Category Archives: Sports

Floyd beats Martinsville, wins conference

Floyd beats Martinsville, wins conference

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes took down Martinsville’s Lady Bulldogs 51-47 in the Conference 38 final Friday night at James River High School near Buchanan Friday night, revenging two regular season losses and winning the conference. The win gives the Lady Buffaloes home court advantage in a regional opener next week against Chatham. Abi… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs win semi-final over Giles

Lady Buffs win semi-final over Giles

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes meet Martinsville’s Lady Bulldogs Friday night for the Conference 38, 2A final after the Floyd ladies destroyed Giles 70-28 Thursday at the tournament semi-final at James River High School outside of Buchanan. Floyd’s Michaela Thompson led scoring with 19 points. The semi-final win Thursday gives the Lady Buffs a… Continue Reading

Giles eliminates Floyd from boys’ playoffs

Giles eliminates Floyd from boys’ playoffs

For three and half quarters of the opening round of 3A Conference 32 high school basketball playoff game, the Floyd County Buffaloes led the Giles Spartans Monday night in Pearisburg, but 23 fourth quarter points almost doubled the 12 of FCHS, eliminating the Buffs from state playoff contention for this season. Floyd led by more… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs close out regular season with win

Lady Buffs close out regular season with win

In the regular season ender for Floyd County girls basketball, the varsity Lady Buffs led from the start and cruised to an easy win over the Radford Bobcats 60-29 while the JV squad rebounded from a halftime deficit to take control in the second half and beat the lady Bobcats 51-38. Elizabeth Quesenberry led varsity… Continue Reading

Tough losses against Radford

Tough losses against Radford

When Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes sports teams meet the Radford Bobcats, the fur flies.  Radford is tough and a perennial rival. The the Junior Varsity Buffs Wednesday night in Radford, the Bobcats seemed to have their way for most of the game, leading more than once with double scores like 32 to 16 in… Continue Reading

Dominating wins by Lady Buffs (again)

Dominating wins by Lady Buffs (again)

After the JV Lady Buffaloes stomped Glenvar 41-9, the Floyd Varsity ran into stiff competition that stalled their game in the first quarter and trailed 7-5 in the first quarter but got on track in the second to take the lead in the first 20 seconds of the second and started pulling away, leading 38-12… Continue Reading

Big basketball wins at home, on the road

Big basketball wins at home, on the road

Floyd County’s Buffaloes and Lady Buffs delivered a double knockout blow against the Giles Spartans Wednesday night with the boys beating the Spartans 78-63 before a home crowd while the ladies bested the Giles team 81-47 in Pearisburg. At the FCHS gym, the boys broke a tie early in the game and recovered more than… Continue Reading

Radford dominates Buffaloes

Radford dominates Buffaloes

Radford defeated Floyd County HIgh School’s varsity and jv basketball teams Thursday night. The Bobcats took the varsity Buffaloes 66-40, piling up a 22-7 lead in the first quarter but the Buffs came back in the second quarter to close up the score by outscoring the Bobcats 16-10.  Radford came back with a strong third… Continue Reading

Lady Buffaloes stampede Auburn

Lady Buffaloes stampede Auburn

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes took no mercy on Auburn Wednesday night in a home massacre of 75-19 by the varsity and a 63-5 mauling by the JV. Abi Belshan led varsity Lady Buff scoring with 18, followed by Cassidy Pratt with 16, Mallory Cox at 15 with Michaela Thompson and Elizabeth Quesenberry at… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs action: One win, one loss

Lady Buffs action: One win, one loss

The tough unbeaten Martinsville Bulldogs stayed unbeaten Thursday night as they downed the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes 59-47. Abby Belshan led FCHS scoring with 17 points and Michaela Thompson notched 13 in a hard-fought match. The JV Lady Buffs, however, had little trouble stomping the the visiting Martinsville team. The Buffs held the Bulldogs to… Continue Reading

Big wins for Varsity, JV Buffaloes

Big wins for Varsity, JV Buffaloes

Floyd County High School’s Varsity Buffaloes basketball team broke into the winning ranks Monday night at home with a 75-68 hard-fought game with four players scoring in double digits. Dustin Thompson led scoring with 19, followed by Cayden Sutphin with 16, Ian Bary with 11 along with Austin Gallimore. Thompson and Sutphin each put in… Continue Reading

JV Lady Buffs beat Carroll County

JV Lady Buffs beat Carroll County

For the second straight night, the junior varsity basketball teams won overwhelming victories in front of home court fans at Floyd County High School. The JV Lady Buffaloes took the lead over Carroll County’s Cavaliers Tuesday and never looked back.  It seemed close at time in the first half but the girls took control in… Continue Reading

A JV win but a loss by the Varsity Buffaloes

A JV win but a loss by the Varsity Buffaloes

Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes lead Patrick County for a while in the first quarter of the quarter Tuesday in a non-district basketball match at Floyd County High School but the Cougars piled on the points throughout the game and won 55-37 at the final buzzer.

Too many missed shots by the Buffaloes destroyed their chances of taking their first win of the season and the Buffs are winless in four matches. Continue Reading

Lady Buffs double down on Magna Vista

Lady Buffs double down on Magna Vista

Floyd County High School’s varsity basketball Lady Buffs fought a determined Magna Vista squad at home Friday night before icing the game when Abi Belshan stole the ball from the Warriors with 16 seconds to go and drove the court before a clinching score to give Floyd a 50-45 win. A big night for Belshan… Continue Reading

Good crowd, long night, tough loss

Good crowd, long night, tough loss

Carroll County’s Cavaliers put Floyd County’s Buffaloes down 42-33 Tuesday night at the FCHS gym. The game, interrupted by attempts to fix a slick spot on the basketball court, closed out the first half close with the Cavs leading 17-33 but Carroll County outscored Floyd 14-5  in the third quarter and 11-5 in the final… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs in action

Lady Buffs in action

Varsity and JV Buffalo basketball action at Floyd County High School Tuesday night as the ladies faced Lord Botetourt’s Cavaliers in benefit action. The JV Lady Buffs took control of the game early and controlled the action throughout to take the game.   The varsity swapped the lead back with LB but led at the half.… Continue Reading

Basketball season is upon us

Basketball season is upon us

Basketball is on the courts as Floyd County’s middle school Lady Buffaloes teams are already in competition and took on Giles Thursday night at the high school. Floyd took early control and led easily at the half.  I had to leave the game at halftime to be at another gig but it looked like the… Continue Reading

Glenvar downs tough Buffaloes 33-21

Glenvar downs tough Buffaloes 33-21

Floyd County High School’s Varsity Buffalo football team played Glenvar tough and to a 21-21 tie in the fourth quarter until 8:47 left in the game when a third rushing touchdown by the Highlanders’ Jack Leonard put the game away from the undefeated Three Rivers District Champions. The Highlanders stopped the Buffaloes on a fourth… Continue Reading

Varsity Volleyball scores win on Senior Night

Varsity Volleyball scores win on Senior Night

Floyd County High School ‘s Volleyball team wrapped up their home season Thursday night, beating Glenvar 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 before a large crowd for Senior night at home. Haley Avencini had eight blocks and siex kills and Haylee Dalton also had eight blocks with Mackenie Ambrose’s 10 kills. The JV team lost its two sets. … Continue Reading