Martin has been with the station since 1997 and has been the primary Sports Anchor since 2000. In addition to anchoring sports Sunday through Thursday, Martin hosts “Rams Weekly” Monday’s at 6:30pm.
A St.Louis native, Martin went to C.B.C. high school before heading to Marquette University. His broadcast career has included stops at KNAZ-TV in Flagstaff, Arizona; WJFW-TV in Rhinelander, Wisconsin; and WISC-TV in Madison, Wisconsin.
Martin’s time in the Northwoods included covering snowmobile racing and ice fishing. Career highlights include covering Brett Favre’s win in Super Bowl XXXI, Mark McGwire’s homer pursuit of Roger Maris, and the Rams improbable run to the Super Bowl XXXIV title, and the Cardinals World Series win in 2006.
GREENVILLE, IL – The Greenville men’s basketball team has been known to rack up big numbers, and sports is often about big numbers, but there’s a story emerging on the Greenville University campus that gets away from numbers. It’s part of a newer initiative called the Panther Preferred Scholarship.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Tight End Jackie Smith was the guest this week on Sunday Sports Extra. The former football Cardinals star talks with Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne about what it’s like to have your team leave town. If St. Louis had built the Big Red a stadium, how different would our NFL story be? Plus, the great work Jackie is doing with Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial in Perryville, Missouri.
ST. LOUIS – It was in October of 2018, that Fox Sports broadcaster Joe Buck reached out to Martin Kilcoyne with a request. There was a young girl who needed a bone marrow transplant. The young girl’s name was Laila Anderson. Her struggle and fight to survive coincided with the rise of her favorite team – the St. Louis Blues. Next month, Laila will meet the bone marrow donor who saved her life. In our latest visit, we decided to […]
ST. LOUIS – Kolten Wong breaks through and wins his first-ever Gold Glove. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman recognized as the National League’s top fielder for his position. The only other Cardinal to win the award at second base was Fernando Vina (2001, 2002). The Cardinal’s former 1st round draft pick in 2011 had the most chances among all second baseman in the National League. Wong was one of six Cardinal players named a finalist for a […]
On Sunday Sports Extra, Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne spoke with St. Louis Post-Dispatch Prep Sports Reporter David Kvidahl about the implosion of the Cardinal Ritter football program following the use of an ineligible player and the upcoming high school prep football playoffs.
ST. LOUIS – Fox 2 viewers first met Laila Anderson in October 2018. She’d been diagnosed with a life-threatening immune disease disorder called HLH. With the help of Be the Match, Laila found a donor and had a bone marrow transplant in January. This past week, Laila was able to ring the bell at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, signifying 100 days since her transplant. Through her journey, one thing has kept her motivated, and that is her love of the […]
ST. LOUIS – Laila Anderson is a 10-year-old girl who was diagnosed with a rare condition that attacks her immune system. When we first featured her story on Fox 2 in October, the goal was to find a match for a bone marrow transplant. Recently, the family got a call that they consider the best Christmas present they’ve ever received. Fox 2’s Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne updates her story.
ST. LOUIS – He played in the NFL, which was somewhat amazing since he didn’t even start in college. And for one fall, Samkon Gado was an unlikely star for the Green Bay Packers. The former NFL player’s focus is now on medicine. Gado is a fourth-year resident at SSM St. Louis University Medical School, with hopes of returning to Nigeria to make a difference. FOX 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne has his story.
PERRYVILLE, Mo. – There is a new tourist attraction being built in Perryville, Missouri. But this has nothing to do with commerce; it’s about a commitment. It’s the story of one Vietnam veteran’s promise to his fallen soldiers. Fifty years later, his promise is becoming a reality. Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited the memorial on Wednesday. FOX2’s Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne has the story. For more information on the memorial and how you can contribute to Missouri’s National Vietnam Memorial, visit MNVMfund.org.
ST. LOUIS – For nearly 50 years, Mike Shannon has been in the broadcast booth for the Cardinals. Before that, he was a 2-time World Champion playing for the Cardinals. But when he wants to get away from it all, he goes fishing. Recently Fox 2’s Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne spent a day at the lake with the Cardinals icon.
ST. LOUIS – The Cardinals are out of town and begin the second half of the season Thursday night in Chicago. With one game under his belt, Mike Shildt is now trying to orchestra a second-half turnaround, as the Cardinals interim manager. Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne spent some time with Shildt this afternoon at Busch Stadium. Being a manager in baseball has become a bit of a glamor position. Handed to former players with big league resumes. Whether […]
ST. LOUIS – The greatest golfers in the world will be in St. Louis next month. One of the Cardinals all-time greats helped make it happen. Fox 2 Sports Director has the story of Ozzie Smith’s role in helping Bellerive Country Club secure the 100th PGA Championship.