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Today's Sports

  • Sharpe: Small town boy makes it...

    Not many people can say they are working their dream job, but Bedford native Joe Sharpe certainly can.

    “The running joke between me and my mother was that I was going to watch sports my whole life and get paid for it,” said Sharpe, who is currently  the head trainer for the OKC Thunder.

  • Catching up with Kasey Carr

    Liberty alumna Kasey Carr continued her softball success at Longwood University, but not at the position she expected.

    After pitching most of her high school career with dashes of playing short stop, Carr spent the majority of her freshmen season at first base.   

  • Jon Tobin pursues football...

    Jon Tobin is a relative newcomer to football, but that hasn’t stopped him from excelling since picking up the sport four years ago.

  • Bob Humphreys reflects on more...

    Bob Humphreys first got involved with baseball way back in 1944.

    He was listening to the radio broadcast of the 1944 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Browns and instantly became a fan of the Cardinals and their outfielder/first basemen, Stan Musial.

    “That was when I first started thinking about baseball and that I’d like to play ball,” said Humphreys. “I got a thing off the back of a Wheaties box about pitching... I think it cost me a quarter. That’s how I got started throwing the ball.”

  • JF soccer wins State title in...

        After cruising through the regular season and the conference and region playoffs, Jefferson Forest’s girls soccer team was pushed to the brink, both mentally and physically.

        It was a true test of tenacity and grit on June 9-10, as the Cavs left it all on the field in back-to-back shootouts en route to capturing the program’s first ever 4A State Championship title.

  • 3A/4A State Outdoor Track and...

    Bedford County’s high schools - Jefferson Forest, Liberty and Staunton River - each had strong showing at the State championship.

    The Cavs competed in the 4A group, while Liberty and Staunton River battled in the 3A division.

    Jefferson Forest

    The Cavs found great success at the State championship, producing six top 10 finishes and a State champion.

    The Lady Cavs were especially noteworthy, as they finished 18 out of 27 teams with 17.50 points.

  • Extra Points: "Trophy Kids...

      

  • Liberty drops 3A West Region...

     Liberty softball enjoyed its deepest playoff run thus far, making it all the way to 3A West Region semifinal before being stopped by Patrick County.

  • Jefferson Forest girls lax falls...

    Jefferson Forest’s girls lacrosse team turned its slowest start into its best season, making it to the 3A West Region semifinal for the first time in program history.

    After winning the National Conference Championship, the Cavs faced Hidden Valley on May 25 in the first round of regions. The Cavs were looking to avenge their quarterfinal loss to the Titans in 2016.

  • JF girls soccer makes it to...

    Jefferson Forest girls soccer couldn’t of dreamed of a more dramatic ending in the 4A West Region semifinal to secure a berth in the State championship.

    The Cavs had to wait until overtime, but it was worth the wait, as Erica Blankenship made her way through the defense and past the goalie to bury the winning goal with her left foot. She was immediately swarmed by over-joyed, estatic teammates, some of them who had waited since their freshman year to return to the 4A State championship.