Today's Sports

  • Lady Cavs battle, come up just...

        One hit away.

        That’s how close Jefferson Forest Lady Cavailer softball coach Joanna Hardin says her team is from turning its season around.
        “I am most proud of our team because we fought until the last out in every game we played,” she said of last week’s action. “We had the go-ahead and/or winning runs on base in the seventh inning against both Amherst and Brookville. We are one hit, one inning away from turning the corner.”

  • Hard fought win: SR holds on...

        A couple of penalty kicks propelled the Staunton River boys soccer team to a district victory over Alleghany Friday.

        The victory gives the Golden Eagles a 2-0 mark in the Blue Ridge District, improving the team’s overall record to 5-3 on the season.
        Friday’s 2-1 win didn’t come easy.
        Kyle Hicks scored the team’s first goal on a PK and Ian Campbell notched the second.

  • Lady Cavs roll past B’ville

        Chelsea Hayes tallied two goals with an assist and Lauren Nicholas knocked in a pair of goals as Jefferson Forest blanked Brookville 6-0 in girls soccer action Friday.

  • JF cruises past Bees

        The Jefferson Forest boys soccer team cruised past Brookville in Seminole District action last week.
        Matthew Crider notched three goals with an assist as five Cavalier players found the back of the net in romping past the Bees 7-2.
        Marco Kempf, Ben Jackson, Dough Dickerson and Bryan Zaring each scored a goal, with Jackson also adding an assist for the Cavs.
        JF, with the win, improved to 8-0 overall, 6-0 in district action.

  • JF improves mark to 7-0 with win...

        Jefferson Forest earned two important Seminole District wins last week and, in the process, remained unbeaten.

  • Sports Commentary: Year-round...

        Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

  • Sports enthusiasts have new...

    By Peter Sawyer

    Intern Writer

         Beyond the Green offers more than the ordinary sports bar. Ryan Drake said he saw a need for a “classy” sports bar and restaurant when he vacationed at Smith Mountain Lake with his mother Sharon Landi.
        He wanted to open a business, but he had a bigger vision than a sports bar and restaurant.

  • Staunton River falls to...

        Missed opportunities.

  • Liberty notches first district...

        The Liberty Minutemen earned an important Seminole District victory last week, the team’s first of the season, doubling up Heritage 14-7.

        “I thought we played very hard the entire night,” stated LHS coach Stewart Grant about the victory.  “Early in the game, we weren’t real successful swinging the bat but we got things going in the sixth.” 
        Overall the victory improved LHS to 8-5, 1-4 in the Seminole.

  • Half dozen Minutemen to college...

    By Mike Forster

    They’ll be scattering in all directions next fall.
    Six soon-to-graduate Liberty football players announced their intentions to a packed library at the High School on Wednesday.
    Only two will be heading to the same place. Matt Kerr and Ethan Taylor will both attend Christopher Newport. Kerr, a tight end, and Taylor, an offensive lineman, will seek action for the Captains at those positions.
    “They have a good program and they have the academics I’m looking for,” said Taylor.