Category: Sports

Tanner’s 38 points paces Floyd County’s win against Giles

Floyd County High School’s boys basketball team celebrated senior night Wednesday with a 66-47 district win over Giles, lead by junior Caleb Tanner’s 38 points. The win capped a night when the junior varsity also posted a last-minute victory in a tough match at the beginning of the evening. More photos and Roger Mannon’s story

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A gift for seniors

One of the best parts of what I do for both pleasure and a living is photographing people.  This came during the presentation of a gift by Linda DeVito of flower to seniors of the Floyd County High School Lady Buffs basketball team at Wednesday night’s game. For the record, the player receiving the gift

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Another win by the Lady Buffs

Senior night for the Floyd County Lady Buffs varsity basketball team ended with a normal outcome for the winning squad — a 75-33 victory over Auburn. For the Lady Buffs it was a typical, hard-fought game with many steals, 15 points and three three-pointers from Emily Boothe, 13 points from Hannah Belshan and eight steals

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Buffaloes end regular football season with big win

Floyd County High School’s varsity football team closed out the regular season at home Friday night with a 50-10 thumping of Auburn and will head next week to a first-round playoff game against Riverheads. Dorian Harris racked up 131 yards, edging him closer to a 2,000-year season. More photos and Roger Mannon’s story in next

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A split decision in volleyball home finale

Floyd County High School closed out its 2012 volleyball home season Thursday night with a spit:  The JV team beat Radford while the varsity fell to the Bobcats. It’s been that kind of year.  More photos and Roger Mannon’s story in next week’s Floyd Press.

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Giles routs Floyd County 63-12

The license plate of the truck that ran down Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes Friday night at FCHS read “Spartans” as Giles County routed the Buffs 63-12. Giles jumped to  21-0 lead, led 42-6 at the half and added 21 more points in the second with the Spartan’s Ian Mann scoring six touchdowns. Dorian Harris

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Friday night lights

A good place to see Floyd in action is at a football game on a Friday night. Football analysts often say the crowd at a home game is the “12th man” on the field and supporters of the Floyd County High School Buffaloes are no exception to that rule. I’ve been shooting FCHS sports for

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Scenes from a homecoming

Scenes from Friday night’s football homecoming at Floyd County High School. A more comprehensive video and photos will be featured in this week’s Floyd Press and on the paper’s web site.  The Buffaloes beat Glenvar 41-37.

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Bring on the Band

A couple of grab shots from the Floyd County High School marching band’s performance during the halftime show and homecoming festivities Friday night.  The Buffaloes surged to an early lead and then held off a rallying Glenvar in the second half to win 41-37.  More photos and Roger Mannon’s story in Thursday’s Floyd Press.

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