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Tournament set for October

The 7th annual Yokohama Tire Golf Class, to benefit Apple Ridge Farm in Copper Hill, is set for Wednesday, October 14 at 1:00 at Roanoke Country Club. There will be lunch with a shotgun start.

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Thursday 09/03/2015
Rural Retreat falls
Posted: September 03, 2015

Eastern Montgomery overcame the serving skills of Rural Retreat’s Tara Williams to post a 25-20, 25-22, 25-21 win over the Indians.

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Chilhowie edges Marion in football opener
Posted: September 03, 2015

Every year the fans come to pack the stands for a Chilhowie-Marion encounter that gets the football season off to an interesting, colorful start in Smyth County. They create a mostly orange side and a mostly red side, and their teams always put up a spirited battle on the field between them.

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Wednesday 09/02/2015
PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Bland County to take on Rural Retreat
Posted: September 02, 2015

BY JERRY SCOTT

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Flea Market begins Friday
Posted: September 02, 2015

The Hillsville Labor Day Gun Show and Flea Market begins Friday. The event continues through Labor Day on Monday.

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Buffs fall to Carroll 30-28
Posted: September 02, 2015

The Buffaloes opened the 2015 season with a 30-28 loss to Carroll County at home Friday, August 28. Like last year’s game at Hillsville, Floyd took the early lead but fell behind and had a late rally come up short.

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Regional golfers on the course
Posted: September 02, 2015

George Wythe edged Hogoheegee rivals Patrick Henry, Northwood and Chilhowie during recent competition at the Saltville Golf Course, while Holston topped Marion and Rural Retreat at Deerfield Golf Course.

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VOLLEYBALL: Northwood hands loss to George Wythe
Posted: September 02, 2015

Northwood's Alex "Sissy" Doane led her unbeaten Smyth County squad to a Hogoheegee District win over Wythe County rival George Wythe.

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Tuesday 09/01/2015
Indians shut out Pioneers
Posted: September 01, 2015

The Rural Retreat Indians began the new varsity football season with an impressive 27-0 victory over the Fort Chiswell Pioneers Friday night at RRHS.

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VOLLEYBALL: George Wythe blasts Bland
Posted: September 01, 2015

The George Wythe volleyball team defeated Bland County on Monday night at GWHS by the scores of 25-10, 25-7, 25-7. Kaitlyn Poole collected 12 digs and 10 kills as George Wythe improved to 2-0

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GW and FC cross country teams compete in meet
Posted: September 01, 2015

The George Wythe and Fort Chiswell cross country teams competed in the Run for the Hills meet held last Saturday at the South Holston Dam.

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Radford tops George Wythe
Posted: September 01, 2015

Radford scored seven touchdowns on its first seven possessions en route to a 55-27 defeat of George Wythe in the 2015 season opener Friday night in Wytheville.

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Bottom Line: Series comes to Floyd
Posted: September 01, 2015

Between the College World Series at Omaha in June and the Major League World Series at the National and American League champions in October, Floyd County had some of its own World Series action. The FCHS baseball field was used for games in the Nations Baseball East Coast Select/Elite World Series over the weekend.

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Bottom Line: Series comes to Floyd
Posted: September 01, 2015

Between the College World Series at Omaha in June and the Major League World Series at the National and American League champions in October, Floyd County had some of its own World Series action. The FCHS baseball field was used for games in the Nations Baseball East Coast Select/Elite World Series over the weekend.

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Monday 08/31/2015
8th grade team loses to Cavs 20-12
Posted: August 31, 2015

The FCHS eighth grade football team lost its season opener to Carroll County 20-12 at Hillsville Thursday.

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Volleyball season begins
Posted: August 31, 2015

Volleyball season started for local high schools the last full week of August.

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Sunday 08/30/2015
Jayvees lose opener at Hillsville
Posted: August 30, 2015

The FCHS junior varsity football team dropped its season opener to Carroll County 13-0 at Hillsville Thursday.

