Category: Sports

FCHS basketball alumni to have fun, help scholarships

High school and college basketball season may be over but the round ball fans can find still find a lot to cheer about, and help fund scholarships, Saturday at the Joshua’s Hope Alumni Basketball games at Floyd County High School’s gym. FCHS Assistant Principal Travis Cantrell, former basketball coach and athletic director for the school

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Track action at FCHS-Glenvar-James River meet

Floyd County High School’s varsity Buffaloes track team hosted Glenvar and James River Wednesday for a meet under sunny skies and moderately warm weather in the low 60s. Results and lots more photos in the next edition of The Floyd Press. (Click on any image to display photo full size. You can cycle through the

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Lady Buffs stomp Blue Demons (again)

Different outcome today than on Wednesday. The Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes downed Christiansburg 14-4 at home Thursday, recovering from a loss to a 15-7 drubbing from Auburn the day before. Shaylee Gearhart had two RBI’s and three runs scored, Amy Whitlow hit a home run with one of her two hits, Hannah Vest

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Auburn tops Floyd in baseball, softball

Kaleb Thomas hit a solo home run Wednesday in the Floyd County High Schools Buffaloes match against Auburn but that was the only run scored by the Buffs as they fell 7-1 against the visitors. In the fourth inning, Auburn broke a 1-1 tie after loading the bases and a double brought two runs home

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Lady Buffs kick off softball with win

Floyd County High School’s varsity Lady Buffaloes opened their 2019 softball season Tuesday with a 7-5 win over the Patrick County Cougars. Olivia Yates put Floyd in the lead with a lead-off home run in the first inning, then helped seal the win from the pitcher’s mound by striking out seven. The Lady Buff’s offense

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Supervisors, court & sports

Had hoped to get in some bike riding on this warm Sunday but pending issues on my political news site and work to retrieve some videos for possible use by Heartland kept me in front of computer and video screens for much of the day. Might get some riding in Monday. Upcoming week includes first

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Ridgeview downs Floyd in VHSL Quarterfinal

The pursuit of another state championship by the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes came to a jarring end Friday night in Riner with Ridgeview winning 53-46 loss in the Virginia High School League’s (VHSL) Class 2 state semifinal game at Auburn High School. Ridgeview’s Lady Wolfpack took the lead with their first goal —

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Lady Buffs set for state quarterfinals

  Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes varsity basketball team, Class 2 Regional champions after beating Martinsville Monday night at Ridgeway, faces Ridgeview High at Auburn High School in Riner Friday at 6:30 p.m. for Class 2 State quarterfinals. The winner of that came goes into the state semi-finals at a place determined by Friday’s

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