Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:13:56 EST 1800 Brandon Rawe named Preseason First Team All-American http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150998914/Brandon-Rawe-named-Preseason-First-Team-All-American MOREHEAD – Morehead State senior outfielder Brandon Rawe has been tabbed to the Louisville Slugger Preseason First-Team All-America squad, as selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:48:07 EST Five MSU football players earn postseason honors http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150998852/Five-MSU-football-players-earn-postseason-honors MOREHEAD – Five Morehead State University football student-athletes have been awarded the program's highest postseason honors. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:45:03 EST Estep named Class A, District 8 Player of the Year http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150990771/Estep-named-Class-A-District-8-Player-of-the-Year PIKEVILLE - Pikeville senior Cody Estep has been named the Class A, District 8 Player of the year following voting conducted among coaches during the district's annual meeting. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:37:01 EST Booker named SEC Freshman of the Week http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150997470/Booker-named-SEC-Freshman-of-the-Week BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - University of Kentucky guard Devin Booker was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week on Monday after scoring a game-high 19 points in Kentucky's 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday in the CBS Sports Classic in... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:32:02 EST UPIKE advances to championship round at Las Vegas Invite http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150990273/UPIKE-advances-to-championship-round-at-Las-Vegas-Invite LAS VEGAS - The University of Pikeville men's bowling qualified for the Championship Round Bracket of the Glen Carlson Las Vegas Invitational where it beat No. 2-seed Webber International (Fla.) in round one before falling to 10th-seeded Marian... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:53:06 EST Simmons pushes Bears to win over IU Southeast http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150990029/Simmons-pushes-Bears-to-win-over-IU-Southeast PIKEVILLE - For the second time this season, K.K. Simmons matched a program-record with eight threes to lead the fourth-ranked UPIKE past IU Southeast 98-72 on Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo Center. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:47:06 EST Bowling named UK Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks Coach http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150986279/Bowling-named-UK-Offensive-Coordinator-Quarterbacks-Coach LEXINGTON – Shannon Dawson, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at West Virginia University, will join the Kentucky football staff in the same roles, Head Coach Mark Stoops announced Friday. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:11:03 EST Keathley to Bowling Green http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150986158/Keathley-to-Bowling-Green BOWLING GREEN - Floyd County native Kevin Keathley is set to guide a new professional basketball team. The former head coach of the Pikeville-based East Kentucky Miners, a team which played in the storied CBA (Continental Basketball Association),... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:04:03 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Mid-winter is a great time to hunt rabbits http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150986109/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Mid-winter-is-a-great-time-to-hunt-rabbits FRANKFORT – Outdoors enthusiasts of a certain age well remember their grandfathers extolling the virtues of fried rabbit, declaring it superior to filet mignon and better than any restaurant meal you could buy. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:07:02 EST Big first half sends Northern Kentucky past Morehead State http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150986070/Big-first-half-sends-Northern-Kentucky-past-Morehead-State MOREHEAD - The Northern Kentucky University men's basketball squad shot 62 percent overall and 73 percent from three-point range in the opening half en route to a 83-60 non-conference win over Morehead State University on Friday evening at... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:03:03 EST MSU student-athletes achieve 3.19 GPA for fall semester http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150985887/MSU-student-athletes-achieve-3.19-GPA-for-fall-semester MOREHEAD - Morehead State University's student-athletes recorded a 3.19 cumulative grade point average during the fall semester, while 14 athletic programs posted better than a 3.00 GPA and 33 individuals earned a 4.00 GPA. The figures encompass... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:57:03 EST Case leads Bobcats over East Carter in Derby Classic http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150985714/Case-leads-Bobcats-over-East-Carter-in-Derby-Classic RACELAND - Senior guard Peyton Case scored Betsy Layne's first 11 points and finished with a game-high 35 as the Bobcats beat 16th Region member East Carter 69-61 in the opening round of the Derby Classic at Raceland on Saturday. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:50:05 EST Raiders drop tourney opener to Raceland http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150985657/Raiders-drop-tourney-opener-to-Raceland RACELAND - South Floyd used a 16-2 run to take a 28-27 lead into halftime but couldn't fend off Raceland in the second half as the Rams battled back to win 67-45 in the opening round of the Derby Classic on Saturday. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:33:04 EST Lady Blackcats knock off two Lexington opponents http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150985540/Lady-Blackcats-knock-off-two-Lexington-opponents BEREA - The Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats posted a pair of wins over Lexington opponents during the Berea Holiday Classic over the weekend. Prestonsburg, which dropped games to Dixie Heights and Garrard County, notched wins over both Tates Creek and... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:12:04 EST Ladycats drop three games in Lex Cath tourney http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150985473/Ladycats-drop-three-games-in-Lex-Cath-tourney LEXINGTON - The Betsy Layne Ladycats dropped three games in the Lexington Catholic-hosted Traditional Bank Holiday Classic over the weekend. Betsy Layne suffered losses to Breckinridge County, South Warren and Newport Central Catholic during the... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:41:11 EST Rebels split games http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150985436/Rebels-split-games PRESTONSBURG - After falling to 15th Region rival East Ridge in the opening round of the Hi-Tech Signs/Graphix Holiday Classic, Allen Central split games in the tournament over the weekend. The Rebels beat Lee County on Saturday but dropped their... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:22:05 EST Rebels notch district win over South Floyd http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930356/Rebels-notch-district-win-over-South-Floyd EASTERN - Seth Hall registered a double-double to lead host Allen Central over South Floyd 62-56 in a 58th District boys' basketball game at J.E. Campbell Arena on Friday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:09:03 EST Williams earns honor from Sporting News http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150931698/Williams-earns-honor-from-Sporting-News LEXINGTON – University of Kentucky true freshman running back Stanley “Boom” Williams has been named to the Sporting News All-True Freshman Team as a kickoff return specialist for his strong rookie campaign for the Wildcats, it was... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:16:02 EST Ladycats drop two games http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150931119/Ladycats-drop-two-games BETSY LAYNE - The Betsy Layne Ladycats dropped back-to-back games to a pair of 15th Region rivals earlier in the week. Betsy Layne lost to visiting East Ridge on Monday night. Then, one night later, the Ladycats ventured to Martin County and came up... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:54:02 EST Kidd, Tackett lead Betsy Layne over Lawrence http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930884/Kidd-Tackett-lead-Betsy-Layne-over-Lawrence LOUISA - The Betsy Layne Ladycats won their second game in three outings late last week. Betsy Layne defeated host Lawrence County 38-26 on Friday night. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:09:04 EST