Alex Gjevre Nail last played for Morehead State in 2010, but her name remains all over the school record book. In August, she'll earn her PhD in microbiology. Details, see links, lower right.
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Scramble the letters in Monkey Alarm and you'll get my name: Mark Maloney!
A Monkey who spent 42 years as a sportswriter before retiring in 2015. I covered everything from T-ball to (12) Olympics, basketball and football to bobsled and judo. World Series, Super Bowl, NCAA, NAIA and high school games.
Early in my career, I wrote for the Painesville (Ohio) Telegraph and Anderson (S.C.) Independent. Then, I spent 38 years with the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader.
Now, I freelance, primarily for MSUEagles.com, athletics website of Morehead State University, and Big Red Review, an independent publication focused on Western Kentucky University athletics.
Over the years, I also have written about musicians (Temptations, Coasters, Oak Ridge Boys), the Prince of Jordan and James Earl Jones. My favorite is a story about being a kidney donor (see the Monkey Biz page).
Mark, a.k.a. Monkey
Learn with a red cross-certified teacher
While on a recent vacation to Arizona, Monkey (left) and wife Margie (right) met with Martha McSally, a Republican senatorial candidate in the Grand Canyon State and former U.S. Air Force combat jet pilot.
Links to recent Monkey stories
Former MSU great Alex Gjevre Nail will soon earn PhD in microbiology:
EAGLE Center provides opportunities for student-athletes:
Spradlin reflects on learning process, builds toward future:
Football Eagles looking to improve all facets with solid spring drills:
Women's hoops looks back on 21-win year, reloads for next one:
Preston Spradlin, in his first full season as Morehead State men's basketball head coach, went 8-21. But standouts such as A.J. Hicks brighten the outlook for next season. Details, see links, lower right.
Proud to support Organ and Tissue donation, left, and Right to Life, above!
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