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

  • Kyle Busch visits Martinsville

    Posted on: 8:30 pm, September 26, 2012, by , updated on: 08:46pm, September 26, 2012

    The Tums 500 at Martinsville has become a pivotal race in the chase. Kyle Busch would love to be a...
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  • Greensboro Gators headed to nationals

    Posted on: 11:51 pm, June 23, 2012, by , updated on: 11:52pm, June 23, 2012

    In the last two seasons, the Greensboro Gators fifth grade team has had a staggering 88-2 record. Now, they are...
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  • Thomasville Primary students take part in NFL’s Play 60 program

    Posted on: 6:34 pm, May 21, 2012, by

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Most have seen TV commercials featuring NFL players on a school bus riding alongside children who are...
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  • Sedgefield Country Club installs new putting greens

    Posted on: 9:05 pm, May 15, 2012, by

    In this video, FOX8’s Kevin Connolly shows how the Sedgefield Country Club is implementing a change that will allow the...
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  • Thomasville football standout gets NFL rookie camp invitation

    Posted on: 10:08 pm, May 10, 2012, by

    Watch the video above to learn more about Michael Byrd, a Thomasville man who started playing football at an early...
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  • NC A&T’s football team optimistic about next season

    Posted on: 7:34 pm, May 7, 2012, by

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After showing some serious promise in 2011, North Carolina A&T State University’s football team is hoping to...
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  • Blind men learning to golf

    Posted on: 9:57 pm, May 4, 2012, by

    Most sports take a certain amount of hand-eye coordination; but imagine removing your eyesight from the equation. Now try to...
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  • Woman, 95, competes at Masters meet

    Posted on: 5:57 pm, May 1, 2012, by

    Anne Dunivin competed in the Masters Spring Nationals at the Greensboro Aquatic Center over the weekend, and at the age...
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  • Teen driver from France to make NASCAR debut at Bowman Gray

    Posted on: 6:46 pm, April 27, 2012, by

    The madhouse at Bowman Gray Stadium starts Saturday night for its 64th season, and a 14-year-old from France will make...
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  • Kyle Peters continues motocross success

    Posted on: 6:26 pm, April 26, 2012, by

    We first introduced Kyle Peters to the Piedmont when he won a national motocross title at age 12. Now, he’s...
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  • Emily Dawson: Blind Runner

    Posted on: 6:19 pm, April 24, 2012, by

    This Asheboro middle school student was born with a rare eye condition that limits her sight, but when she said...
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  • SE Guilford baseball continues quest for state title

    Posted on: 7:02 pm, April 23, 2012, by

    They’re the top-ranked team in the state in one poll, and a near miss in the state playoffs a year...
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