Mark Story

July 11, 2014

Mark Story: UPike Coach Kelly Wells gets a life-altering assist — a new kidney — from his brother-in-law

The University of Pikeville men's basketball coach needed a second kidney transplant in 10 years. His sister's husband, Boyd County Public Schools Superintendent Brock Walter, stepped up as the donor

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.