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High School

  • River girls looking to improve

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com
        
        The Liberty girls basketball team was led by Rebecca Hensley and Celeste St. John scoring 16 points apiece to defeat Chatham 57-48 Tuesday, December 20.
        The Lady Minutemen took a quick 13-7 lead over Chatham in the first period. Liberty continued to steal and rebound the ball well to control the game. The Lady Minutemen extended its lead to 26-16 at halftime.

  • Bedford County Track and Field meets

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty competed in a quad indoor track meet at Heritage last Thursday against Amherst, Brookville and Appomattox.
        Liberty girls placed first in the 1000 meter run, 1600 meter run, 4x800 relay and shot put.
        Morgan Wood placed seventh in the girls 55 meter dash with a time of 9.05.

  • Lady Minutemen fall by two points

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty girls basketball team participated in the Beacon Classic Last Saturday. The Lady Minutemen defeated Gretna 52-39.
        Liberty held Gretna to three points in the first period and scored 15. The Lady Hawks scored 13 in the second period and held LHS to 10.
        Liberty led 25-16 at halftime.

  • Jefferson Forest and Liberty compete in Beacon Classic

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest boys basketball team fell to Rockbridge 52-41 at the Beacon Classic last Saturday.
        “My guys are playing hard and making strides everyday,” said Coach Cameron Shepherd.
        Forest started out the first period leading 15-13 but fell flat in the second only getting six points.
        At halftime the Wildcats led 28-21.

  • Liberty boys defeat Rustburg

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty boys basketball team got its first win of the season against Rustburg last Friday. The Minutemen defeated the Red Devils 60-52 and gave Rustburg its first loss of the season.
        Liberty took a quick lead in the first period scoring 15 points and holding Rustburg to nine.
        The Minutemen then doubled its score in the second period and went into halftime leading 30-23.

  • Liberty Wrestling

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        LHS competed in a tri-match against Amherst and Rockbridge on Wednesday, December 7.
        The Liberty Matmen wrestled Rockbridge first and fell 51-24.

  • Liberty and JF girls remain undefeated

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty Girls basketball defeated Alleghany in the Austin Cloyd Memorial Tournament last Friday. The Lady Minutemen defeated the Mountaineers 53-36.
        Liberty took the lead in the first period with 13 points. Alleghany held the Lady Minutemen to only nine points in the second period. LHS led 22-16.
        The Lady Minutemen extended their lead in the third scoring 14 and only allowing the Mountaineers six.

  • County Swim meet

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Bedford County swim meet took place at the Bedford YMCA on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
        The Jefferson Forest boys placed first with 172 points, Staunton River placed second with 18 and Liberty placed third with 14.
        In the boys 200 yard medley relay, Jefferson Forest placed first and second. SR and LHS didn’t have relay teams.

  • One hard fought battle

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        There was a crisp breeze in the 40 degree weather and fans filed into the Stadium, the band came in and the student section came in, everyone was there to support the Golden Eagles first ever State Championship appearance. Everyone bundled up so tight, just so they could enjoy watching some Staunton River football as the Golden Eagles got set to face the Blacksburg Bruins.

  • Jefferson Forest and Liberty struggling at beginning of the season

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty boys basketball team struggled in its first game against E.C. Glass last Thursday. The Minutemen lost 51-38.
        Liberty scored 13 points in the first period, seven in the second, 12 in the third and six in the fourth.
        The Hilltoppers scored 14 in the first, 16 in the second 10 in the third and 11 in the fourth.