High School

  • JF ends Liberty's season

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    At the beginning the Liberty basketball program was filled with question marks. The team was young and looking for leadership and needed players who could score and rebound on a nightly basis.

    Fast forward about three months and the team went toe-to-toe with the No. 2 seed in the Seminole District, and Bedford County rival, Jefferson Forest. The Cavaliers were victorious 50-47 but Liberty pushed a top team to the edge.

  • Ospreys continue to fly high

    Midway through the season following a loss on Jan. 20 the Ospreys of Smith Mountain Lake found themselves sitting one game above .500 with a 9-8 record. Since then the team has won 11 consecutive games and has its eyes set on a deep playoff run.

    Two games into the VACA postseason the Ospreys have walked out with two wins, defeating Parkway Christian 76-54 on Feb. 9 and Christian Heritage 66-55 on Feb. 12.

  • Jefferson Forest impresses at 4D Regional Swim Meet

    Boys Team: Jefferson Forest- First Place 157 points

    Girls Team: Jefferson Forest - Fourth Place 72 points

  • Region 3 Wrestling Results

    Region 3D Results
    Staunton River: Third Place 176 points

    • 113
        Third Place-Zac Nichiols
    • 126
        Second Place-Justin Mutter
    • 132
        Third Place-Nathan Kerns
    • 145
        Fourth Place-Hunter Curren
    • 160
        Fourth Place-Trey Thomasson
    • 170
        Third Place-T.J. Tester
    • 182

  • Jones scores 1,000th point, Golden Eagles fall

    The Blue Ridge District opening round matchup between William Fleming and Staunton River had no shortage of offense. Playing at Lord Botetourt Friday Feb. 9 the game served as a rubber match between the two teams this year.

    Staunton River won the first matchup and Fleming won the final in the regular season. Fleming had the upper hand in this matchup, defeating Staunton River 78-77.

  • Region 3D Track & Field

    The Staunton River track and field team traveled to nearby Liberty University for the Region 3D Track & Field Championships.

    Rachel Maslen scored the first points of the day for the Lady Golden Eagles. Maslen placed fifth in the 500 Meter Dash to score two points. Bree Heft was next to score for Staunton River. Heft jumped 31-00.00 in the Triple Jump, nearly a foot further than her seeded distance.

  • Region 3C Track & Field

    The Liberty track and field team took part in the Region 3C Track and Field Championships Monday. Feb. 12.

    For the Lady Minutemen Krystal Carroll finished ninth in the 1000 Meter Run with a time of 3:28.32. Maliyah Harris finished eighth in the 55 Meter Hurdles with a time of 10.20. Kacey Whorley threw a distance of 31-10 to finish seventh in the Shot Put.

  • Liberty locks up No. 2 seed

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    On the first day of a new month the Lady Minutemen picked up, maybe their most important win of the season with a 59-38 victory over Rustburg.

    The win put Liberty in a tie with Heritage, whom they beat last week, for the second seed in the Seminole District Tournament. The decision was settled with the flip of a coin that landed in Liberty’s favor.

  • Staunton River hires Head Coach

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    A familiar face will now hold the title of Head Coach of the Staunton River football team. Offensive Coordinator Jeremy Haymore will take over as head man on the sidelines.

    Haymore announced on his Twitter page early Monday afternoon that he had accepted the job and a press release was sent out shortly after.

  • Seminole District Swimming

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    On Wednesday Jan. 31 all of the Seminole District teams traveled to the Bedford Area YMCA to compete in the Seminole District Swim Championships.

    Spectators filed around the perimeter of the pool and the lobby of the YMCA hoping they could get a view at the action. Anyone who got a good enough view of the pool got a first hand look at the  dominance of the Jefferson Forest boy’s team.