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Today's Sports

  • Lady Minutemen win at Beacon...

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        After a late start to the girls varsity basketball district match up, Liberty fell to Amherst 49-44 last Tuesday, Dec. 15.
        The Lady Minutemen had some extra time to get a game plan ready as they waited for the junior varsity team to finish playing. “We had a great game plan and executed it well,” said Coach Emilee Dunton.

  • Lady Golden Eagles fall to...

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        Staunton River fell to William Fleming 72-28 in a girls basketball district match up last Monday, Dec. 14.
        “William Fleming just had too much for us to handle,” said Coach Kim Jones.
        Fleming showed its strength in the first quarter quickly jumping out to a 19-7 lead. Fleming ensured the lead in the first half by making another 12 points in the second en route to a 31-11 halftime edge.

  • Forest boys fall to Rustburg,...

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        The game couldn’t have been closer between the two district rivals last Thursday, Dec. 17 as Forest fell 64-58 to Rustburg in a boys district matchup.
        The Red Devils came out strong in the first quarter taking the lead 18-12. However, the Cavaliers fought back in the second. At the half Rustburg led 28-23.

  • Liberty Boys Basketball Struggles

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        The Liberty Minutemen fell 67-40 to undefeated Rustburg last Thursday, Dec. 10.
        “We started two freshmen, a sophomore, and a junior. Only two guys that had varsity experience and Rustburg took advantage of that,” said LHS Coach Derrick Bond. 
        Rustburg  took control early taking the first quarter 23-3. The Red Devils outscored Liberty 14-7 in the second quarter. At halftime Rustburg led Liberty 37-10.

  • JF Girls dominate Heritage...

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        The Lady Cavaliers dribbled over the Lady pioneers to a 50-34 victory on Wednesday, Dec. 9.
        Forest took over from the start scoring 16 points in the first quarter. Heritage was only able to score five points. In the second quarter the Lady Pioneers scored eight points and the Lady Cavaliers scored 11. At halftime Forest led 27-13.

  • Seminole District Indoor Track...

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        Jefferson Forest and Liberty competed last week in indoor track against Rustburg and Brookville.
        The Rustburg girls finished with a score of 70, Jefferson Forest scored 41, Brookville 32, Liberty 27. 
        Alexis Mattson of Liberty finished the 1000 meter run in first place with a time of 3:28. Caroline Bond of Liberty finished fifth with a time of 4:38.

  • Falcon Duals

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        The Jefferson Forest wrestling team traveled to Warrenton, VA for the Falcon Duals this past Saturday.    
        The inexperienced team finished the day with a 2-3 record. The 11 member squad that sports five freshmen, two seniors, two juniors and two largely inexperienced sophomores, faced two teams that were very experienced.

  • Titan Toughman Wrestling...

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        Staunton River and Liberty took to the mats at the Titan Toughman tournament in Hidden Valley Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12.

  • Staunton River soars over Forest

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        The game couldn’t have been any closer. It was the first of two games to be played between the county teams with the Jefferson Forest boys falling 45-44 to Staunton River on Tuesday, Dec. 8. 
        Forest took the lead in the first quarter leading 10-9. The Golden Eagles came back in the second quarter to jump ahead of the Cavaliers leading at halftime 25-23.

  • LHS hires new girl’s basketball...

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        Not only did Liberty High School hire a new boys varsity basketball coach, Derrek Bond, it has also hired a new girls varsity coach, Emilee Dunton.
        This will be Dunton’s first position as head coach. “Ever since I was a little girl it has been my goal to coach basketball,” she said.