Category: Sports

Buffaloes steamroll EastMont

Floyd County High School’s varsity football team rolled over Eastern Montgomery 55-0 Friday night. More photos and Roger Mannon’s story in next week’s Floyd Press.

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The action and passion of volleyball

Volleyball is always a fun sport to photograph. It has lots of action and a healthy dose of passion from players, coaches and fans. There’s also beauty and grace in the young athletes who compete in the sport. It’s a tough, often rough-and-tumble game that showcases the competitive nature of the players and the intensity

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The rain on the game was mainly a pain

After a morning of rain — sometimes hard-driving downpours — the skies cleared Friday afternoon and things looked good for Floyd County High School’s homecoming came against Fort Chiswell. But the skies opened up again right as the game started and fans headed under umbrellas and hoods and any protection they could find. The rain

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FCHS football: Something to cheer about

If you believed the high school prognosticators, Floyd County didn’t have a chance against George Wythe Friday night. But the Buffaloes jumped out to a 7-0 lead with a touchdown on their first possession and lead 13-7 after a touchdown pass from quarterback Gus Underwood. Underwood threw three TD passes, including a 57-yarder in the

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Christiansburg steamrolls Floyd County 49-0

The stats told the story in Floyd County’s crushing 49-0 loss to Christiansburg in Friday’s home opener. Yards rushing: Minus 8. Total yards for Dorian Harris, last year’s leading rusher in the region: 25 in 10 carries.  First downs for the Buffaloes: Just two. The Buffs recovered two Blue Demon fumbles but couldn’t capitalize. The

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Good news, bad news on the volleyball court

Floyd County High School’s varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams kicked off the season at home Tuesday night with a win and a loss. The JV girls (above) won a hard-fought series over arch-rival Christiansburg 2-1 but the varsity (below) fell 3-0 to the Blue Demons. More photos and info in upcoming issues of The

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Floyd County High School football

The sights and sounds of high school football signaled the approaching end of summer Friday night at Floyd County High School in a scrimmage benefit match between the Buffaloes and the Blue Knights of Grayson County. The season kicks off Friday, August 26, when FCHS hosts Christiansburg. More photos in next week’s Floyd Press.

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High school football? Already?

Yup. Football starts tonight at Floyd County High School with a benefit game against Grayson County.  The actual season begins next Friday with a home game against Christiansburg. Can’t speak for the rest of you but looking forward to returning to the sidelines tonight when the Buffaloes take the field.  Went down with a bad

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Floyd breaks first-round regional tourney jinx

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes varsity softball team broke its first round jinx in regional tournaments Tuesday with a 10-2 pasting of Chilhowie — advancing to round two. Chilhowie jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Lady Buffs responded by taking a 2-1 lead before their opponents tied it up.

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