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Saturday 08/29/2015
Cavs edge Buffaloes 30-28 in season opener
Updated: August 29, 2015 - 10:41 am

The Floyd County Buffaloes came up short in a 30-28 loss to Carroll County in the season opener for both teams at Floyd Friday.

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Friday 08/28/2015
Bland County claws Craig County in opener
Posted: August 28, 2015

The Rockets failed to launch on Friday as the Bland County Bears claimed a season-opening 41-6 victory over visiting Craig County.

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Galax golfer top Pionners
Posted: August 28, 2015

Galax defeated Fort Chiswell 167 to 186 in a golf match held Thursday at the Draper Valley Golf Club.

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Maroon golfer top Rebels, Cavaliers
Posted: August 28, 2015

The George Wythe team finished first in a three-team match held Thursday at the Wytheville Golf Club. The final team scores were: George Wythe, 161; Patrick Henry, 184; Holston, 186.

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Buffaloes open at home with Carroll County
Posted: August 28, 2015

The FCHS football team opens the season tonight with a home game against Carroll County.

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Youth Football roundup
Posted: August 28, 2015

Youth football scores

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George Wythe starts out season strong
Posted: August 28, 2015

The George Wythe Lady Maroons began their 2015 volleyball season on a positive note by defeating the Holston Lady Cavaliers Tuesday night at GWHS.

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Thursday 08/27/2015
Football kicks off Friday
Posted: August 27, 2015

After weeks of intensive practice, football teams across the state will square off this coming Friday night for the first official games of the 2015 season.

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Golf team finishes second at River Course
Posted: August 27, 2015

The Buffaloes’ golf team finished second in the second district meet of the season at the River Course in Montgomery County Thursday, August 20. Giles again had the first place team finish.

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Rural Retreat brings the numbers, lacks experience
Posted: August 27, 2015

This year’s Rural Retreat High School varsity volleyball team has a few more players than unusual; however, the team is somewhat lacking on experienced players.

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Lebanon defeats Tazewell in volleyball
Posted: August 27, 2015

Lebanon jumped in front early and held on to defeat Tazewell in girls’ volleyball action Aug. 26.

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Wednesday 08/26/2015
Pioneer volleyball comes with experience
Posted: August 26, 2015

The outlook for this year’s Fort Chiswell volleyball team is very bright. Several Lady Pioneers are back this season who are expected to raise the team’s proficiency.

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Golfers finish second at Auburn Hills
Posted: August 26, 2015

The FCHS golf team finished second in the opening Three Rivers District match at Auburn Hills in Riner Monday, August 17. Giles finished first.

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Maroons look to continue winning ways
Posted: August 26, 2015

The George Wythe High School varsity volleyball team is planning to continue its upward climb that began last season.

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Tuesday 08/25/2015
Bland County to take on Craig County on Friday
Posted: August 25, 2015

Bland County coach Harris Hart and his football troops have completed their preseason practices and scrimmages and are set to begin their 2015 season this coming Friday night in Bastian against visiting Craig County. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

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Wythe County teams work out the kinks
Posted: August 25, 2015

All three Wythe County varsity football teams participated in their last pre-season scrimmages held last weekend. Fort Chiswell played John Battle, Rural Retreat battled Lebanon, and George Wythe took on Tazewell. All three county teams will kickoff their respective seasons at 7 p.m. this Friday with Fort Chiswell traveling to Rural Retreat and George Wythe home against Radford.

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Lady Buffs open season tonight
Posted: August 25, 2015

The FCHS varsity and jayvee volleyball teams open the season tonight against Carroll County High School in Hillsville. The Lady Buffs are coming off the most successful season in program history.

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Monday 08/24/2015
Belshan posts best time in scrimmage
Posted: August 24, 2015

Sophomore Abi Belshan had the fastest time in the girls' cross country scrimmage at the FCHS track Saturday.

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Sunday 08/23/2015
Boys post strong showing in cross country scrimmage
Posted: August 23, 2015

Sami Shannon posted the best performance in a 5K scrimmage run for Floyd runners Saturday at the high school track. Shannon ran an 18:21 to beat the rest of the field by at least 17 seconds.

