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High School

  • Minutemen on a roll

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        It only took one short 10-yard run to the left for the Liberty Minutemen to secure its 40-34 victory over Brookville in overtime last Friday night.
        Coach Chris Watts is happy with the win. “I am extremely proud of the kids. Thank god for those kids and how hard they have worked,” he said.
        It was the Liberty pink night and homecoming game. The stands were coated in pink and blue in support of the Minutemen Tackle for the Cure. 

  • Simmons takes fourth at States

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        Isaac Simmons, Jefferson Forest, found himself in fourth place with a score of 75 after the first day of the Golf State Championships at Glenrochie Country Club. The Championships took place on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 for Conference 4A.
        On Oct. 12 Simmons had to fight through slick greens and pins that were in tough spots but still managed to shoot 75 over the 18-holes. Simmons hit 12 greens, had five bogeys and two birdies on the first and 16th holes.

  • The Bedford County cross country clash

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    Big Cat Meet
        Jefferson Forest traveled to Williamsburg Saturday, Oct. 10 for the Big Cat Invitational that brought home personal records for the Forest Cross Country team.

  • Liberty’s four match winning streak ended

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        After a loss against E.C. Glass earlier in the season, Liberty was looking for a win at its match against Glass Tuesday, Oct. 13.
        Coach Alyssa Kidd was happy to see how well her team played together last Tuesday.

  • The Golden Eagles get big win

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        The Golden Eagle offense is back in gear.
        Staunton River started out slow in the first quarter in its game against Alleghany, but caught fire in the second en rout to a 60-24 victory over Alleghany.
        “It was a big win for us. And we put ourselves in a real good position to make the playoffs.” said Coach Chuck Poston.

  • Cavaliers take the lead against Amherst

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        Last Friday night Amherst was looking to defeat the undefeated but failed to stop Jefferson Forest’s explosive offense in a contest that led to a 70-43 victory for JF.
        “I thought we played very well for the majority of the game,” said Coach Bob Christmas.

  • Cross Country meets bode well for SR and LHS

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        Several Staunton River runners ran their personal bests at the Metro Cross Country Meet in Blacksburg this past Wednesday.
        The Staunton River girl’s team came in 18th place over all out of 25 participating schools.  River’s top girls were Rachel Maslen with a time of 26:47, Jessica Carreon-Gamez with a time of 27:03, Amy Vinson with a time of 29:21 and Jacklynne Goyne with a time of 30:36.

  • Liberty brings home two wins in District play

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        The LHS Volleyball team went into its games last week off a win against Heritage Oct. 1. “They are working really hard getting used to the new rotation,” said Coach Alyssa Kidd of her squad. 
        Liberty won 3-0 against Rustburg Tuesday, Oct. 6. The first set was 25-15, the second set  25-17, and the third set 25-19.

  • Northside storms over River

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    Tied at 12-12, a storm blew through Moneta midway through the second quarter of the Blue Ridge District clash between Staunton River and Northside Friday night.
        But when the storm had passed the Eagles met up with another storm: The Vikings lightning fast offense and thunderous defense which dominated the rest of the game en route to a 33-12 victory.

  • Liberty gets first district win

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    This time the rally went Liberty’s way. Down by two touchdowns late in the second quarter, the Minutemen fought back for a 42-40 victory.
        “It was an offensive shoot out,” said Coach Chris Watts about the game last Friday against E.C. Glass.  The win halted a two game skid as LHS got back in the win column.