Category Archives: 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

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

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