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Today's Sports

  • Sports Day-ly: Officiating, the...

    The NBA does not have a lot of flaws, especially in comparison to their long lost step brother–the NFL.
        

    With that being said, the NBA is very far from perfection. The biggest issue in the current NBA product has nothing to do with the players. Rather the officials who are in control of the game.
        

    I know officiating a basketball game is hard. I was an official for my final two years of middle school and my freshman year in high school.
        

  • Sports Day-ly: Officiating, the...

    The NBA does not have a lot of flaws, especially in comparison to their long lost step brother–the NFL.
        

    With that being said, the NBA is very far from perfection. The biggest issue in the current NBA product has nothing to do with the players. Rather the officials who are in control of the game.
        

    I know officiating a basketball game is hard. I was an official for my final two years of middle school and my freshman year in high school.
        

  • Golden Eagles finish second at...

    The Staunton River Golden Eagles tested their skills against some of the top local teams in the area this holiday break. The team took part in the two-day Holiday Hoops Classic hosted by the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers.
        

    In the first game the Golden Eagles squared off against the Heritage Pioneers.
        

  • Liberty Wrestling finishes 2017...

    Over the holiday break the Liberty Minutemen wrestling team participated in the Big Orange Christmas Classic at William Byrd High School.
        

  • Jefferson Forest finishes 3rd in...

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers took their talents to the Salem Civic Center this holiday break to take part in the K-Guard Classic.
        

    Eight teams competed in the tournament that ran over three days. Out of the eight teams Jefferson Forest finished third with a record of 2-1.
        

    The Cavaliers started the tournament with a matchup against the Broadway high school Gobblers. The Gobblers held a two point lead after the first quarter, 10-8.
        

  • Minutemen travel to Florida

       

    The Liberty Minutemen varsity basketball team took a big step this holiday break. The team traveled nearly 800 miles to Northwest Florida State College to compete in the Go Southern Beach Blowout.
        

    Liberty took on three separate teams, none of which are from Virginia, to continue to grow as a team and find its first win. While the win never came the boys competed with all three teams they faced.
        

  • Lady Minutemen go 1-2 at Marlin...

       

    The Lady Minutemen joined the boys team in the sunshine state over the break participating in the Marlin Christmas Classic.
        

    Liberty played three games against opponents from all over the south eastern portion of the country and finished 1-2 in the tournament.
        

    The Lady Minutemen started against the Alma Bryant Hurricanes of Alabama.
        

  • New Year's Resolutions for...

    2018 is right around the corner and the best–or worst– parts about a new year is the amount of New Year’s resolutions that somehow make their way onto the internet.
        

    Usually resolutions will be people vowing to live a healthier lifestyle by working out and eating more vegetables. Or some could try and better their mind by reading more frequently. The list of cliche resolutions goes on and on and on.
        

  • New Year's Resolutions for...

    2018 is right around the corner and the best–or worst– parts about a new year is the amount of New Year’s resolutions that somehow make their way onto the internet.
        

    Usually resolutions will be people vowing to live a healthier lifestyle by working out and eating more vegetables. Or some could try and better their mind by reading more frequently. The list of cliche resolutions goes on and on and on.
        

  • Overstreet signs with Richmond

    The Staunton River library was filled with friends, family, coaches and teachers as Grayson Overstreet signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of Richmond.
        

    Head Coach Chuck Poston kicked off the ceremony by declaring that the University of Richmond got the best football player in the state of Virginia.
        

    A bold claim but a claim supported by numbers.