Today's News

  • Golden Eagles go 2-1 in four days

    Staunton River started its stretch of three games in four days Friday Jan. 26. The Golden Eagles hosted Blue Ridge rival Lord Botetourt and defeated the Cavaliers 61-43. 

    The following day the Golden Eagles traveled to Fleming to face off against the Colonels. Behind a 31-point performance from Damien Martin the Colonels defeated the Golden Eagles 69-53.

    Josh Thomas scored 21 points in the loss, Kalip Jones added 18 and Grayson Overstreet scored nine points.

  • Lady Golden Eagles fall just short against Cave Spring

    The Staunton River Lady Golden Eagles hosted Cave Spring on Monday. Jan. 29 and the team was within reach of their second win of the season but fell four points short. Cave Spring defeated Staunton River 45-41.

    Staunton River led after the first quarter, 13-9. But a big second quarter from Cave Spring gave the Lady Knights a 24-22 lead at the half.

  • Davis gives Cavaliers win at the buzzer

    The Lady Cavaliers found themselves in a tight one against Seminole District rival Rustburg on Monday Jan. 29. The game was tied 37-37 late in the fourth quarter.

    With two seconds left on the clock the ball found its way into the hands of Maddie Davis. Davis buried one of her three, three-point field goals to give Jefferson Forest a 40-37 win.

  • Blue Ridge District Track Meet

    Following the conclusion of the Seminole District meet it was Staunton River’s turn to represent Bedford County as a part of the Blue Ridge District.

    For the girl’s team Sarah Maslen finished fifth in the 1,000 meter run with a time of 6:44.62. Maslen also finished second in the 500 meter dash with a time of 1:29.59 just falling short of the winning time of 1:29.59.

  • Golden Eagles pick up two wins at Blue Ridge Duals

    Staunton River competed in the Blue Ridge Duals Wednesday Jan. 24 and walked away with a 53-27 win over Lord Botetourt and a 46-25 win over Fleming.

    Against Lord Botetourt the Golden Eagles scored scored three victories via fall and one victory via technical fall.

    Nathan Kerns was awarded the technical fall victory in the 138-pound weight class. Kerns outscored his opponent 15-0 for five points.

  • Ospreys run off four straight wins

    The Ospreys of Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy went 4-0 in action last week, improving their record to 14-8 overall, 4-4 in the region.

    This past week’s games included wins over Lynchburg Homeschool, SMLCA-69, LHS-41; Westover Christian Academy, SMLCA-79, WCA-42; Jefferson Christian Academy, SMLCA-79, JCA-47; and Roanoke Valley Christian, SMLCA-84, RVCS-58.

  • BCSO seeks info on suspect in shoplifting case


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    The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a white man who shoplifted a bottle of alcohol from the ABC Store located in the Graves Mill Shopping Center on January 24, 2018.


    Virginia State Police Trooper N. J. Houck is investigating a single vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred this morning at 6:22 a.m. (Jan 25) on Route 723, one half mile east of Route 43 in Bedford County

  • Encouraging signs of bipartisanship

    By Delegate Terry L. Austin
        19th House District    

        Last week was the second full week of the 2018 General Assembly. It began with Governor Northam’s Inaugural Address to the Joint Assembly, on Monday evening.

  • News from the Capitol—Week 2

    By Senator Steve Newman
    Senate of Virginia President
    pro tempore

        The first week of the General Assembly session was filled with ceremony and change.  In the Senate, the second week was filled with time-consuming work for the people of Virginia.