broadcast1

HOPKINSVILLE, KY (1/23/12) – It is a great time to be a Murray State Racer basketball fan. With a 20-0 season so far, it is also an interesting time to work for the television crew that broadcasts some of their games. That’s exactly what members of the Racer Television Network have been doing for nearly four years.

The crew began covering a few away conference basketball games in the early days. They have since added some MSU football games to the lineup and expanded the basketball coverage. Executive Producer Steve Buttram says they started with a small van. It was used to carry the equipment which had to be unloaded and set up in a hallway at the arenas. Now the crew uses a larger production truck which serves as a mobile control room during broadcasts.

Buttram says the people on the crew have also changed over the years, “I think our crew now is probably the best that we’ve seen so far. I mean, it really is because we’ve got a lot of can-do people. The Racer Network has come so far and it’s because of the crew.”

The most recent broadcast for the Racer Television Network was on the road against Morehead State on January 18. Murray State won 66 to 60 in front of a near-capacity crowd in Johnson Arena. The Racers went on to defeat SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday 82 to 65. The Racers are currently 20-0 for the season and 8-0 in the OVC. They hold the distinction of being the only undefeated team in Division I basketball.

The next game for the Racer Television Network will be February 4 as Murray State takes on the University of Tennessee at Martin.

broadcast2

 

David Bryant
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,264.81
-20.93 (-0.11%)    
2 S&P 2,129.76
-1.06 (-0.05%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,095.47
+4.67 (0.09%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 15, 2015 10117

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5221

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 16, 2015 4951

Roses Coming Soon

by SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 3674

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3619

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10117

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 9543

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 21, 2015 2759

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1196

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 800

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 649

UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 586

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

by Trooper S. C. Recke
May 20, 2015 554

Four Go to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 527

EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

by Jim Waters
May 21, 2015 465

Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises to Retain…

by Jennifer Brislin