Today's Sports

  • Cross Country meets bode well...

    Sports Editor

        Several Staunton River runners ran their personal bests at the Metro Cross Country Meet in Blacksburg this past Wednesday.
        The Staunton River girl’s team came in 18th place over all out of 25 participating schools.  River’s top girls were Rachel Maslen with a time of 26:47, Jessica Carreon-Gamez with a time of 27:03, Amy Vinson with a time of 29:21 and Jacklynne Goyne with a time of 30:36.

  • Logano wins at Charlotte to...

    By Reid Spencer
    NASCAR Wire Service

        CONCORD, N.C. – Congratulations, Joey Logano. You just drew the first get-out-of jail-free card for Talladega.
        With a dominating victory in Sunday’s rain-delayed Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Logano punched an early-bird ticket to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

  • Liberty brings home two wins in...

    Sports Editor

        The LHS Volleyball team went into its games last week off a win against Heritage Oct. 1. “They are working really hard getting used to the new rotation,” said Coach Alyssa Kidd of her squad. 
        Liberty won 3-0 against Rustburg Tuesday, Oct. 6. The first set was 25-15, the second set  25-17, and the third set 25-19.

  • Northside storms over River

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    Tied at 12-12, a storm blew through Moneta midway through the second quarter of the Blue Ridge District clash between Staunton River and Northside Friday night.
        But when the storm had passed the Eagles met up with another storm: The Vikings lightning fast offense and thunderous defense which dominated the rest of the game en route to a 33-12 victory.

  • Liberty gets first district win

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    This time the rally went Liberty’s way. Down by two touchdowns late in the second quarter, the Minutemen fought back for a 42-40 victory.
        “It was an offensive shoot out,” said Coach Chris Watts about the game last Friday against E.C. Glass.  The win halted a two game skid as LHS got back in the win column.

  • Cavaliers struggle, but keep...

    Sports Editor

    This win wasn’t so easy. Jefferson Forest struggled with Rustburg in last Friday’s Seminole tilt, but eventually pulled away for a 36-26 victory.
        “The whole game was close,” said Coach Bob Christmas. 
         Seth Baker, Rustburg, ran the ball 22 yards for a touchdown and the extra point failed. Forest answered back with a Navy Jones one yard touchdown, the extra point failed.  At the end of the first quarter the game was tied 6-6. 

  • Hunting and Fishing Report

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        Fishing will be good this month! Water temperature will be in the 60’s.  Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and overcast days. Fishing the past few weeks has been great! All the rain has cooled the water and added oxygen making the fish become very active. Stripers and bass have been surfacing during and around the full moon. 

  • Local business owner making...

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        Making his first professional debut in the art of Muay Thai fighting, Matt Coleman started training early to make weight and get his body prepared for the fight. Coleman will fight Brad Mountain, out of Maryland, Oct. 10 at the Elite Warrior Challenge in Salem.

  • Individuals advance to state and...

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        Staunton River golf competed in the Conference 31 tournament held last Thursday at Homestead Resorts’ Cascade course. Two individuals are advancing to Regions. Will Clary qualified through the regular season. Cassidy Chambers shot an 85 at the Conference tournament last Thursday. Chambers tied for 6th overall. Regions for Conference 31 will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Lakeview Golf Course in Harrisonburg.

  • Liberty Volleyball crushed under...

    Sports editor

        Jefferson Forest didn’t play as well as expected against Bedford County rival, Liberty.
        But the effort was still enough for a win. Forest defeated LHS 3-1, with all four sets close in the match on Sept. 29.  
        In the first set Liberty won 25-22; the second set was 25-20 in the Cavs favor. The third and fourth sets both ended in the same in score, 25-20 in favor of Forest.