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Wa…HOO for my alma mater (sort of)

It has taken 53 years for my “Wahoo-ness” to celebrate a long-pursued sports victory. My alma mater is now king of the NCAA basketball world. And it took two comebacks and constant nail-biters to carry out the University of Virginia’s win over Texas Tech in the NCAA championship game in Minneapolis Monday evening. As Doug

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Sports

Lady Buffs stomp Blue Demons (again)

Different outcome today than on Wednesday. The Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes downed Christiansburg 14-4 at home Thursday, recovering from a loss to a 15-7 drubbing from Auburn the day before. Shaylee Gearhart had two RBI’s and three runs scored, Amy Whitlow hit a home run with one of her two hits, Hannah Vest

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Sports

Lady Buffs kick off softball with win

Floyd County High School’s varsity Lady Buffaloes opened their 2019 softball season Tuesday with a 7-5 win over the Patrick County Cougars. Olivia Yates put Floyd in the lead with a lead-off home run in the first inning, then helped seal the win from the pitcher’s mound by striking out seven. The Lady Buff’s offense

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Sports

Ridgeview downs Floyd in VHSL Quarterfinal

The pursuit of another state championship by the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes came to a jarring end Friday night in Riner with Ridgeview winning 53-46 loss in the Virginia High School League’s (VHSL) Class 2 state semifinal game at Auburn High School. Ridgeview’s Lady Wolfpack took the lead with their first goal —

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Sports

Lady Buffs set for state quarterfinals

  Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes varsity basketball team, Class 2 Regional champions after beating Martinsville Monday night at Ridgeway, faces Ridgeview High at Auburn High School in Riner Friday at 6:30 p.m. for Class 2 State quarterfinals. The winner of that came goes into the state semi-finals at a place determined by Friday’s

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Sports

Buffs, Lady Buffs win semi-final matches

Both the Buffaloes and Lady Buffaloes head into Three Rivers District title games Thursday night after convincing wins in semi-final matches Wednesday. The boys reversed regular season losses to Glenvar in the semi-final match at the Roanoke County school, hitting three-pointers from many sections of the court, collecting solid rebounds and other good defensive plays.

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Sports

Floyd beats Alleghany 45-43 in tough game

It took a third quarter rout where the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes varsity basketball team outscored Alleghany 24-2 and then hung on in the last period to win 45-43 on Senior Night. Alexis Kiser stored 19 points and Amie Whitlow added 9 and both had a three-point score in a tight game where

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Musings

Lady Buffaloes down Radford’s Bobcats

If the Radford Lady Bobcats planned on revenge against the Floyd County Lady Buffaloes Friday night, the plan didn’t work. The Lady Buffs downed the ‘Cats 57-40 in Radford, sweeping the district opponent in district play. The win was a repeat of the Jan. 7 match where the Lady Buffs also scored 57 points to

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