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  • Liberty girls defeat Amherst

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        Liberty girls soccer swept past Amherst with a 8-0 victory on Tuesday, April 5.
        “We possessed the ball extremely well against Amherst and were able to patiently build attacks,” said Coach Jeff Steele.
        The Lady Minutemen scored the first goal at 22:00 into the match. Grace Parker scored the first Liberty goal.

  • Minutemen struggle through...

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        The Liberty boys baseball team was able to go toe-to-toe with E.C. Glass on Friday, April 8, but fell one run short, losing 2-1.
        The first inning both teams started off strong getting hits. The score was tied 1-1 going into the second inning.
        The Minutemen defensively held off the Hilltoppers in the second but were unable to hold them off in the third. Glass scored one run in the third to gain the lead.

  • Jefferson Forest defeats Rustburg

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        The Jefferson Forest baseball team defeated the Red Devils 4-0 in seven innings at Rustburg on Friday, April 8.
        In all seven innings the Cavaliers only allowed Rustburg to have one hit, and zero runs. “Our two seniors pitched as well as anyone this year against a very good Rustburg offensive team,” said Coach Ryan Gilleland. “Obviously, when you can hold a team to one hit and zero runs, you are going to win.”

  • Jefferson Forest softball on a...

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        Jefferson Forest girls softball had a 10 run burst in the bottom of the first which lead the team to a 19-2 victory over Heritage in five innings on Wednesday, April 6.
        Jefferson Forest took the field first and had three outs before the Lady Pioneers had the chance to score a run.

  • Jefferson Forest downs LCA

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            The Jefferson Forest girls soccer team dominated LCA 5-1 in a Seminole district matchup on Tuesday, April 5.
        The Lady Cavaliers started off slow as LCA scored the first goal of the game at 18:00. JF answered back with a goal by Erica Blankenship. Blankenship then scored again before the end of the first half.

  • Staunton River softball soars

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        The Staunton River softball team took on and defeated William Byrd 6-2 Friday, April 8. “The girls are working hard in practice and it is paying off in games,” said Coach John Weller.
        The game wasn’t a struggle for the Lady Eagles. Brooke Mullins was the winning pitcher of the night with four hits, one strikeout and four walks.

  • Staunton River softball soars

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        The Staunton River softball team took on and defeated William Byrd 6-2 Friday, April 8. “The girls are working hard in practice and it is paying off in games,” said Coach John Weller.
        The game wasn’t a struggle for the Lady Eagles. Brooke Mullins was the winning pitcher of the night with four hits, one strikeout and four walks.

  • Liberty softball starts out...

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        The Liberty girls softball team went to the Botetourt Bash this past Friday, April 8 and the Lady Minutemen played two games and walked away 1-1.
        The first game Liberty defeated Blacksburg 8-5.
    Liberty scattered seven hits and scored two runs in the second, three in the third, two in the fifth and one in the sixth.

  • SML April fishing report

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        OVERVIEW- Fishing should be great this month! Water temperature will be in the 60’s to mid 70’s.  Best times will be cloudy days. Late afternoon is usually when fish are most active and at night later in the month. Fishing the past few weeks has been good! Most of the baitfish has moved towards the upper end of the rivers, coves and the major creeks.

  • Staunton River defeats Liberty

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        The Staunton River and Liberty boys soccer teams have met on the field twice and both times River walked away victorious. The Golden Eagles defeated Liberty 1-0 in the second match on Friday, April 1.
    Liberty put up a tough fight against the Golden Eagles but Stuart Givens, of SR, scored at 65:00 into the match. “Aaron Plattus [the Liberty goalie] played well. He had six saves,” said LHS coach Eric Seckman.