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 […]

Special athletes on a special day

Shooting high school sports is always special. Even more special is shooting a group of special athletes at the start of a Floyd County High School multi-team track meet Wednesday.  They tossed softballs and raced. They made a special day even more so. Many more photos in next week’s Floyd Press.

Keeping track of FCHS sports

Track action at Eastern Montgomery High School Wednesday afternoon as Floyd County’s varsity competed against EastMont, Giles and Narrows. Keeping track of all the action is often a challenge with high jump, triple jump, shot put and discus action on another part of the athletic complex — and away from the running and hurdle events. […]