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  • Liberty inducts 2018 Hall of Fame class
    Between the girls varsity game against Jefferson Forest and the boys varsity game against Jefferson Forest the Liberty Minutemen honored the 2018 Hall of Fame Class.      The class consisted of seven former athletes, contributors and athletic staff. Ray Jermaine Brawley, Megan Camden-Fox, Maria “Chris” Hensley-Griffin, Gary Mitchell Lowry, Michael David Young, Steve Kemper Boyer and Ivan Lewis “Chappy” Merritt.     
  • Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Report: January 2018
    By: Dale Wilson SML Guide Service www.captaindavewilson.com     OVERVIEW- “Happy New Year” & great fishing! The bass fishing has been great the past several weeks. The water temperature is dropping and will continue to make the fishing better! Fishing overall has been good this past month! Water temperature will be in the upper 40’s to lower 50’s. Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and cloudy days. Striper fishing will pick up soon!
  • Overstreet signs with Richmond
    The Staunton River library was filled with friends, family, coaches and teachers as Grayson Overstreet signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of Richmond.      Head Coach Chuck Poston kicked off the ceremony by declaring that the University of Richmond got the best football player in the state of Virginia.      A bold claim but a claim supported by numbers.   
  • Suspect in Walmart robbery charged
    A suspect has been charged in the Nov. 26 robbery at Bedford Walmart. On Friday, December 8, investigators from the Bedford Police Department obtained warrants on Sherman Romel Jones, 37, of Roanoke, charging him with two counts robbery. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible, authorities state.   Other jurisdictions It appears Jones has been tied to other robberies.
  • Bedford PD seeks suspect in robbery at Walmart
     
  • Sports Day-ly: The NBA Superhero Comparison: Part II
    Welcome into round two of the Superhero and NBA team comparison. Essentially a couple hundred words of me completely nerding out with my slightly above average knowledge of superheroes and my elite level of basketball knowledge. Maybe elite is not the right word to describe my basketball knowledge, that seems arrogant. We'll call it semi-elite in an effort to express my humility.
  • Sports Day-ly: The NBA Superhero Comparison
     The NBA season is officially underway and I am incredibly excited. I love basketball in fact recently it has become my favorite sport.    One thing I also have recently re-fell in love with is superheroes. For whatever reason when I was 20 I really started to get back into superheroes. Even now at 22-years old I often walk about with a Batman backpack that is originally meant for a 10-year old.   
  • Hunter Allen breaks cycling down to a science
    When you think of athletic training, you might think of grit, sweat, hard work and pushing physical boundaries. When Hunter Allen, founder and CEO of Peaks Coaching Group (PCG), thinks about training, he thinks about the data. The data that Allen uses to design tailor-made training programs for his clients comes from their bike’s power meter.
  • Tennis camp aims to spark love for tennis in Bedford
    Susan Kirby, the instructor of the tennis camp being held at Liberty Lake Park, remembers a time when all the courts in Bedford were full. “When I grew up, tennis was unbelievably popular within the community,” said Kirby, who grew up on Peaks St. with the former Bedford Central Library courts in her backyard. “The courts would be full all the time... people would literally wait on the benches for hours to get to play. I see the courts now, and no one is here.”
  • Suspect escapes custody of BPD; Kasey Wayne Johnson sought by police