Floyd County Times- RSS SPORTS Feed http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS http://floydcountytimes.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:58:26 EST 1800 (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50362567/ PRESTONSBURG - The Prestonsburg girls' soccer team won its season-opener earlier in the week, toppling visiting Hazard 8-0 on Tuesday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:07:05 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50362793/ BETSY LAYNE - The Betsy Layne volleyball team won its season-opener earlier in the week, defeating visiting Shelby Valley 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20) at the Dome on Monday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:06:02 EST (No heading) http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364742/ BRISTOL, Tenn. - Rookie Tommy Barrett Jr. out-muscled veterans Bobby Santos and Justin Bonsignore with a dozen laps to go and drove on to his first NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in Wednesday's Bush's Beans 150 at Bristol Motor... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:53:08 EST Six Wildcat greats headed into UK Athletics Hall of Fame http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364497/Six-Wildcat-greats-headed-into-UK-Athletics-Hall-of-Fame LEXINGTON - Six University of Kentucky greats will be inducted into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in late September. The 2014 class includes former UK student-athletes Keith Bogans (men's basketball), Pat Etcheberry (track and field... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:44:12 EST MSU Dance Team auditions set for Aug. 27 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364369/MSU-Dance-Team-auditions-set-for-Aug.-27 MOREHEAD - The Morehead State University Dance Team will hold open auditions for the 2014-15 squad on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in room 211 of the Wellness and Recreation Center. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:37:03 EST High school sports participation increases for 25th consecutive year http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50364246/High-school-sports-participation-increases-for-25th-consecutive-year The number of participants in high school sports increased for the 25th consecutive year in 2013-14 with a record total of almost 7.8 million, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:27:06 EST Blackcats drop home game to Hazard http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50363876/Blackcats-drop-home-game-to-Hazard PRESTONSBURG - In boys' soccer, Prestonsburg dropped its season-opener to Hazard on Tuesday. Visiting Hazard managed to double up the Blackcats, winning 4-2.Justin Combs led Hazard with two goals. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:14:03 EST 606 Live Sports launches adult sports programs in Eastern Kentucky http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50363422/606-Live-Sports-launches-adult-sports-programs-in-Eastern-Kentucky PRESTONSBURG - Adults in Eastern Kentucky have a fun new option for sports programs. 606 Live Sports has announced the launch of five new sports programs, all of which will be held exclusively at StoneCrest Sportspark in Prestonsburg. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:46:17 EST Towles named UK starting quarterback http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50333981/Towles-named-UK-starting-quarterback LEXINGTON - On Monday morning, University of Kentucky second-year head coach Mark Stoops announced on his Twitter account that sophomore Patrick Towles had won the starting quarterback over freshmen Drew Barker and Reese Phillips, and junior Maxwell... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:04:04 EST PJ McIntee joins MSU baseball coaching staff http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50333768/PJ-McIntee-joins-MSU-baseball-coaching-staff MOREHEAD – PJ McIntee, who helped guide Southeastern (Iowa) Community College to the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series in 2014, has joined the Morehead State University baseball staff as the volunteer assistant. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:52:04 EST Colonel Fan Day set for Saturday http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50333553/Colonel-Fan-Day-set-for-Saturday RICHMOND - The Eastern Kentucky Athletic Department will host Colonel Fan Day Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Roy Kidd Stadium. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:44:05 EST Rebels claim Red Flight championship http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50332127/Rebels-claim-Red-Flight-championship EASTERN - Allen Central claimed the Red Flight championship of its annual preseason tournament. The Rebels defeated East Ridge and Perry County Central to earn 107 points. Phelps beat Sheldon Clark but fell to East Ridge in the preseason high school... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:54:04 EST P’burg nets Blue Flight win http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50331726/Pburg-nets-Blue-Flight-win EASTERN - In Allen Central's annual preseason high school volleyball event, much-improved Prestonsburg claimed the Blue Flight win with victories over Lawrence County and Paintsville and achieving a 10 point margin of victory over Johnson... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:38:08 EST Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission recommends waterfowl seasons for 2014-15 http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50330681/Kentucky-Fish-and-Wildlife-Commission-recommends-waterfowl-seasons-for-2014-15 FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission today proposed waterfowl seasons for 2014-15. New recommendations included a four-day increase of teal-only hunting during the September wood duck and teal season. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:38:02 EST Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Perfect weather conditions portend a great dove season. http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50330755/Kentucky-Afield-Outdoors:-Perfect-weather-conditions-portend-a-great-dove-season. FRANKFORT – The diminishing daylight hours, foggy mornings and slightly different angle of the daytime sun informs hunters the best time of year is upon us. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:37:06 EST UPIKE men’s soccer team picked to finish eighth in MSC http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50330019/UPIKE-mens-soccer-team-picked-to-finish-eighth-in-MSC PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville men's soccer team was picked to finish eighth according to a preseason poll of the Mid-South Conference coaches, league officials announced on Friday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:25:04 EST Asbury picked to win KIAC volleyball title http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50286063/Asbury-picked-to-win-KIAC-volleyball-title BREA - The KIAC coaches have selected Point Park University as the preseason favorite in volleyball for the 2014 season, conference officials announced Thursday. Asbury collected 100 points including ten first place votes. Coaches were not permitted... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:20:05 EST UPIKE women’s soccer team ranked eighth in MSC Preseason Poll http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50282988/UPIKE-womens-soccer-team-ranked-eighth-in-MSC-Preseason-Poll PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville women's soccer team was picked to finish eighth in the Mid-South Conference standings, according to a preseason coaches' poll released by league officials on Tuesday. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:11:03 EST Blackcats to host Pike Central in Joe P. Tackett Grid-Iron Classic http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50284929/Blackcats-to-host-Pike-Central-in-Joe-P.-Tackett-Grid-Iron-Classic PRESTONSBURG - Prestonsburg head coach John DeRossett has announced that the Blackcats will host Pike County Central in the Joe P. Tackett Grid-Iron Classic on Sept. 19. Kickoff for the Joe P. Tackett Grid-Iron Classic is set for 7:30... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:52:03 EST Kendrick named KVCA Player to Watch http://floydcountytimes.com/news/sports/50283335/Kendrick-named-KVCA-Player-to-Watch EASTERN - Allen Central High School junior middle hitter Katie Kendrick has been named a Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association Player to Watch. Kendrick excelled for the tradition-rich Allen Central volleyball program throughout the 2013... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:40:02 EST