A day after hitting a grand slam for her Temple Crusaders softball team, Madison Cofer and loved ones celebrated an even greater achievement on May 10: signing on the dotted line to attend Roanoke College.
Morris, who enjoyed a celebrated high school football career on both sides of the ball, was one of 16 Amherst athletes to attend a signing ceremony inside the school's lecture hall.
With the win, the Lancers remain in the hunt for the Seminole District title.
The baseball field at Amherst County High School now is named after Jim Procopio, the school’s beloved former coach who led the Lancers on the diamond from 1968 to 1985.
The Lady Lancer softball team picked up recent wins over a pair of Bedford County opponents.
The baseball field at Amherst County High School will be named after Jim Procopio, who coached at the high school from 1968 to 1985, following the Amherst County School Board’s vote of approval April 6.
Appomattox outfielder Haleigh Tweedy helped her team get revenge on Amherst in a non-district game April 3 by hitting a two-run, walk-off homer to right that gave the Raiders a 6-5 victory.
Temple Christian School’s 2022 state champion softball team received their rings during a March 31 ceremony.
The Amherst Lancers varsity baseball team’s offense exploded in a 22-0 victory over the Liberty Minutemen on March 29 at Bank of the James Stadium in Lynchburg.
The Amherst County Sports Hall of Fame has formally asked the county’s school board to consider changing a longstanding policy to clear the way for naming the high school’s baseball field in honor of Jim Procopio, a former Lancer coach.
‘The Native Nightmare’ Austin Deanda, of Amherst, remains undefeated as a professional boxer after a victory over Daniel Terry in Lynchburg on March 18.
The Lady Lancer varsity softball team opened its season March 15 with an 11-0 victory over Appomattox.
On March 11, the Elon Eagles Archery team led by Lona Jackson, Joe Seagle and Brian Barber of Amherst Arms, traveled to Richmond to participate in the 2023 Virginia National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Bullseye State Tournament.