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Floyd loses battle of district unbeatens

Floyd loses battle of district unbeatens

Floyd County High School’s varsity Buffaloes basketball team took its unbeaten Three Rivers District record up against the equally-unbeaten Radford Bobcats on the road Thursday night and came away with a 74-58 loss. Radford is also now 12-0 in its overall season play. The Buffaloes lost after a three-game winning streak and now is 6-11…Continue Reading

Lady Buffs beat Glenvar 76-35

Lady Buffs beat Glenvar 76-35

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes downed Glenvar 76-35 at home Wednesday night. Floyd took the lead from the start and led 18-5 at she end of the first quarter and 38-23 at the half. The Junior Varsity went into the half tied up 15 all but outscored Glenvar in the second half to cruise…Continue Reading

FCHS posts basketball wins

FCHS posts basketball wins

At Auburn High School Thursday night, the Varsity and JV Buffaloes disposed of the Eagles. The Varsity Buffs won 55-53, taking an early game lead that the Auburn narrowed to five points at the half but Floyd kept the pressure after the break. Cole Harris led scoring with 15 points, followed closely by Justin Conduff…Continue Reading

Buffaloes sweep EastMont

Buffaloes sweep EastMont

Floyd County Buffaloes completed a two-day sweep of the Eastern Montgomery Mustangs Friday night with a varsity boys 80-47 win at Elliston. Michael Osborne led scoring with 19 points, followed by Cole Harris at 12 and Justin Conduff with 11.  Blake Hairston and Will Cook each had 10 points. The Buffs took control at the…Continue Reading

Floyd dumps EastMont 104-21

Floyd dumps EastMont 104-21

Call it a complete and devastating domination of one basketball team over another.  Floyd County’s Lady Buffaloes destroyed the Eastern Montgomery Mustangs 104-21 Thursday night. The Mustangs only had four points in the first half.  The Buffaloes dominated throughout with Carly Lytton, Regan Wiseman and Liz Quesenberry each scoring 16 points while Ashley Gallimore added…Continue Reading

Gate City downs Floyd

Gate City downs Floyd

Gate City waited a year for revenge on a loss to Floyd County at last year’s Chance Harman Classic and downed the Buffaloes 72-64 before a large crowd Saturday. Will Cook led FCHS scoring with 21 points, followed byk Justin Conduff with 18 and Cole Harris at 16. Gate City aided their cause with four…Continue Reading

Tanner returns to Floyd basketball court

Tanner returns to Floyd basketball court

Floyd County High School alum Virginia High School Sports scoring champ Caleb Tanner returned to the basketball courts of his old high school Friday as a member of the Elevaj8 Academy in Florida in the Chance Harman Classic tournament. Tanner, a reserve player on the squad, scored three points in the Academy’s 83-77 loss to…Continue Reading

Lady Buffs beat Franklin

Lady Buffs beat Franklin

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes basketball teams took victories over Franklin County at home Tuesday night with the varsity outscoring their nearby rivals 2-1: 72-36. The Lady Buffs took the lead early and never looked back.  Emily Booth led scoring with 15 points, including two 3-point scores.  Floyd dropped in five triples to just…Continue Reading

Middle school basketball action

Middle school basketball action

  Basketball action Tuesday night between the Middle School teams of Floyd and Dublin at the old gym at FCHS. The boys were down by just two points late in the second quarter but Dublin outscored the Buffaloes in the second half to more than double the score by the end. The Lady Buffs led…Continue Reading

Lady Buffs take Bishop McGuiness 72-65

Lady Buffs take Bishop McGuiness 72-65

Last season, Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes basketball teams ventured down to North Carolina to meet the ladies of Bishop McGuiness — a private Catholic school with a reputation for championship form. It was a rare defeat for the Lady Buffs in a season that took the team to the regionals before elimination. McGuiness…Continue Reading

Floyd loses to Christiansburg 48-41

Floyd loses to Christiansburg 48-41

Floyd County High School’s varsity Buffaloes basketball team jumped out to an early lead against the Christiansburg Blue Demons Friday night but fell behind by the halftime break and lost 48-41. Will Cook lead scoring for the Buffs with 17 points, followed by Justin Cunduff at 10.  Floyd matched Christiansburg in three-point scores with five…Continue Reading

Lady Buffs take tough 51-40 win over Carroll

Lady Buffs take tough 51-40 win over Carroll

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes took control of the fourth quarter Wednesday night to take control of a tight game against the Carroll County Cavilers and go 2-0 in this young season with a 51-40 win. Ragan Wiseman led scoring with 12 points.  Floyd led 12-11 at the end of the first quarter and…Continue Reading

Volleyball Buffs lose state semi-final match

Volleyball Buffs lose state semi-final match

Floyd County High School’s volleyball Buffaloes started strong Tuesday night against Riverheads in the state semi-final match in Augusta County but, after taking the opening match 26-20, the Gladiators took the next three games and now head to Richmond Saturday for a final against undefeated Gate City. After losing the second match, Floyd fought hard…Continue Reading

Buffs lose regional; qualify for state

Buffs lose regional; qualify for state

Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes went down 3-0 to an undefeated Gate City volleyball team in the Regional final Saturday night but still qualified for the state championship semi-finals with last Thursday’s win over Glenvar and faces Riverheads Tuesday night in Staunton. A win there will put them in the finals at the Virginia Commonwealth…Continue Reading

Buffs take semi-final volleyball win

Buffs take semi-final volleyball win

It took five games but Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes took a tough semi-final match against Union Thursday night to secure a spot in the state tournament and face Gate City Saturday night for the regional title. Floyd took the at 15-13 win in the fifth and deciding game at James River High School but,…Continue Reading

Buffs take volleyball regional opener 3-0

Buffs take volleyball regional opener 3-0

  Floyd County High School’s varsity volleyball team continued on its winning rampage Tuesday night with a 3-0 rout of Appomattox at home for the Regional opener. It was also a game with a highly charged crowd who cheered the Buffaloes on to victory. Those attending saw the Buffs take the sets 25-17, 25-18 and…Continue Reading

Floyd closes out 2-8 season with 27-7 loss to Auburn

Floyd closes out 2-8 season with 27-7 loss to Auburn

On a cold Friday night under a bright moon, Floyd County High School’s football Buffaloes ended their season at home with a 27-7 defeat to Auburn, which ended a losing streak against Floyd that dated back to 1990. The loss puts the Buffs at one and four in district play and two and eight for…Continue Reading

Big volleyball, cross country playoff wins

Big volleyball, cross country playoff wins

Winning teams for Floyd County High School in playoffs Wednesday. The varsity Buffaloes volleyball team is headed for the conference title game against Glenvar after beating James River in the semi-final in Buchanan. In Pearisburg, both the boys and girls cross country teams took the Virginia High School League 2A Regional meet. Emily Harris led…Continue Reading

Caleb Tanner back on the boards

Caleb Tanner back on the boards

Caleb Tanner, owner of the Virginia High School League season basketball scoring record and and the 2013-14 Timesland boys basketball player of the year as a senior at Floyd County High School, was back on the court Monday night as a member of the Elev8 Sports Institute post-graduate ball team in a fundraising game against…Continue Reading