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Today's Sports

  • River boys defeat Brookville

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Due to a goal that did not count at the end of regulation, Staunton River headed the ball in over time for a 3-2 boys soccer victory over the Brookville Bees on Monday, March 21.
        Brookville went up 2-0 in the first 33:00 of the game. “We had a slow start and we played pretty poorly in the first half,” said Coach Kris McCoy. “We came out in the second half and we followed our style and we made a couple adjustments to match Brookville.”

  • Forest girls get first win

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest girls soccer team was not giving up any goals to Amherst and defeated the Lady Lancers 8-0 on Tuesday, March 22. 
        Noele Galindo started the scoring for JF making the first goal at 8:42 into the game. Delany Ratliff scored the second goal at 10:13. Galindo scored again at 15:28. With a three goal lead the Lady Cavaliers weren’t ready to quit.

  • The Liberty boys soccer team...

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty’s goal was to score within the first two minutes of the match, which the Minutemen met and exceeded, defeating Rustburg 5-0 for its first Seminole District match.
        The Liberty boys soccer team hosted Rustburg on Friday, March 25.

  • First year obstacle race sees...

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        March weather can go either way in Virginia, but on the March 13 the day of the Rose Hill Penny run it was chilly and rainy.
        “The day was overcast with a drizzly rain but the weather is not what made the runners suffer. The race course was four miles of fields, woods, streams and obstacles,” said race host Bill Vickery.

  • Boys Soccer Spring Previews

    Forest holds to tradition and reputation with young squad

  • Hunting Skills Classes at...

        Virginia is fortunate to have habitat that supports a wide variety of wildlife and game.  Bay, river and tidal waters provide waterfowl hunting, mountain areas offer bears to harvest.  Fields, forests and fencerows support small game of all kinds, and the thriving population of deer and wild turkeys create opportunities state-wide to get out and find game. 

  • Softball Spring Previews

    Liberty softball looks to be stronger than last year

  • River falls after an 11 inning...

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com
        
        On Friday, March 18 Jefferson Forest traveled to Staunton River to face off against the Golden Eagles in a county rivalry game.
        This was a defensive game that lasted 11 innings before Forest pulled out a 5-1 victory over the Eagles.

  • JF comes out with a bang

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        A weekend game and an in-county rivalry set up JF to start out the season undefeated as the 2016 baseball season gets underway.
        A sophomore pitcher helped lead JF to it’s defeat over Basset 8-4 on Saturday, March 19. After the Cavaliers played 11 innings against Staunton River the night before and defeating the in-county rival 5-1, the tired group traveled to Bassett to play the Bengals.

  • Bench Press Competition

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Caylin Tolbert and Kevin Seay won the overall female and male titles at the Bench Press competition this past Saturday, March 12 at the Bedford YMCA.
        The competition had 18 competitors mostly from the local area, but some came from as far away as South Boston.
        The competition was an unsanctioned event, which means little things, such as putting weights on your feet to help hold you down, were allowed.