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The following official statement was released today by the Virginia High School League (VHSL) regarding the fate of 2020 Spring Sports in the Commonwealth. There had been slight hope that a partial season would be played, but today's announcement puts an end to that speculation. 

Charles Conrad of the Times Virginian won three Virginia Press Association Awards recently. He won third place in the sports news photo category for this photo of the Appomattox Darlings Dixie All-Star Softball team winning the Virginia Darlings Dixie All-Star State Championship on July 16, …

Dynamic Duo: Lauryn and Hannah Foster strike again and harvest two spring gobblers. The Fosters were featured in a recent Hunt Smart — Fish Hard column.

It was time to go to the shed and get my baits in order. Over the winter time I had ordered some new plastic baits from the places I always order from — Cabela’s, Bass Pro Shop, Fish USA, and Grizzly Bait Company to name a few. 

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Due to the current status of schools in the Commonwealth closed for the remainder of year in response to COVID-19, the VHSL has received numerous questions regarding spring sports, eligibility and other issues. The VHSL is providing a list of FAQ’s on its website under “COVID-19 News/FAQ’s” …

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John Martin of the Appomattox Raiders wrestling team earned a second place finish in the 126-pound weight division in last weekend’s VHSL Class 1, 2, and 3 State Wrestling Championships at the Salem Civic Center. 

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In one of the most physical basketball games of the 2019-20 season for the Appomattox Raiders, they hung on to defeat a pesky Alleghany Mountaineers team 60-55 in overtime Monday in the opening round of the Region 2C tournament. 

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Cortney Rawes, a 2019 graduate of Appomattox County High School and a vital member of the 2018 and 2019 state playoff Raider softball teams, was named as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Co-Player of the Week. Rawes shares the honor with Cameron Durr of Emory & Henry. 

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Friday night was Senior Night for Appomattox County boys basketball and the cheerleading squad. The Raider seniors closed out their regular season home court careers in style with a decisive 69-43 win over the Nelson County Governors. 

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With only two more games left to play in the 2019-20 regular season, the Appomattox Raiders varsity girls basketball team is peaking at just the right time. 

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The Gretna Hawks varsity boys basketball team swooped into Appomattox on Friday night and appeared to have the Raiders in their clutches with a 17-4 lead at the end of the first quarter. 

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Beginning with the Appomattox Raiders boys Wednesday night 56-49 upset over previously undefeated Halifax County, both the boys and girls varsity basketball programs of Appomattox County High School concluded this week's action on high notes. 

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On Thursday night, the Appomattox Raiders wrestling team won both matches in a three-team competition held at Appomattox County High School. The Raiders opened with a narrow 36-30 win over E.C. Glass in the round one and closed out strong with a 50-6 win over Chatham in the third and final round.

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The Appomattox Raiders wrestling team invites Raider Nation to the Appomattox County High School tonight at 6 p.m. as they take on visiting opponents E.C. Glass and Chatham. 

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In what was a basketball version of a Wild West shootout, the Buckingham Knights walked away with a narrow 68-67 win at Appomattox to remain undefeated at 10-0. 

Appomattox County High School Athletic Director Chris Dodge has announced that the Raiders' sporting events scheduled for this evening have been canceled due to inclement weather and school closings. 

In their first home meet in school history, the Appomattox County High School Raiders boys swim team defeated both Prince Edward County High School and Altavista last Friday, while the girls defeated Altavista and fell to Prince Edward. The boys beat Prince Edward 44-42, and dominated Altavi…

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While most area high schools have played three to seven varsity boys basketball games by the start of Christmas break, Appomattox just made it onto the court for the first time this season on Friday. That happens when a school’s football team is busy winning the state championship, and most …

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Prior to Tuesday night's girls varsity basketball game between the Appomattox Raiders and Halifax Comets, played at Appomattox County High School, Raiders senior forward Shaniya Johnson was awarded for setting the school's single-season record for made free throws. In the 2018-19 season, Joh…

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After a one-year hiatus from the VHSL State Football Championship playoffs, the Appomattox Raiders navigated through early-season stormy seas to earn a trip back to more familiar waters. With a 35-14 win Friday night over the Gretna Hawks, Appomattox earned the 2019 Region 2C Championship fo…

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On the heels of a 64-22 defeat of Chatham in last week's Region 2C quarterfinal round matchup, the Appomattox County Raiders varsity football team is preparing to host Glenvar on Friday night at Bragg Stadium for a semifinal clash. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.

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With their 2019 season on the line in the Region 2C Semifinal, the Appomattox Raiders volleyball team displayed a show of true grit in the third set against the Radford Bobcats. 

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Tonight at 6:30 p.m., the Appomattox Raiders volleyball team faces the Radford Bobcats in the Region 2C Semifinal. The game will take place at Brookville High School in Lynchburg.