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  • Jefferson Forest tennis starts season off with big wins

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Jefferson Forest Tennis played Amherst on Thursday, March 24. The Forest boys and girls both defeated the Lancers.
    The Forest girls defeated the Lancers 8-1. “I think the girls played well. A couple of the girls got off to a bit of a slow start,” said Coach Brady Taylor.

  • Liberty loses close one to SR

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        All it took was scoring one run for the Liberty softball team to defeat Rustburg 1-0 last Friday, March 25.
        The score remained tied at 0-0 until the top of the sixth. “We scored the one run in the 6th inning after Kasey Carr walked. Kasey stole second base and stole 3rd base on a failed bunt attempt.  Rebecca Hensley got a base hit to score Carr from third base,” said Coach Sherry Catron.

  • Liberty girls soccer struggles with Blue Ridge District teams

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty girls soccer team traveled to Rustburg for its first Seminole District matchup on Thursday, March 24. The Lady Minutemen held nothing back defeating the Lady Red Devils 7-0 for Liberty’s first win of the season.
        “We were able to score 7 from 3 different formations and multiple different scorers,” said Coach Jeff Steele.

  • River boys defeat Brookville

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Due to a goal that did not count at the end of regulation, Staunton River headed the ball in over time for a 3-2 boys soccer victory over the Brookville Bees on Monday, March 21.
        Brookville went up 2-0 in the first 33:00 of the game. “We had a slow start and we played pretty poorly in the first half,” said Coach Kris McCoy. “We came out in the second half and we followed our style and we made a couple adjustments to match Brookville.”

  • Forest girls get first win

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest girls soccer team was not giving up any goals to Amherst and defeated the Lady Lancers 8-0 on Tuesday, March 22. 
        Noele Galindo started the scoring for JF making the first goal at 8:42 into the game. Delany Ratliff scored the second goal at 10:13. Galindo scored again at 15:28. With a three goal lead the Lady Cavaliers weren’t ready to quit.

  • The Liberty boys soccer team finds the back of the net

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty’s goal was to score within the first two minutes of the match, which the Minutemen met and exceeded, defeating Rustburg 5-0 for its first Seminole District match.
        The Liberty boys soccer team hosted Rustburg on Friday, March 25.

  • The Islamic State is waging genocide that must be stopped

    By Congressman Robert Hurt

  • Protecting the people’s house

    What do regulating puddles, attempting to ban popular ammunition, and making recess appointments have in common? They are all examples of attempts by President Obama to overstep his power and bypass Congress. But these are just a drop in the bucket when it comes to the pattern of overreach we have seen from the Executive Branch in recent years. On nearly every issue – from health care to farming – President Obama has used his pen and phone to rewrite the law on his own.

     

  • High court nominee deserves hearing

        Last week, President Barack Obama fulfilled his constitutional duty and nominated a federal judge, Merrick Garland, for the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
        Conservative Republicans in the Senate, who love to promote “upholding the Constitution,” when it suits them, have announced that they will shirk their constitutional duties and not even provide a hearing for this nominee.

  • Putin makes a fool of Obama, again

        One again, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has made a fool of Barack Hussein Obama, something he has been doing on a regular basis over the last few years.
        Early last fall, when Russian aircraft began bombing to support Bashar al-Assad’s regime, the Obama administration was livid. Secretary of State John Kerry angrily predicted that Russia had waded into a quagmire.