Tracy Ross

Program Director, Host of Sounds Good and Beyond the Edge

Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.  

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4:18 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

The Midtown Men Bring "Sixties Hits" to The Carson Center

Midtown Men at The Carson Center
Credit thecarsoncenter.org

Experience a night of 60s nostalgia this Friday at The Carson Center with The Midtown Men, four stars from the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys. They reunited to sing their favorite songs of the sixties from The Beatles, The Four Seasons, The Rascals, Motown, The Mamas & The Papas, The Ronettes and Dusty Springfield. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Michael Langoria about how the group got together and what it's like bringing the Sixties to life.

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Sports
2:19 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Neal Bradley's Racer Basketball Update: A Hot Start to 2015

Murray State v Morehead State
Credit Murray State Sports Information, goracers.com

The Murray State Racers Men's Basketball team stands at 12-4 and 2-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference after recording their 10th straight win against Tennessee Tech. Their next game is this Sunday at Jacksonville State, which Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley tells Tracy Ross should be an interesting match up as the opponent has been "puzzling" one. Here's a recap of recent games and and outlook for the next couple weeks, on Sounds Good.

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Sports
5:26 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Neal Bradley's Racer Basketball Update: Hot Shooting & Season-High Winning Streak

Credit Tab Brockman, goracers.com

The Murray State Racer Men's Basketball team is red-hot on the court with a five game winning-streak heading into tomorrow's game with Illinois State. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley discuss the Reacers' hot shooting and season-high streak. 

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Sports
1:48 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Neal Bradley Recaps First Month of Racer Basketball on Sounds Good

"The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk through the first month of Murray State Racer basketball. 

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Culture
3:06 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

Emmy-Nominated Rapper Performs in Marion Despite Cancellation by School Adminstrators

Credit T.O.N.E-z, Facebook

Rapper/actor T.O.N.E-z. received an Emmy nomination in 2012 for his song "Long Hard Times To Come," which is the theme song to the television series Justified. His free performance at halftime of a high school football game in October was canceled at the last minute by school administrators. On Sounds Good, T.O.N.E-z. and Crittenden County Football Boosters President Serena Dickerson talked with Tracy Ross about the circumstances surrounding the cancelation and the rapper's decision to return to Marion last Saturday to perform at Fohs Hall with Big Atomic.

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Sports
5:43 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Racers Basketball Season Opens Tonight Against Houston

Cameron Payne
Credit Tab Brockman, goracers.com

The Racers Men's Basketball team kicks off their 90th season tonight in a home game against the Houston Cougars at the CFSB Center, their first match against them since 1955. Cameron Payne was recently placed on the watch list for the Bob Cousy Award and Lou Henson Award (Racer Alum Isaiah Canaan had previously made this list). Tracy Ross gets a preview with Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley on Sounds Good.

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Arts
12:26 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

MSU Jazz Orchestra Previews Midwest Clinic Concert Tonight in Lovett

Dr. Todd Hill on Sounds Good

The Midwest Clinic is among the largest instrumental music educators conferences in the world, drawing an international attendance of roughly 17,000. Murray State University's Jazz Orchestra was one of two jazz programs in the country selected to perform at this prestigious event (the other is Sam Houston State University). Director Dr. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good with a preview of their concert, this December in Chicago, tonight in Lovett Auditorium. 

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Sports
10:58 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Neal Bradley's Racer Football/Basketball Update

Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley stops by Sounds Good to talk with Tracy Ross about all things Murray State Racers Football and Basketball. The football season is wrapping up and Bradley gives a summary of how the Racers fared. Also, the Men's Basketball season is just getting underway and we'll hear about some of Coach Steve Prohm's strategies for the season.

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Sports
6:02 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Racer Football, Basketball Mid-October Update with Neal Bradley

Credit Tab Brockman, goracers.com

Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley talks Racer Football and Basketball with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good. They discuss some of the recent games played by the Football team, namely the stunning homecoming win against Southeast Missouri and predictions against Austin Peay. Bradley also takes a look at the Basketball schedule.

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Sports
10:52 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Racer Football Update with Neal Bradley

Credit Tab Brockman, goracers.com

"The Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to talk all things Murray State Racer football. This week, they discuss on the Racers' losses to Western Michigan and Jacksonville State, and look ahead to the game tomorrow at Cookeville versus Tennessee Tech. 

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