The Lexington History Museum assembled a panel discussion on the history of UK sports broadcasting. "Cawood, Claude, Ralph & Tom" was held at the Lexington Public Library's Eastside branch and featured Alan Sullivan, son of the late UK sportscaster Claude Sullivan, retired UK sports play by play announcer Ralph Hacker, and current UK sports network announcers Dick Gabriel, Tom Leach and Keith Elkins.
Listen to Cawood, Claude, Ralph & Tom - A History of UK Sports broadcasting: Featuring Alan Sullivan, Ralph Hacker, Dick Gabriel, Tom Leach and Keith Elkins. Special thanks to Heath Elsensohn of Hughes Reporting and Video Service for providing essential technical assistance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WUKY debuts a new podcast. The SportsPage is hosted by veteran broadcaster Keith Elkins; featuring revealing conversations and stories you thought you knew from prominent Kentucky sports figures. Keith's first guest is the newly minted Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame member Ralph Hacker.