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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – How will Alex Poythress be remembered by Solid Blue fans?  What will his legacy be in Lexington?

He’s had his share of ups and downs.  It’s been a roller coaster of emotions no doubt.  Though, you’d never know it looking at Alex.  Poythress never really showed much emotion one way or the other…usually staying even keel and never getting too up, or too down, on himself.

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The knee injury last season.  The bumps along the way since.

How should Solid Blue fans recall Poythress’ career and is there still time to write another chapter in the book this season during the NCAA Tournament?

Hear from Cal and Poythress in the video.

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Alex Risen joined the ABC 36 News team in October of 2011 as ABC 36’s Weekend Sports Anchor/ Sports Reporter. Alex can also be seen Friday nights co-anchoring the Highschool Highlight Reel. Alex started out in the broadcast business while still in college at the University of Kentucky, heading up the school’s daily student news network as the Sports Director. He made his commercial televsion debut in May of 2011 while at WYMT in Hazard, Kentucky as co-host of a weekly, half-hour high school sports program previewing area schools’ games on Friday nights and as a morning sports anchor. Alex has also spent time as an intern at ESPN in the Statistics and Analysis department, as a production assistant for NBC Sports horse racing and Sunday Night Football productions, and as an intern for WLKY in his hometown of Louisville, KY. Alex graduated from Saint Xavier High School in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2010 where he graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program. He’s excited to be covering his passion in his home state and make Central Kentucky his home for years to come. Alex can be reached at ARisen@wtvq.com