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Today's News

  • Baseball: Cavaliers win Tarboro Easter Classic

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    While the Bedford County public schools were on Spring Break the Jefferson Forest baseball team traveled down to Tarboro, North Carolina to compete in the Tarboro Easter Classic.
        

    The tournament gave the Cavaliers the chance to play against teams outside of the state of Virginia. Jefferson Forest matched up with three teams from North Carolina and finished with an average margin of victory of nine runs.
        

  • Wounded Warrior Softball team coming to Bedford

    The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team will make its way to Bedford on Saturday April 28 for a doubleheader.
        

    Bedford will be the final leg to the team’s tour of Virginia. Starting in Manassas, VA on April 21 the team will go city-to-city until they reach Bedford.
        

    The team is made up of veterans and active duty soliders from all U.S. Military service branches, who have endured injuries that have led to amputation.
        

  • Softball: Lady Minutemen continue to roll

    Twelve days after defeating Staunton River 4-0 on the Lady Golden Eagles field the Lady Minutemen softball team hosted the Lady Golden Eagles.
        

    The score was closer but the result was the same. Liberty (7-0) defeated Staunton River (3-3) 1-0. Two days earlier the Lady Minutemen took down Lord Botetourt 3-1.
        

  • Basketball: Richeson named First Team All-State

    Jefferson Forest standout Jordan Richeson can add First Team All-State to his impressive list of accomplishments in the 2017-18 basketball season.
        

    “When an impact player transfers the big question is how will he fit,” Jefferson Forest Head Coach Cameron Shepherd said. “Jordan fit immediately with our group. He’ll tell you how important that was. His success hinged on his teammates.”
        

  • High School Scoreboard: April 4-9

    Wednesday April 4

    Baseball

    Jefferson Forest 15, Hillside (N.C.) 3
    (5 innings)
    WP: (JF) Dylan Kramer: 3 IP, 4 Ks (2-2, 3B, HR, 5 RBIs)
    (JF) Luke Fowler: 2-2, 3 RBI
    (JF) Jaylen Calloway: 1-1, 2 RBI, 2 R

    Thursday April 5

    Baseball

    Jefferson Forest 10, SouthWest Edgecombe (N.C.) 4
    WP: (JF) Griffin Agee: 3 IP, 8 Ks
    (JF) Luke Fowler: 4 IP, 3 Ks (3-4)
    (JF) Lucas Bosiger: 1-4, 2 RBI

  • High School Schedule: April 11-17

    Liberty Minutemen

    Wednesday April 11

    Track & Field @ Heritage, 5 p.m.

    Thursday April 12

    Girls Tennis vs. Liberty Christian,
    4:30 p.m.

    Boys Tennis @ Liberty Christian,
    4:30 p.m.

    Girls Soccer @ Brookville, 7 p.m.

    Friday April 13

    Track & Field @ All America Relays
    @ Radford, 2 p.m.

    Baseball vs. Brookville, 5 p.m.

  • High School Schedule: April 11-17

    Liberty Minutemen

    Wednesday April 11

    Track & Field @ Heritage, 5 p.m.

    Thursday April 12

    Girls Tennis vs. Liberty Christian,
    4:30 p.m.

    Boys Tennis @ Liberty Christian,
    4:30 p.m.

    Girls Soccer @ Brookville, 7 p.m.

    Friday April 13

    Track & Field @ All America Relays
    @ Radford, 2 p.m.

    Baseball vs. Brookville, 5 p.m.

  • The crack of the bat

    By James F. Burns
    Retired professor
    University of Florida

        The crack of the bat sent a tall popup skyward behind home plate.  I was the catcher and staggered beneath that mile-high ball as it rushed earthward.  I thrust my mitt up and made a lucky catch, the ball wedging itself between my mitt and my bare hand.

  • The slow, steady triumph of science

        Popular scientist Stephen Hawking died recently, after a lifetime of defying disability and bringing astronomy to the American public in a way that was engaging, highly informative, and even tinged with humor.
        Hawking had done groundbreaking work on understanding black holes, especially their relation to how the universe began. His 1988 book, “A Brief History of Time,” was an amazing best-seller, credited with bringing complicated scientific theory to a mainstream audience of lay people.

  • John Sharp is right

        A while back I wrote a column with the title “Kevin Willis is right,” This time, it’s John Sharp who is on the right track.