Today's Sports

  • Jefferson Forest tennis takes...

    Jefferson Forest boys tennis captured second place at the Heritage Invitational.

    The tournament was played from April 28-30 and consisted of four teams: Heritage, Brookville, Randolph Henry and Jefferson Forest.

    The Cavs grabbed second place with a total of 18 points, three ahead of Brookville in third. Heritage nabbed first place with 21 points and Randolph Henry rounded out the competition in fourth.

  • Liberty girls soccer blanks...

    Liberty HS girls soccer picked up two shutout wins  against Brookville and Amherst to move to 6-3 overall this season.

  • Staunton River softball snaps...

    Staunton River softball snapped a three game slide this week by thrashing William Fleming 18-0 before the mercy rule came into effect.

    The Golden Eagles suffered its third straight loss to Lord Botetourt on Wednesday, but Head Coach Josh Weller remained optimistic about his team, noting that they were hitting well but not at the right spots. Thankfully, it all came together against the Colonels on Friday evening, as their bats were seemingly unstoppable.

  • Liberty softball battles for...

    Liberty HS’ softball was forced to grind to get two wins last week against Rustburg and Amherst.

    Despite it not being “our best effort” according to Head Coach Mike Thompson, the Lady Minutemen fought out a scrappy 9-3 win over the Devils on April 26. Liberty pulled out to a 1-0 lead in the first, after Brianna Whorley produced a RBI ground out to short stop to plate Haylee Wood who had been walked to lead off the inning.

  • Jefferson Forest lacrosse...

    It was a crazy week for Jefferson Forest’s lacrosse programs.

    The girls’ fitness and willpower was tested this past week, as they powered through three games in less than a week. They started off by thrashing Rockbridge 21-9 on April 26. Two days later, they were back on the field against E.C. Glass, toppling them 11-10. On May 1, the Cavs faced Salem hours later than expected due to bouts of rain and lightning. Unfortunately, the girls fell 15-8.

  • Staunton River girls soccer...

    Staunton River girls soccer hasn’t had the luckiest season health-wise, but they persevered on Friday for the win over William Fleming after dropping a well-fought battle to Lord Botetourt on April 26.

  • Marathon boys basketball runs...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        In a VHSL recording tying game with seven overtime periods,as Liberty boys basketball sank one two-pointer at the end of the seventh overtime to win the game last Saturday.
        Staunton River and Liberty started off the game matching point for point. At the end of the first period the game was tied 6-6.
        During the second period Liberty scored one extra free throw that SR didn’t and the Minutemen led 19-18.

  • Liberty girls sweep Jefferson...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The court was on fire as two Bedford County girls basketball teams, Liberty and Jefferson Forest faced off last Friday. The game ended with technical foul shots after a brawl broke out and a player was ejected.
        Liberty knocked off Jefferson Forest 56-51 during the Seminole and Bedford County Clash.
        Both teams started off slowly but the Lady Minutemen took an 8-3 lead over the Lady Cavaliers in the first period.

  • SML February fishing report

    PHONE NO:  540-297-5650 / 540-874-4950

        OVERVIEW- Fishing has been fair this past month! Water temperature will be in the 40’s to low 50’s. Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and cloudy days. Striper fishing has been good at times this month. Depending on the weather, fishing should improve during the month of February.

  • Autumn White sets JF record at...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        This past Friday all three Bedford county schools competed in the Mid-Area track event held at Liberty University.
        Isaac Palmer, of Liberty, finished first in the shot put with a throw of 47’10”.
        Jefferson Forest girls team A finished first in the girls 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4:18.