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 […]

State softball title run ends with brutal loss

Hopes for a repeat state championship by the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes softball team fell short Friday afternoon in a lopsided loss to King William in the semi-finals in Salem. The Lady Buffs uncharacteristically committed multiple errors and their bats went silent for most of the game until a last-inning rally that scored […]

Lady Buffs clinch state softball spot

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes softball team qualified to the state tournament and a chance to repeat as Virginia champs late Thursday night with a convincing 16-4 win over John Battle in the Group 2A regional semi-finals in Lee County in far Southwestern Virginia. The team meets Dan River Friday in the regional final […]

Strong hitting gives Floyd regional win

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes opened regional contention Tuesday with a 5-3 win over Randolph-Henry with solid hitting and strong team play. Holly Britt drove in two runs while Mary Phillips, Christine Phillips and Riley Underwood each drove in runs as the team overcame a 2-1 deficit early in the game and how head […]

Revenge against Gate City

High school basketball teams that knocked Floyd County’s Buffaloes and Lady Buffs out of the regional tournaments made it to the state finals at Richmond’s Seigel Center Saturday night but only one emerged with a championship. Dan River disposed of Bruton 84-58 in the boys’ final while Gate City, who defeated the Lady Buffs in […]