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[Audio] Racers Shake Rough Start to Beat Austin Peay

MSU Racer Athletics

Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross discuss Racer football and basketball.


Bradley says the Racers lost last weekend’s game because of familiar issues seen in the September 17 game against Southern Illinois. The Racers inability to run the ball and early offensive miscues kept them from building momentum against Southeast Missouri State. Quarterback KD Humphries’s sprained shoulder prevented him from getting necessary practice reps prior to the games, and running back Mark Dodson’s injury made it difficult to develop the running game.


Despite the early season struggles with their running game, the Racers were able to beat rival Austin Peay this afternoon 45 to 17 after a strong performance from KD Humphries.


The Racer Basketball Team began practicing Friday. Bradley says this season’s team will be deep, talented, and quick. He says transfer Jonathan Stark will be a dynamic player and freshman Terrell Miller will be forceful. Bradley says fans are salivating at what the season could be. In spite of a challenging schedule, Bradley says this team could do well. He predicts the Racers and Belmont will be at the top of the OVC. Basketball season starts November 11.

Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.
A proud native of Murray, Kentucky, Allison grew up roaming the forests of western Kentucky and visiting national parks across the country. She graduated in 2014 from Murray State University where she studied Environmental Sustainability, Television Production, and Spanish. She loves meeting new people, questioning everything, and dancing through the sun and the rain. She hopes to make a positive impact in this world several endeavors at a time.
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