High School

  • Staunton River track places second in 3A West

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        Staunton River and Liberty had track and field athletes participating in the 3A West regional Championship on Saturday, May 28.
        River’s Ashley Miller, Emma Moran, Markus Ballengee, and Jordan Patti all received top honors in one or more events at the meet.
        Ashley Miller finished first in the girls 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.19.

  • Forest girls lacrosse wins Conference

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

            The Jefferson Forest girls defeated E.C. Glass to win the National Conference Championship on Tuesday, May 24.
        “Our defense came up with some key stops (Gillian Smith - one caused turnover, Lizzie Hunter- one interception) to stop a powerful Glass attack. Goalie Bayleigh Armes had 10 saves in the goal,” said Coach Ava Rupert.

  • Bedford Co. Baseball and Softball

    Forest baseball places  second in Conference

  • Liberty and JF girls soccer teams win Conference

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Liberty girls soccer team fell 5-0 to Cave Spring in the quarterfinals of the 3A West Regional tournament.
        Jillian Blackburn and Morgann Dills teamed up in goal for a total of nine saves.
    The Lady Minutemen ended their season with a 10-9 record.

  • SR claims track titles

        Staunton River took both the boys and girls Conference 31outdoor track and field championships held May 20-21.
        For the girls, Staunton River outdistanced Rockbridge County 151-97, with Lord Botetourt finishing third with 88 points. Magna Vista (79), Alleghany (48) and Northside (44) rounded out the team rankings.

  • County players part of Titan Trophy Team introductions

        A large crowd was on hand at the May 18 Hillcats’ double header.
        Many were at the pro baseball game to see high school football players wearing their home jerseys though.  The Society Of Seven Sports Club was on hand to deliver the 10th annual Titan Trophy Team introductions for 16 area prep schools. 
        On August 23 Phase 2 in Lynchburg will once again host The Titan Trophy Ceremony at 8 p.m. 

  • SR boys soccer advances

        It was a good win for Staunton River boys soccer against Magna Vista Monday night as Conference 31 action got underway.
        The Golden Eagles won the game 6-0, scoring five of their goals in the second half. Six different players scored for River.
        They included: Hector Carreon on a PK for the first half’s only goal; Keelan Guilliams on a solo effort; Austin Tuck from a Carreon assist; Chad Hicks on a free kick; Wes Givens from a Quinn Overstreet assist; and Michael Smith on a free kick.

  • Bedford County Softball post-season

    Lady Cavs move on in conference play

  • LHS football alumni gather at FCA event

    By Chappy Merritt

        Organized by head football coach Chris Watts of Liberty High School, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of LHS hosted what many hope will become an annual gathering of former LHS football coaches and players that attended Liberty High School since inception of the school.    

  • LHS downs Brookville in play-in game

        Tony Wertz hit a home run in the first inning and then went on to pitch the Liberty Minutemen to a 10-7 victory over Brookville in the Conference 30 play-in game held Monday at LHS.
        Liberty scored four runs in the first and six in the third and then held on for the victory.
        Only two of Brookville’s seven runs were earned; the Minutemen committed seven errors. But Brookville’s defense also struggled, committing the same amount of errors.