Long time Jefferson Forest High School head football coach Bob Christmas announcing Monday he is leaving the Cavaliers effective at the end of the school year to become the head coach at Amherst County High School. Christmas is leaving the Cavaliers after his 5th year during his second stint at Jefferson Forest. In his first go around at JF he won two state titles in 1992 and 1993 after 9 seasons. In between his two tours with the Cavaliers, he coached 13 season in the Georgia High School Ranks.
The last time the Heritage Pioneers football team lifted the state championship trophy was in 2002, but that changed last December when they defeated the Phoebus Phantoms 24-20. Now, the state champions are asking the community to help them bring home their state rings.