Category Archives: Sports

Lady Buffs double down on EastMont

Lady Buffs double down on EastMont

Floyd County’s Lady Buffaloes doubled the score on Eastern Montgomery at home Thursday night, beating the Mustangs 84-42. Ragan Wiseman continued her trend of double digit scoring with 21 points, followed by Natalie Boothe (20 points), Ashley Gallimore (13) and Cassidy Pratt (10). The Lady Buffs scored nine three point goals with Boothe downing four,… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs take wins over Radford

Lady Buffs take wins over Radford

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes took care of business in Radford Wednesday night, defeating the Lady Bobcats 73-42, with Ragan Wiseman scoring 23 points and Michaela Thompson adding another 10 points in the rout. The Junior Varsity game was closer, 44-41. The varsity Lady Buffs took control of the game from the beginning, leading… Continue Reading

Buffaloes fly high against EastMont

Buffaloes fly high against EastMont

Big back-to-back wins by the Floyd County Buffaloes and Lady Buffs on the basketball courts of Eastern Montgomery and Floyd County High Schools Thursday and Friday night. The varsity boys creamed the Mustangs on Floyd’s home court Friday night with a blistering 76-20 triumph and the Lady Buffs delivered an 88-18 creaming at EastMont’s gym… Continue Reading

Basketball is better than politics

Basketball is better than politics

Photographing boys’ basketball tonight at the Floyd County High School gym.  Shot junior varsity boys and girls games there on Wednesday night. Watched the Republican presidential nominees debate (if one can call it that with a straight face) Thursday night.  Two nights this week watching and photographing fun.  One night of wasted time. Forget about… Continue Reading

A powerful Lady Buffs win over Radford

A powerful Lady Buffs win over Radford

With Ragan Wiseman scoring 24 points and Natalie Boothe adding 14 — including four three pointers — the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes put away Radford’s Bobcats 64-29 before an enthusiastic home court crowd Thursday night. The Lady Buffs took control of the game at the outset and led 39-10 at the half. The… Continue Reading

Gate City takes win over Floyd

Gate City takes win over Floyd

Floyd County’s Buffaloes went down to Gate City in the second day of the Chance Harman Classic at Floyd County High School Friday before a packed house and a host of activities to the charity tournament that keeps growing. Jard Spence accounted for five of the Buffaloes’ seven three-point shots and Floyd led by a… Continue Reading

A slam-dunk

A slam-dunk

In fact, the contest itself was a match among slam dunk artists on the basketball court, an event at the Chance Harman Classic at Floyd County High School Friday afternoon. The event followed Radford’s destruction of Blacksburg 61-31 in one of the games of the first day of the two-day classic. The first day games… Continue Reading

One point short in holiday tournament

One point short in holiday tournament

Floyd County High School varsity Buffalo basketball player Michael Osborne hit five three-point shots against Allegheny High School of North Carolina in the First Bank of  Virginia Tournament at Fort Chiswell High School Monday night but the team came up one point short after a second foul shot was given with zero seconds on the… Continue Reading

Floyd beats Fleming in tight games

Floyd beats Fleming in tight games

Floyd County High School’s varsity and junior varsity basketball teams faced a tough and physical William Fleming at home Tuesday night but, after games where the lead switched back and forth, the Lady Buffaloes won both matches. In the varsity match up, Ragan Wiseman and Ashley Gallimore scored 50 points in a game where Fleming… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs over Bishop McGuiness

Lady Buffs over Bishop McGuiness

Things looked tight between championship teams Floyd County Lady Buffs and North Carolina’s Bishop Guiness at halftime Thursday night. In a topsy-turvy first half with the lead changing back and forth, the Lady Buffs held a 27-26 one point advantage at the halftime buzzer but, in Buffalo style, took control after the break and ended… Continue Reading

Rough games for JV teams

Rough games for JV teams

Two hard-fought games on the basketball hardwoods Tuesday night for the JV squads of the Buffaloes and the Lady Buffs against Franklin County. The second of two altercations during the boys game led to removal of one Buffalo from the floor by officials but the Floyd team prevailed and won handily. The Lady Buffs took… Continue Reading

Basketball scrimmage at FCHS

Basketball scrimmage at FCHS

Cave Spring High School’s Knights came to Floyd County High Tuesday night for scrimmage basketball against the boys’ varsity and junior varsity Buffaloes as part of preparation for the season that begins next month. Lots of action for both squads as fans got a chance to see how the teams may look and fare for… Continue Reading

Lady Buffs scrimmage

Lady Buffs scrimmage

Lady Buffaloes basketball scrimmage action against Patrick County at the Floyd County High School gyms Wednesday night as the round ball seasons kick into gear soon in early December. In both the junior varsity action in the old gym and varsity rough and tumble in the newer facility, the ladies look ready for action and… Continue Reading

A long night as Buffaloes lose 48-20

A long night as Buffaloes lose 48-20

Floyd County High School ended its home game season Friday night with 48-20 loss to Auburn as the Eagles ran roughshod over the Buffaloes. For a few minutes in the fist half, the Buffaloes had a chance to keep the game close when quarterback Brady Underwood hit Ian Bary with an 80-yard pass play in… Continue Reading

Buffaloes celebrate big win at homecoming

Buffaloes celebrate big win at homecoming

Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes celebrated homecoming Friday with a 42-20 thumping of Eastern Montgomery. The Buffaloes led the Mustangs 28-0 at the half, giving the crowd reason to celebrate and cheer the crowning of a new homecoming queen on a cool and clear October night. Quarterback Brady Underwood found receivers in 13 of 18… Continue Reading

Cross Country moves to Chantilly Farm

Cross Country moves to Chantilly Farm

The “home” course for the Floyd County High School cross country team for regional events over the last few years has been the grounds surrounding Rocky Knob picnic area on the Blue Ridge Parkway — a visual delight but not close to Floyd. This year’s regional meet moved to Chantilly Farm on Franklin Pike and… Continue Reading

FCHS dominated by James River 35-6

FCHS dominated by James River 35-6

James River High’s Knights ran all over Floyd County’s Buffaloes Friday night, leading 21-6 at the half and adding 14 more at the half. Floyd’s only score came from an 11-yard pass to Austin Gallimore in the second quarter in a game dominated by James River in offense and defense. Fumbles, dropped passes and interceptions… Continue Reading