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Today's Sports

  • Week 5 Football Previews

    Liberty hosts Rustburg

  • Forest wins Skyline Invitational

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest competed in the Skyline Invitational last Wednesday and defeated 15 competing teams.
        Forest scored a 294 on the 18-hole invitational. The second place team Loudon Valley scored  307.
        Isaac Simmons placed second with a score of 69, Garnet Manley III finished with 73, Zach Abbott finished with 74,and Nick Willis finished with 78.

  • Liberty volleyball defeats E.C....

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com
        
        The Liberty volleyball team defeated E.C. Glass 3-1 for its second win of the season.
        The Lady Minutemen took set one 25-18, but the Lady Hilltoppers came back in the second set to win 25-22.
        Liberty bounced back in the third winning 25-19 and then took the fourth 25-13.
        The Lady Minutemen are now 2-3 on the season and will play at Brookville on Thursday.

  • Liberty falls to Hidden Valley

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty Minutemen fought hard against Hidden Valley but turnovers in crucial moments led to a 61-21 loss.
        “We thought we had moments we played well,” said Coach Chris Watts “At the worst possible time we turned it over.”
        The Titans took a quick jump on the Minutemen scoring 21 points in the first quarter.

  • River makes history with win

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River rules the county.
        The Staunton River and Jefferson Forest football game was a literal clash of county rivals as four injuries occurred in just the first half of last Friday’s battle for county supremacy. When the dust settled, it was the Golden Eagles sitting atop the unofficial county podium, having defeated the Cavaliers 47-36.
        River had already dispatched Liberty the previous week.

  • Benefit Softball Game

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The sixth annual First Clergy and First Responder Benefit Softball Game was played Monday, Sept. 12 at the Forest Youth Athletic Association field.
        The First Clergy took the win with a 20-13 victory over the First Responders. The Clergy is now 5-1 over the First Responders.
        The softball game benefits the Bedford Women’s Shelter.

  • Jefferson Forest volleyball...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest volleyball team defeated Liberty Christian Academy 3-2 after five long sets last Thursday.
        LCA won the first two sets 25-22 and 25-19. The Lady Cavaliers came back in the third set winning 25-15.
        Forest fought in the fourth to defeat LCA 25-17. The match was tied at 2-2 and the final set commenced. In a close set, JF finished with a 15-12 win to give them the match win.

  • Week 4 Football Previews

    Staunton River football travels to JF

  • Mattson takes second place at...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        All three Bedford County cross country teams participated in the Knights Crossing Invitational last Saturday. Alexis Mattson, of Liberty, finished second place in the girls black race with a time of 20:47.
        Mattson was the only county athlete to finish in the top 10. However, Madelynn Knight, of JF, finished 11th in the girls red race with a time of 19:17. Caleb Muller, of JF, finished 14th in the boys red race with a time of 16:20.

  • Extra Points: Sept. 14

        This year’s NFL season started this past week, finally, and there has been a lot of controversy around the NFL players and other athletes who are now choosing to take a knee or sit during the National Anthem.
        While I agree they have every right to do that because the soldiers who have fought, been injured and even lost their lives did it for us to continue to have our freedom. We all have the right to free speech and I think it is good that people exercise their rights.