Cantrell retires from coaching basketball

Cantrell retires from coaching basketball

Alan Cantrell, the legendary coach of the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes, announced his retirement from basketball this week, ending a run that brought four state titles to the ladies and one for the boys. The school Tuesday promoted JV coach Jason Dalton to...
Lady Buffs end season with semifinal loss

Lady Buffs end season with semifinal loss

The Lady Buffaloes basketball team of Floyd County High School saw their bid for another 2A state championship fall one game short Saturday night with a 60-43 semifinal loss to Central-Wise at James Madison University in Harrisonburg. The Warriors of Central-Wise, a...
Lady Buffs in final four for state

Lady Buffs in final four for state

Floyd County High School’s surging Lady Buffaloes topped a determined Stuarts Draft team that led one briefly in the first quarter, closed to within two in the second but fell to strong defense and key shooting Thursday night in the state quarterfinals at James...
State quarter-finals next for Lady Buffs

State quarter-finals next for Lady Buffs

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes, now the undisputed top basketball team in Virginia’s 2A West after beating Martinsviille in the regional final Saturday afternoon at James River High School, heads to Harrisonburg Thursday to play 2A East No. 3...
Floyd meets Martinsville for Regional Final

Floyd meets Martinsville for Regional Final

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes and Martinsville’s distaff’s Bulldogs meet again Saturday afternoon for the group 2A region final in what could be a repeat of of the conference title match eight days earlier. Win or lose, they qualify to...
Lady Buffs secure state tourney spot with win

Lady Buffs secure state tourney spot with win

With a decisive 63-46 regional win over Chatham before an appreciative hometown crowd at Floyd County High School Wednesday night, the Lady Buffaloes earned a return trip to the Region 2A state quarterfinals. Abi Belshan’s 19 game points led the Lady Buffs, who...