Baker, who previously coached at Rustburg before spending the 2021 season at Parry McCluer, has been tapped as head coach at Nelson County.
The Govs varsity baseball team battled team battled Dan River for 12 innings before the Wildcats rallied for 6-2 Dogwood District win.
The Lt. Govs soccer team defeated Wilson Memorial, 2-0, behind goals from Pluem Memoria and Cadden Torres on May 4 on the Nelson turf. The win was the JV team's second victory against Wilson Memorial after the Lt. Govs opened its season with a 1-0 victory.
The Govs baseball team rolled over Altavista, 15-4, on April 27 as once again the Nelson offense shared the runs scored with nine Nelson players crossing the plate.
The Nelson girls tennis team is just getting its season underway after it looked as though there would be no team this season for lack of players.
The Nelson Govs baseball team, coming off a massive run-producing gam before the Easter break, continued to swing the big bats with a 20-1 thumping against Gretna on April 20 and a 6-1 victory two days later over William Campbell.
After winning its first two games the Govs baseball team has been struggling with a five-game losing streak.
“It was something like I’ve never felt before. I was like, ‘This is something else.’ I felt so sick to my stomach,” Wesley Boor said of his first ride. “But I was like, ‘OK, I’ve gotta ride again.’”
In late March Nelson County High School’s gym had players from the past and present take over the court as part of an alumni basketball game.
The Govs baseball team dropped its fourth straight game last week as Appomattox mercy ruled the Nelson squad, 10-0, on April 1.