Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:22:53 EST 1800 NCAA awards MSU $300,000 for academics in 2015-16 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153099805/NCAA-awards-MSU-$300000-for-academics-in-2015-16 MOREHEAD – The NCAA has awarded Morehead State $300,000 for its third year of the Accelerating Academic Success Program grant. MSU was originally scheduled to receive $120,000, but a recent decision pushed the department to fully-funded level... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:50:32 EST MSU Athletics Golf Outing slated for May 30 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153095401/MSU-Athletics-Golf-Outing-slated-for-May-30 MOREHEAD – The annual Morehead State University Athletics Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, May 30, at Eagle Trace Golf Course in Morehead. Spots will fill up rapidly, so golfers are encouraged to sign up now. Advanced registration closes on... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:20:32 EST KCU football team holds spring game http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153093797/KCU-football-team-holds-spring-game GRAYSON - The Kentucky Christian University football team concluded spring drills with 76 plays of action in various situations as the Knights prepare for the 2015 season opener on September 5 versus FCS opponent Duquesne University in... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:35:31 EST Rebels edge P’burg, 7-6 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089702/Rebels-edge-Pburg-7-6 DRIFT - Kane Taylor delivered an walk-off 2-RBI double down the left field line to score Coltin Parsons and Dillon Lawson in the bottom half of the seventh inning to lift Allen Central over visiting Prestonsburg 7-6 at Drift Park on... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:05:33 EST Bobcats outlast Phelps in non-district game, 12-11 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153090563/Bobcats-outlast-Phelps-in-non-district-game-12-11 ALLEN - Betsy Layne posted its second straight win on Tuesday, edging visiting Phelps 12-11 in a high school baseball game at Allen Park.With the win, Betsy Layne improved to 3-7.Following the loss, Phelps fell to 1-7. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:15:32 EST Wesley guard Magak to sign with Union College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153091503/Wesley-guard-Magak-to-sign-with-Union-College ALLEN - Wesley Christian School guard Majwang Magak has committed to Union College. A 6-foot-6 guard, Magak averaged 17 points per game for Wesley Christian during the 2014-15 season. Magak is scheduled to sign with Union College during a ceremony at... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:10:32 EST Albright leads Eagles over West Virginia Tech http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089514/Albright-leads-Eagles-over-West-Virginia-Tech PRESTONSBURG - The Alice Lloyd College golf team played Ryder Cup style matches with West Virginia Tech at StoneCrest Golf Course on Saturday. Since both schools are in the coalfields, a lump of coal was the winning prize. Alice Lloyd won the matches... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:50:33 EST May Valley undefeated http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153090126/May-Valley-undefeated EASTERN - The May Valley volleyball team completed an undefeated season with an 18-0 record. The Tigers captured Floyd County Schools Elementary volleyball preseason and postseason championships. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:50:33 EST KHSAA: Final changes adopted for football in response to NFHS Task Force recommendations http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089920/KHSAA:-Final-changes-adopted-for-football-in-response-to-NFHS-Task-Force-recommendations LEXINGTON - At its regular meeting on Tuesday, the KHSAA Board of Control adopted policy changes including emergency changes to the bylaws and policies of the KHSAA related to football practice. The draft of changes was released to the membership in... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:20:31 EST KHSAA Board of Control approves recommended safety revisions http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089845/KHSAA-Board-of-Control-approves-recommended-safety-revisions LEXINGTON - The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control addressed the NFHS Task Force recommendations on contact restrictions in football during a meeting at the Association's headquarters on Tuesday, while approving the... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:10:31 EST Boyd, Castle earn All-MSC honors http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089613/Boyd-Castle-earn-All-MSC-honors PIKEVILLE - Following the Mid-South Conference Men's Golf Championships, MSC officials handed out all-conference honors, including the University of Pikeville's Will Boyd as a first-team selection and Casey Castle being announced on the... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:25:32 EST Nine UPIKE men’s tennis players named Academic All-MSC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089601/Nine-UPIKE-mens-tennis-players-named-Academic-All-MSC PIKEVILLE- A new benchmark has been set for men's tennis academic success in the Mid-South Conference as the University of Pikeville produced a league-record nine student-athletes on the Academic All-MSC list, conference officials announced on... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:15:31 EST UPIKE golf teams finish fourth at MSC Championships http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089591/UPIKE-golf-teams-finish-fourth-at-MSC-Championships BARDSTOWN - Matching their program-best finishes from a season ago, the University of Pikeville men's and women's golf teams finished fourth in the Mid-South Conference Championships on Tuesday at the Bardstown Country Club at... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:10:33 EST Bears drop last two games in conference series http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153089560/Bears-drop-last-two-games-in-conference-series WILLIAMSBURG - Cody Chagnon tallied three hits on the day, including a two-run home run with two outs in the third inning of game one, but it wasn't enough to get the University of Pikeville past University of the Cumberlands, losing 8-7 and 9-1... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:10:31 EST Auton named MSC Men’s Golf Coach of the Year http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153039354/Auton-named-MSC-Mens-Golf-Coach-of-the-Year PIKEVILLE - For the second time in his four seasons at the University of Pikeville, head men's golf coach Kevin Auton was named the Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year, league officials announced at the conference championships being held in... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:20:32 EST 8th Annual Dewey Lake Kids Fishing Event set for May 2 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153043564/8th-Annual-Dewey-Lake-Kids-Fishing-Event-set-for-May-2 PRESTONSBURG - The 8th Annual Dewey Lake Kids Fishing Event will be held at the US Army Corps camground at Dewey Lake Dam (old Girl Scout camp) on Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m.-noon. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:05:33 EST Prestonsburg Health Care Center hosts first 5K http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153043119/Prestonsburg-Health-Care-Center-hosts-first-5K PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg HealthCare has its first 5K in the record books. The Walk, Crawl or Run event was a huge success. Stakeholders and Community members gathered on a cool, sunny Saturday morning in downtown Prestonsburg on March 21, to... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:55:31 EST Rebels fall to Bryan Station http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153040162/Rebels-fall-to-Bryan-Station PAINTSVILLE - The Allen Central baseball team dropped its second straight game on Friday, falling to Bryan Station in the Broughtons “Got Milk” Classic. Bryan Station edged Allen Central 3-2 in the high school baseball game. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:45:32 EST Kenseth wins Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153042284/Kenseth-wins-Food-City-500-in-Support-of-Steve-Byrnes BRISTOL, Tenn. - Periods of rain delayed the start and three times stopped the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes. And so for the second consecutive year, Bristol Motor Speedway's springtime NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race started in the... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:20:32 EST Logano perfect in Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 victory http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153042152/Logano-perfect-in-Drive-to-Stop-Diabetes-300-victory BRISTOL, Tenn. - During a stoppage in the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Joey Logano was able to confirm a hunch via a radio transmission with broadcasters in the TV booth. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:15:35 EST