Today's Sports

  • Liberty softball battles for...

    Liberty HS’ softball was forced to grind to get two wins last week against Rustburg and Amherst.

    Despite it not being “our best effort” according to Head Coach Mike Thompson, the Lady Minutemen fought out a scrappy 9-3 win over the Devils on April 26. Liberty pulled out to a 1-0 lead in the first, after Brianna Whorley produced a RBI ground out to short stop to plate Haylee Wood who had been walked to lead off the inning.

  • Staunton River softball snaps...

    Staunton River softball snapped a three game slide this week by thrashing William Fleming 18-0 before the mercy rule came into effect.

    The Golden Eagles suffered its third straight loss to Lord Botetourt on Wednesday, but Head Coach Josh Weller remained optimistic about his team, noting that they were hitting well but not at the right spots. Thankfully, it all came together against the Colonels on Friday evening, as their bats were seemingly unstoppable.

  • Liberty girls soccer blanks...

    Liberty HS girls soccer picked up two shutout wins  against Brookville and Amherst to move to 6-3 overall this season.

  • Jefferson Forest tennis takes...

    Jefferson Forest boys tennis captured second place at the Heritage Invitational.

    The tournament was played from April 28-30 and consisted of four teams: Heritage, Brookville, Randolph Henry and Jefferson Forest.

    The Cavs grabbed second place with a total of 18 points, three ahead of Brookville in third. Heritage nabbed first place with 21 points and Randolph Henry rounded out the competition in fourth.

  • Karnes navigates through '...

    Less than four years ago, Madison Karnes was the No. 1 singles player for Liberty HS girls tennis team.

    Fast forward to today, the 21-year-old Liberty alumna is now the head coach.

    Liberty’s girls tennis program holds a special place in Karnes heart, as it was the place where she learned to play the game she describes as one of the biggest passions in her life.

  • Jefferson Forest baseball grabs...

    It was a busy week for Jefferson Forest’s baseball team, as they played three games in three days. The Cavs picked up two wins for the week, capping it off with a epic comeback win over William Monroe, the 2016 State 3A finalists.

  • JF softball too strong at the...

    Jefferson Forest’s softball team couldn’t be stopped, as it drove in a stunning 33 runs combined between their April 26 game with Liberty Christian Academy and April 28 contest against Heritage.

    In its first game of the week, the Cavs exploded in the second inning with 13 runs. This big inning came as JF batted through its entire lineup twice. Marlie Hill, Olivia Fox and Skylar Jenkins all notched two hits in the second, with Hill and Fox grabbing two singles and Jenkins knocking out two doubles.

  • Staunton River baseball moves to...

    Staunton River baseball continues to enjoy a successful season, as it picked up two wins over Lord Botetourt and William Fleming to push its record to 9-3.

  • Cavalier Fishing reels in success

    Cavalier Fishing has made an impressive statement in just its first year of competing.

    The teams of Robert Parker/Harrison Rice and Ethan Robinson/Spence Francis qualified for the 2017 JSC High School Championship after placing first and fourth at a regional tournament in late March.

    The fishing rules of the JSC High School Championship were: five fish allowed in the fishers’ livewell, two of them having to be 14-inch and three could be 12-inch.   

  • Marathon boys basketball runs...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        In a VHSL recording tying game with seven overtime periods,as Liberty boys basketball sank one two-pointer at the end of the seventh overtime to win the game last Saturday.
        Staunton River and Liberty started off the game matching point for point. At the end of the first period the game was tied 6-6.
        During the second period Liberty scored one extra free throw that SR didn’t and the Minutemen led 19-18.