High School

  • Cold and rainy Blacksburg Invitational

    Sports Editor

        Liberty and Staunton River participated in the Blacksburg Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 26.
        Only 10 schools participated in the girls and boys varsity runs on the rainy morning.
        The Lady M-men came in 8th place with a total of 215 points. The top two runners for Liberty came in 15th and 54th place overall.  Alexis Mattson came in 15th place with a time of 21:47. Kylene Flynn finished with a time of 25:53.

  • Eagles soar high in first district game

    Sports Editor

        The rain couldn’t stop the Staunton River Golden Eagles running game last Friday at William Fleming.
        After a loss to Jefferson Forest the week before, the Eagles had every intention of getting back on the winning track.
        The Golden Eagles won their first district game against William Fleming, beating the Colonels 33-14.

  • Forest moves to 2-0 in district play with Seminole victories

    rought home two district wins this past week.
        The Lady Cavaliers beat Heritage at home on Tuesday September 15. The Cavaliers beat the Pioneers in three sets.
        The first set the Cavaliers won 25-13, the second set 25-10 and the third set 20-25.
         Sticking with the game plan, Coach Barry Simpson was pleased with the team, “Our girls played very well. We were able to get all the team players into the match. I am overall pleased with their performance,” he said.

  • Fire Alarm hurts the Lady M-men

    Liberty girls volleyball took home a win against Amherst and dealt with a fire alarm interrupting its match with E.C Glass.
        The Lady Minutemen rolled over Amherst with a 3-1 win on Tuesday Sept. 15.    

  • Staunton River travels to William Fleming

    This Friday, Staunton River goes on the road to William Fleming, where the team will hve its first district game.
        Coach Chuck Poston knows the games in the district will be tough, “They are all tough in the district we play. We open up with William Fleming here in district play.”

  • Lady M-men win first conference match

    d couldn’t have asked for a better match when her team met conference foe Rustburg last week.
        Rustburg took the lead winning the first set 28-26. Liberty came back in the second set with a 25-23 win. In the third set liberty won 25-20 and took the match with a fourth set 26-24 victory.
        “It was a great win last night for our first conference game,” said Kidd.

  • Cross Country Runs at Knights Crossing

    The Liberty, Jefferson Forest and Brookville cross country teams met at the Brookville course behind Leesville Road Elementary School on September 9.
        Brookville girls took first place over all, Liberty took second and Jefferson Forest finished third. Liberty Junior Alexis Mattson took first overall with a time of 23:47. LHS Junior Kylene Flynn finished sixth overall with a time of 30:46.

  • Friday Night Clash: The Cavaliers vs. The Golden Eagles

    Jefferson Forest holding a 10-2 advantage over Staunton River for the past 5 years in the record book of the cross-county rivals.
        The teams have a natural rivalry, even though now they play in different districts.  Both teams this year are 3-0 and both teams are putting up large amounts of scores and rushing yards.

  • Golden Eagles offense runs past M-men

        Going into the season, Coach Chuck Poston wanted Staunton River to build early season momentum.
        After three games, he has the Golden Eagles rolling downhill over opponents like an avalanche.
        The latest victory came at the expense of county rival Liberty, with River steamrolling the Minutemen 69-26.

  • River runs dry

        One way or another, the good times had to end.
        For Staunton River, that ending came sooner than anyone wanted.
        On a watery Wednesday the last two Eagle teams fell out of the running for state glory.  The baseball crew was stunned by Rustburg, 6-4 while the girls’ soccer squad was done in by Western Albemarle, 3-0.