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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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

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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

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"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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Sports
2:43 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Neal Bradley's Racer Football Season Outlook

Murray State returns to action with their final non-conference game of the season at Western Michigan
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Voice of the Racers Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross look back at the first two games of the Racer Football season, preview tomorrow's game at Western Michigan and the upcoming match-up with OVC favorites: Jacksonville State on Sounds Good.

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Arts
5:07 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Playhouse in the Park Presents Heartwarming Comedy "Grace & Glorie"

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Murray's Playhouse in the Park presents "Grace and Glorie" the next two weekends. Cast members Vicki Morton and Marci Jo Gardner-Edmonds and Director Rusty Jones visit Sounds Good with a glimpse into the story of what the volunteer hospice counselor from New York and the feisty old cancer victim of the Blue Grass Mountains learn together.

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Education
4:33 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Networking and Fun at AT&T Women in Telecom Golf Day

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Murray State's Telecommunications Systems Management program hosts the AT&T Women in Telecom Golf Day on September 11. Program coordinator Annie Vandiver shares the details during Sounds Good and gives some insight into where some of the TSM graduates are working.

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