High School

  • 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.

  • Slow Start dooms M-Men

    For Rockbridge County, 13 was enough. For Liberty, 1-1 isn't good enough.
        The Wildcats broke their 13-game losing streak Friday night with a home victory against the Minutemen, 34-12.
        Liberty heads to Staunton River Friday to try and improve on its 1-1 mark this season.
        Liberty Coach Chris Watts will need to see better play “across the board,” from the M-Men.

  • 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.

  • Shuperb ending to track season

    By Mike Forster

        Bedford County athletes fell short of their dreams at the State championship track and field meets (for both 4A- and 3A-level schools) last weekend.  Except for one.
        Jefferson Forest’s Alyssa Shupe was the sole trackster from the county to bring home the gold, taking top honors in the 800 meter run.