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Today's Sports

  • Jefferson Forest takes down...

    Top-seeded Jefferson Forest started strong in the opening round of the Seminole District Volleyball Championship Tournament. The Cavaliers took down the Heritage Pioneers 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-20) to advance to the second round.
      

    Home court advantage will be with the Cavaliers throughout the tournament.
      

    Jefferson Forest offense started off with an impressive showing in the first set. Handling the Pioneers 25-16 to take a 1-0 lead.
      

  • Staunton River holds off Fleming

    Staunton River picked up their third win of the season on Oct. 23 with a 3-0 sweep of William Fleming.
      

    The Golden Eagles came out of the gate quickly and efficiently. They won the first set 25-10 to take a 1-0 lead.
      

    In the second set there was a similar offensive output from the Golden Eagles. Their defense was the best it was all night in the second set. Holding the Colonels to just seven points in the second.
      

  • Liberty advances past E.C. Glass

    They started slow but when the Liberty Minutemen volleyball team all got on the same page they proved why they're one of the top seeds in the Seminole District tournament. Liberty started off the tournament with a 3-1 win over E.C. Glass on Oct. 23.
      

    The first set was a battle. Liberty jumped to a quick lead but the Hilltopper of E.C. Glass refused to let the lead get out of reach. Midway through the first set the Minutemen led 13-9 and the Hilltopper called a timeout to regroup.
      

  • Sports Day-ly: D.C.'s Curse

    By: Denton Day

    A few years ago I was not the kind of guy to believe in any sort of sports curse. The idea was silly to me.

    Yes I recognized that the Cubs had not won a World Series in a century and that Cleveland had not won a championship in over 50 years.

    I still did not believe. Funny how your opinion can so easily change once something has a direct impact on you.

  • Sports Day-ly: D.C.'s Curse

    By: Denton Day

    A few years ago I was not the kind of guy to believe in any sort of sports curse. The idea was silly to me.

    Yes I recognized that the Cubs had not won a World Series in a century and that Cleveland had not won a championship in over 50 years.

    I still did not believe. Funny how your opinion can so easily change once something has a direct impact on you.

  • Cavaliers Swat Bees on Senior...

    By: Denton Day

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers continue their dominance on the volleyball court and extend their win streak to nine game following a 3-1 victory over the Brookville Bees on Oct. 12.

    The Cavaliers started the night by celebrating the accomplishments of their three seniors Bailey Tibbs, Lisa Romanzak and Emery Mcconnville.

  • Runnin Wild in Forest

     

    By: Denton Day

    Hundreds of runners, coaches and fans filled the land at Wolf Branch Farm in Forest, VA Oct. 14 for the Jefferson Forest hosted event Running with the Wolves Rocktoberfest Cross Country meet.

    Thirty-six total teams participated in the event 35 of which are from Virginia and one team from West Virginia.

  • Learnin Experience

    By: Denton Day

    The Liberty Minutemen started off well against powerhouse Amherst County on Oct. 13. Holding the Lancers to only seven points in the first quarter things were looking good for the Minutemen.

    That would quickly change. The Lancers scored their first touchdown by way of blocked punt and they fell on it in the Minutemen's end zone to end the quarter.

  • Liberty wins thriller in Amherst

    By: Denton Day

    The Liberty Minutemen volleyball team got back in the win column and defended home court Oct. 9 in a 3-0 victory against their cross-country rival Staunton River Eagles.

    While the score might not accurately reflect it, each set was competitive. The Eagles jumped out to a quick 8-4 lead in the beginning of the first set. From their senior Torri Bower helped lead a seven point charge for the Minutemen and they took the lead 11-8.

  • Hilltoppers too much for...

    By: Denton Day

    Big plays hurt the Cavaliers once again in their matchup against rival E.C. Glass Oct. 13.

    "We got big played," Jefferson Forest Head Coach Bob Christmas said.

    The Cavaliers surrendered five big plays to the the Hilltoppers and that was too much to recover from. Jefferson Forest fell 57-36.

    Glass got out to a quick 14-8 lead and would continue to build on that throughout the first half. However, the Cavaliers still had their chances.