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High School

  • Where will they play?

    By John Barnhart
    News Reporter

        Where will Liberty High School’s (LHS) baseball team practice and play home games while the new competition gym is being built? That’s what was on the mind of the folks who spoke during the public comment session at Thursday night’s school board meeting.

  • One point costs Forest the game

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest was unable to seal a victory over Magna Vista when a failed two point conversion cost the Cavaliers a victory last Friday, losing 36-35.
        “I do not feel we are playing to our potential,” said JF Coach Bob Christmas.
        Magna Vista took over the football game quickly last Friday leading 21-7 at halftime. Forest  came back in the second half, but was unable to get that last score for the win.

  • River flows past Liberty

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Too many mistakes led to Liberty’s 55-12 loss to Bedford County Rival Staunton River last Friday.
        The Golden Eagles picked up their running game in the third quarter to pull away from the Minutemen.

  • Football Previews for week 3

    Forest travels to Magna Vista

  • Liberty finishes first in Seminole match

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Two Seminole tournaments this week and two Bedford Co winners.
        Liberty hosted its Seminole 9-hole tournament last Wednesday and Jefferson Forest traveled to Hat Creek for a different 9-hole Seminole match on the same day. Forest also played an 18-hole Conference 23 tournament at Ivy Hills last Friday.

  • Liberty and Staunton River have rematch

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        
    Liberty v. Staunton River

        Liberty and Staunton River had a rematch this past Thursday. Liberty fell to Staunton River 3-0, but did not go down without a fight.
        The first set went by quickly as Staunton River jumped on to Liberty. The Lady Minutemen fell 25-8 in the first set.

  • River topples Waynesboro

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River exploded in the first quarter to get a quick jump on Waynesboro during the match up last Friday. The Golden Eagles flew to a 42-7 victory over the Little Giants.
        “I thought we played a good game overall,” said Coach Chuck Poston.

  • Forest falls to Patrick Henry

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest football team lost its first regular season game in three years after falling short of a first down with less than two minutes in the game. The Cavaliers fell 31-28 to Patrick Henry this past Friday.
        “I think they were a very good team. We played much better Friday night than we did the previous week,” said Coach Bob Christmas. “We have made tremendous improvements from week one to week two.”

  • Liberty holds on against Rockbridge

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        When it mattered most the Liberty defense came up big, turning back a two point conversion attempt with less than three minutes left in the game to seal a 28-27 victory over Rockbridge last Friday.
    “For the most part I was pretty pleased,” said Coach Chris Watts. “We had a few let downs on defense in the second half. But aside from that I thought we played pretty well.”

  • Liberty, Staunton River cross country compete at Blacksburg

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River’s Brayden Epperly finished first in the 2000 meter high school open and Liberty’s Alexis Mattson finished eighth in the girls 2k splits at the Blacksburg Relays at Blacksburg High School this past Saturday.
        Both LHS and SR saw runners place high during the 2k events.
        Both Lady Minutemen and Lady Golden Eagles competed in the girls 2k splits.