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Today's Sports

  • Liberty claims win in home-opener

    Liberty’s football  team manhandled Franklin County to come away with the 33-17 win for its season-opener on Aug. 25.

    The Minutemen squashed any doubts or uncertainty that the small, youthful squad stocked of juniors and freshmen would struggle to compete.

  • 13 Bedford County football...

    Bedford County’s football programs were well-represented at the 2017 Titan Trophy Ceremony held at Phase 2 in Lynchburg.

    Jefferson Forest, Staunton River and Liberty each had multiple Titan Trophy Team nominees.

    The Cavs led with seven Titan Trophy team members (Will Strain, Jon Tobin, O.P. Peterson, Nick Rainey, Chris Peters, Chris Carroll and Brad O’Donnel). The Eagles had four members (T.J. Testor, Grayson Overstreet, Kalip Jones and Joe Haner) and Liberty supplied two (Brock Lucas and Malachi Johnson).

  • County Clash Craziness

    Bedford County’s volleyball teams clashed early in the season, with Jefferson Forest and Liberty coming out victorious.

    The first County Clash was between the Cavs and the Eagles on Aug. 24 at Jefferson Forest.

    Prior to the match, the Cavs had rolled out to a promising 2-0 start, while the Eagles, headed by a first-year head coach, had dropped its season-openner to Heritage.

    The Cavs looked to continue to capitalize with their healthy squad against the youthful Eagles (SR’s team does not have a senior player).

  • Cavalier golf remains undefeated...

    Jefferson Forest’s golf program is now a perfect four-for-four at Seminole District matches.

    The powerhouse program notched its sixth win this season at Winton CC against Liberty, Heritage and Amherst.

    The Cavs won by 15 strokes, shooting a collective 158 to top Amherst’s 173 for first place. Fellow Bedford County high school, Liberty, came  third with a notable 207, which is down three strokes from their last outing. Heritage placed fourth with 211.

  • Staunton River claims second...

    Staunton River golf played its fifth Blue Ridge District match on Aug. 22 at Blue Hills GC.

    The Eagles placed third in the BRD match up, just 12 strokes shy of William Byrd who placed second. Lord

    Botetourt, the BRD leaders for the entirety of the season, blew out the competition with a 315.

    It was the first BRD match the Eagles had not placed second in. Despite the third place finish, the Eagles still finished second in the rankings behind Botetourt.

    In the individual rankings, the Eagles placed three golfers in the top 10.

  • Football Preview: Liberty looks...

    Coming off a 2-8 season with a team stocked with underclassmen, head coach Chris Watts says his team is still growing. The Minutemen hope to secure a few more wins under their belt and continue gaining experience as the team still boasts mostly younger players. Here’s Watts’ take on his 2017 squad.

    What improvements has your team made since last year?

  • Football Preview: Strong...

    Staunton River football’s hard work and dedication came to fruition last year, as the Eagles powered their way to the 3A State Championship final before falling short. This year, the Eagles are looking to claim the State title backed by an experienced, veteran senior class. Head coach Chuck Poston boasted his squad is the strongest he’s seen in nearly a quarter-century of coaching, and they’re ready to fight their way to the championship.

  • Football Preview: Cavaliers...

    Don’t let last year’s 2-8 record fool you, the Cavs are still competitive. After dropping six games while leading late into the fourth quarter, the predominantly underclassmen squad looks to flip last year’s record. Head coach Bob Christmas discusses how even though his squad may be young, they’re prepared to succeed.

    Last year didn’t go as planned, have you used what happened to motivate the guys for this year?

  • Volleyball Previews

    JEFFERSON FOREST: Cavs look to capitalize with healthy team

  • Competitive Cheerleading Previews

    JEFFERSON FOREST: Jefferson Forest's new coach hopes to take stunts to new heights