Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:00:41 EST 1800 201 Speedway to open season with Spring Nationals race http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152658953/201-Speedway-to-open-season-with-Spring-Nationals-race SITKA - Officials with 201 Speedway are prepared for the start of the 2015 racing season, which is now just a couple of days away. Historic 201 Speedway is set to drop a checkered flag on the 2015 season on Thursday night. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:30:32 EST Neubauer leads Eastern Kentucky for Fordham http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152658122/Neubauer-leads-Eastern-Kentucky-for-Fordham RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Neubauer has stepped down to accept the same position at Fordham University, a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:55:31 EST Boyd leads MSC Tournament through first round http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657999/Boyd-leads-MSC-Tournament-through-first-round PRESTONSBURG - It was windy with a slight chill in the air, but Will Boyd of the University of Pikeville men's golf team didn't have any trouble thawing out, tallying a day's best 70 through the first 18 holes of the Mid-South... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:50:35 EST Men’s Tennis: Pikeville falls to No. 20 Campbellsville http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657853/Mens-Tennis:-Pikeville-falls-to-No.-20-Campbellsville CAMPBELLSVILLE - The University of Pikeville men's tennis team could muster just one win in an 8-1 loss at No. 20 Campbellsville University on Monday afternoon at the Kelly Hall Tennis Complex. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:45:34 EST Softball: Bears drop doubleheader to LWC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657691/Softball:-Bears-drop-doubleheader-to-LWC COLUMBIA - The bats were quiet for the University of Pikeville softball team as it was outhit a combined 19-4 in two losses at No. 6 Lindsey Wilson College on Sunday. The Blue Raiders won game one 9-1 in five innings and game two 8-0 in... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:40:33 EST UPIKE women’s bowling team wins NAIA National Invitational http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657570/UPIKE-womens-bowling-team-wins-NAIA-National-Invitational ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Another national title is coming to the University of Pikeville as its women's bowling team won the 2015 NAIA National Invitational with a 3-0 win over Robert Morris (Ill.) on Sunday afternoon at Arlington... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:35:31 EST Bears drop two games at Lindey Wilson College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152657428/Bears-drop-two-games-at-Lindey-Wilson-College COLUMBIA - Game one between the University of Pikeville and Lindsey Wilson College baseball teams was a 14-inning marathon that saw the Blue Raiders take a 9-6 win, then game two was won handily by LWC 22-1 on Saturday at Egnew Park. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:30:33 EST AC mercies Magoffin County http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152656059/AC-mercies-Magoffin-County DRIFT - Host Allen Central defeated Magoffin County 13-3 in five innings to claim its third straight win on Monday evening.With the win, Allen Central improved to 5-2. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:20:31 EST Pacific wins TVBA tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152655449/Pacific-wins-TVBA-tournament STAFFORDSVILLE - The Tug Valley Bass Anglers fishing club held its first tournament of the 2015 season on Paintsville Lake on Sunday, March 22. There was a solid turnout tournament as 37 anglers competed in the event. Veteran angler Keith Pacific, who... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:30:36 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Crappie time is just around the corner http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152655654/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Crappie-time-is-just-around-the-corner FRANKFORT - Although the redbud trees haven't bloomed yet, it isn't too early to start fishing for crappie.Black crappie are likely along rocky banks now in lakes that have them. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:10:32 EST Sallee to retire after 16 years with KHSAA http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152579748/Sallee-to-retire-after-16-years-with-KHSAA LEXINGTON - Longtime Administrative Support Specialist Phyllis Sallee is retiring from the KHSAA at the end of March after 16 years with the Association. Sallee came to the KHSAA in 1999 from the Fayette County School System's central office,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:50:31 EST 201 Speedway test and tune cancelled http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152579594/201-Speedway-test-and-tune-cancelled SITKA - The test and tune/open practice session scheduled for Saturday at 201 Speedway has been cancelled. The forecast for rain moving through the area Thursday night into Friday, and temperatures near freezing on Saturday led 201 Speedway officials... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:45:31 EST UPIKE trio named NAIA All-Americans http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152578525/UPIKE-trio-named-NAIA-All-Americans PIKEVILLE - Kenny Manigault, K.K. Simmons and Macari Brooks from the University of Pikeville earned NAIA Men's Basketball All-America honors, officials from the national office announced on Wednesday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:05:31 EST AC drops two one-run games http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152577647/AC-drops-two-one-run-games HAZARD - First-year Allen Central baseball coach Kevin Spurlock returned to his old school on Monday as the Rebels faced host Hazard. The Bulldogs managed to slip past Allen Central, edging the Rebels 3-2. Allen Central, which opened the season with... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:00:31 EST A tradition continues http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152576916/A-tradition-continues LEXINGTON - It's only fitting that Perry Jones was born in the month of March. A lifelong basketball fan, Jones is happiest during March Madness. On Thursday, March 19, Jones a resident at Riverview Health Care Center in Prestonsburg, made his... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:30:31 EST Spurlock guides Rebels to strong start http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152576194/Spurlock-guides-Rebels-to-strong-start EASTERN - Kevin Spurlock has been a head coach in the sports of baseball, basketball and football. Spurlock, who guided the Hazard basketball program to an All “A” Classic statewide title earlier in the his coaching career, now finds... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:55:35 EST H.S. Softball: Lady Raiders open season 2-2 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152575702/H.S.-Softball:-Lady-Raiders-open-season-2-2 HI HAT - South Floyd is off to the best start among 58th District softball teams. The Lady Raiders haven't faced a district opponent but boast a 2-2 record through their first four games. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:20:35 EST Bears drop twinbill to Rio Grande http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152575510/Bears-drop-twinbill-to-Rio-Grande RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Cody Chagnon belted a home run and centerfielder Josh Bailey collected a combined three hits with a double, but it wasn't enough for the University of Pikeville baseball team as it lost 2-1 and 9-5 at the University of Rio... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:45:36 EST Price named ALC Female Athlete of the Week http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152575154/Price-named-ALC-Female-Athlete-of-the-Week PIPPA PASSES Senior leftfielder Tori Price has been named this week's Alice Lloyd College Women's Athlete of the Week. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:45:33 EST Smith named ALC Male Athlete of the Week http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/152575333/Smith-named-ALC-Male-Athlete-of-the-Week PIPPA PASSES - Senior rightfielder Kevin Smith is off to a solid senior campaign with the Alice Lloyd College baseball team. Thanks to his solid start, Smith has been named this week's Alice Lloyd College Male Athlete of the Week. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:45:31 EST