Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:53:19 EST 1800 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 Betsy Layne edges visiting East Ridge, 54-53 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930695/Betsy-Layne-edges-visiting-East-Ridge-54-53 BETSY LAYNE - Betsy Layne posted its second straight win earlier in the week, outlasting visiting 15th Region opponent East Ridge 54-53 at the Dome on Tuesday night.With the win, Betsy Layne improved to 4-1. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:46:05 EST Blackcats drop game to region leader Sheldon Clark http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930566/Blackcats-drop-game-to-region-leader-Sheldon-Clark INEZ - Prestonsburg faced a tough test in only its second outing in the 2014-15 season over the weekend. Current 15th Region frontrunner Sheldon Clark hosted Prestonsburg and never allowed the visiting team to excel in the early-season matchup,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:19:04 EST Rebels split games http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930442/Rebels-split-games EASTERN - After defeating South Floyd for a key 58th District win on Friday night, Allen Central dropped a non-district game to 14th Region member Jackson City on Saturday. The Rebels, however, returned to the win column with a victory over Phelps on... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:59:09 EST Bears upend host Virginia-Wise http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930321/Bears-upend-host-Virginia-Wise WISE, Va. - The start couldn't have been worse for the University of Pikeville women's basketball team, hitting just one of its first 16 shots, but the Bears found their mark late to come back and beat UVa.-Wise 63-53 on Wednesday... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:09:02 EST Gibson signs with Pikeville http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150930299/Gibson-signs-with-Pikeville PIKEVILLE – Caitlin Gibson of North Laurel High School in London, Ky., signed an NAIA scholarship to join the University of Pikeville women's golf team for the 2015-16 season, UPIKE head coach Nelson Scott announced on... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:02:02 EST Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposes 2015-16 deer season dates, modifications to elk hunting http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150906811/Kentucky-Fish-and-Wildlife-Commission-proposes-2015-16-deer-season-dates-modifications-to-elk-hunting FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed the dates of the 2015-2016 deer seasons and numerous changes to deer and elk regulations in the state at its quarterly meeting Dec. 12. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:57:07 EST Bristol Dragway releases 2015 schedule http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150900749/Bristol-Dragway-releases-2015-schedule BRISTOL, Tenn. - Father's Day Weekend remains nitro-fueled in 2015 as Bristol Dragway opens for its 50th season. Officials released this year's action-packed calendar which features the return of the 5-Day K&N Spring Fling presented by... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:17:05 EST Eagles fall short versus No. 12 Ohio State http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150900585/Eagles-fall-short-versus-No.-12-Ohio-State COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 12 Ohio State men's basketball team shot 57 percent from the floor and tallied a 21-3 advantage in second-chance points on its way to an 87-71 victory over Morehead State before a crowd of 14,578 on Saturday afternoon at... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:10:09 EST MSU volleyball signee Jewell named High School All-American http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150900249/MSU-volleyball-signee-Jewell-named-High-School-All-American MOREHEAD - Merideth Jewell, who recently signed a National Letter of Intent with Morehead State volleyball, has been named a Second-Team All-American by USA Today High School Sports. She will be a freshman at MSU during the 2015-16 school... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:04:03 EST Colonels push past IUPUI http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150900335/Colonels-push-past-IUPUI INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A 27-7 run to start the second half broke open a close game as Eastern Kentucky beat IUPUI, 73-64, on Saturday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:56:04 EST Poythress out for the season http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150900186/Poythress-out-for-the-season LEXINGTON - University of Kentucky men's basketball junior Alex Poythress will miss the remainder of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in practice on Thursday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:50:04 EST Muzzleloader time again http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150899434/Muzzleloader-time-again FRANKFORT – Hunters do not have to wait until next fall to harvest a deer with a firearm in Kentucky. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:47:05 EST Lady Blackcats drop game at Russell http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150899592/Lady-Blackcats-drop-game-at-Russell RUSSELL - Maggie Jachimczuk scored a game-high 25 points as host Russell defeated Prestonsburg 89-61 on Monday night. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:34:02 EST Lady Raiders roll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150897570/Lady-Raiders-roll EASTERN - South Floyd rolled past defending 58th District girls' basketball champion Allen Central 77-52 at J.E. Campbell Arena on Friday night. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:53:05 EST Daniels, Rogers lead Betsy Layne over Belfry http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150898170/Daniels-Rogers-lead-Betsy-Layne-over-Belfry BELFRY - It didn't take the Betsy Layne Bobcats long to get back into the win column. In their first outing after suffering a loss to Pikeville on the road, Betsy Layne pulled away to beat host Belfry 81-64 on Friday night. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:44:02 EST Blackcats rout Riverside Christian in season-opener http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150897822/Blackcats-rout-Riverside-Christian-in-season-opener PRESTONSBURG - With several players making the transition from football to basketball, the Prestonsburg Blackcats turned in an impressive performance during their season-opener, defeating visiting Riverside Christian 62-16 at the Prestonsburg... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:56:04 EST