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The wins keep on coming for the Appomattox Raiders golf team as they remain undefeated in Dogwood District play with a victory Tuesday over Chatham and Gretna at Falling River Country Club. 

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Appomattox County High School Athletic Director Chris Dodge announced that tonight's varsity and JV volleyball home games against Chatham have been canceled due to COVID-19 protocol. The schools are working on a reschedule date. 

On behalf of the Appomattox County High School golf team, I would like to thank everyone who participated and helped with the Glow Ball Tournament Fundraiser held Saturday evening (Sept. 4) at Falling River Country Club. 

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The Appomattox Raiders had the deck stacked against them going into Friday night’s contest against the Heritage Pioneers with 13 varsity players sidelined due to either injuries or COVID protocol, and it showed on the scoreboard with a 56-13 loss at City Stadium in Lynchburg. 

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On Tuesday, the Appomattox Raiders golf team improved to 5-0 this season against Dogwood District opponents as they topped William Campbell and Nelson County at Hat Creek Golf Club in Brookneal.

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The defending state champion Appomattox County High School Raiders continued their winning ways in their fall 2021 home opener Friday with a 37-20 win over neighbors Rustburg in the Battle for the Lantern. The game was significant for the boys from Appomattox for a number of reasons.

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After a slow start to the 2021 season by losing their first two tournaments, the Appomattox Raiders golf team has regrouped and won their last two matches to begin Dogwood District play. 

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It didn't take long. During the first week of the regular season schedule for most fall season athletic teams of Appomattox County High School, several events have already been canceled due to COVID concerns. 

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Now back to their traditional fall schedule after one very short golf season in the spring of 2021, the Appomattox Raiders golf team has already began playing tournaments. The team last played in the spring of this year due to the VHSL’s maneuvering sports seasons in an effort to slow the sp…

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Appomattox County High School Football Coach Doug Smith met with his coaching staff, the Raiders football team, and their parents at the school on Aug. 3. During the meeting, members of Monroe Masonic Lodge No. 301 of Appomattox bestowed an award for the coach.

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Five varsity cheerleaders from Appomattox County High School were named to the Universal Cheerleaders Association All-American team and will join cheerleaders from across the nation to travel to Honolulu, Hawaii, to perform in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Dec. 4-8.

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On Wednesday, Aug. 4, the Appomattox-based Team Crossover track and field team hosted the Team Crossover Invitational at Appomattox County High School. The event was held at Bragg Stadium. 

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The Falling River Country Club extended its dominance of the Central Virginia Hall of Fame Tournament by claiming the tournament title this weekend. The win marks the sixth time in the past seven years that the Appomattox golfers won and their eighth title overall in a 13-year period, report…

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The victory tour for the 2021 VHSL Class 2 Softball State Champion Appomattox Raiders softball team has been in full swing ever since they defeated Randolph-Henry 2-0 on June 28 to capture the crown. 

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When Faber Jamerson, General Manager of Falling River Country Club, floated the idea of a golf tournament to raise funds for Coach Doug Smith’s medical expenses, he had no idea the kind of response the event would create. On July 30 - Aug. 1, approximately 545 players in 136 teams took to th…

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Today the Smith Strong Golf Tournament got underway at Falling River Country Club in Appomattox. The tournament is a fundraiser for Appomattox County High School varsity football head coach Doug Smith, who has been battling multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells) for much of the past y…

Any sixth through eighth grader interested in playing Appomattox Middle School football should plan to meet with the coaches on Monday, Aug. 2, at 5:30 p.m. in the AMS gym. If you have your physical. bring it with you. 

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After defeating Patrick County 5-1 in the 2021 O-Zone All-Stars State Championship game on July 15 at Madison Heights, the Appomattox O-Zone All-Stars have been preparing for their upcoming trip to the Dixie Youth Baseball Division I O-Zone World Series tournament in Laurel, Miss.

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The Appomattox Team Crossover Track Club took 14 athletes to Liberty University to compete in the Virginia Commonwealth Games last weekend, and 13 brought home at least one medal. Crossover won gold medals in nine competitions along with five silver medals and six bronze medals.

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For the next couple of weeks, the Appomattox O-Zone Dixie League baseball team, comprised of boys age 11-12, are keeping sharp on the practice field and raising funds for their forthcoming trip to Laurel, Miss. to participate in the 2021 Dixie Youth Division I O-Zone World Series. 

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The post-season accolades are rolling in for the 2021 VHSL Class 2 State Champion Appomattox Raiders softball team. Starting shortstop and leadoff hitter Kelsey Hackett was recently named as a member of the Extra Inning Softball First Team High School All-American-Infielders. 

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The Appomattox County Board of Supervisors recognized the Lady Raiders of the Appomattox County High School Varsity Softball team in the board’s regularly scheduled July meeting on Monday. The players and coaches attended the meeting.

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The Appomattox Raiders softball team earned a chance to claim Appomattox County High School's first softball state championship trophy since 1987 with a 2-0 win over Lebanon this evening in the VHSL Class 2 State Semifinal game played in front of a capacity crowd at Appomattox County High School. 

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Tez Booker of the Appomattox Raiders outdoor track and field team is the 2021 VHSL Class 2 State Champion in the boys long jump with a distance of 21 feet, 2.25 inches. Booker's closest competitor was Ronaldinio Stickley of King William at 20 feet, 9.75 inches. 

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MaxPreps, a website that provides national coverage of high school sports, honored Appomattox Raiders softball pitcher Courtney Layne as Player of the Week for the week ending June 11. 

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The Region 2C Championships held today at Appomattox finished just in time to escape the impending rain storm, but the Raiders softball game againt Gretna wasn't as fortunate. 

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The 2021 version of the Appomattox Raiders varsity girls soccer team is a blend of newcomers and veterans that have had to "grow as they go" due to having lost an entire season of game experience in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several of those veterans were part-time players during th…