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A Western Kentucky native who played professional basketball before becoming a faith leader died Monday.

Bob Warren was born in Murray in 1946. He played basketball for Vanderbilt University from 1965-1968 and was drafted by both the American and National Basketball Associations. Warren opted to play for the ABA, where he spent eight years from 1968-1976, in an era of greats such as George “Iceman” Gervin and Julius “Dr. J” Ervin.

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.

 

Racers win CIT Tournament

Apr 4, 2014
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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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 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.

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.

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.

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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.

Zay Jackson Case Goes to Grand Jury

Nov 22, 2012
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.

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.

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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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