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Today's News

  • Aponte appeals conviction to Supreme Court of Virginia

        Having lost her appeal before the Virginia Court of Appeals, Emily Lynn Aponte has appealed her conviction of involuntary manslaughter to the Supreme Court of Virginia.

  • Moneta Rec hosts Moneta Madness

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Children sat across the sidelines and their families filled the Moneta Elementary School gym for the first ever Moneta March Madness event.
        

  • Tennis: Liberty shuts out Brookville

    Liberty Tennis traveled to Brookville for a Seminole District matchup with the Bees. The Minutemen shutout the Bees in a 9-0 victory.
        

    Zach Key picked up a 8-1 win over Reed Rosenbaum. Will Davis followed that with a hard fought match against Kevin Young. Davis prevailed 8-6 for the second win of the day for Liberty.
        

    Davis and Key teamed up for doubles and scored a 8-1 victory over the team of Rosenbaum and Young.
        

  • Baseball: Revenge, walk-off style

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    It felt like Deja Vu for the Golden Eagles on Saturday. Entering the sixth inning of a rematch with Jefferson Forest tied 1-1 and the Cavaliers broke the tie in the sixth inning just as they had the week before. Only this time Staunton River responded in the seventh inning to win, in walk-off fashion, 5-4.
      

  • Softball: Shannon's homer the difference

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Scoreless for two and a half innings, Jefferson Forest’s Madi Shannon stood in the batters box with a full count. The payoff pitch came in and went right back out. Shannon blasted a line drive deep and over the wall of center field, breaking the scoreless tie and ultimately being the difference in the game.
      

  • Baseball: Grant strikes out 15 in shutout

    Snow derailed most of Liberty’s scheduled games in the first few weeks of the season but the Minutemen took to the diamond on Friday March 23 to take on Heritage. Liberty dismantled the Pioneers in a 8-0 victory.
        

    Bryce Grant took the mound for the Minutemen and threw a ridiculous 15 strikeouts in six innings pitched. Allowing just one hit of the possible 18 outs for Grant to record on the mound, all but three were strikeouts.
      

  • Manley finishes second at Laurel Hills

    Garnet Manley III, a Sophomore at Jefferson Forest, finished 2nd in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Laurel Hill Junior Shootout. The tournament was held at Laurel Hills Golf Club in Lorton, VA, just outside of Washington, D.C.
        

  • Avery Dolan of Lynchburg Advances to Elks Hoop Shoot National Finals

    Chicago—Over the past nine months, tens of thousands of young athletes from across the country have stepped up to the line to show off their free throw skills through the Elks Hoop Shoot. Only six will become National Champions.
        

    Avery Dolan is one of 72 of the nation’s best free throw shooters ages 8 to 13. Avery’s hard work and dedication have taken her from Lynchburg to the Elks Hoop Shoot National Finals in Chicago.
        

  • Bowyer wins at Martinsville

    Starting in the ninth spot Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) had some ground to make up to come out victorious at Martinsville. Slowly but surely that is what he did, moving up during each stage. Weather pushed the race back a day to Monday March 26.
        

    “This is a place where I’ve gotten so close,” Bowyer said. “I wanted to win this grandfather clock (trophy) so bad. I got so close back in 2012.”
      

  • High School Scoreboard: March 22-26

    Thursday March 22

    Soccer

    Girls: Staunton River 2, Bassett 1
    (SR) Jessica Carreon: 1 Goal
    (SR) Kaitlyn Burns: 1 Goal
    (SR) M.K. Boone: 1 Assist

    Girls: Jefferson Forest 3, Liberty Christian 0

    Tennis

    Girls: E.C. Glass 9, Liberty 0

    Boys: Alleghany 6, Staunton River 3

    Friday March 23

    Soccer

    Boys: Liberty 5, Heritage 0
    (LHS) Devin O’Neil: 3 Goals
    (LHS) Garrett Nicholas: 1 Goal