Today's Sports

  • Liberty and JF girls soccer...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Liberty girls soccer team fell 5-0 to Cave Spring in the quarterfinals of the 3A West Regional tournament.
        Jillian Blackburn and Morgann Dills teamed up in goal for a total of nine saves.
    The Lady Minutemen ended their season with a 10-9 record.

  • 450 show for Armed Forces Day 5K

        The rain subsided just in time for the start of the Armed Forces Day 5K which took place on Saturday, May 21 at the National D-Day Memorial. 
        More than 450 people came out to show their support of the Armed Forces and honor our military heroes, past and present. 

  • SR claims track titles

        Staunton River took both the boys and girls Conference 31outdoor track and field championships held May 20-21.
        For the girls, Staunton River outdistanced Rockbridge County 151-97, with Lord Botetourt finishing third with 88 points. Magna Vista (79), Alleghany (48) and Northside (44) rounded out the team rankings.

  • County players part of Titan...

        A large crowd was on hand at the May 18 Hillcats’ double header.
        Many were at the pro baseball game to see high school football players wearing their home jerseys though.  The Society Of Seven Sports Club was on hand to deliver the 10th annual Titan Trophy Team introductions for 16 area prep schools. 
        On August 23 Phase 2 in Lynchburg will once again host The Titan Trophy Ceremony at 8 p.m. 

  • SR boys soccer advances

        It was a good win for Staunton River boys soccer against Magna Vista Monday night as Conference 31 action got underway.
        The Golden Eagles won the game 6-0, scoring five of their goals in the second half. Six different players scored for River.
        They included: Hector Carreon on a PK for the first half’s only goal; Keelan Guilliams on a solo effort; Austin Tuck from a Carreon assist; Chad Hicks on a free kick; Wes Givens from a Quinn Overstreet assist; and Michael Smith on a free kick.

  • Bedford County Softball post-...

    Lady Cavs move on in conference play

  • LHS football alumni gather at...

    By Chappy Merritt

        Organized by head football coach Chris Watts of Liberty High School, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of LHS hosted what many hope will become an annual gathering of former LHS football coaches and players that attended Liberty High School since inception of the school.    

  • LHS downs Brookville in play-in...

        Tony Wertz hit a home run in the first inning and then went on to pitch the Liberty Minutemen to a 10-7 victory over Brookville in the Conference 30 play-in game held Monday at LHS.
        Liberty scored four runs in the first and six in the third and then held on for the victory.
        Only two of Brookville’s seven runs were earned; the Minutemen committed seven errors. But Brookville’s defense also struggled, committing the same amount of errors.

  • JF moves on to regionals

        Jefferson Forest’s baseball victory over Amherst Monday night earned the Cavs a spot in the regionals and a shot at No. 1 seed LCA in the Conference 23 championship.
        The game with LCA, which defeated E.C. Glass 6-1 to advance, was scheduled for Tuesday.
        Against Amherst, JF scored three runs in the first and one in the second en route to the 6-3 victory.

  • River advances in conference...

    Staunton River defeated Rockbridge County 12-2 in the first round of the Conference 31 tournament Monday night. The Golden Eagles were scheduled to face Northside on Tuesday.
        Nathan Cutler earned the victory on the mound for River, allowing just two runs on three hits and two walks. He had four strikeouts in the six-inning contest.
        On offense the Golden Eagles were led by Coy Mullins with three singles and one RBI. Jakob Divers had a single and three RBIs.
        The win improved SR to 14-7 for the season.