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Sports
3:22 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Youth Learn Love of Basketball at Coach Prohm Summer Camp

Assistant Coach James Kane

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 Sounds Good for a preview of camp activities.

See the schedule and camp details.

 

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Basketball
9:29 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Racers win CIT Tournament

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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.

The Racers (23-11) won four games at home in the CIT to become the sixth champion of the event that

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Politics
2:15 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

The Rise and Fall of Richie Farmer

Credit Rick Howlett

 

 As the University of Kentucky Wildcats prepare for their NCAA  basketball tournament showdown with Louisville on Friday, one of the most popular players from UK’s storied past is reporting to federal prison.

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Sports
2:37 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Neal Bradley on the Racers' Charge to the Top of OVC

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 Austin Peay State University and Eastern Illinois University. Also, they discuss the Racers' charge to the top of the OVC standings.

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Sports
1:11 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Racer Sports Update with Neal Bradley

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.

Sports
4:04 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Kentucky BOE To Consider Organizing Middle School Athletics

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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.

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Society
9:59 am
Thu November 22, 2012

Zay Jackson Case Goes to Grand Jury

Credit Lance Allison, goracers.com

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.  Jackson is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment. Two Paducah residents claim the 20-year-old basketball player from Hammond, La., hit them with his car in September.

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Sports
7:21 am
Fri November 9, 2012

MSU Regular Season Basketball Begins

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.

Morning Cram
8:45 am
Tue November 6, 2012

The Morning Cram [polite polities edition]

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From NPR: 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 place to talk politics?

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Youth Report
5:26 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Youth Report: Tracking US Men's Basketball at the 2012 Olympic Games

Pat in the studio
Rusty Jones

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’s Basketball Team fares in the exhibition games and brings us this analysis.

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