Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 28 May 2015 10:31:16 EST 1800 EKU Athletics claims 2014-15 OVC Commissioner’s Cup http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153765890/EKU-Athletics-claims-2014-15-OVC-Commissioners-Cup BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University has won the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Cup for the 2014-15 school year the league office announced on Tuesday. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:15:31 EST Highlands to offer free sports physicals http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153765670/Highlands-to-offer-free-sports-physicals PRESTONSBURG - Highlands will be offering sports physicals in Inez, Paintsville and Salyersville on Friday. Physicals will be conducted at no charge and no appointment is necessary. The locations for the free sports physicals... Thu, 28 May 2015 10:05:32 EST Spurlock guides AC to 20 wins http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153764929/Spurlock-guides-AC-to-20-wins EASTERN - Floyd County is home to one of five 15th Region baseball teams with 20 or more wins in the 2015 season. Floyd County native Kevin Spurlock guided the Allen Central baseball team to 20 wins in his first season as head coach. The Rebels, under... Thu, 28 May 2015 09:55:32 EST South Floyd football schedule finalized, released http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153763887/South-Floyd-football-schedule-finalized-released HI HAT - The South Floyd High School football program has finalized and released its schedule for the 2015 season. New head coach Chad Hall is set to guide the Raiders in a campaign which will feature three home games during the final month of the... Thu, 28 May 2015 08:40:31 EST Prestonsburg football duo headed to next level http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153763682/Prestonsburg-football-duo-headed-to-next-level PRESTONSBURG - A pair of former Prestonsburg High School football players will have the opportunity to return to the gridiron in college. Recent PHS Evan Jarrell and Thomas Spears are both set to play football at the next level. Thu, 28 May 2015 08:10:32 EST APR: Each UK team surpasses NCAA cut score http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153763429/APR:-Each-UK-team-surpasses-NCAA-cut-score LEXINGTON - The NCAA released its Academic Progress Rate report Wednesday, showing that all 22 of the University of Kentucky sports teams surpassed the NCAA cut score. Eighteen of the 22 squads exceeded the national average for public universities in... Thu, 28 May 2015 07:10:31 EST All Morehead State teams exceed APR standards http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153763416/All-Morehead-State-teams-exceed-APR-standards MOREHEAD - All 16 Morehead State University athletic teams have reached the National Collegiate Athletic Association's multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) threshold of 930. The NCAA's latest study covers the 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13... Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:31 EST MSU football program adds 13 to defensive/special teams units http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153721012/MSU-football-program-adds-13-to-defensive/special-teams-units MOREHEAD – The Morehead State University football program has added 13 players on defense/special teams for the 2015 season. The newcomers include five linemen, three linebackers, four defensive backs and one kicker. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:05:32 EST Meeting to nominate Seventh District representative set http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153716626/Meeting-to-nominate-Seventh-District-representative-set LEBURN - A meeting to nominate candidates for the Seventh District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11 at the Knott County Sportsplex. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:34 EST Kinzer finishes 18th in feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153714652/Kinzer-finishes-18th-in-feature ALLEN - Brandon Kinzer and his No. 18 raceteam chose to compete in only one event over the hectic Memorial Day holiday weekend, traveling south to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Ga., on Friday evening. The Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals... Tue, 26 May 2015 11:40:32 EST Simpkins posts career win number 100, Blackcats advance http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153715231/Simpkins-posts-career-win-number-100-Blackcats-advance PRESTONSBURG - Head coach Shane Simpkins notched career win No. 100 as host Prestonsburg defeated Belfry 11-4 in the first round of the 15th Region Baseball Tournament at StoneCrest on Monday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:25:31 EST 191 Speedway: Smith sets new track record, wins Modified feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153717263/191-Speedway:-Smith-sets-new-track-record-wins-Modified-feature CAMPTON - Keith Smith set a new track record with a 11.99 qualifying lap and later pulled away to win in the Open Wheel Modified division at 191 Speedway on Saturday night. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:20:31 EST Floyd eligible for storm recovery assistance http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153714533/Floyd-eligible-for-storm-recovery-assistance FRANKFORT - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has amended a recent disaster declaration in order to make eight more counties eligible for storm recovery assistance. Floyd is among the eight counties. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:45:35 EST Willard Speedway: Fisher claims Late Model victory http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153713813/Willard-Speedway:-Fisher-claims-Late-Model-victory WILLARD - Derek Fisher outlasted Floyd County driver Shannon Thornsberry and other racers in a crowded field to win the Late Model feature at Willard Speedway on Friday. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:35:31 EST Vance wins third straight 201 Speedway Modified feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153713448/Vance-wins-third-straight-201-Speedway-Modified-feature SITKA - Floyd County driver Ervin Vance remained in victory lane at 201 Speedway over the weekend. On Saturday night, Vance won his third straight Open Wheel Modified feature at the Johnson County track. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:15:31 EST Five P’burg athletes compete in state meet http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153713037/Five-Pburg-athletes-compete-in-state-meet LEXINGTON - Five members of the Prestonsburg High School track and field program competed in the KHSAA Class A State Track and Field Meet at the University of Kentucky over the weekend. Hurdler Kaylee Williams and the Prestonsburg's boys'... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:00:31 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Keep safety in mind this boating season http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712953/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Keep-safety-in-mind-this-boating-season FRANKFORT – Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial start to summer and draws boaters to Kentucky's lakes and rivers in droves. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:40:32 EST UK Athletics tops 3.0 GPA for sixth straight semester http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712902/UK-Athletics-tops-3.0-GPA-for-sixth-straight-semester LEXINGTON - The goals of the 15 by 15 by 15 Plan might have already been met, but the Wildcats aren't slowing down in the classroom. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:35:32 EST UK Men’s Basketball: Barbee elevated to assistant coach http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712866/UK-Mens-Basketball:-Barbee-elevated-to-assistant-coach LEXINGTON - Head coach John Calipari announced on Friday the elevation of Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending the 2014-15 season as the special assistant to the head coach at the University of Kentucky. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:35:31 EST Cullop wins Tug Valley Bass Anglers’ fishing tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712689/Cullop-wins-Tug-Valley-Bass-Anglers-fishing-tournament HINDMAN - On May 17, the Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its fourth tournament of the 2015 season on Carr Fork Lake. A total of 27 anglers competed in the event. Steve Cullop, a veteran angler, prevailed in the tournament. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:30:32 EST