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  • 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.
     

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    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.

  • Liberty claims win in home-opener

    Liberty’s football  team manhandled Franklin County to come away with the 33-17 win for its season-opener on Aug. 25.

    The Minutemen squashed any doubts or uncertainty that the small, youthful squad stocked of juniors and freshmen would struggle to compete.

  • 13 Bedford County football...

    Bedford County’s football programs were well-represented at the 2017 Titan Trophy Ceremony held at Phase 2 in Lynchburg.

    Jefferson Forest, Staunton River and Liberty each had multiple Titan Trophy Team nominees.

    The Cavs led with seven Titan Trophy team members (Will Strain, Jon Tobin, O.P. Peterson, Nick Rainey, Chris Peters, Chris Carroll and Brad O’Donnel). The Eagles had four members (T.J. Testor, Grayson Overstreet, Kalip Jones and Joe Haner) and Liberty supplied two (Brock Lucas and Malachi Johnson).

  • County Clash Craziness

    Bedford County’s volleyball teams clashed early in the season, with Jefferson Forest and Liberty coming out victorious.

    The first County Clash was between the Cavs and the Eagles on Aug. 24 at Jefferson Forest.

    Prior to the match, the Cavs had rolled out to a promising 2-0 start, while the Eagles, headed by a first-year head coach, had dropped its season-openner to Heritage.

    The Cavs looked to continue to capitalize with their healthy squad against the youthful Eagles (SR’s team does not have a senior player).

  • Cavalier golf remains undefeated...

    Jefferson Forest’s golf program is now a perfect four-for-four at Seminole District matches.

    The powerhouse program notched its sixth win this season at Winton CC against Liberty, Heritage and Amherst.

    The Cavs won by 15 strokes, shooting a collective 158 to top Amherst’s 173 for first place. Fellow Bedford County high school, Liberty, came  third with a notable 207, which is down three strokes from their last outing. Heritage placed fourth with 211.

  • Staunton River claims second...

    Staunton River golf played its fifth Blue Ridge District match on Aug. 22 at Blue Hills GC.

    The Eagles placed third in the BRD match up, just 12 strokes shy of William Byrd who placed second. Lord

    Botetourt, the BRD leaders for the entirety of the season, blew out the competition with a 315.

    It was the first BRD match the Eagles had not placed second in. Despite the third place finish, the Eagles still finished second in the rankings behind Botetourt.

    In the individual rankings, the Eagles placed three golfers in the top 10.

  • Football Preview: Liberty looks...

    Coming off a 2-8 season with a team stocked with underclassmen, head coach Chris Watts says his team is still growing. The Minutemen hope to secure a few more wins under their belt and continue gaining experience as the team still boasts mostly younger players. Here’s Watts’ take on his 2017 squad.

    What improvements has your team made since last year?