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Today's Sports

  • Liberty falls to Heritage

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Mistakes hurt Liberty in its final regular season contest as the Minutemen fell 41-7 to Heritage last Friday.
        “We started out really well,” said Coach Chris Watts. “I felt really good about things. We held them and then got the ball and made a good drive and I felt like it was going to be a good game. Then a few things happened and it kind of snowballed until we were down two or three scores and just didn’t recover.”

  • Forest falls by two

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        Forest took a lead in the first quarter but was unable to hold it but with less than a minute on the clock, Brookville kicked a field goal to take a two point lead. On Forest’s last posesssion, the Bees made an interception to end the game.  The Bees defeated JF 25-23 in last Friday’s final regular season contest.

  • Jones-ing for a win

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

         The Staunton River Golden Eagles flew past Lord Botetourt finding the endzone nine times to grab a 75-29 victory over the Cavaliers last Friday.
        The Golden Eagles were also named the Conference Champions.

  • Martinsville Race

    Vehicle strikes several pedestrians following race

  • Liberty and JF see runners...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty’s Alexis Mattson took first place at the Conference 30 cross country meet Wednesday, Oct. 26.
        Mattson was named female runner of the year for Conference 30.
        Liberty boys placed second as a team with a total of 61 points and will continue to the Regional meet as a team.

  • Week 10 Football previews- final...

    Liberty travels to Heritage

  • Forest falls to Brookville

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest volleyball team took on Brookville Tuesday, Oct. 25 in a final regular season match. Brookville defeated JF 3-0.
        The Lady Cavaliers fell in the first set 25-14, the second 25-11 and fought back in the third but it wasn’t enough to keep up with the Lady Bees. JF fell 25-19 in the third. 

  • JF, SR golfers do well at State

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest’s Isaac Simmons tied for fourth in the 4A State Championship. Simmons was named to the 2016 All-State team.
        Simmons finished with a 145 over the two-day tournament. Ryan Hammer, of Loudon Valley, finished first individually with a score of 141.
        Simmons had a day one score of 73 and a day two score of 72. Hammer’s day one score was 73 and day two was 68.

  • River strikes again

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River football team shut out Rockbridge 50-0 last Friday night.
        “It was definitely a complete team victory,” said Coach Chuck Poston. “We played well in all three phases of the game.”
        The Golden Eagles held the Wildcats offense in check allowing just six first downs.
        “I was extremely pleased with our effort,” said Poston.

  • It all came down to the final...

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        It came down to the final second and when the horn sounded Liberty had held Jefferson Forest at the one yard line to preserve a 35-30 victory last Friday. It was just the kind of win the Minutemen had been working for all season.
        “I am extremely proud of our kids,” said LHS Coach Chris Watts. “When we had to make a play we did and we really needed that win. It was a big win for us right now.”