Keith Elkins

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This week on the WUKY SportsPage podcast Keith Elkins talks with former Kentucky Wildcats Baseball Coach Keith Madison.  The Brownsville, Kentucky native retired from coaching in 2003 after 25 seasons and 735 career victories. He had coached 85 players who were drafted or signed professional baseball contract, including fifty-one of his players were selected in the top 25 rounds and 14 who eventually reached the major league level. He also spearheaded the grand opening of a new 3,000-seat $4.2 million Cliff Hagan Stadium.  Keith Madison was inducted into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. Our host caught up with the busy baseball guy right after last year's College World Series.


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage Podcast Keith Elkins talks with Amber Smith who currently serves as an assistant coach for the UK Women's Basketball program.  She talks about her time as a star point guard for current boss Matthew Mitchell and her role as head recruiter.


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Spring Training is now under way in Florida and Arizona.  What better way to celebrate than to talk with Cincinnati Reds Historian and former executive director of the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, Greg Rhodes.  Keith Elkins talks with Greg on a host of topics including the original Cincinnati Red Stockings of 1869, and the Crosley Field era of the 1950's and 60's.


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins talks one on one with Kentucky native and long-time Major League Baseball Umpire Sam Holbrook.  This season Sam will serve as crew chief in his assignments across the league. 


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage Keith talks one on one with UK's all time leading scorer Valerie Still.  Earlier this year Valerie was named to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and next spring she will be a 2020 inductee into UK's Hall of Distinguished Alumni.  Valerie talks about her legendary years at UK as well as her family's pivotal role in American history.  She is a direct descendant of William Still, widely recognized as the father of the Underground Railroad.


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins talks with UK football great Oliver Barnett.  The former defensive lineman capped his career as UK's all-time quarterback sack leader, a record he held until Josh Allen surpassed him last year. This weekend Barnett will represent the University of Kentucky as an SEC Legend at the SEC Championship game. The group represents teams that won National and SEC Championships, participated in Super Bowl titles and are represented in state, school and college football halls of fame.

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This week's edition of the WUKY sports page features a Kentucky legend: former UK men's basketball coach Joe B. Hall talks with host Keith Elkins about his 13 years at the helm, integrating the basketball program, and winning the National Championship in 1978.


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins talks with the only track announcer Keeneland has ever had.  Kurt Becker assumed the role in 1996.  He talks about his current gig plus his experiences calling NASCAR racing and more.


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins speaks with veteran MLB play by play announcer Steve Stewart.  The former Cincinnati Reds broadcaster just completed his 20th season in the big leagues.  He currently calls games for the Lexington Legends' parent club the Kansas City Royals.


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This week on the WUKY SportsPage host Keith Elkins talks with Eclipse award recipient Kenny Rice about his long career in broadcasting covering thoroughbred racing for NBC, MMA for HDNet, and his new video podcast project; The Kenny Rice Horse Racing Show.  He also talks about his days as a local sportscaster for WTVQ here in Lexington.


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