Seventh-inning hit spoils perfect game

Radford High School varsity baseball pitcher Luke Phillips was two outs away from a perfect game against the Buffaloes at Floyd County High School Friday when Josh Gallimore connected with the ball for a hit in the seventh inning. Two runners reached base in the bottom of the seventh with one safe at first because […]

Losses at home, but victory on the road

A day after coming back from a deficit in the sixth inning to win, Floyd County High School’s varsity Buffaloes baseball team fell victim to the same kind of comeback by Auburn’s Eagles, who overtook an early 2-0 lead by Floyd to win 9-3 under threatening skies. On the soccer field at home in Floyd, […]

Close calls in a lopsided JV loss

In a game with a number of close calls by the umpires and missed opportunities by the Floyd County Buffaloes junior varsity baseball team Monday, Carroll County cruises to a 10-1 victory on the FCHS home field. A missed line drive to right field that went to the fence or a call at first base […]

Hank Aaron’s truth about racism

Hank Aaron, a deserving member of baseball’s Hall of Fame and the man who broke the total home runs record of Babe Ruth, made the mistake of speaking the truth recently when he told USA Today that America is still a racist nation. Said Aaron after noting that he received a lot of racist hate […]