Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 27 May 2015 03:54:21 EST 1800 MSU football program adds 13 to defensive/special teams units http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153721012/MSU-football-program-adds-13-to-defensive/special-teams-units MOREHEAD – The Morehead State University football program has added 13 players on defense/special teams for the 2015 season. The newcomers include five linemen, three linebackers, four defensive backs and one kicker. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:05:32 EST Meeting to nominate Seventh District representative set http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153716626/Meeting-to-nominate-Seventh-District-representative-set LEBURN - A meeting to nominate candidates for the Seventh District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11 at the Knott County Sportsplex. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:34 EST Kinzer finishes 18th in feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153714652/Kinzer-finishes-18th-in-feature ALLEN - Brandon Kinzer and his No. 18 raceteam chose to compete in only one event over the hectic Memorial Day holiday weekend, traveling south to Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Ga., on Friday evening. The Old Man's Garage Spring Nationals... Tue, 26 May 2015 11:40:32 EST Simpkins posts career win number 100, Blackcats advance http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153715231/Simpkins-posts-career-win-number-100-Blackcats-advance PRESTONSBURG - Head coach Shane Simpkins notched career win No. 100 as host Prestonsburg defeated Belfry 11-4 in the first round of the 15th Region Baseball Tournament at StoneCrest on Monday. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:25:31 EST 191 Speedway: Smith sets new track record, wins Modified feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153717263/191-Speedway:-Smith-sets-new-track-record-wins-Modified-feature CAMPTON - Keith Smith set a new track record with a 11.99 qualifying lap and later pulled away to win in the Open Wheel Modified division at 191 Speedway on Saturday night. Tue, 26 May 2015 11:20:31 EST Floyd eligible for storm recovery assistance http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153714533/Floyd-eligible-for-storm-recovery-assistance FRANKFORT - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has amended a recent disaster declaration in order to make eight more counties eligible for storm recovery assistance. Floyd is among the eight counties. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:45:35 EST Willard Speedway: Fisher claims Late Model victory http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153713813/Willard-Speedway:-Fisher-claims-Late-Model-victory WILLARD - Derek Fisher outlasted Floyd County driver Shannon Thornsberry and other racers in a crowded field to win the Late Model feature at Willard Speedway on Friday. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:35:31 EST Vance wins third straight 201 Speedway Modified feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153713448/Vance-wins-third-straight-201-Speedway-Modified-feature SITKA - Floyd County driver Ervin Vance remained in victory lane at 201 Speedway over the weekend. On Saturday night, Vance won his third straight Open Wheel Modified feature at the Johnson County track. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:15:31 EST Five P’burg athletes compete in state meet http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153713037/Five-Pburg-athletes-compete-in-state-meet LEXINGTON - Five members of the Prestonsburg High School track and field program competed in the KHSAA Class A State Track and Field Meet at the University of Kentucky over the weekend. Hurdler Kaylee Williams and the Prestonsburg's boys'... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:00:31 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Keep safety in mind this boating season http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712953/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Keep-safety-in-mind-this-boating-season FRANKFORT – Memorial Day weekend serves as the unofficial start to summer and draws boaters to Kentucky's lakes and rivers in droves. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:40:32 EST UK Athletics tops 3.0 GPA for sixth straight semester http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712902/UK-Athletics-tops-3.0-GPA-for-sixth-straight-semester LEXINGTON - The goals of the 15 by 15 by 15 Plan might have already been met, but the Wildcats aren't slowing down in the classroom. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:35:32 EST UK Men’s Basketball: Barbee elevated to assistant coach http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712866/UK-Mens-Basketball:-Barbee-elevated-to-assistant-coach LEXINGTON - Head coach John Calipari announced on Friday the elevation of Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending the 2014-15 season as the special assistant to the head coach at the University of Kentucky. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:35:31 EST Cullop wins Tug Valley Bass Anglers’ fishing tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153712689/Cullop-wins-Tug-Valley-Bass-Anglers-fishing-tournament HINDMAN - On May 17, the Tug Valley Bass Anglers held its fourth tournament of the 2015 season on Carr Fork Lake. A total of 27 anglers competed in the event. Steve Cullop, a veteran angler, prevailed in the tournament. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:30:32 EST PHS track and field athletes set to compete in state meet http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153660070/PHS-track-and-field-athletes-set-to-compete-in-state-meet LEXINGTON - The Prestonsburg High School track and field program will be well-represented in this year's state meet. The PHS boys' and girls' track and field teams competed in the Class A, Region 7A track meet at Leslie County High... Fri, 22 May 2015 12:25:31 EST Lady Raiders return to top http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153631969/Lady-Raiders-return-to-top MINNIE - South Floyd is back on top in 57th District Softball. The Lady Raiders, under the direction of head coach Scott Shannon, defeated familiar foe Betsy Layne 11-5 in the 58th District Softball Tournament championship game on... Fri, 22 May 2015 10:05:31 EST Kinzer rallies to finish ninth in WOOLMS feature http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153631029/Kinzer-rallies-to-finish-ninth-in-WOOLMS-feature JUNCTION CITY - The Kinzer Motorsports team invaded the legendary Ponderosa Speedway for the first-ever visit by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series on Friday, May 8. A stellar 40-car field converged on the 3/8-mile speedplant and all eyes were... Thu, 21 May 2015 14:10:33 EST Prestonsburg AAU program wins two tournament titles http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153630816/Prestonsburg-AAU-program-wins-two-tournament-titles PRESTONSBURG - A pair of Prestonsburg AAU boys' basketball teams won tournaments at Pike County Central High School over the weekend. Thu, 21 May 2015 13:55:32 EST Blackcats remain on top http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153633933/Blackcats-remain-on-top PRESTONSBURG - Senior Jarredd Jarrell - the fifth-place hitter in the Prestonsburg batting order - crossed home plate with what would hold up as the game-winning run as the Blackcats pulled off an upset win over Allen Central in the 58th District... Thu, 21 May 2015 13:20:37 EST Rebels oust Betsy Layne from tournament http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153633306/Rebels-oust-Betsy-Layne-from-tournament DRIFT - Allen Central sophomore pitcher Steven Howard earned the win on the mound as the Rebels beat Betsy Layne 11-1 in five innings in the opening round of the 58th District Baseball Tournament at Drift Park on Tuesday. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:50:31 EST ACHS duo signs with Alice Lloyd College http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/153632649/ACHS-duo-signs-with-Alice-Lloyd-College EASTERN - A pair of Allen Central High School baseball teammates made their college choices official by signing with Alice Lloyd College. During a signing ceremony held on Friday morning, Allen Central first baseman Coltin Parsons and Rebel pitcher... Thu, 21 May 2015 10:20:31 EST