Today's Sports

  • Virginia Hunter Safety Weekend

        It’s safe to say that interest in shooting and firearm-related activities has been on the rise over the last few years. Weekend TV is full of shooting competition coverage or reality hunting shows.
        An increasing number of women are taking classes, purchasing firearms and becoming more prominent in the world of shooting sports and hunting.
        Watching others participate is interesting, but where and how can a novice get the knowledge and skills to start on their own hunting or shooting journey?

  • Girls Soccer Previews

    Liberty girls soccer sets high expectations

  • Forest Lacrosse receives VHSL...

    Girls Lacrosse is looking to make a name for themselves

  • Rose Hill Penny Run

        Rose Hill Horse Farm is hosting a fun-filled race day on Sunday, March 13 at 3pm. The farm is better known for the more than 30 horses that are groomed, boarded, and trained by Hunter and Anna Lisa King. They have been showing and training horses for more than 50 years. Both have won many races and international awards for their riding.
        So, why have a foot race at a horse farm?

  • Virginia Hunter Skills Weekends

        An interesting, educational experience awaits anyone with a desire to learn more about hunting and hunting-related skills – and no previous experience or equipment is required.  On April 22-24 Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center at 1267 4-H Camp Rd in Appomattox will be the host for the 8th year of semi-annual Virginia Hunter Skills Weekends (VHSW).

  • Baseball Spring Previews

    JF baseball out for the State Championship title

  • A walk down Memory Lane

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        Billy Catron, Ron Jones and Richard Vaught, three native Bedford men, were a part of the 1982 Longwood baseball team that went to California for the College World Series.
        “In 1982 it was Longwood’s fifth year playing organized baseball and only the second year in Division II,” said Billy Carton.

  • Forest Elementary gets a big...

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        All the students at Forest Elementary gathered in the gymnasium for an assembly this past Monday, March 7. The students thought that they were just gathering to speak about accomplishments and handing out awards for participating in the Rashad Jennings Foundation Reading Challenge.

  • Bedford YMCA Bench Press...

    Sports Editor

        The Bedford Area YMCA will start a new competition this year specifically geared towards the weight room and people who lift weights.
        The Bench Press Competition will be held on Saturday, March 12 and start at noon at the Bedford YMCA.
        Josh Ranes and David Kingery are the two people who started and are running the competition at the YMCA.


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