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Today's Sports

  • JF continues to roll, Liberty...

    Liberty and Jefferson Forest faced off on Sept. 5, with the Cavs ultimately coming out on top and claiming Bedford County bragging rights (they beat Staunton River on Aug. 24).

    The Cavs have been off to a tremendous start so far, only dropping one game to a tough Lord Botetourt squad. Liberty’s smaller team has definitely picked up momentum as the season progresses, continuously posting more competitive results.

    The Minutemen managed to take a set off the Cavs after dropping the first two, 25-17 each.

  • Liberty revives competition...

    Liberty high school is officially bringing back their competition cheer program for the fall 2017 season.

    Cassidy Hall, who is in her second year as the varsity sideline cheer coach, will also be spearheading the competition cheer program.

    Hall, currently in graduate school at Liberty University, brings a wealth of cheer expreience to an inexperienced competition cheer squad. Hall cheered for four years at Liberty University and was a member of Team USA in 2015.

  • Cavalier Fishing Club reels in...

    Jefferson Forest’s Cavalier Fishing Club got off to an impressive start  by capturing first and seventh place at its first team tournament, the BNVA Youth HS South No. 1 at Philpott Lake on Sept. 10.

    This tournament was the first of three State qualifying tournaments held by Bass Nation Virginia (BNVA). The top five pairs of each tournament immediately qualify for the State tournament that feature teams from northern Virginia. In this tournament, the teams of two were given a five fish limit of 12 inches or better.

  • Lynsey Ball uses sports to...

    Lynsey Ball radiates positivity. In just a short, ten-minute conversation, Ball’s hyper, bubbly attitude is guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face. You would never guess from her upbeat demeanor that Ball, a sophomore, three-sport athlete at Staunton River, has been battling cystic fibrosis (CF) her entire life.

  • Jefferson Forest golf makes it...

    Jefferson Forest’s golf team secured their sixth consecutive Seminole District match win of the season over Liberty Christian Academy, Amherst, and Heritage at Ivy Hills GC on Sept. 5.

    The Cavs nearly dropped their first Seminole District match on Aug. 30 but squeaked out the win by one stroke thanks to Isaac Simmons’ clutch six-foot birdie on the ninth hole. This time, Forest garnered a more comfortable ten-stroke win. The Cavs shot a collective 145 to best LCA by ten strokes, Amherst by 21 strokes and Heritage by 84 strokes.

  • Staunton River obliterates Cave...

    Chuck Poston, the Eagle’s head football coach, said his team’s goal was to be 1-0 at the end of every week.

    So far, so good.

    The rainy conditions couldn’t slow the Eagles offense down as they recorded their second win of the season by destroying Cave Spring on Sept. 1, 66-21.

  • Cavs split matches with Byrd and...

    All good things must come to an end. That includes Jefferson Forest’s volleyball team’s win streak.

    The Cavaliers continued to roll with a win over Byrd to open up it’s week. After a hiccup in the first set, the Cavs rebounded by sweeping the next three sets 25-19, 25-23, 25-23.

    JF’s gritty performance was highlighted by Bailey Tibbs and Sarah Shanton’s nine kills each. Sydney Strain produced seven kills while Gracyn Draney and Kelsey Gerni had four kills a piece.

  • Staunton River, Liberty XC post...

    Staunton River and Liberty had impressive showings at Rush Farm on Aug. 30. Both schools had one first-place finisher at the meet. Rustburg also competed and was the host school of the meet.
     

    Staunton River

    The Eagles found gold with Christiana Metric. The freshman logged a 21:26.68 in the 5000 m run to capture first place. Metric’s gold medal run was a whopping 24 seconds faster than the second place finisher.

  • JF, Liberty face off in Seminole...

    Liberty hosted Jefferson Forest, LCA and Brookville at Bedford CC for the fifth Seminole District match on Aug. 30.

    The Cavaliers looked to continue arguably the program’s best season with another District win. The Cavs have finished first at every match thus far except the High School Invitational in Midlothian, which featured elite talent from Class 5/6 high schools.

  • Eagles show fight against...

    Staunton River’s volleyball team continued to show improvement with competitive showings against Heritage and Christiansburg on Aug. 29 and Aug. 31, respectively.

    The Eagles began its home stretch against Heritage on Tuesday evening. The young squad had previously faced the Pioneers in its home-opener, where they dropped the contest in three sets, 25-13, 25-21, 25-14.