Category: Sports

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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Alumni fun for a good cause at FCHS

Although they played hard, basketball alumni (and some kids) played hard for three alumni games (and one for young current students) at Floyd County High School Saturday morning and afternoon for the annual Joshua’s Hope Scholarship charity. A good time for a good cause.  More photos in the next edition of The Floyd Press.

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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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