Category Archives: Sports

Special athletes on a special day

Special athletes on a special day

Shooting high school sports is always special. Even more special is shooting a group of special athletes at the start of a Floyd County High School multi-team track meet Wednesday.  They tossed softballs and raced. They made a special day even more so. Many more photos in next week’s Floyd Press. Continue Reading

So many sports, so little time

So many sports, so little time

Several questions from readers over what they see as a lack of photos in The Floyd Press from me of Spring sports at Floyd County High School this year. With weather delays and schedule conflicts, I have not been able to attend and photograph as many sporting events since the basketball state tournament in Richmond… Continue Reading

A game that could have gone either way

A game that could have gone either way

For the first half of the final of the 2A basketball girls’ championship game at the Siegel Center in Richmond, the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes looked like the team that could end a 28-game winning streak of the Wise County Central Warriors. Floyd dominated the game in the first two quarters, sinking shots,… Continue Reading

Floyd loses state final 63-59 to Wise Central

Floyd loses state final 63-59 to Wise Central

Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes led Wise Central for the first two quarters and seemed in control of the game but that lead was cut to a 50-50 tie at the end of the third quarter. Central never ran away with the game and Floyd tied it close to the end but fell short 63-59.… Continue Reading

Another Lady Buffs rout: 98-18 over Gretna

For a couple of minutes in the opening of the Region 2A Girls’ Basketball Regional game in Floyd Monday night, Gretna had a 2-2 tie.

Then the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes put on one of their trademarked games of domination and that brief moment of parity disappeared into the night. Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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

Buffs take Glenvar into OT

Buffs take Glenvar into OT

Floyd County High School’s varsity basketball Buffaloes led a tough Glenvar into the half Thursday night before a senior night crowd, fell behind in the third quarter and battled back to tie the game at the end of regulation but then fell 57-54 in overtime. The Three Rivers District game puts the Buffaloes at 7-2… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs stomp Giles

Lady Buffs stomp Giles

It wasn’t even close.  The Lady Buffaloes led from the start and ended the first quarter at 32-2, then 54-13 at the half and 96-37 at the final buzzer, defeating Giles County at home Wednesday night before a packed house. Hannah Belshan led scoring with 16 points, followed closely by Elizabeth Quesenberry with 15 and… Continue Reading

Solid Buffaloes win over Auburn

Solid Buffaloes win over Auburn

With grief hanging over the gymnasium of Floyd County High School because of the tragic loss of a classmate, the Buffaloes basketball teams took down Auburn Thursday night at home. Senior Will Cook led scoring with 19 points  and was one of four players with three point goals for a 61-39 win. Evan Davis and… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs dominate 97-12

Lady Buffs dominate 97-12

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes dominated Eastern Montgomery at Elliston Wednesday night with a 97-12 win. After exchanging missed opportunities for a a minute or so as the opening, the Lady Buffs scored first, and often, and never looked back. Carley Lytton racked up 19 points, Regan Wiseman 16, Abi Belshan 11 and Natalie… Continue Reading

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