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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Where will they play?

    By John Barnhart
    News Reporter

        Where will Liberty High School’s (LHS) baseball team practice and play home games while the new competition gym is being built? That’s what was on the mind of the folks who spoke during the public comment session at Thursday night’s school board meeting.

  • One point costs Forest the game

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest was unable to seal a victory over Magna Vista when a failed two point conversion cost the Cavaliers a victory last Friday, losing 36-35.
        “I do not feel we are playing to our potential,” said JF Coach Bob Christmas.
        Magna Vista took over the football game quickly last Friday leading 21-7 at halftime. Forest  came back in the second half, but was unable to get that last score for the win.

  • River flows past Liberty

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Too many mistakes led to Liberty’s 55-12 loss to Bedford County Rival Staunton River last Friday.
        The Golden Eagles picked up their running game in the third quarter to pull away from the Minutemen.

  • SML September Fishing Report

    DALE WILSON
    SML GUIDE SERVICE
    PHONE NO:  540-297-5650 / 540-874-4950
    www.captaindalewilson.com

        OVERVIEW- Fishing will be good this month! Water temperature will be in the 70’s to lower 80’s.  Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and cloudy days this month. Fishing the past few weeks has been fair! Hot dry weather has slowed the fishing. Later this month fishing should improve.

  • Football Previews for week 3

    Forest travels to Magna Vista

  • Liberty finishes first in...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Two Seminole tournaments this week and two Bedford Co winners.
        Liberty hosted its Seminole 9-hole tournament last Wednesday and Jefferson Forest traveled to Hat Creek for a different 9-hole Seminole match on the same day. Forest also played an 18-hole Conference 23 tournament at Ivy Hills last Friday.

  • Liberty and Staunton River have...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        
    Liberty v. Staunton River

        Liberty and Staunton River had a rematch this past Thursday. Liberty fell to Staunton River 3-0, but did not go down without a fight.
        The first set went by quickly as Staunton River jumped on to Liberty. The Lady Minutemen fell 25-8 in the first set.

  • River topples Waynesboro

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River exploded in the first quarter to get a quick jump on Waynesboro during the match up last Friday. The Golden Eagles flew to a 42-7 victory over the Little Giants.
        “I thought we played a good game overall,” said Coach Chuck Poston.

  • Forest falls to Patrick Henry

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest football team lost its first regular season game in three years after falling short of a first down with less than two minutes in the game. The Cavaliers fell 31-28 to Patrick Henry this past Friday.
        “I think they were a very good team. We played much better Friday night than we did the previous week,” said Coach Bob Christmas. “We have made tremendous improvements from week one to week two.”