Today's News

  • Staunton River softball snaps slide

    Staunton River softball snapped a three game slide this week by thrashing William Fleming 18-0 before the mercy rule came into effect.

    The Golden Eagles suffered its third straight loss to Lord Botetourt on Wednesday, but Head Coach Josh Weller remained optimistic about his team, noting that they were hitting well but not at the right spots. Thankfully, it all came together against the Colonels on Friday evening, as their bats were seemingly unstoppable.

  • Liberty girls soccer blanks Brookville and Amherst

    Liberty HS girls soccer picked up two shutout wins  against Brookville and Amherst to move to 6-3 overall this season.

  • Jefferson Forest tennis takes second place at Heritage Invitational

    Jefferson Forest boys tennis captured second place at the Heritage Invitational.

    The tournament was played from April 28-30 and consisted of four teams: Heritage, Brookville, Randolph Henry and Jefferson Forest.

    The Cavs grabbed second place with a total of 18 points, three ahead of Brookville in third. Heritage nabbed first place with 21 points and Randolph Henry rounded out the competition in fourth.

  • Karnes navigates through 'year of growth' for Liberty tennis

    Less than four years ago, Madison Karnes was the No. 1 singles player for Liberty HS girls tennis team.

    Fast forward to today, the 21-year-old Liberty alumna is now the head coach.

    Liberty’s girls tennis program holds a special place in Karnes heart, as it was the place where she learned to play the game she describes as one of the biggest passions in her life.

  • Jefferson Forest baseball grabs two wins in busy week

    It was a busy week for Jefferson Forest’s baseball team, as they played three games in three days. The Cavs picked up two wins for the week, capping it off with a epic comeback win over William Monroe, the 2016 State 3A finalists.

  • JF softball too strong at the plate for LCA and Heritage

    Jefferson Forest’s softball team couldn’t be stopped, as it drove in a stunning 33 runs combined between their April 26 game with Liberty Christian Academy and April 28 contest against Heritage.

    In its first game of the week, the Cavs exploded in the second inning with 13 runs. This big inning came as JF batted through its entire lineup twice. Marlie Hill, Olivia Fox and Skylar Jenkins all notched two hits in the second, with Hill and Fox grabbing two singles and Jenkins knocking out two doubles.

  • Staunton River baseball moves to first place in Blue Ridge District

    Staunton River baseball continues to enjoy a successful season, as it picked up two wins over Lord Botetourt and William Fleming to push its record to 9-3.

  • Cavalier Fishing reels in success

    Cavalier Fishing has made an impressive statement in just its first year of competing.

    The teams of Robert Parker/Harrison Rice and Ethan Robinson/Spence Francis qualified for the 2017 JSC High School Championship after placing first and fourth at a regional tournament in late March.

    The fishing rules of this tournament were: five fish allowed in the fishers’ livewell, two of them having to be 14-inch and three could be 12-inch.   

  • After 100 days: A strange, failed presidency

        It was President Franklin D. Roosevelt who established the standard of measuring a presidency by what is accomplished during its first 100 days.
        FDR had promised to tackle the problems of the Great Depression immediately upon entering office, and he did exactly that. He’d made it clear that he’d use every available tool of the federal government to ease the suffering of the people.

  • Don’t be complacent

        Last month I saw a news story about Russia’s plan to build new class of aircraft carriers. Right now, Russia only has one carrier, the Kuznetsov.