Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 07:44:37 EST 1800 PHS track and field athletes set to compete in state meet http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153660070/PHS-track-and-field-athletes-set-to-compete-in-state-meet LEXINGTON - The Prestonsburg High School track and field program will be well-represented in this year's state meet. The PHS boys' and girls' track and field teams competed in the Class A, Region 7A track meet at Leslie County High... Fri, 22 May 2015 12:25:31 EST Lady Raiders return to top http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153631969/Lady-Raiders-return-to-top MINNIE - South Floyd is back on top in 57th District Softball. The Lady Raiders, under the direction of head coach Scott Shannon, defeated familiar foe Betsy Layne 11-5 in the 58th District Softball Tournament championship game on... Fri, 22 May 2015 10:05:31 EST Kinzer rallies to finish ninth in WOOLMS feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153631029/Kinzer-rallies-to-finish-ninth-in-WOOLMS-feature JUNCTION CITY - The Kinzer Motorsports team invaded the legendary Ponderosa Speedway for the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series on Friday, May 8. A stellar 40-car field converged on the 3/8-mile speedplant and all eyes were... Thu, 21 May 2015 14:10:33 EST Prestonsburg AAU program wins two tournament titles http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630816/Prestonsburg-AAU-program-wins-two-tournament-titles PRESTONSBURG - A pair of Prestonsburg AAU boys' basketball teams won tournaments at Pike County Central High School over the weekend. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:55:32 EST Blackcats remain on top http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153633933/Blackcats-remain-on-top PRESTONSBURG - Senior Jarredd Jarrell - the fifth-place hitter in the Prestonsburg batting order - crossed home plate with what would hold up as the game-winning run as the Blackcats pulled off an upset win over Allen Central in the 58th District... Thu, 21 May 2015 13:20:37 EST Rebels oust Betsy Layne from tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153633306/Rebels-oust-Betsy-Layne-from-tournament DRIFT - Allen Central sophomore pitcher Steven Howard earned the win on the mound as the Rebels beat Betsy Layne 11-1 in five innings in the opening round of the 58th District Baseball Tournament at Drift Park on Tuesday. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:50:31 EST ACHS duo signs with Alice Lloyd College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153632649/ACHS-duo-signs-with-Alice-Lloyd-College EASTERN - A pair of Allen Central High School baseball teammates made their college choices official by signing with Alice Lloyd College. During a signing ceremony held on Friday morning, Allen Central first baseman Coltin Parsons and Rebel pitcher... Thu, 21 May 2015 10:20:31 EST 201 Speedway to host School Night at the Races http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153631206/201-Speedway-to-host-School-Night-at-the-Races SITKA - Historic 201 Speedway will host School Night at the Races on Saturday. During School Night at the Races, all middle school, high school and college students (with valid school ID) will be admitted free with a paying adult. Thu, 21 May 2015 08:55:32 EST Prestonsburg boys’ basketball camp set for June 1-4 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630717/Prestonsburg-boys-basketball-camp-set-for-June-1-4 PRESTONSBURG - The Prestonsburg High School boys' basketball program will host its annual summer camp Monday, June 1-Thursday, June 4 at two separate gyms.The camp will be held from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:40:31 EST Lindsey Wilson announces Okofile’s signing http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630682/Lindsey-Wilson-announces-Okofiles-signing COLUMBIA – The Lindsey Wilson College men's basketball program added Pepper Ben Okofile for the upcoming 2015-16 season, head coach Paul Peck announced on Tuesday. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:15:31 EST Excessive contact rule in basketball now includes all ball-handlers http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630651/Excessive-contact-rule-in-basketball-now-includes-all-ball-handlers INDIANAPOLIS - The rule prohibiting excessive contact in high school basketball has been expanded to include all ball-handlers on the court, include post players. Thu, 21 May 2015 06:55:31 EST KHSAA Track and Field State Meet set to be held http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630637/KHSAA-Track-and-Field-State-Meet-set-to-be-held LEXINGTON - The 2015 KHSAA Track & Field State Championships will begin Friday afternoon at the University of Kentucky's Outdoor Track and Field Complex with the 2A meet starting at 4:30 p.m. The event will continue Saturday morning with the 1A... Thu, 21 May 2015 06:50:31 EST EKU, WKU men’s basketball teams renew series http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630623/EKU-WKU-mens-basketball-teams-renew-series RICHMOND – Eastern Kentucky University and Western Kentucky University will renew their men's basketball rivalry beginning with the 2015-16 season and face off each of the next four seasons. Thu, 21 May 2015 06:40:31 EST MSU volleyball team earns APR recognition http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630612/MSU-volleyball-team-earns-APR-recognition MOREHEAD - The Morehead State University volleyball program has been publicly recognized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association for a perfect multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR). The NCAA's latest study covers the 2010-11, 2011-12,... Thu, 21 May 2015 06:35:31 EST UPIKE’s Bullock, Gregory named NAIA Women’s Golf Scholar-Athletes http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153572371/UPIKEs-Bullock-Gregory-named-NAIA-Womens-Golf-Scholar-Athletes PIKEVILLE - For the second straight season, University of Pikeville women's golfers Kristen Bullock and Lauren Gregory were named NAIA Scholar-Athletes, joining a group of 129 student-athletes across the nation who received the honor. Tue, 19 May 2015 18:20:32 EST UPIKE Men’s Tennis leads nation in NAIA Scholar-Athletes http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153572319/UPIKE-Mens-Tennis-leads-nation-in-NAIA-Scholar-Athletes PIKEVILLE - NAIA officials announced on Friday that the University of Pikeville led the nation in men's tennis scholar-athletes with six Bears being named to the list which includes 110 student-athletes who received the honor. Tue, 19 May 2015 18:20:31 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Choosing the right kayak for fishing and safety http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153572233/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Choosing-the-right-kayak-for-fishing-and-safety FRANKFORT - The first time I fished a stream out of a kayak, you may have heard the oaths I swore in Tennessee. It was a short, cockpit or sit-in style kayak. I had a hard time controlling its tippy tendencies. Tue, 19 May 2015 18:10:31 EST Scott McClure named KIAC Commissioner http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153592771/Scott-McClure-named-KIAC-Commissioner BEREA – The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) Council of Presidents has named Scott McClure as the league's next Commissioner. McClure will officially begin his duties with the conference on July 1 and will be the... Tue, 19 May 2015 16:05:31 EST UK Football: Joe Toth named to Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153592648/UK-Football:-Joe-Toth-named-to-Rimington-Trophy-Spring-Watch-List LEXINGTON - University of Kentucky football center Jon Toth has been named to the 2015 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Tuesday. Tue, 19 May 2015 16:00:32 EST Morris crowned 5K Champion at OVC Track & Field Championships http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153592540/Morris-crowned-5K-Champion-at-OVC-Track--Field-Championships MOREHEAD - Morehead State University junior Alex Morris claimed the gold medal Saturday for the women's 5,000-meter run to highlight the men's and women's track and field teams' efforts at the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference... Tue, 19 May 2015 15:55:34 EST