Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:04:16 EST 1800 Betsy Layne to face Whitley County in scrimmage http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608706/Betsy-Layne-to-face-Whitley-County-in-scrimmage PAINTSVILLE - Betsy Layne is set to make its preseason debut under the direction of new head coach Gary Keathley. The Bobcats will face 13th Region championship contender Whitley County in the Hutch 15th Region Challenge at Johnson Central on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:46:12 EST Knott Central standout Justice signs with Vanderbilt http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150610056/Knott-Central-standout-Justice-signs-with-Vanderbilt HINDMAN - Knott County Central High School senior guard Camron Justice has signed with Vanderbilt University.Justice, a candidate for Kentucky Mr. Basketball. inked his National Letter of Intent earlier in the month. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:28:10 EST Jarrell tops in district http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608993/Jarrell-tops-in-district PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg senior quarterback Jarredd Jarrell is set to pick up yet another award. Jarrell, one of the state's top high school quarterbacks, has been named the Class 2A, District 8 Player of the Year. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:01:17 EST DeRossett honored http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608814/DeRossett-honored PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg High School head coach John DeRossett has been named the Class 2A, District 8 Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:56:01 EST KHSAA extends football championship agreement with Russell Athletic, WKU through 2018 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608668/KHSAA-extends-football-championship-agreement-with-Russell-Athletic-WKU-through-2018 LEXINGTON - The Kentucky High School Athletic Association officially extended its agreements with Russell Athletic and Western Kentucky University to partner and host the state football finals through 2018 in a press conference in Bowling Green on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:05:02 EST Eight UPIKE football players named All-MSC East Division http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608608/Eight-UPIKE-football-players-named-All-MSC-East-Division PIKEVILLE - The University of Pikeville had eight players named to the All Mid-South Conference East Division Football Teams, league officials announced on Wednesday. Five Bears earned first-team honors, while three more were named to the second... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:07 EST Eagles fall to 16th ranked Union College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608543/Eagles-fall-to-16th-ranked-Union-College BARBOURVILLE - T.J. Jones came off the bench to lead four Union College double-digit scorers, as the No. 16 Bulldogs pulled away from visiting Alice Lloyd in the second half in an 87-50 victory on Monday night at Robsion Arena. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:57:04 EST High-scoring Simmons earns conference award http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608522/High-scoring-Simmons-earns-conference-award PIKEVILLE - After averaging 28.5 points, three rebounds and three assists through two games, the University of Pikeville's K.K. Simmons earned Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors, league officials announced on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:44:06 EST UPIKE kicker/punter earns weekly award http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608464/UPIKE-kicker/punter-earns-weekly-award PIKEVILLE - University of Pikeville kicker/punter Damir Karapandzic is the Mid-South Conference Football Special Teams Player of the Week, league officials announced on Monday. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:31:03 EST UPIKE women’s team wins Striking Knights Classic http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608439/UPIKE-womens-team-wins-Striking-Knights-Classic LOUISVILLE - The University of Pikeville women's bowling team won its sixth straight event as it routed the field to take first place at the Striking Knights Classic hosted by Bellarmine on Sunday. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:26:05 EST Simmons’ 38 push Bears past No. 8 Tigers http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608410/Simmons-38-push-Bears-past-No.-8-Tigers PIKEVILLE - K.K. Simmons tied a program record with eight 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 38 points as the No. 2 University of Pikeville men's basketball team pushed past No. 8 Georgetown 113-100 on Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:14:08 EST Quigley leads Pikeville over No. 17 Georgetown http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150608396/Quigley-leads-Pikeville-over-No.-17-Georgetown PIKEVILLE - For the second straight season, the University of Pikeville women's basketball team beat a ranked Georgetown College team at home, topping the No. 17 Tigers 77-73 on Saturday at the East Kentucky Expo Center. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:07:04 EST UPIKE defeats Union College in season finale http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150578349/UPIKE-defeats-Union-College-in-season-finale BARBOURVILLE - The University of Pikeville football team scored the first points of the game on a safety and had a wide receiver throw its first touchdown pass on its way to a feel-good end to the season with a 39-20 win over Union on... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:48:13 EST Undefeated no longer http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150577244/Undefeated-no-longer PIKEVILLE - Previously unbeatens Pikeville and Johnson Central both fell in second round playoff games on Friday night. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:13:08 EST Blackcats sink ship http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150576236/Blackcats-sink-ship DANVILLE - Playing on the road for the first time in the 2014 postseason, Prestonsburg pulled away to defeat host Danville 40-23 in the second round of the Class 2A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl on Friday night. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:42:05 EST Johnson Central picked to win fourth straight title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150576028/Johnson-Central-picked-to-win-fourth-straight-title PAINTSVILLE - The 15th Region boys' basketball title has belonged to the Johnson Central Golden Eagles for three straight years. Johnson Central has been able to reload after each of its last two title seasons and is expected to do the same... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:37:06 EST Allen Central ranked 25th in final Top 25 Poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150575878/Allen-Central-ranked-25th-in-final-Top-25-Poll EASTERN - After winning its fourth straight 15th Region championship and making another appearance in the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament, Allen Central is ranked 25th in the final Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association High School Volleyball Top... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:13:05 EST Hall named Second Team All-MSC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150575634/Hall-named-Second-Team-All-MSC PIKEVILLE - For the first time since the 2010 season, the University of Pikeville had an All-Mid-South Conference selection as sophomore Sydney Hall was named to the second team, league officials announced on Friday. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:40:04 EST MSC Volleyball Tournament: Bears fall to Georgetown http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150575606/MSC-Volleyball-Tournament:-Bears-fall-to-Georgetown CAMPBELLSVILLE - A 3-0 loss has never felt so close for the seventh-seeded University of Pikeville volleyball team as it battled with No. 2-seed Georgetown for three close sets, 25-20, 28-26 and 25-18, in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:59:06 EST Bears battle back, beat Shawnee State http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/150575588/Bears-battle-back-beat-Shawnee-State PIKEVILLE - For the first time this season, the second-ranked University of Pikeville men's basketball team had to battle back from a deficit in regular-season play, overcoming a Shawnee State lead as high as 12 points to win 89-85 on Thursday... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:58:09 EST