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Today's Sports

  • Liberty boys soccer falls to...

    Liberty’s boys soccer team faced Brookville in the Conference 30 quarterfinals on May 22. The boys looked to best the Bees after splitting regular season contests with them.

    The Minutemen not only toppled Brookville, but they scored a season-high five goals on their way to a dominant 5-1 win.

    “The first half was a slow start to us but we put  together what was probably our best soccer in the second 40 minutes,” said Head Coach Eric Seckman. “Everything was clicking for us.”

  • Liberty softball comes up short...

    Liberty’s softball team was originally scheduled to play its Conference 30 semifinal bout on Tuesday, May 23, but inclement weather would push the game until Friday, May 26. 

    Due to the extreme weather delay, the Lady Minutemen were forced to play two games in one day for the conference championship. The squad’s day started at Tunstall at noon and finished at Heritage against Brookville.

    Liberty’s game against Tunstall started off smoothly, as Millie Thompson held her own in the circle with ten strike outs and zero runs scored.

  • Jefferson Forest softball falls...

    Jefferson Forest softball started off its bid for the Conference 23 championship title by cruising over Liberty Christian Academy on May 22.

    The Cavs only needed five innings to thump LCA 11-0 on Monday. Megan O’Neil tossed a no-hitter while striking out eight and only walking two. Forest’s offense pounded in 12 hits to score its 11 runs.

  • Extra Points: NCAA Abroad?

    I came across an article the other day in the New York Times that caught my eye. 

  • SR softball comes up short in...

    Staunton River’s softball season came to an end in the Conference 31 semifinals.

  • Liberty soccer enjoys conference...

    Liberty’s girls soccer team captured its fourth conference title in as many years on May 25.

    The Lady Minutemen’s journey to gold started with Brookville on May 23. The girls were definitely fresh for the game after having nearly a week off and they came out with high energy to overcome the Bees 4-0. Liberty’s goals came from Delaney Snead (2), Lydia Young (1) and Samantha Venables (1). Morgann Dills only had to make one save for the night, while the Lady Minutemen pounded 31 shots on Brookville’s goal.

  • Jefferson Forest girls soccer...

     Jefferson Forest girls soccer continues to be nearly unstoppable, as they ran over Rock Ridge 3-0 in the opening round of Region 4A West play.

    The Cavs moved to 18-1 on the season and are one win away from a berth into the State playoffs.

  • Jim Cutler, 1977 state...

    Jim Cutler, the former head coach of Liberty's baseball team, and Liberty's 1977 State champions team was honored on May 17.

    Cutler behan coaching at Liberty when it was still called Bedford High School in 1961. He continued to coach the team until 2001, during which he racked up an impressive 513 career wins and earned a place in the VHSL Hall of Fame as well as Liberty's Hall of Fame.

    Despite all the accolades and honors Cutler has garnered throughout his decades of successful coaching, he considered being honored on May 17 especially special.

  • Staunton River softball holds...

    Staunton River softball managed to hold onto an early lead to best William Byrd in the season’s second “War on 24” match-up on May 3.   

    The Golden Eagles dropped the first “War on 24” on April 3, but as history has shown, they captured the second game of the series to split. After weeks of struggling to put the ball in play at the right time, SR’s “bats just came alive,” according to Head Coach Josh Weller.   

  • Staunton River girls soccer...

    Staunton River girls soccer continued to be competitive despite a season marred with injuries against William Byrd and Northside.  

    The Golden Eagles started their week at William Byrd on May 2, where they came up one goal short to concede the game 2-1. SR controlled the possession from the beginning and fired off a few shots on goal that unfortunately didn’t find the back of the net. The Terriers struck first in the 17th minute, netting a goal from 30 feet out while SR’s keeper was blinded by the sun.