High School

  • Cavaliers struggle, but keep winning

    Sports Editor

    This win wasn’t so easy. Jefferson Forest struggled with Rustburg in last Friday’s Seminole tilt, but eventually pulled away for a 36-26 victory.
        “The whole game was close,” said Coach Bob Christmas. 
         Seth Baker, Rustburg, ran the ball 22 yards for a touchdown and the extra point failed. Forest answered back with a Navy Jones one yard touchdown, the extra point failed.  At the end of the first quarter the game was tied 6-6. 

  • Individuals advance to state and regions

    Sports Editor

        Staunton River golf competed in the Conference 31 tournament held last Thursday at Homestead Resorts’ Cascade course. Two individuals are advancing to Regions. Will Clary qualified through the regular season. Cassidy Chambers shot an 85 at the Conference tournament last Thursday. Chambers tied for 6th overall. Regions for Conference 31 will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Lakeview Golf Course in Harrisonburg.

  • Liberty Volleyball crushed under pressure

    Sports editor

        Jefferson Forest didn’t play as well as expected against Bedford County rival, Liberty.
        But the effort was still enough for a win. Forest defeated LHS 3-1, with all four sets close in the match on Sept. 29.  
        In the first set Liberty won 25-22; the second set was 25-20 in the Cavs favor. The third and fourth sets both ended in the same in score, 25-20 in favor of Forest.

  • Staunton River falls to Byrd

    Sports Editor

        So Close, with seconds left in Thursday’s game Staunton River trailed by just a point. Jordan Thompson tried for a 47-yard field goal to win the game but it fell short. “Our kids showed their character and we came back and took the lead in the fourth quarter,” said SR Coach Chuck Poston, “It really was a tale of two halves.”

  • Cavaliers remain undefeated

    Sports Editor
        In the beginning it seemed as if Heritage was going to give Jefferson Forest a pretty good game Thursday but that didn’t last long. The Forest offense hit high gear and led the team to a 56-19 victory.
        The Cavaliers went into the game fresh from a bye week. “I thought it went well. We jumped on them pretty quick,” said Coach Bob Christmas.

  • Liberty continues to struggle

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
        Liberty was able to score against Amherst, but it was the LHS defense that struggled in Thursday nights 70-38 loss.
        The M-men have seen a lot of improvement with their offense putting up 38 points, however, they also gave up 70 points to the Amherst offense. 

  • Events Cancelled and Game Changes

    Sports Editor


    Liberty high school

    Cross Country Meet canceled today at Falling Creek Park

    Bteam and JV Football has been moved from Oct. 1, to Monday, October 5 at 5:30pm/7:00pm

    Varsity Football has been rescheduled from Friday, Oct. 2 to (tomorrow) Thursday, October 1 7:00pm..all homecoming activities have been moved to Friday, October 23 vs. Brookville - it will also be our pink out night

  • Cold and rainy Blacksburg Invitational

    Sports Editor

        Liberty and Staunton River participated in the Blacksburg Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 26.
        Only 10 schools participated in the girls and boys varsity runs on the rainy morning.
        The Lady M-men came in 8th place with a total of 215 points. The top two runners for Liberty came in 15th and 54th place overall.  Alexis Mattson came in 15th place with a time of 21:47. Kylene Flynn finished with a time of 25:53.

  • Eagles soar high in first district game

    Sports Editor

        The rain couldn’t stop the Staunton River Golden Eagles running game last Friday at William Fleming.
        After a loss to Jefferson Forest the week before, the Eagles had every intention of getting back on the winning track.
        The Golden Eagles won their first district game against William Fleming, beating the Colonels 33-14.

  • 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.