After a perfect start to the season, the Amherst Lancers football team made sure there was no letdown against the newly established Mecklenburg County program on Sept. 29.
Dozens of home-schooled children have found their mark in archery competition as part of the Bobcats, a group that weekly meets at Amherst Arms and Supply in Madison Heights.
Jefferson Forest held Amherst’s potent rushing trio relatively in check.
The Madison Heights Youth Baseball Association struck out on a bid to host a World Series tournament in 2024 in large part because of the appearance of the U.S. 29 Business corridor, MHYBA President Ronnie Adams recently informed Amherst County's board of supervisors.
Liberty High School, a charter member of the Seminole District, will remain in the league for at least four more years.
Amherst defeated E.C. Glass on Sept 13. Scores were 27-25, 25-17, 22-25, 17-25, and 15-13.
Amherst’s offense continued to fire on all cylinders in its Seminole District opener on Sept. 16, a 49-8 thrashing of host Liberty.
Golf results from Sept 14. at Ivy Hills Golf Club: Jefferson Forest 146, E.C. Glass 160, Amherst 164.
Amherst defeated Liberty High in 5 sets on Sept. 6. Scores were: 19-25, 25-14, 25-16, 22-25, and 15-10.
Blacksburg, for the majority of the evening Friday, only toiled in vain to find answers as it saw Amherst run away with a 63-14 victory at Lancer Stadium.
“I knew about their character and the unselfishness,” coach Bob Christmas said, “… and that’s really huge for this team.”
The Amherst County Board of Supervisors in a county news release thanked local businessman Adam Huffines and Motor World in Madison Heights for sponsoring the 2022 Fall Recreation Soccer Season.
There was plenty for Lancers fans to like in Amherst’s season opener at Lancer Stadium on Sept. 2.
Amherst varsity volleyball defeated Charlottesville in 3 sets on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Scores were: 26-24, 25-18, and 25-19
A picture of the future high school sports landscape for the commonwealth and the area became clearer Thursday, when the Virginia High School League publicized an adjusted alignment plan recommended for the upcoming cycle.
Amherst defeated Nelson Aug. 25 in 3 sets. Scores were 25-9, 25-10, and 25-14.
In the first main event of his boxing career, “The Native Nightmare” Austin Deanda earned a second-round knockout in Ranson, West Virginia, on Aug. 13 to improve his record to 9-0.
105.9 WLNI-FM will broadcast E.C. Glass games this fall and feature the former WSET sports anchor. Carter will return to cover high school football this month
The landscape of area high school sports could look much different beginning in 2023.
Maggie McDearmon helped revitalize the Randolph-Macon volleyball program. The Amherst County High graduate brought her winning ways from the Lancers to the Yellow Jackets, and the outside hitter made a lasting mark on the program in Ashland.