Shane Simpkins has been named the new baseball coach at Pikeville H.S. The official announcement was made Wednesday at the school. Simpkins has been an assistant coach at Johnson Central for the last few seasons and was the head coach at Prestonsburg H.S. from 2011-2015. He took the Blackcats to the Elite Eight of the state baseball tournament in 2013. Simpkins was an All-State player at Paintsville High School and played his college baseball at St. Catherine and Lipscomb. He helped Lipscomb to an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2008.
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