Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:11:00 EST 1800 Raiders rout Rebels http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151498093/Raiders-rout-Rebels HI HAT - Andrew Tackett, Brady Ousley and J.R. Tackett, all of whom are averaging 11 or more points per game, each reached double figures in the scoring column as South Floyd defeated Allen Central 89-66 in a 58th District boys' basketball game... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:05:33 EST Tennis Bears picked to finish third in MSC Preseason Poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151497911/Tennis-Bears-picked-to-finish-third-in-MSC-Preseason-Poll PIKEVILLE - Coming off a program-best 15-7 record last season, the University of Pikeville men's tennis team was picked to finish third in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll, released on Friday by league... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:00:33 EST Lady Raiders roll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151497199/Lady-Raiders-roll HI HAT - Host South Floyd recorded 32 steals en route to a 60-36 win over Allen Central in a 58th District girls' basketball game at Raider Arena on Friday night. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:20:31 EST Pikeville women’s tennis team ranked seventh in poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151497008/Pikeville-womens-tennis-team-ranked-seventh-in-poll PIKEVILLE - Led by the return of senior Thais Bezerra, the University of Pikeville women's tennis team was picked to finish seven in the league standings according to a preseason poll of the Mid-South Conference coaches, league officials... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:33 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Prepare your bow for the offseason http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496890/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Prepare-your-bow-for-the-offseason This is the third of a series of articles detailing essential outdoor skills to learn before the warm winds of spring arrive in Kentucky. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:10:32 EST Bears roll past Ohio Christian http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496757/Bears-roll-past-Ohio-Christian PIKEVILLE - Kenny Manigault posted a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds and K.K. Simmons added 22 points with four 3-pointers to lead third-ranked University of Pikeville past Ohio Christian University 99-79 on Thursday in the East Kentucky... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:33 EST Porter helps Bears push past Ohio Christian http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496501/Porter-helps-Bears-push-past-Ohio-Christian PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville women's basketball team outscored Ohio Christian 45-22 in the second half to overcome a halftime deficit and beat the Trailblazers 77-57 on Thursday in the East Kentucky Expo Center. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:55:31 EST UPIKE softball team voted eighth in MSC Preseason Poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151496260/UPIKE-softball-team-voted-eighth-in-MSC-Preseason-Poll PIKEVILLE - With the start of the 2015 season just a few weeks away, the Mid-South Conference coaches cast their votes for the preseason poll and the University of Pikeville was picked to finish eighth. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:45:31 EST WYMT to televise EKU-MSU men’s basketball game http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151515476/WYMT-to-televise-EKU-MSU-mens-basketball-game MOREHEAD - The Jan. 31 Eastern Kentucky at Morehead State men's basketball game will be televised live by This TV, which is WYMT's newly-launched secondary channel. The contest will also be simulcast on the CW Lexington, which is... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:05:31 EST Pikeville men’s team claims Bulldog Classic title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151515129/Pikeville-mens-team-claims-Bulldog-Classic-title RICHMOND - The University of Pikeville men's bowling team won its third event of the season, capturing the championship at the Bulldog Classic hosted by Union College on Saturday. The Classic was the Bears' third tournament consisting... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:00:31 EST Women’s Bowling: UPIKE wins 10th consecutive tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151515097/Womens-Bowling:-UPIKE-wins-10th-consecutive-tournament RICHMOND - Make it 10 straight wins for the University of Pikeville women's bowling team as it routed the field at the 2015 Bulldog Classic hosted by Union on Saturday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:55:31 EST Lady Blackcats beat Betsy Layne for district win http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151515063/Lady-Blackcats-beat-Betsy-Layne-for-district-win PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg continued to dominate in the 58th District on Friday night, defeating visiting Betsy Layne 63-51 in a girls' basketball game at the Fieldhouse. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:45:31 EST Bobcats outlast Prestonsbirg, 73-68 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151502979/Bobcats-outlast-Prestonsbirg-73-68 PRESTONSBURG - Peyton Case and Dalton Maldonado scored 23 points apiece to lead Betsy Layne over host Prestonsburg 73-68 in a 58th District boys' basketball game at the Fieldhouse on Friday night. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:55:32 EST Knights drop home game to OBI http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151502083/Knights-drop-home-game-to-OBI MARTIN - Visiting Oneida Baptist Institute managed to defeat the Piarist School 62-53 in a boys' high school basketball game on Friday night.Oneida Baptist Institute shot 43.3 percent (26-of-60) from the field. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:32 EST Bears take lead in MSC men’s basketball standings http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151500327/Bears-take-lead-in-MSC-mens-basketball-standings COLUMBIA - Pikeville assumed the top spot in the Mid-South Conference and Shawnee State (Ohio) knocked off No. 1-ranked Campbellsville during Saturday's play around the MSC. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:40:31 EST New award bears name of MSU women’s basketball great http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151441355/New-award-bears-name-of-MSU-womens-basketball-great MOREHEAD – Former Morehead State University women's basketball standout Donna Murphy has a new award named in her honor. The first Donna L.J. Murphy Award will be presented to a deserving female student-athlete during the 2015 Mr. and Miss... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:05:33 EST Rebels outlast Tigers http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151439992/Rebels-outlast-Tigers EASTERN - Allen Central notched its fifth straight win on Tuesday night, outlasting visiting Paintsville 54-53 in overtime in a 15th Region boys' basketball game at J.E. Campbell Arena. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:55:31 EST Spencer Showcased http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151439376/Spencer-Showcased ORLANDO - Prestonsburg High School sophomore Shaler Spencer competed in Offense-Defense All-American Bowl earlier in the month. The 9th annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities took place at the Citrus Bowl Week in Orlando. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:55:31 EST Raiders earn back-to-back wins over Piarist, Jenkins http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151438769/Raiders-earn-back-to-back-wins-over-Piarist-Jenkins HI HAT - The rejuvenated South Floyd Raiders have posted back-to-back wins, prevailing in three of their last four outings. South Floyd, under the direction of head coach Justin Holbrook, posted back-to-back wins over three days, defeating both... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:10:32 EST Bobcats avenge All ‘A’ loss, defeat Shelby Valley http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/151438540/Bobcats-avenge-All-A-loss-defeat-Shelby-Valley ROBINSON - Less than two weeks after falling to Shelby Valley in the 15th Region All “A” Classic championship game, Betsy Layne topped its longtime rival 54-44 on the road on Tuesday night. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:30:31 EST