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Today's News

  • Liberty and Staunton River have rematch

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        
    Liberty v. Staunton River

        Liberty and Staunton River had a rematch this past Thursday. Liberty fell to Staunton River 3-0, but did not go down without a fight.
        The first set went by quickly as Staunton River jumped on to Liberty. The Lady Minutemen fell 25-8 in the first set.

  • River topples Waynesboro

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River exploded in the first quarter to get a quick jump on Waynesboro during the match up last Friday. The Golden Eagles flew to a 42-7 victory over the Little Giants.
        “I thought we played a good game overall,” said Coach Chuck Poston.

  • Forest falls to Patrick Henry

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest football team lost its first regular season game in three years after falling short of a first down with less than two minutes in the game. The Cavaliers fell 31-28 to Patrick Henry this past Friday.
        “I think they were a very good team. We played much better Friday night than we did the previous week,” said Coach Bob Christmas. “We have made tremendous improvements from week one to week two.”

  • Liberty holds on against Rockbridge

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        When it mattered most the Liberty defense came up big, turning back a two point conversion attempt with less than three minutes left in the game to seal a 28-27 victory over Rockbridge last Friday.
    “For the most part I was pretty pleased,” said Coach Chris Watts. “We had a few let downs on defense in the second half. But aside from that I thought we played pretty well.”

  • Junior Falwell’s lame defense of Trump

        Lost recently in all the back and forth between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was a fairly remarkable op-ed piece in defense of Trump written by none other than Junior Falwell.
        You know, Jerry Falwell, Jr., whom I like to describe as LU’s “gun-slinging chancellor.” He earned that title after his embrace of guns on campus so that students might “end those Muslims” should something occur.

  • Why we need the ICAC task force


        Last week Brian McAlexander pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography. McAlexander had put child porn on an Internet peer-to-peer network and that’s how he got caught. The Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is looking for guys who do things like that. 

  • Festival time

        Labor Day weekend kicks off a number of pastimes.
        Labor Day weekend used to signal the end to summer and the unofficial beginning of fall, with schools opening. But those days are long gone and by the time Labor Day hits now students have been in classes for two weeks or more.

  • Goode Recreation dedicates new soccer field

        The Goode Recreation Association (GRA) dedicated a new soccer field on Soccer Opening Day this past Saturday behind the Goode Rescue Squad.
        GRA Soccer Opening Day included the introduction of 101 soccer players and coaches, a dedication ceremony for the newly acquired soccer complex, a soccer skills clinic, scrimmage games between GRA teams, and food for all who attended.  

  • Liberty, Staunton River cross country compete at Blacksburg

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River’s Brayden Epperly finished first in the 2000 meter high school open and Liberty’s Alexis Mattson finished eighth in the girls 2k splits at the Blacksburg Relays at Blacksburg High School this past Saturday.
        Both LHS and SR saw runners place high during the 2k events.
        Both Lady Minutemen and Lady Golden Eagles competed in the girls 2k splits.

  • Liberty and JF compete in Seminole Golf Match

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

            Liberty and Jefferson Forest participated in the second Seminole District golf match on Wednesday, August 24.
            In the nine hole match JF took first place with a score of 152, Liberty took second with 179, Brookville took third with 220 and Heritage took fourth with 242.