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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Staunton River Throttles...

    By: Denton Day

    All eyes were on the Staunton River Golden Eagles' prolific running back Grasyon Overstreet as he inched closer and closer to the VHSL career rushing title. Entering the game Overstreet was 200 yards short of the record.

  • Jefferson Forest sweeps Seminole...

    Liberty and Jefferson Forest’s cross country programs met yet again at Humankind for the Seminole District MidWeek Meet on Sept. 13. It was a successful meet for both programs, with both schools placing at least one runner in the top four.

  • Jefferson Forest volleyball goes...

    Jefferson Forest’s volleyball team was hard at work, playing three games in three straight days. Despite the gruelling schedule, the Cavs came away with a 2-1 record on the week.

  • Liberty volleyball continues to...

    Liberty’s volleyball program had an exceptionally busy week, playing three matches in four days.

    The Minutemen came away from the tough week with a 1-2 record, but showed its competitive spirit by avoiding any straight-set losses.

  • Cassidy Chambers is in her own...

    During the high school golf season, Cassidy Chambers certainly stands out as being the only girl on Staunton River’s team and often the only girl on the course.

    But don’t be fooled by her short 5’0” frame, she stacks up just fine against the boys.

    In fact, Chambers was the No. 1 golfer on her team this year, finishing fourth in the Blue Ridge District (BRD) with 86 points. Her 86 point total was just half a point shy of third.