High School

  • M-men bring home close win against HV

    Nick Young kicked a 22-yard-field goal with one second left on the clock for a 53-50 victory over Hidden Valley Saturday night.
        The M-men traveled to Hidden Valley for a victory in the high scoring affair. Coach Chris Watts was pleased with the way the team played but says there are still improvements to make, “We have missed a lot of key kids the past few weeks and had to move kids around a lot, trying to find that right combination and get better at what we do.”

  • Cavalier golf looking to go to regions

    On Wednesday, Sept.16 Liberty High School hosted Jefferson Forest, Liberty Christian Academy and Rustburg High School in a golf match. JF came in first with a total score of 155, Rustburg was second with 161, LCA was third with 162 and Liberty was fourth with 166.
        Jefferson Forest sophomore Isaac Simmons took the medalist honor with a low score of 36 for nine holes. Simmons is also the only returning team member for JF.

  • Mishaps with the Seminole District meet

    The past Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Seminole District had its meet. E.C. Glass hosted the meet that took place at the Presbyterian Home course in Lynchburg.
         Alexis Mattson took second place overall with a time of 21:45. Ellie Daily, Forest, took fifth place overall with a time of 23:27. The Forest girls also took places 6-9 with times just milliseconds apart.

  • When it rains it pours

    Sports Editor
        The Liberty M-men were unable to catch the Rustburg Red Devils running game last Friday night. The Red Devils went on to win the game 47-14.
        Things don’t always go as planned during a game. “Right now I think we aren’t doing a good job of overcoming negative things in a game,” said Liberty Coach Chris Watts. 

  • Jefferson Forest moves to 4-0 in District

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        It was a struggle at first but in the end Jefferson Forest carded another Seminole District win in action against Amherst last week.
        The Lady Cavs came out strong in the first two sets, but struggled in the third and fourth. They finally got the win in the 5th set against Amherst.

  • Individuals Advancing to Regions

        Jefferson Forest took top honors at the Bedford County golf tournament held last Wednesday, Sept 23. The match was hosted by Staunton River and took place at Mariners Landing Golf Course.
        Forest took first place with a total score of 167, Staunton River and Liberty finished with a score of 183.

  • Liberty boys fall to Glass

    Sports Editor
        The Liberty boys basketball team traveled to E.C. Glass on Wednesday, Jan. 26 for the first of two district match ups against E.C. Glass. The Minutemen fell 53-34 to the Hilltoppers.
        Liberty started out strong with a 12-9 lead in the first. The Hilltoppers came back strong in the second and took the lead 26-17 at the half.

  • Staunton River girls defeat William Byrd

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        The Lady Golden Eagles took on William Byrd for a district rematch on Wednesday, Jan. 27.  In the first game the Lady Terriers defeated the Lady Eagles 50-46.
        “I think we played hard,” said Coach Kim Jones
        Staunton River was 9-6 going into the rematch, and Byrd was 9-5. River defeated Byrd 50-43.

  • Staunton River boys fall to Byrd

    Sports Editor
        The Staunton River boys basketball team played William Byrd on Wednesday, Jan. 27 in a district rematch. The Golden Eagles fell 61-47 to Byrd.
        The game got off to a slow start in the first period. Byrd took the lead 11-7. Byrd extended its lead to 18-13 at the half.

  • Jefferson Forest girls defeat Amherst

    Sports Editor
        Jefferson Forest girls basketball traveled to Amherst on Thursday, Jan. 28 for a district rematch. Forest defeated Amherst the first game 49-33. The Lady Cavaliers struck again and defeated Amherst 38-26.
        Amherst took the lead in the first 13-7. Forest amped up its game in the second and took the lead to 17-15 going into halftime.