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Marion golf team edges county foes
Posted: August 23, 2015

Smyth County’s high-school golf teams had a county tournament for the second year in a row, and for the second year in a row the team champion won by one stroke.

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Saturday 08/22/2015
Jayvee girls win scrimmage
Posted: August 22, 2015

The FCHS jayvee volleyball team won its first scrimmage of the season, defeating Patrick County 3-0 Thursday, August 13. Set scores were 25-15, 25-19 and 25-21.

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Friday 08/21/2015
VHSL announces partnership with Farm Bureau Insurance
Posted: August 21, 2015

The Virginia High School League, PlayOn! Sports, and the National Federation of State High School Associations Network and forming a new partnership with Virginia Farm Bureau insurance agents. Farm Bureau will be an official partner of all Fall State Championship events in 2015.

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Thursday 08/20/2015
Pulaski readies for final home stand
Posted: August 20, 2015

After the Pulaski Yankees finish the current three-game series against the Elizabethton Twins, they will have their final home stand of the season.

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Wednesday 08/19/2015
Salem loses road game
Posted: August 19, 2015

The Salem Red Sox remained mired in last place with a 3-2 loss to the Carolina Mudcats Tuesday in Zebulon, NC.

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Tuesday 08/18/2015
Buffaloes third in scrimmage
Posted: August 18, 2015

The FCHS golf team finished third in the final scrimmage of the season. The match was held at Great Oaks Country Club Tuesday, August 11.

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Monday 08/17/2015
Pulaski blasts Burlington
Posted: August 17, 2015

The Pulaski Yankees minor league baseball team used five home runs to key a 15-3 win over the Burlington Royals Sunday in Burlington, NC.

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Sunday 08/16/2015
Lady Buffs scrimmage Patrick County
Posted: August 16, 2015

The FCHS volleyball teams got their first taste of competition Thursday as all three squads scrimmaged Patrick County at Floyd. The varsity, junior varsity and eighth grade (middle school) teams all won games in the scrimmage format.

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Saturday 08/15/2015
Senior Showcase: Hannah
Posted: August 15, 2015

Hannah Belshan is one of a handful of Buffaloes to win state championships in different sports. She is the only FCHS athlete in 54 years to win two state titles AND hold a state record.

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Friday 08/14/2015
College football preview: Ohio State picked to repeat as national champs
Posted: August 14, 2015

After an early season loss to Virginia Tech, the Ohio State Buckeyes recovered and closed strongly, winning the first four-team playoff for the NCAA Division I football national championship.

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Thursday 08/13/2015
Yankees playing next-to-last home stand
Posted: August 13, 2015

The Pulaski Yankees are starting a three-game series with the Greenville (Tennessee) Astros. After that, there will be only one more series of home games in the closing weeks of the season.

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GW dominates Bank of Marion golf tourney
Posted: August 13, 2015

George Wythe claimed the team and individual championships at The Bank of Marion High School Golf Classic, hosted by Chilhowie High School on Aug. 10 at Holston Hills Community Golf Course.

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Wednesday 08/12/2015
Buffs hope to return to football playoffs
Posted: August 12, 2015

After struggling to a 2-8 record in 2014, the FCHS football team is looking to bounce back and advance to the playoffs this year. Floyd has changed the schedule, dropping Galax, George Wythe and Blacksburg. Added to the schedule are Martinsville, James River and Grayson County.

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Tuesday 08/11/2015
Ceres resident claims first season win at Wythe Raceway
Posted: August 11, 2015

In action at Wythe Raceway last Saturday night, Trevor Cregger, Christiansburg, won his fourth race of the season with Fincastle driver Mike Ayers finishing second. Tam Topham, Wytheville, and Brent Hilton, Rural Retreat, swapped the lead back and forth several times with Hilton grabbing the number three position. Topham and Derek Harmon, Galax, rounded out the top five.

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