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High School

  • LHS and SR struggle having baskets fall

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        After a big win against Jefferson Forest on Jan. 11, the Liberty boys have struggled to keep up the pace. The Minutemen fought against Rustburg but fell 52-41 on Tuesday, Jan 20.
        Liberty started off slow in the first falling behind by three points. The Red Devils led 12-9 at the beginning of the second period. The Minutemen outscored Rustburg in the second. Rustburg remained in the lead 21-19 at the half.

  • LHS and JF compete in tough track meet

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        Liberty and Jefferson Forest competed in an indoor track meet at Liberty University on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The two Bedford schools competed against Brookville, Amherst, E.C. Glass, Liberty Christian and Virginia Episcopal.
        Liberty High came in third place with a combined score of 26 and Forest finished fourth with a combined score of 19.50.

  • Jefferson Forest takes down Salem

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        The Jefferson Forest girls and boys swim teams beat Salem 237-102 on Jan. 19, in a dual meet.
        The Forest girls finished with a score of 125.
        Francisca Cifuentes, Tara Enneking, Amanda Mason and Danielle Utz finished first place in the 200 yard Medley relay with a time of 2:05.
        Cifuentes and Ashley Warran finished first and second in the 200 yard freestyle with times of 2:19 and 2:23.

  • SR girls swimming sees score in the hundreds

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        Staunton River competed against Alleghany and William Byrd on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at a swim meet. Staunton River swam past Bryd and Alleghany with 246 total team points. Byrd finished with 209 and Alleghany 182.
        The Staunton River girls finished with a total of 170, Alleghany 101 and Byrd 89.
        Emily Pringle, Rebekah St. Clair, Alexis Dameron and Blair Blevins finished the 200 yard medley relay in third with a time of 2:45.

  • JF girls take on two big rivals

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        The Jefferson Forest girls defeated Liberty 38-32 on Jan. 12 in a Bedford County and district match up.
        “The girls played very hard. It was a battle of two good defensive teams,” said Liberty Coach Emilee Dunton.
        Jefferson Forest took the lead in the first 8-5. The Lady Minutemen outscored the Lady Cavaliers in the second, however, it wasn’t enough to take a lead. JF led 14-12 at halftime.

  • LHS Wrestling sees improvement

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        The Liberty wrestling team struggled in a tri-meet against Brookville and Tunstall.
        “We are a very young team. We have no seniors for the first time since I’ve been head coach and only three juniors,” said Coach Ethan Lucas.
        Liberty fell to Tunstall 66-18. At 113, Hunter Alto won by fall at 1:23. At 145, Brandon Baez pinned Irvin at :47. At 220, Tre’ Saunders won by forfeits.

  • JF defeats Seminole District rival

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        Jefferson Forest boys basketball hosted Brookville on Thursday, Jan. 14. At the start of the game Brookville was 7-6 on the season and Forest was 5-9. The Cavaliers  conquered the Bees 59-44.
        JF took over in the first 14-9. Forest extended its lead 29-14 at the half.

  • JF wrestling suffers from injuries

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        Some bad luck isn’t keeping the Forest wrestling team from trying its hardest.
        Early on the Cavs lost 4th place finisher from the 2015 state tournament, Blake Justis, to a broken bone in his foot. Then Wednesday night in a quad with EC Glass, LCA and G.W. Danville, more injuries were piled on, both in the EC Glass matchup.

  • Lady Minutemen take down Heritage

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        The Liberty girls wounded the Lady Pioneers 51-38 in a district  basketball game on Friday, Jan. 15.
        “From the opening tip the girls controlled the tempo of the game,” said Coach Emilee Dunton.
        The Lady Minutemen tied in the first period at 10. Liberty exploded in the second scoring 18 points and taking the lead 28-18.

  • A heart breaking loss for SR at RCHS

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        It was an unexciting end for what was a whale of a game as the Staunton River boys basketball took on Rockbridge on Friday, Jan 15 in a district match up. River fell to Rockbridge 52-51.
        Staunton River took a 15-8 lead in the first period. The Golden Eagles gave up some ground in the second but kept their lead over the Wildcats 20-17 going into halftime.