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High School

  • Liberty Boys Basketball Struggles

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        The Liberty Minutemen fell 67-40 to undefeated Rustburg last Thursday, Dec. 10.
        “We started two freshmen, a sophomore, and a junior. Only two guys that had varsity experience and Rustburg took advantage of that,” said LHS Coach Derrick Bond. 
        Rustburg  took control early taking the first quarter 23-3. The Red Devils outscored Liberty 14-7 in the second quarter. At halftime Rustburg led Liberty 37-10.

  • JF Girls dominate Heritage before losing to River

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        The Lady Cavaliers dribbled over the Lady pioneers to a 50-34 victory on Wednesday, Dec. 9.
        Forest took over from the start scoring 16 points in the first quarter. Heritage was only able to score five points. In the second quarter the Lady Pioneers scored eight points and the Lady Cavaliers scored 11. At halftime Forest led 27-13.

  • Seminole District Indoor Track meet

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        Jefferson Forest and Liberty competed last week in indoor track against Rustburg and Brookville.
        The Rustburg girls finished with a score of 70, Jefferson Forest scored 41, Brookville 32, Liberty 27. 
        Alexis Mattson of Liberty finished the 1000 meter run in first place with a time of 3:28. Caroline Bond of Liberty finished fifth with a time of 4:38.

  • Falcon Duals

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        The Jefferson Forest wrestling team traveled to Warrenton, VA for the Falcon Duals this past Saturday.    
        The inexperienced team finished the day with a 2-3 record. The 11 member squad that sports five freshmen, two seniors, two juniors and two largely inexperienced sophomores, faced two teams that were very experienced.

  • Titan Toughman Wrestling tournament

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        Staunton River and Liberty took to the mats at the Titan Toughman tournament in Hidden Valley Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12.

  • Staunton River soars over Forest

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        The game couldn’t have been any closer. It was the first of two games to be played between the county teams with the Jefferson Forest boys falling 45-44 to Staunton River on Tuesday, Dec. 8. 
        Forest took the lead in the first quarter leading 10-9. The Golden Eagles came back in the second quarter to jump ahead of the Cavaliers leading at halftime 25-23.

  • LHS hires new girl’s basketball coach

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        Not only did Liberty High School hire a new boys varsity basketball coach, Derrek Bond, it has also hired a new girls varsity coach, Emilee Dunton.
        This will be Dunton’s first position as head coach. “Ever since I was a little girl it has been my goal to coach basketball,” she said.

  • River falls to Magna Vista

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        After creating new school and state records, the Golden Eagles fell to Magna Vista, the defending 3A state champions, 54-14 last Friday in the third round of the playoffs.
        Coach Chuck Poston knew this would be a hard game for his team. “Magna Vista is the defending state champ for a reason. They had 21 seniors from the state championship team last year and they have speed at every position,” said Poston.

  • Forest defeats Woodgrove

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        A explosive second quarter helped Jefferson Forest defeat Woodgrove 56-38 in the third round of 4A football playoffs last Friday.
        The black Friday night was nice and not too cold, and plenty of fans jammed into the stadium to cheer for the Cavaliers. Last year Forest lost out of the playoffs in round three and they were out to make up for that loss.

  • Liberty hires new Varisty boy's basketbal coach

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        Liberty High School recently hired a new varsity boy’s basketball coach, Derrick Bond.
        The new varsity coach has high expectations for the basketball team and how far it can go.
        Bond has moved to the area from North Carolina where he spent seven years coaching a public league. Bond has also coached middle school basketball in Baltimore, Maryland.