Rain douses sports schedules

The rain fell again Wednesday, wiping out plans for the Region 2A semi-final softball game between Floyd County and Gate City high schools and postponing the matchup until 3 p.m. Friday at Averett University in Danville. Assuming, of course, the rain will let up and allow the teams to get the game in. Unrelenting weather […]

Lady Buffs beat Dan River in quarterfinal

After losing the 2A West Conference final over the weekend, Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes used a rain delay and an insurance run to protect the lead and take the quarterfinal match of regional play Tuesday to knock Dan River out of the playoffs and advance to the semi-finals. The Wildcats took a 2-1 […]

Lady Buffs shut out 5-0 in Conference final

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes softball team shut out Glenvar 17-0 Friday to reach the 2A Conference 38 finals against James River High Saturday and then were shut out 5-0 by the Knights. But the Lady Buffs are still in the regional playoffs because of their record and will face Dan River in Danville […]

Lady Buffs blow out Giles 17-0

A 17-0 lead by Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes brought their Region 2A Conference 38 semi-final softball game to an early end against the Giles Spartans Friday after rain spread the contest over two days. Mary Phillips went the distance on the mount, allowing just four hits and one walk with two strikeouts. Ashley […]

FCHS nemesis King William falls in final

King William High School, after ruining Floyd County’s hopes for a repeat state softball championship with a 12-2 rout on Friday, couldn’t seal the deal Saturday, dropping the title game to Page County 5-2 in the final at Radford University. A critical error sealed the fate of the heavily-favored King William, leading 2-1 in the […]