Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Jefferson Forest sweeps Seminole...

    Liberty and Jefferson Forest’s cross country programs met yet again at Humankind for the Seminole District MidWeek Meet on Sept. 13. It was a successful meet for both programs, with both schools placing at least one runner in the top four.

  • Jefferson Forest volleyball goes...

    Jefferson Forest’s volleyball team was hard at work, playing three games in three straight days. Despite the gruelling schedule, the Cavs came away with a 2-1 record on the week.

  • Liberty volleyball continues to...

    Liberty’s volleyball program had an exceptionally busy week, playing three matches in four days.

    The Minutemen came away from the tough week with a 1-2 record, but showed its competitive spirit by avoiding any straight-set losses.

  • Cassidy Chambers is in her own...

    During the high school golf season, Cassidy Chambers certainly stands out as being the only girl on Staunton River’s team and often the only girl on the course.

    But don’t be fooled by her short 5’0” frame, she stacks up just fine against the boys.

    In fact, Chambers was the No. 1 golfer on her team this year, finishing fourth in the Blue Ridge District (BRD) with 86 points. Her 86 point total was just half a point shy of third.

  • Jefferson Forest golf goes...

    JF golf endured a busy week that saw them go undefeated in Seminole District play, and grab two more top-two team finishes along with 13, top-10 individual finishers.

    The Cavs busy week started at Shenandoah Valley GC for the Skyline Invitational on Sept. 12. The Cavs faced only their second loss of the season (the first came at the High School Invitational against elite Class 5/6 competition) at the Invitational. They finished one stroke behind Loudoun County with a 298.

  • Eagles claim Bedford County...

    At the rate Staunton River is scoring, it’ll be a surprise if they don’t get more than 40 points a game.

    The Eagles (4-0) ran up the scoreboard once again, this time en route to toppling Liberty (2-1) 49-7 for the Bedford County Championship title.

    Staunton River had previously beaten Jefferson Forest in its home opener on Aug. 25. After beating the Minutemen on Sept. 15 on their home turf, the Eagles secured their place as Bedford County’s best team for the second year running.

  • Jefferson Forest golf makes it...

    Jefferson Forest’s golf team secured their sixth consecutive Seminole District match win of the season over Liberty Christian Academy, Amherst, and Heritage at Ivy Hills GC on Sept. 5.

    The Cavs nearly dropped their first Seminole District match on Aug. 30 but squeaked out the win by one stroke thanks to Isaac Simmons’ clutch six-foot birdie on the ninth hole. This time, Forest garnered a more comfortable ten-stroke win. The Cavs shot a collective 145 to best LCA by ten strokes, Amherst by 21 strokes and Heritage by 84 strokes.