Today's News

  • Lady Cavs battle, come up just short

        One hit away.

        That’s how close Jefferson Forest Lady Cavailer softball coach Joanna Hardin says her team is from turning its season around.
        “I am most proud of our team because we fought until the last out in every game we played,” she said of last week’s action. “We had the go-ahead and/or winning runs on base in the seventh inning against both Amherst and Brookville. We are one hit, one inning away from turning the corner.”

  • Hard fought win: SR holds on for victory at Alleghany

        A couple of penalty kicks propelled the Staunton River boys soccer team to a district victory over Alleghany Friday.

        The victory gives the Golden Eagles a 2-0 mark in the Blue Ridge District, improving the team’s overall record to 5-3 on the season.
        Friday’s 2-1 win didn’t come easy.
        Kyle Hicks scored the team’s first goal on a PK and Ian Campbell notched the second.

  • Lady Cavs roll past B’ville

        Chelsea Hayes tallied two goals with an assist and Lauren Nicholas knocked in a pair of goals as Jefferson Forest blanked Brookville 6-0 in girls soccer action Friday.

  • JF cruises past Bees

        The Jefferson Forest boys soccer team cruised past Brookville in Seminole District action last week.
        Matthew Crider notched three goals with an assist as five Cavalier players found the back of the net in romping past the Bees 7-2.
        Marco Kempf, Ben Jackson, Dough Dickerson and Bryan Zaring each scored a goal, with Jackson also adding an assist for the Cavs.
        JF, with the win, improved to 8-0 overall, 6-0 in district action.

  • JF improves mark to 7-0 with win over Brookville

        Jefferson Forest earned two important Seminole District wins last week and, in the process, remained unbeaten.

  • Sports Commentary: Year-round sports

        Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

  • Sports enthusiasts have new place to go in Moneta

    By Peter Sawyer

    Intern Writer

         Beyond the Green offers more than the ordinary sports bar. Ryan Drake said he saw a need for a “classy” sports bar and restaurant when he vacationed at Smith Mountain Lake with his mother Sharon Landi.
        He wanted to open a business, but he had a bigger vision than a sports bar and restaurant.

  • Staunton River falls to Alleghany 1-0; district action heats up

        Missed opportunities.

  • Liberty notches first district win

        The Liberty Minutemen earned an important Seminole District victory last week, the team’s first of the season, doubling up Heritage 14-7.

        “I thought we played very hard the entire night,” stated LHS coach Stewart Grant about the victory.  “Early in the game, we weren’t real successful swinging the bat but we got things going in the sixth.” 
        Overall the victory improved LHS to 8-5, 1-4 in the Seminole.

  • The path to prosperity

    This past week House Republicans continued to take action to bring real change to Washington by passing a long term budget plan for 2012 and beyond, which stops spending money we don’t have, lifts our crushing debt burden, and helps promote job creation.