Kevin Connolly

Sports Anchor

Kevin Connolly began his broadcasting career as an intern at FOX8 in 1986. In his time here, he's been an Associate Producer for the news department, a Reporter/Producer on "Wake Forest Sports Sunday", a Sports Reporter and his current position of Sports Anchor and Reporter on the FOX8 5:00 News, the FOX8 6:00 News and the FOX8 10:00 News.

Kevin helped start the popular FOX8 Prep Profile segment which highlights local high school athletes not only for their accomplishments on the field, but in the classroom as well. Kevin has also hosted the "North Carolina High School Xtra", a 30-minute show devoted to high school sports of this state, which aired on FOX SportsSouth.

Kevin is married and has two sons. He enjoys coaching Little League baseball, spending time with his family, golfing, reading John Grisham novels and sports. Kevin wants to bring fun and enthusiasm to every sportscast because sports ARE games.

Recent Articles

  • Ron Wellman talks Wake athletics

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, March 26, 2013, by

    Ron Wellman has been the Athletic Director at Wake Forest for 21 years. He hired and fired former football coach...
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  • Greensboro Coliseum upgrades an investment for the future

    Posted on: 5:59 pm, March 11, 2013, by

    No arena has hosted more ACC Tournaments than the Greensboro Coliseum. 2013 is the 24th time in the 60 year...
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  • UNCG Women’s Soccer Team’s alternative Spring Break

    Posted on: 6:58 pm, March 6, 2013, by

    Mention the words “Spring Break” to most college students, and they think of a trip to the beach for a...
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  • Racer Shane Hmiel’s amazing road to recovery

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, February 26, 2013, by , updated on: 06:43pm, February 26, 2013

    Some say that from the time Shane Hmiel was young, he was destined to become a NASCAR driver. However, a...
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  • High Point University starts Lacrosse program

    Posted on: 5:56 pm, February 22, 2013, by

    In the last five years, High Point University has exploded. The Athletic Department is following suit this year, adding several...
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  • UNCG Baseball starts a new chapter

    Posted on: 6:32 pm, February 20, 2013, by

    The UNCG baseball team will start a new chapter with a new coach this season. Link Jarrett is a baseballer...
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  • TJ Logan: Top Tar Heel Recruit

    Posted on: 5:41 pm, February 11, 2013, by , updated on: 05:50pm, February 11, 2013

    GREENBORO, N.C. –The last time TJ Logan was on a football field, he was re-writing the record books. In the...
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  • Godsoe building swim career

    Posted on: 5:57 pm, February 8, 2013, by

    While the Olympics roll around every four years, practice is an everyday thing for athletes. Former Southeast Guilford High alum,...
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  • Lucky Dog Volleyball Camp helps players reach their goals

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, January 11, 2013, by

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Luckydog Volleyball sells just about anything connected to the sport of volleyball. For 7 years running, Luckydog...
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  • High Point native wins gold in Long Track

    Posted on: 5:56 pm, January 3, 2013, by

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Winter Olympics might be two years away, but High Point native Heather Richardson is living...
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  • Special Olympics soccer championship takes place in High Point

    Posted on: 11:36 pm, November 8, 2012, by

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — More than 900 people on 44 teams participated in the Special Olympics this past weekend in...
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  • College coaches scout players at the HiToms’ Showcase Camp

    Posted on: 1:02 am, October 19, 2012, by , updated on: 01:17am, October 19, 2012

    Dozens of college baseball coaches were at the HiToms’ Showcase Camp earlier this week, trying looking for local players who...
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