High School

  • Lady Minutemen go 1-2 at Marlin Classic


    The Lady Minutemen joined the boys team in the sunshine state over the break participating in the Marlin Christmas Classic.

    Liberty played three games against opponents from all over the south eastern portion of the country and finished 1-2 in the tournament.

    The Lady Minutemen started against the Alma Bryant Hurricanes of Alabama.

  • Minutemen travel to Florida


    The Liberty Minutemen varsity basketball team took a big step this holiday break. The team traveled nearly 800 miles to Northwest Florida State College to compete in the Go Southern Beach Blowout.

    Liberty took on three separate teams, none of which are from Virginia, to continue to grow as a team and find its first win. While the win never came the boys competed with all three teams they faced.

  • Jefferson Forest finishes 3rd in K-Guard Classic

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers took their talents to the Salem Civic Center this holiday break to take part in the K-Guard Classic.

    Eight teams competed in the tournament that ran over three days. Out of the eight teams Jefferson Forest finished third with a record of 2-1.

    The Cavaliers started the tournament with a matchup against the Broadway high school Gobblers. The Gobblers held a two point lead after the first quarter, 10-8.

  • Staunton River takes down Jefferson Forest

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The first quarter of a Bedford County showdown between the Staunton River Golden Eagles and the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers on Dec. 20 placed all momentum on the Cavaliers side. But in the second half the Golden Eagles offense was too much as they took down the Cavaliers 72-58 to remain unbeaten.

    The Cavaliers moved the ball with excellent execution and hit their shots in the opening quarter.

  • Repeating a possibility but not main goal for Cavalier Swim Team

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Last season the Jefferson Forest Swim team closed their season out on a high note. The Boys team was crowned 4A State Champions and Tara Enneking and Lexi Plogger finished first and second in the 100-yard Breaststroke–a race that Enneking set the state record in.

  • 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.

  • Staunton River remains undefeated

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The Staunton River boys basketball team continued it dominant start to the season with 67-55 win over the Glenvar Highlanders.

    Down at half 24-27 the Golden Eagles came out of the intermission with something to prove while fighting to keep their season perfect.

  • Cavalier Boys with another dominant performance

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers jumped in the Jamerson YMCA pool to take on the Liberty Christian Academy Bulldogs and the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers.

    Glass’ girl’s team placed first with 92 points, Jefferson Forest followed that with 59 points and Liberty Christian Academy scored 18. The Cavaliers’ boy’s team cruised to a win scoring 111, Glass finished second with 43 points and Liberty Christian with 16 points.

  • Golden Eagles place second in Swim Meet

    On Dec. 14 Staunton River took to the pool at the Bedford Area YMCA to take on James River High School and Blue Ridge District rival William Fleming. This was the first time this season that the Golden Eagles got to test themselves against a Blue Ridge district opponent.

  • One Heck of a Ride

    by: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Thankful. That was one of the first words that came to the mind of Golden Eagles superstar Grayson Overstreet when looking back at this season.

    A historic season for Staunton River in which the team tied a school record for wins with 13 before falling just short of their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.