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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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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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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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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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Wa…HOO for my alma mater

It has taken 53 years for my “Wahoo-ness” to celebrate a long-pursued sports victory. My alma mater is now king of the NCAA basketball world. And it took two comebacks and constant nail-biters to carry out the University of Virginia’s win over Texas Tech in the NCAA championship game in Minneapolis Monday evening. As Doug

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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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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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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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