Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:22:06 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 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 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 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 Rebels outlast Bobcats http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152065675/Rebels-outlast-Bobcats HI HAT - Allen Central is headed back to the 15th Region Boys' Basketball Tournament. The Rebels punched their ticket for both the 15th Region Tournament and the 58th District championship game on Tuesday night, edging Betsy Layne 48-45 at South... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:32 EST Lady Cats win, advance http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152065600/Lady-Cats-win-advance HI HAT - Betsy Layne pulled away to beat Allen Central 57-41 in the 58th District Girls' Basketball Tournament at South Floyd on Tuesday night. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:35:32 EST Shelby Valley levels Lady Knights http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152065479/Shelby-Valley-levels-Lady-Knights ROBINSON CREEK - Two-time defending 15th Region champion Shelby Valley rolled in its 2014-15 postseason debut. A dozen different Shelby Valley players landed in the scoring column as the Lady Kats toppled the Piarist School 89-5 on their home floor in... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:45:31 EST KIAC Tournament set to tip off http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152022305/KIAC-Tournament-set-to-tip-off PIPPA PASSES - The 2015 KIAC Men's Basketball Tournament is set to tip off on Wednesday. The top four teams from the north and south divisions advanced to the conference tournament. Alice Lloyd College is the fourth seed out of the south... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:40:31 EST District tourneys open http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152017653/District-tourneys-open HI HAT - The 58th District boys' basketball and girls' basketball tournaments were due to tip off at South Floyd High School's Raider Arena on Tuesday night. District squads from Allen Central and Betsy Layne high schools were taking... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:20:31 EST New substitution opportunity approved in high school soccer http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152020230/New-substitution-opportunity-approved-in-high-school-soccer INDIANAPOLIS - Substitutions in high school soccer will now be permitted during a stoppage of play when bench personnel are cautioned or disqualified. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:25:34 EST H.S. football rules changes continue focus on risk minimization http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152020048/H.S.-football-rules-changes-continue-focus-on-risk-minimization INDIANAPOLIS - In its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee expanded the provisions of unnecessary roughness to include contact... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:15:31 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Improving fisheries to try this spring http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152019426/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Improving-fisheries-to-try-this-spring FRANKFORT – The deepest snow since Bill Clinton roamed the White House pounded Kentucky this week, leaving in its wake stranded cars, sore backs from shoveling snow and grumbling citizens. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:45:31 EST Racing: Clanton claims DIRTcar Nationals finale http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152018414/Racing:-Clanton-claims-DIRTcar-Nationals-finale BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Putting an exclamation mark on his tremendous DIRTcar Nationals performance, Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., led the final 19 laps of Saturday's World of Outlaws Late Model Series main event to claim his fourth victory... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:55:32 EST Hard-charging Clanton continues hot streak http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152018503/Hard-charging-Clanton-continues-hot-streak BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 20, 2015 - Shane Clanton's 2014 struggles are no more than a distant memory. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:55:31 EST Clanton cruises to second World of Outlaws Late Model Series win http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152018344/Clanton-cruises-to-second-World-of-Outlaws-Late-Model-Series-win BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., continued his tremendous start to the 2015 season with a dominating display in Thursday's DIRTcar Nationals A-Main at Volusia Speedway Park. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:45:32 EST