MONDAY’S SPORTS ROUNDUP
Covington's J'yon Smith drives past Boys Home's Nick Rodgers for a layup in last night’s game. (Recorder photo by Gavin Dressler) High School Boys' Basketball – Lord Botetourt 74, Alleghany 55. Tyler Meade scored a game-high 27 points — 20 in the first half — as the Cavaliers opened a big early lead and cruisedtherecorderonline.com
Alleghany County marks bicentennial this year
COVINGTON — Alleghany County is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2022. The county was formed from parts of Botetourt and Bath, along with a portion of Monroe County, which is now a part of West Virginia, on Jan. 5, 1822, by an act of the Virginia General Assembly. Its name was taken from an old Indian word meaning “endless,” which […]therecorderonline.com
Bob Johnson Classic bringing together Emory & Henry basketball alumni while honoring late coach
The first ever Bob Johnson Classic was underway at Lord Botetourt Saturday, honoring the late “Coach J”, the winningest basketball coach at Emory & Henry. Lord Botetourt head coach Andrew Hart reached out to coaches all over Virginia who were Emory & Henry basketball alumni, encouraging them to bring their teams to Daleville for a bit of a reunion, and to remember the man who lead them to where they are today.