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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. 

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The Appomattox County High School Raiders marching band won the Grand Champion Award at the 40th Anniversary 2019 Brick Capital Classic in Sanford, N.C. on Saturday. 

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It was a regular season volleyball match between Appomattox and Gretna with a wild championship game atmosphere. When Ellie Peterson's blocked shot in set four sealed the 3-1 win for the Raiders, the Appomattox student section - which showed up in full force with vocal cords primed - rushed …

The Appomattox Raiders competition cheerleading team put on quite an impressive and spirited show Wednesday night at the Raider Jamboree held at the Appomattox County High School gymnasium. 

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The Appomattox Raiders football team and their avid fan base, otherwise known as "Raider Nation," is in a festive mood tonight after coming out of the much-anticipated Dogwood District showdown at Gretna with a 21-7 win. 

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Horses, ponies, mules, and more were at the Virginia Horse Center the weekend of Sept. 13 for the State 4-H Horse Show. Taylor Prince and Adam Foisy, members of the Appomattox 4-H Horse and Pony Club participated. There were approximately 400 youth from across Virginia who participated in th…

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The Appomattox Raiders volleyball team made quick work of the match against the William Campbell Generals on Thursday night, winning all three sets (25-7, 25-8, 25-11). 

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Two weeks after a 52-14 turnover-filled drubbing at the hands of the Heritage Pioneers, the Appomattox Raiders varsity football team got back in the saddle Friday night with a 45-7 win over the Staunton River Golden Eagles. 

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Two nights after falling to the Gretna Hawks in three sets on the Hawks' home court, the Appomattox Raiders volleyball team returned home Thursday to turn the tables and sink the Dan River Wildcats in three sets (25-17, 25-13, 25-19). 

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In a game that was characterized by multiple scoring streaks by both teams, the Appomattox Raiders volleyball girls came up in the winning column with a four-set win (25-19, 23-25, 25-7, 25-17) over Altavista on Thursday night at the Appomattox County High School.