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High School

  • Cavalier golf looking to go to regions

    On Wednesday, Sept.16 Liberty High School hosted Jefferson Forest, Liberty Christian Academy and Rustburg High School in a golf match. JF came in first with a total score of 155, Rustburg was second with 161, LCA was third with 162 and Liberty was fourth with 166.
        Jefferson Forest sophomore Isaac Simmons took the medalist honor with a low score of 36 for nine holes. Simmons is also the only returning team member for JF.

  • M-men bring home close win against HV

    Nick Young kicked a 22-yard-field goal with one second left on the clock for a 53-50 victory over Hidden Valley Saturday night.
        The M-men traveled to Hidden Valley for a victory in the high scoring affair. Coach Chris Watts was pleased with the way the team played but says there are still improvements to make, “We have missed a lot of key kids the past few weeks and had to move kids around a lot, trying to find that right combination and get better at what we do.”

  • County Clash: Cavs triumph over SR

    It seemed as though it was anyone’s game during the first half as the clash of two undefeated Bedford County schools kicked off at Staunton River last Friday night.
        The stadium was packed, standing room only. Fans were lined up around the fences about three deep.     
        But Jefferson Forest’s three touchdown explosion in the third quarter ignited the Cavs to a 42-21 victory over Staunton River.

  • 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.

  • Jefferson Forest runs over Magna Vista

    Jefferson Forest knocked off last years state 3A Champion, in what seemed like an effortless game by the Cavaliers.
        Magna Vista and Jefferson Forest faced off last Friday for the first time in 23 years.  The Warriors may want to wait another two decades before the two teams meet again.
        The Cavaliers proved to be less-than-gracious hosts, defeating Magna Vista 53-20.

  • 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.