Today's Sports

  • Diamonds of destiny

      Perhaps Liberty shortstop Callie Glover could take up knitting.  Second baseman Kalyn Mehaffey might take up the violin.  Third baseman Morgan Wood ought to consider dabbling in the world of scrapbooking.

  • Congratulations, District...

     Liberty defeated Heritage, 6-0, on Thursday night behind the 19-strikeout performance of sophomore pitching sensation Cassidy Hensley. 

    The victory gave the Lady M-Men a share of the regular season Seminole District title, along with Brookville.  Both teams finished their district runs with 10-2 records.

  • Minutemen in diamond rally

      Sometimes happenstance can make one look like a genius.

  • Sports commentary: Under...

      I’m not a quick thinker.  I accept that fact.

  • Sports commentary: I had royal...

      I can only compare the mania over the recent royal wedding with one other thing:  the Super Bowl.

  • Sports commentary: The Deutsche...

      OK, friends.  Now I need your help.

  • 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.