Today's Sports

  • Extra Inning fall

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Staunton River boys baseball team fell 4-3 to Rustburg in eight innings on Friday, June 3 in the Regional semifinal game that was rained out the night before. “We definitely played good enough to win, and we had a couple calls that didn’t go our way,” said Coach Brian Divers.
        The Golden Eagles traveled to Fluvanna Co. High School twice to take on the Red Devils in the Regional semifinals.

  • SML Fishing Report

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

     OVERVIEW- Fishing should be good this month! Water temperature will be in the 70’s to low 80’s.  Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and at night this month. Fishing the past few weeks has been good! The baitfish will continue to move to the shoreline late at night as they are trying to finish spawning. Most species of fish have spawned. Night time is the best time to try your luck!

  • Staunton River track places...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        Staunton River and Liberty had track and field athletes participating in the 3A West regional Championship on Saturday, May 28.
        River’s Ashley Miller, Emma Moran, Markus Ballengee, and Jordan Patti all received top honors in one or more events at the meet.
        Ashley Miller finished first in the girls 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.19.

  • Forest girls lacrosse wins...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

            The Jefferson Forest girls defeated E.C. Glass to win the National Conference Championship on Tuesday, May 24.
        “Our defense came up with some key stops (Gillian Smith - one caused turnover, Lizzie Hunter- one interception) to stop a powerful Glass attack. Goalie Bayleigh Armes had 10 saves in the goal,” said Coach Ava Rupert.

  • Bedford Co. Baseball and Softball

    Forest baseball places  second in Conference

  • Liberty and JF girls soccer...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Liberty girls soccer team fell 5-0 to Cave Spring in the quarterfinals of the 3A West Regional tournament.
        Jillian Blackburn and Morgann Dills teamed up in goal for a total of nine saves.
    The Lady Minutemen ended their season with a 10-9 record.

  • 450 show for Armed Forces Day 5K

        The rain subsided just in time for the start of the Armed Forces Day 5K which took place on Saturday, May 21 at the National D-Day Memorial. 
        More than 450 people came out to show their support of the Armed Forces and honor our military heroes, past and present. 

  • SR claims track titles

        Staunton River took both the boys and girls Conference 31outdoor track and field championships held May 20-21.
        For the girls, Staunton River outdistanced Rockbridge County 151-97, with Lord Botetourt finishing third with 88 points. Magna Vista (79), Alleghany (48) and Northside (44) rounded out the team rankings.

  • County players part of Titan...

        A large crowd was on hand at the May 18 Hillcats’ double header.
        Many were at the pro baseball game to see high school football players wearing their home jerseys though.  The Society Of Seven Sports Club was on hand to deliver the 10th annual Titan Trophy Team introductions for 16 area prep schools. 
        On August 23 Phase 2 in Lynchburg will once again host The Titan Trophy Ceremony at 8 p.m. 

  • SR boys soccer advances

        It was a good win for Staunton River boys soccer against Magna Vista Monday night as Conference 31 action got underway.
        The Golden Eagles won the game 6-0, scoring five of their goals in the second half. Six different players scored for River.
        They included: Hector Carreon on a PK for the first half’s only goal; Keelan Guilliams on a solo effort; Austin Tuck from a Carreon assist; Chad Hicks on a free kick; Wes Givens from a Quinn Overstreet assist; and Michael Smith on a free kick.