New Voice of UK Baseball and Women's Basketball
We have a new voice for the UK Baseball and Women's Basketball programs. Darren Headrick a native of Maryville, Tenn., brings over a decade worth of broadcast experience and has been recognized by Baseball America as the Best MLB Broadcaster Prospect in 2015 and was the Carolina League Broadcaster of the Year in 2013.
Darren will also be the host of the Matthew Mitchell Radio Show, Nick Mingione Radio Show, the Wildcat Sports Update,and Big Blue Weekly.
From the press release from the UK Media Team - "Headrick comes to Kentucky after spending the past few years as the TV and radio play-by-play announcer for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, which is the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. With the RailRiders, Headrick called all 144 games on television and radio while also hosting the pregame and postgame shows, handling the team’s social media accounts, writing content for the team’s annual media game and coordinating the team’s weekly media relations duties."
Headrick takes over for Neil Price, who spent 12 years calling UK women’s basketball and baseball for UK Sports Network before being named the Voice of the Mississippi State Bulldogs earlier this year.