Category: Sports

Benefit game kicks off football action in Floyd

The Floyd County High School varsity Buffaloes “benefit” game against Galax Friday evening lets fans get a glimpse of the new season of players taking the field and work out any late kinks before kicking the season off “officially” against Christiansburg at home next Friday. A “benefit” game means charging admission and the money collected

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FCHS Lady Buffs take on Auburn Eagles in benefit

Lots of action Thursday night in the benefit volleyball game between the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes and Auburn Eagles. The match, which raises funds for the Virginia High School League and the athletic programs of Floyd and Auburn, is the last warmup for the volleyball varsity and junior varsity squads before the start of the

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Volleyball action returns in new school year

On the first day of school Tuesday, volleyball action also began in the gym after classes with a scrimmage between the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes and the George Wythe Maroons. The JV Lady Buffs came from behind in three matches to win convincingly and the varsity did the same in their first match before the

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The season for high school sports begins

Watch out for school buses on Floyd County roads beginning Tuesday of this week as classes begin for the 2019-20 school year. High school sports are underway as the varsity Buffaloes golf team heads for Cliff View Golf Club in Covington for a match with Allegheny High. Volleyball scrimmages begin Tuesday with George Wythe coming

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Loss ends state title chase for Lady Buffs

The quest for a Virginia State Region C softball championship ended Tuesday when the Lady Buffaloes of Floyd County High School got swept away by the Blue Tornado of Richlands Tuesday in the state quarterfinal game in Floyd.

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Lady Buffaloes capture Region 2C softball title

Floyd County High Schol’s Lady Buffaloes softball team took the Region 2C title Friday with a 7-6 win over Dan River at the Botetourt Sports Complex at Daleville. The win lets Floyd host the opening round of the state tournament Tuesday against the winner of a Saturday Region 2D match between Lebanon and Richlands.  The

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Hollandsworth misses cut in her first pro match

Floyd County is born and Virginia Tech golfer Amanda Hollandsworth, who finished 5th at the NCAA national golf tournament this year, missed the cut by eight strokes Saturday morning after a bogie-free seven holes to finish her round after weather suspended play Friday in the Women’s Open in Charleston, SC. Hollandsworth shot three under par

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Lady Buffs secure state softball playoff berth with key win

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes softball pitcher Olivia Yates struck out the final two batters from the Appomattox Raiders in the bottom of the seventh an final inning Thursday afternoon to keep a one-run lead and semi-final win that puts the team into the state championship tournament. Yates struck out seven and also hit

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Amanda Hollandsworth turns pro with 7 over-par debut

Floyd County High School champion golfer Amanda Hollandsworth’s first game as a new golf pro got off to a shaky debut with a 7-over-par 78 Thursday at the U.S. Women’s Open in Charleston, SC. Hollandsworth, who just finished her college education at Virginia Tech with a 5th in the NCAA tournament qualified for the Open

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Concentration…tennis style

  Concentration matters in tennis and from the looks of members of the Floyd County High School girls tennis program, that concentration showed in their faces in a match against Carroll County Tuesday on their new tennis courts in Floyd. Was it their “war faces?” Maybe, or maybe it was the concentration it takes to

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