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High School

  • Forest shutout Rustburg

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Zach Peek struck out 15 Rustburg batters to lead the Jefferson Forest boys baseball team to a 7-0 victory on Wednesday, May 4.
        “I give a lot of credit to Barry Gordon, our pitching coach, on calling a great game and obviously credit to Peek for executing his pitches. I think Peek felt very comfortable especially with an early, big lead,” said Coach Ryan Gilleland.

  • Liberty and JF girls soccer teams win Conference

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com    

        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.
     

  • Bedford Co. Baseball and Softball

    Forest baseball places  second in Conference

  • Forest girls lacrosse wins Conference

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

            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.

  • Staunton River track places second in 3A West

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        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.

  • Extra Inning fall

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River boys baseball team fell 4-3 to Rustburg in eight innings on Friday, June 3 in the Regional semifinal game that was rained out the night before. “We definitely played good enough to win, and we had a couple calls that didn’t go our way,” said Coach Brian Divers.
        The Golden Eagles traveled to Fluvanna Co. High School twice to take on the Red Devils in the Regional semifinals.

  • River softball swept away by the Gobblers

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River girls softball team lost 9-2 to Broadway on Tuesday, May 31 in the regional quarterfinals.
        The Lady Eagles were unable to keep up with the Lady Gobblers after they hit three homeruns including a two-run shot.
    Madison Meador had three hits including a two-run homerun.
    The Lady Eagles went 13-5 in the regular season and went 15-8 overall.  

  • Jefferson Forest gets new athletic director

    By Margaret Scott

    Sports Editor

    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

     

    Ben Martin has been named the new athletic director at Jefferson Forest High School. Martin is taking over for Dan Pritchard. Pritchard took a full-time position at Liberty University teaching Sport Management. 

  • Rotary Club sports award ceremony

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Kasey Carr and Nathaniel Willis, both of Liberty, received top honors at the Rotary Club Sports Awards ceremony.
        The Bedford Rotary Club hands out awards to top student athletes across all of Bedford County. The award winners are picked first by the coaches and athletic directors and then a committee gets together and selects one student athlete for each sport.

  • Passing of a Legend

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        This weekend boxing legend Muhammad Ali gripped the hands of his family members for the last time as they all said their goodbyes.
        Ali was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky as Cassius Clay and passed away June 3, 2016. Ali struggled with Parkinson’s, a neurodegenerative disease.