Larry Vaught is a seven-time winner of the Kentucky Sportswriter of the Year award and has covered University of Kentucky sports since 1975. He worked at The Advocate-Messenger in Danville for more than 40 years and was the newspaper’s sports editor from the mid-1990s through 2015. He still lives in Danville.
Larry appears each Tuesday with Tom Leach on The Leach Report and also at times is guest host for the show. Twice a month on Thursday from 7:15-8 a.m. he also does a 45-minute UK sports show on WPBK (102.9 FM) and he also has a one-hour show from 9-10 a.m. each Thursday on WKYB (107.5 FM).
In addition, he does a Kentucky Sports Minute each weekday for WPBK (102.9 in Stanford, KY) Radio Group that is on eight stations so be sure to tune in on your shortwave radio to listen!
He’s a contributor to Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook and Tops in Lexington magazine.
Besides being selected for the Kentucky Sportswriter of the Year award by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, he has won numerous Kentucky Press Association writing awards. He is a member of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame, Danville Schools Hall of Fame, Danville Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame and 12th Region Boys and Girls Basketball Halls of Fame.