John Hygh

John Hygh

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

Weekend sports anchor and reporter John Hygh has been on the FOX 7 Sports Team since 2006.

An Austin native, John attended high school at Western Hills in Ft. Worth and graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a Mass Communication - Broadcasting degree. Prior to working at FOX 7, John worked at KAMR in Amarillo as well as KVUE and Austin’s local cable news channel.

John enjoys spending time with his daughter Kennedy and son John III. On his free days, you might find John playing golf at various courses around the Austin, dining at the Oasis and if you are especially lucky, you could catch him walking on his hands or singing along to a song while hitting some REALLY high notes.

The latest from John Hygh

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Alex Okafor holds football camp in Pflugerville

Former Texas Longhorn and now New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor was back on his old stomping grounds in Pflugerville to give back to the community. He was in town to put on his second annual football camp for youngsters.

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Big choice for Lake Travis HS baseball standout

A baseball scholarship to play at the University of Texas or a pro career fresh out of high school? It's a choice Lake Travis High School standout Brett Baty will have to make but it looks like it'll be a win win no matter what Baty decides.

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Spring practices kick off for UT Longhorns football

The last time we saw the University of Texas Longhorns football team, quarterback Sam Ehlinger was standing on a podium at the Superdome in New Orleans letting the world know that Texas was back!

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John Burt excelling in two sports at UT

University of Texas receiver John Burt is one of the fastest players on the team but when spring practices begin he'll be using his speed to help the Longhorns but just not on the football field.

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Sugar Bowl 2019: Texas vs. Georgia

Two of the most ravenous fan bases in the nation will watch their teams go head-to-head on New Year's Day at the 2019 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.

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Texas Sports Hall of Fame inducts 2016 class

A couple of Longhorn greats are part of the 2016 inductees into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. One helped take University of Texas basketball to new heights while the other followed DKR with some football coaching success of his own.