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Today's Sports

  • Forest swim sees high scores at...

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        The Jefferson Forest boys swim team finished first and the girls finished fourth place at the Region 4A swim meet Saturday, Feb. 13. Forest will see 20 swimmers advancing to the State meet.
        JF boys finished with a score of 246.5. The second place team, John Champe, scored 200.

  • River girls defeat Rockbridge

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        The Staunton River girls basketball team defeated district rival, Rockbridge on Tuesday, Feb. 9. After a strong first half the Lady Golden Eagles hung on for a 53-52 win over Rockbridge.
        Staunton River started with a commanding 15-8 lead over Rockbridge. In the second period River increased its lead to 31-14 by the half.

  • Staunton River falls to Lord...

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        The Staunton River boys basketball team played Lord Botetourt in a make-up game for its last regular season game on Thursday, Feb. 11. River fell 77-70 to LB.
        “We played really well. The guys really got after it against a really good team,” said Coach Brandon Harris.

  • Liberty girls dominate last two...

    By Margaret Pascale
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        It was Senior night for the boys and girls basketball teams, as both looked to face off against E.C. Glass for a rematch and the final game of the regular season.
        E.C. Glass closed the gap in the third period as the Liberty girls basketball    team struggled to get shots to fall. Liberty defeated Glass 45-38 on Friday, Feb. 12.

  • Jefferson Forest girls defeat...

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        The Jefferson Forest girls basketball team almost lost their final regular season game in the third period. The Lady Cavaliers rallied in the fourth and secured a 53-44 victory over Heritage last Thursday, Feb. 11.

  • Elks Southwest District Hoop...

    Tyler Beck of Bedford, left, Peyton McDaniel of Pulaski, Reed Pendleton of Roanoke, Maggie Rooklyn of Clifton Forge, Kaylee Hughes of Martinsville, and Miranda Reynolds, right, of Martinsville placed first at the Elks Lodge Southwest Hoop Shoot on January 30 at Bedford Middle School.

    Tyler Beck holding his first place trophy after placing first in the 8 and 9 year old group. Beck will move on to the Virginia State Hoop Shoot held on Sunday, Feb. 14 at St. Anne’s Belfield School in Charlottesville.

  • National Signing Day

    Three Staunton River girls soccer players signed with their respective college on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Savannah Cowan, left, signed a non-binding contract with Division III Bridgewater College. Emily Hillman, middle, signed with Virginia Commonwealth University. Lizzie Boone, right, signed with Division II King University. This will be Boone’s first year playing as a Golden Eagle. Last year Boone was 3A-all state with the Lady Minutemen.

  • Two Rivers collide and Golden...

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        Two Rivers collided on the Golden Eagles courts Friday, Feb. 5 as SR girls basketball hosted James River in a non-district match up.
        Staunton River took control of the game and defeated the visiting team 68-32.
        The Lady Golden Eagles flexed hard in the first and took a 17-8 lead in the first. Determined to get ahead early SR scored another 17 points in the second and increased its lead to 34-13 by the half.

  • Minutemen continue to struggle...

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        Liberty traveled to Brookville on Tuesday, Feb. 2 for a district rematch against Brookville. The Minutemen fell to Brookville in the first game after a hard fight during the Hall of Fame game.
        Liberty fell to Brookville 64-46.
        The Minutemen came out strong in the first taking a 16-15 lead. Brookville shut down Liberty’s scoring in the second and took the lead 36-22 at the half.

  • Bedford Clash: Liberty girls...

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        Rebecca Hensley took over the second half of the Liberty vs Jefferson Forest game and led the Lady Minutemen to a 33-27 victory for the Lady Cavaliers, in a Seminole rematch on Thursday, Feb. 4. 
        Liberty got off to a slow start as Forest took the lead 10-3. Liberty outscored the Lady Cavaliers in the second 9-7, however Forest remained in the lead 17-12 at the half.