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  • Forest boys soccer defeat LHS

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        A last minute goal by the Liberty boys soccer team was not enough to win the match on Tuesday, April 19. Jefferson Forest took a 1-0 lead at the end of the first half and then sped the match up in the second leading to a 4-1 victory over Liberty.
        Forest took over with a 1-0 lead in the first half and did not allow for the Minutemen to score. Joe Palazzi scored an unassisted goal in the first half at 23:00 into the match.

  • Pope Francis again offers new hope

        We are living in a time when there’s a remarkable presence in the world, a person doing more than anyone else to speak up for peace, love, mercy, and reconciliation.
        The world is always a troubled place, and that’s because too many people pursue their dreams of greed and avarice. Good and evil are always in a battle on this planet, but which one is which is not as easy to discern as some people think.

  • A reversal

        I’m old enough to remember when there were organizations that smuggled Bibles into the Soviet Union.
        The Communist Party was officially atheist. As it was the only political party allowed, that meant the government was officially atheist. All but a tiny number of churches were closed and a number were dynamited. The Moscow Stretenskiy Monastery, for example, once had four churches. Now it has only one. Three of them were dynamited and the fourth was used as a barracks for the Soviet secret police.

  • Jefferson Forest softball falls to Amherst

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest softball team left Liberty Christian Academy in the dust, defeating the new Seminole team 11-1 in a rematch on Saturday, April 16.
        The Lady Cavaliers went up 4-0 in the first innings and did not hold back in the second and third innings increasing the score in each. The Cavaliers gave up one run in the top of the fifth but it was not enough for LCA to make a comeback.

  • Liberty baseball wins two games in a row

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty Baseball player Lance Parker hit long to center field and brought in a walk-off RBI on a double in the bottom of the seventh to lead the M-Men to a 4-3 victory over Brookville Friday, April 15.
        “We came out and ended up scoring first and then Brookville came back quick and never gave in,” said Coach Mitch House.

  • Liberty softball falls to Brookville

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty softball held the reigning state champions, Brookville, to a 0-0 game until the eighth inning when the Minutemen gave up eight runs on Friday, April 15.
        It was a game of defense and careful field planning.
        For Liberty: Mahalea Scicchitano went 1-2; Brianna Whorley went 1-3; Haylee Wood went 1-4; Kim Sharrett went 1-4; and Kasey Carr went 0-3.
        

  • Liberty softball falls to Brookville

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty softball held the reigning state champions, Brookville, to a 0-0 game until the eighth inning when the Minutemen gave up eight runs on Friday, April 15.
        It was a game of defense and careful field planning.
        For Liberty: Mahalea Scicchitano went 1-2; Brianna Whorley went 1-3; Haylee Wood went 1-4; Kim Sharrett went 1-4; and Kasey Carr went 0-3.
        

  • LHS defeats Brookville in boys and girls soccer

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty boys soccer team shut out Brookville 4-0 on Friday, April 15.
        “The boys played well Friday against Brookville. Everyone played their role pretty well and because everyone did their part we had some success. Things work well when the guys are working hard and doing their individual part,” said Coach Eric Seckman.

  • River continues winning streak

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River baseball team continues to roll as the Golden Eagles shut out Alleghany 3-0 Friday, April 15. “The game was really tight and it was good to see the team win a tight game,” said Coach Brian Divers.

  • Staunton River boys see tough match

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Alleghany showed Staunton River boys soccer a physical match on Friday, April 15. The Golden Eagles dominated the field defeating the Mountaineers 5-1.
    “It easily could have been a different result,” said Coach Kris McCoy.