Today's Sports

  • Liberty captures first win

    The start of 2018 could not have started any better for the Liberty Minutemen. After spending a few days in Florida to compete in a tournament the team returned home, still in search of its first win.

    With the Liberty band and Minutemen faithful in the stands to cheer the team on the stage was set for the Minutemen to find their first win. Seminole District rival Brookville was in town and not only did Liberty defeat the Bees it did so in dominant fashion winning 74-56.

  • Bedford County Posts Strong...

    The Staunton River Golden Eagles, Jefferson Forest Cavaliers and Liberty Minutemen competed in the LCA Invitational Wrestling Tournament this past weekend.

    The tournament began on Friday Jan. 5 and concluded the following day on Saturday Jan. 6.

    A total of 22 teams took place in the tournament. Staunton River finished third overall with 193.5 points. Jefferson Forest tied for seventh overall with 127.5 points and Liberty finished eleventh overall with 80 points.

  • Jefferson Forest tops Rustburg

    In their first game at home since a third place finish in the K-Guard Classic the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers throttled Seminole District rival Rustburg. Two big offensive quarters pushed the Cavaliers past the Red Devils 66-46.

    The Cavaliers opened the game by outscoring the Red Devils 20-12 in the first quarter. That would be one of two quarters that the Cavaliers scored 20 points in.

  • Golden Eagles finish second at...

    The Staunton River Golden Eagles tested their skills against some of the top local teams in the area this holiday break. The team took part in the two-day Holiday Hoops Classic hosted by the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers.

    In the first game the Golden Eagles squared off against the Heritage Pioneers.

  • Liberty Wrestling finishes 2017...

    Over the holiday break the Liberty Minutemen wrestling team participated in the Big Orange Christmas Classic at William Byrd High School.

  • Jefferson Forest finishes 3rd in...

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers took their talents to the Salem Civic Center this holiday break to take part in the K-Guard Classic.

    Eight teams competed in the tournament that ran over three days. Out of the eight teams Jefferson Forest finished third with a record of 2-1.

    The Cavaliers started the tournament with a matchup against the Broadway high school Gobblers. The Gobblers held a two point lead after the first quarter, 10-8.

  • Minutemen travel to Florida


    The Liberty Minutemen varsity basketball team took a big step this holiday break. The team traveled nearly 800 miles to Northwest Florida State College to compete in the Go Southern Beach Blowout.

    Liberty took on three separate teams, none of which are from Virginia, to continue to grow as a team and find its first win. While the win never came the boys competed with all three teams they faced.

  • Lady Minutemen go 1-2 at Marlin...


    The Lady Minutemen joined the boys team in the sunshine state over the break participating in the Marlin Christmas Classic.

    Liberty played three games against opponents from all over the south eastern portion of the country and finished 1-2 in the tournament.

    The Lady Minutemen started against the Alma Bryant Hurricanes of Alabama.

  • Overstreet signs with Richmond

    The Staunton River library was filled with friends, family, coaches and teachers as Grayson Overstreet signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of Richmond.

    Head Coach Chuck Poston kicked off the ceremony by declaring that the University of Richmond got the best football player in the state of Virginia.

    A bold claim but a claim supported by numbers.

  • Repeating a possibility but not...

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Last season the Jefferson Forest Swim team closed their season out on a high note. The Boys team was crowned 4A State Champions and Tara Enneking and Lexi Plogger finished first and second in the 100-yard Breaststroke–a race that Enneking set the state record in.