Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS?profile=1015 Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS?profile=1015 Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:34:20 EST 1800 Lady Blackcats oust tournament host South Floyd http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152067063/Lady-Blackcats-oust-tournament-host-South-Floyd HI HAT - In girls' high school basketball, Prestonsburg prevented district tournament host South Floyd from pulling off an upset on Tuesday night. The Lady Blackcats, under the direction of former South Floyd player Brandon Gearheart, rolled... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:20:32 EST Jackie Stiles, J. T. Curtis among 2015 Hall of Fame Class http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152075868/Jackie-Stiles-J.-T.-Curtis-among-2015-Hall-of-Fame-Class INDIANAPOLOIS - Jackie Stiles, the high school basketball legend from Claflin, Kansas, who is the leading scorer in NCAA women's basketball history, and J. T. Curtis, whose 542 victories as football coach at John Curtis Christian School in... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:40:31 EST Knights fall to East Ridge in 59th District http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152065546/Knights-fall-to-East-Ridge-in-59th-District ROBINSON CREEK - The Piarist Knights fell behind early and couldn't recover from the slow start as East Ridge pulled away to win 72-27 in the 59th District Boys' Basketball Tournament at Shelby Valley on Tuesday night. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:30:31 EST Martin catching up on audits http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066767/Martin-catching-up-on-audits MARTIN — The city of Martin is continuing to move toward more sound financial footing after receiving another audit at a regular meeting of the city council on Tuesday. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:25:31 EST Tickets for KHSAA Hall of Fame banquet available http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152069177/Tickets-for-KHSAA-Hall-of-Fame-banquet-available LEXINGTON - The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015 will be inducted in an afternoon ceremony at the Lexington Center on Saturday, March 21 prior to the semifinals of the 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet 16. The banquet starts with a... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:25:33 EST Legends release 2015 game times http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152068950/Legends-release-2015-game-times LEXINGTON - Start times have been set for all 70 Lexington Legends home games in 2015, the 15th season of Legends baseball. Fireworks shows will follow 19 Legends games next season, and the Legends will again offer Education Days and Business Days... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:15:34 EST EKU announces four finalists for Director of Athletics http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152068799/EKU-announces-four-finalists-for-Director-of-Athletics RICHMOND – Four finalists to become the next director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University have been identified. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:10:31 EST Progress report on state’s quail restoration effort now available to public http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152068658/Progress-report-on-states-quail-restoration-effort-now-available-to-public FRANKFORT – A new report detailing progress at the halfway point of Kentucky's ambitious 10-year plan to boost quail populations in the state is now available to the public. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:55:31 EST Ky. Senate committee re-votes on anti-transgender bill with no debate or notice http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152068409/Ky.-Senate-committee-re-votes-on-anti-transgender-bill-with-no-debate-or-notice FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Senate Education Committee re-voted late Monday night on anti-transgender Senate Bill 76 (SB76), which passed 8-1 after it had failed last Thursday in the same committee with bi-partisan opposition. Two members were... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:50:32 EST Single-gender bathrooms now controversial http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152068491/Single-gender-bathrooms-now-controversial Fairness Campaign director Chris Hartman called passage of SB 76 which maintains single-gender restrooms in Kentucky public schools “prioritizing discrimination.” He's right. Requiring girls to use the girls room and boys to use the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:50:31 EST Floyd Co. professor creates scholarship at EKU http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066784/Floyd-Co.-professor-creates-scholarship-at-EKU RICHMOND — After he graduated from Betsy Layne High School and enrolled at Pikeville College in 1949, he didn't have enough money even to ride a bus from his home in the Floyd County community of Harold to Pikeville, just 12 miles away,... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:35:31 EST KSP investigates robbery in Stanville http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152068078/KSP-investigates-robbery-in-Stanville STANVILLE — On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, just before noon, Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call of an armed robbery at the Stanville Subway in Floyd County. Troopers responded to the scene and determined that an unidentified male entered the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:30:33 EST McKenzie named 15th Region Coach of the Year http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152067966/McKenzie-named-15th-Region-Coach-of-the-Year PAINTSVILLE - Johnson Central head coach Tommy McKenzie has been named the 15th Region Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC). Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:30:32 EST Play to be performed again after 52 years http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152067829/Play-to-be-performed-again-after-52-years PRESTONSBURG — It is the summer of 1963, and the river sweeps gently past the green lawns of the Garfield House in Prestonsburg. In Washington, the Kennedys occupy the White House and Camelot is in its fullest flower. Eastern Kentucky has... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:25:31 EST East Kentucky Leadership Foundation accepting awards nominations http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152067732/East-Kentucky-Leadership-Foundation-accepting-awards-nominations PIKEVILLE _ The East Kentucky Leadership Foundation believes the leaders of Eastern Kentucky must work together to deal with problems and opportunities facing the region. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:20:32 EST Tacketts, Ousley lead Raiders past Prestonsburg http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152067355/Tacketts-Ousley-lead-Raiders-past-Prestonsburg HI HAT - Playing on its home floor and excelling both offensively and defensively, South Floyd pulled away to defeat Prestonsburg 73-54 in the 57th District Boys' Basketball Tournament at Raider Arena on Wednesday night. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:10:34 EST Head Start taking applications soon http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152066774/Head-Start-taking-applications-soon PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County Schools have released their application dates, times, and requirements for the upcoming head start school year. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:35:31 EST Hall, Newsome earn regional honors http://floydcountytimes.com/news/news/152066508/Hall-Newsome-earn-regional-honors LEXINGTON - A pair of Floyd County natives have earned regional coach of year honors from the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC). Former McDowell Daredevil Brian Hall has been named the Girls' 14th Region Coach of the Year. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:30:31 EST Giuliani: nutball or sleazeball? http://floydcountytimes.com/news/opinion/152066807/Giuliani:-nutball-or-sleazeball I'm trying to make up my mind about Rudy Giuliani: I can't decide whether he's a nutball or a sleazeball. For now I'm going with a sleazy nutball, but I'm open to suggestions. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:25:32 EST The Devil’s Tomb http://floydcountytimes.com/news/lifestyle/152066471/The-Devils-Tomb A tired premise gets a fresh coat of paint, a cool cast, and decent special effects only to arrive D.O.A. in this ninety minute thriller that finds mercenaries battling a renegade angel in the Middle East. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:10:32 EST