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Lady Buffs take conference title 95-37

Lady Buffs take conference title 95-37

The juggernaut called the Lady Buffaloes of Floyd County High School ran roughshod over the Martinsville Lady Bulldogs at James River High School Friday night for a decisive 95-37 victory in the Conference 38 2A final Friday night. The Lady Buffs opened the game with a dozen unanswered points and 29-2 at one point in…Read More…

School cancelled today but basketball is on

For the ninth day out of the past 10, Floyd County Schools are closed Friday.

However, the Conference 38 2A girls basketball final is scheduled for play Friday night at James River High School with the FCHS Lady Buffaloes facing the Martinsville Lady Bulldogs.(Read More)

Lady Buffs win, boys lose

Lady Buffs win, boys lose

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes cruised to an easy semi-final win Conference 38 win over Giles County Tuesday night, thrashing the Spartans 80-44.(Read More)

More snow ahead? Yep

More snow ahead? Yep

Forecasts say there is a chance of “significant” snowfall of 4-8 inches in the area Wednesday night and Thursday if things fall into place.

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Sports

Buffaloes take first-round tourney win

Buffaloes take first-round tourney win

For the third time this season, the Buffaloes went into overtime.  The two previous attempts ended in tough losses. Not this time, Floyd took down the tough Giles Spartans 76-67 after taking the lead from the start of overtime Friday night and never looked back to win their first-round match of the Conference 38 tournament.…Continue Reading

News

Snowbirds, get wish

Snowbirds, get wish

Floyd County Schools, reeling from the snow that covered parts of the area Saturday evening, struck with extreme cold temperatures that could affect starting of diesel school buses and facing a new storm that is expected to hit before noon today, closed their doors Monday. Also on the postponement block is the conference basketball playoff…Continue Reading

Photography

Autumn Moon

Autumn Moon

The November full moon that appeared over the football field at Floyd County High School last Friday night. Photographed during the game on a Canon EOS-1 D-X with a 300mm f/2.8 lens and a 1.4 x telephoto adapter, which creates a 420 mm telephoto. The moon was so bright I was able to capture a…Continue Reading