racers' Final Stretch in Regular Season http://wkms.org/post/neal-bradley-racers-final-stretch-regular-season <p>Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley stops by the WKMS studios to talk with Tracy Ross about all things Murray State sports. In this week's conversation, they review the Racers' recent games and preview the final stretch of the regular season ahead of OVC and NCAA tournaments.</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:07:34 +0000 Tracy Ross 38840 at http://wkms.org Neal Bradley on Racers' Final Stretch in Regular Season MSU Athletic Director on NCAA Rules Changes http://wkms.org/post/msu-athletic-director-ncaa-rules-changes <p>Murray State University’s Athletic Director Allen Ward takes a look at NCAA rules changes and steps he's taken to ensure the university's compliance. He also talks about the new season ahead for Murray State on the field and on the court. It's Coach Chris Hatcher's fourth year, and several players who are key to the football team's success this year. He talks about Coach Steve Prohm's recent recruitment and some returning players and putting together a new team.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 19:23:07 +0000 Kate Lochte & Tracy Ross 33798 at http://wkms.org MSU Athletic Director on NCAA Rules Changes Cats Leaving Early http://wkms.org/post/cats-leaving-early <p>The University of Kentucky&#39;s starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together.&nbsp; Now, as Kentucky Public Radio&#39;s Alan Lytle reports, the five history-making players will go their separate ways in the NBA Draft.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:53:26 +0000 Alan Lytle (KPR) 17678 at http://wkms.org Cats Leaving Early Kentucky Championship Coach Coming to Paducah http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-championship-coach-coming-paducah <p>The National Champion Kentucky Wildcats&rsquo; Trophy Tour will make a stop in Paducah on Friday. The visit is part of a state wide trip both by the championship trophy and the Wildcat&rsquo;s coach, John Calipari. Fans will have the opportunity to take a picture with the trophy during the event at the Park Avenue Kroger between 7:30-8:30pm on Friday.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:28:45 +0000 Drew Adams 17601 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Championship Coach Coming to Paducah Afternoon Round-Up 4/03/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-40312 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>The Obama administration has proposed <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/03/149687163/under-scrutiny-some-head-start-programs-in-limbo">big changes</a> for the early childhood education program Head Start.</p><p><strong>Central Kentucky:</strong></p><p>A bill to help <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/coal-county-scholarship-bill-limbo">students from coal mining counties</a> in Kentucky finish their education is once again in limbo.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 20:57:40 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17513 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/03/12 UK Celebrations Continue http://wkms.org/post/uk-celebrations-continue <p>Thousands of UK fans packed into Rupp Arena this afternoon for a celebration of the men&rsquo;s basketball teaming winning the NCAA title.</p><p>Think of it as a mini version of Big Blue Madness. More than 20,000 people got free tickets to the Kentucky celebration at Rupp Arena this afternoon. Robert Rose drove up from Powell County to get a look at the 2012 Wildcats and their championship trophy.</p><p>&ldquo;Means everything to me and my family. We&rsquo;ve been UK fans, raised on it since we was little.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:26:07 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 17508 at http://wkms.org UK Celebrations Continue Wildcat Fans Get Out of Hand http://wkms.org/post/wildcat-fans-get-out-hand <p>Lexington police say they&rsquo;ve arrested several dozen people following the Wildcats&#39; 67-59 win over Kansas in last night&rsquo;s NCAA championship game.&nbsp; Fans filled the streets near the university campus within minutes of the game&#39;s conclusion. They jumped up and down, screamed, sprayed beer and waved Kentucky flags. Celebrations grew violent as one man was shot, though his injuries were not life-threatening. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:20:38 +0000 Associated Press 17496 at http://wkms.org Wildcat Fans Get Out of Hand Afternoon Roundup 4-2-2012 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-roundup-4-2-2012 <p>On NPR this afternoon: <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/02/149843351/fixing-the-cutting-edge-innovation-meets-table-saw">The Cutting Edge of Table Saws</a></p><p>From WKMS:</p><p><strong>The Bridge: </strong></p><p>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are working on the remaining spans of the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge ahead of the arrival contractors to replace a <a href="http://wkms.org/post/crews-scramble-repair-eggners-ferry-bridge">collapsed portion of the bridge</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Alcohol:</strong></p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 22:11:48 +0000 Chad Lampe 17495 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Roundup 4-2-2012 Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-33012 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/03/30/149712048/the-economic-impact-of-killing-pink-slime">The Economic Impact Of Killing &#39;Pink Slime&#39;</a></p><p><strong>Frankfort:</strong></p><p>The Kentucky Senate has passed an amended bill that would help the state<a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/senate-passes-unemployment-insurance-loan-bill"> repay interest</a> on a federal unemployment insurance loan.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:50:10 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17473 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12 Afternoon Round-Up 3/27/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-32712 <h4><strong>On NPR:</strong> To keep customers, brick-and-mortar stores look to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/03/27/149463201/to-keep-customers-brick-and-mortar-stores-look-to-smartphones">smartphones</a>.</h4><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Education:</strong></p><p>Kentucky lawmakers are trying again to <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/house-tries-second-dropout-bill-compromise">raise the state&#39;s dropout age</a>.</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:39:55 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17393 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 3/27/12