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Today's Sports

  • Runnin Wild in Forest

     

    By: Denton Day

    Hundreds of runners, coaches and fans filled the land at Wolf Branch Farm in Forest, VA Oct. 14 for the Jefferson Forest hosted event Running with the Wolves Rocktoberfest Cross Country meet.

    Thirty-six total teams participated in the event 35 of which are from Virginia and one team from West Virginia.

  • Learnin Experience

    By: Denton Day

    The Liberty Minutemen started off well against powerhouse Amherst County on Oct. 13. Holding the Lancers to only seven points in the first quarter things were looking good for the Minutemen.

    That would quickly change. The Lancers scored their first touchdown by way of blocked punt and they fell on it in the Minutemen's end zone to end the quarter.

  • Hilltoppers too much for...

    By: Denton Day

    Big plays hurt the Cavaliers once again in their matchup against rival E.C. Glass Oct. 13.

    "We got big played," Jefferson Forest Head Coach Bob Christmas said.

    The Cavaliers surrendered five big plays to the the Hilltoppers and that was too much to recover from. Jefferson Forest fell 57-36.

    Glass got out to a quick 14-8 lead and would continue to build on that throughout the first half. However, the Cavaliers still had their chances.

  • Staunton River Throttles...

    By: Denton Day

    All eyes were on the Staunton River Golden Eagles' prolific running back Grasyon Overstreet as he inched closer and closer to the VHSL career rushing title. Entering the game Overstreet was 200 yards short of the record.

  • Bedford County XC news

    Liberty/Staunton River

    Liberty and Staunton River’s cross country programs met once again at the Rockbridge XC Classic on Sept. 23.

    The meet featured 17 teams (including LHS and SR) and took place in Lexington, Va. The fields were fairly large, boasting 117 female runners and 140 male runners in the varsity 5,000 m races.
    Liberty

    Juan Salgado continued to be Liberty’s top runner after capturing a team-highest 20th place on Saturday. Salgado’s 18:40.02 run was just less than a second off 19th place.

  • Liberty volleyball continues...

    After starting the season 1-3, Liberty’s volleyball team has shown grit and tenacity as they’ve posted a 4-2 record since then. The Minutemen logged two impressive wins over E.C. Glass and Brookville to post a 5-5 record this season thus far.

  • Staunton River volleyball breaks...

    Staunton River volleyball finally had its breakthrough moment. After dropping nine straight games, the Eagles posted back-to-back wins over William Fleming and Gretna on the road.

    “I’m happy for the girls to get a win on the board,” said Head Coach Sharon Blake. “They’ve had so many other ‘wins’ this season and having it show on the scoreboard helped them see that.”

  • Jefferson Forest volleyball...

    Jefferson Forest’s volleyball team extended their win streak to three in a row after picking up wins against Brookville and Rustburg on consecutive days.

  • Bedford County's qolf teams...

    After an undefeated regular season in Seminole District competition, it was by no surprise that Jefferson Forest’s golf team captured the Seminole District Tournament.

    “We are very pleased with the way the season has progressed so far,” said Jefferson Forest’s Head Coach Garnet Manley Jr. “The team has set a lot of school records along the way.”

  • Cavs topple Liberty in County...

    By: Melanie Schumilas

    The first half of the County Clash between Liberty and Jefferson Forest could be summed up in one word: strange.

    The perplexing first half saw three kickoffs returned for touchdowns, three personal foul penalties and the Cavs blitzing to a 26-0 lead deep into the second quarter.

    The Bedford County foes met Sept. 22 at Liberty’s field. While Liberty’s crowd was amped, there was little to cheer about as the Minutemen (2-2) struggled and fell behind 40-13 in the first half.