Today's Sports

  • Hunting Skills Classes at...

        Virginia is fortunate to have habitat that supports a wide variety of wildlife and game.  Bay, river and tidal waters provide waterfowl hunting, mountain areas offer bears to harvest.  Fields, forests and fencerows support small game of all kinds, and the thriving population of deer and wild turkeys create opportunities state-wide to get out and find game. 

  • Softball Spring Previews

    Liberty softball looks to be stronger than last year

  • River falls after an 11 inning...

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
        On Friday, March 18 Jefferson Forest traveled to Staunton River to face off against the Golden Eagles in a county rivalry game.
        This was a defensive game that lasted 11 innings before Forest pulled out a 5-1 victory over the Eagles.

  • JF comes out with a bang

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        A weekend game and an in-county rivalry set up JF to start out the season undefeated as the 2016 baseball season gets underway.
        A sophomore pitcher helped lead JF to it’s defeat over Basset 8-4 on Saturday, March 19. After the Cavaliers played 11 innings against Staunton River the night before and defeating the in-county rival 5-1, the tired group traveled to Bassett to play the Bengals.

  • Bench Press Competition

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        Caylin Tolbert and Kevin Seay won the overall female and male titles at the Bench Press competition this past Saturday, March 12 at the Bedford YMCA.
        The competition had 18 competitors mostly from the local area, but some came from as far away as South Boston.
        The competition was an unsanctioned event, which means little things, such as putting weights on your feet to help hold you down, were allowed.

  • Virginia Hunter Safety Weekend

        It’s safe to say that interest in shooting and firearm-related activities has been on the rise over the last few years. Weekend TV is full of shooting competition coverage or reality hunting shows.
        An increasing number of women are taking classes, purchasing firearms and becoming more prominent in the world of shooting sports and hunting.
        Watching others participate is interesting, but where and how can a novice get the knowledge and skills to start on their own hunting or shooting journey?

  • Girls Soccer Previews

    Liberty girls soccer sets high expectations

  • Forest Lacrosse receives VHSL...

    Girls Lacrosse is looking to make a name for themselves

  • Rose Hill Penny Run

        Rose Hill Horse Farm is hosting a fun-filled race day on Sunday, March 13 at 3pm. The farm is better known for the more than 30 horses that are groomed, boarded, and trained by Hunter and Anna Lisa King. They have been showing and training horses for more than 50 years. Both have won many races and international awards for their riding.
        So, why have a foot race at a horse farm?

  • Virginia Hunter Skills Weekends

        An interesting, educational experience awaits anyone with a desire to learn more about hunting and hunting-related skills – and no previous experience or equipment is required.  On April 22-24 Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center at 1267 4-H Camp Rd in Appomattox will be the host for the 8th year of semi-annual Virginia Hunter Skills Weekends (VHSW).