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Today's News

  • Car show will benefit man with cancer

        Richard Cunningham is organizing a cruise-in to benefit Charles “Chuck” Forrest, a Body Camp neighbor.

        “He’s got cancer,” Cunningham said.
        It’s lung cancer and the goal of the cruise-in is to raise money to help Forrest with the medical bills for his treatment.
        Forrest, who is 64 and lives near the former Body Camp Elementary School, is a truck driver and has also worked on cars in the Body Camp community for years.

  • Three vying for GOP nod debate at LU

        Three candidates for the Republican nomination for Senate, E. W. Jackson, Nick Freitas  and Corey Stewart, met in a live televised debate at Liberty University Thursday night.

        It was initially a polite debate with all three candidates agreeing on a number of questions.
        All three    disliked    the budget bill that was passed by Congress last month.

  • Kanode named Teacher of the Year

        Big Island Elementary’s Mona Kanode wears many hats.

        She serves as the school’s guidance counselor, media specialist and principal’s designee.
        Now she has another hat to wear: Bedford County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, 2019.
        The honor was announced last Thursday at a banquet. Kanode had previously been designated as one of three finalists for the honor.

  • Baseball: Cavaliers narrowly edge Minutemen

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Cavaliers ace Griffin Agee was perfect when he took the mound in the fourth inning. Agee, a UVA commit, was dealing in the first three innings, striking out six of nine Minutemen batters, he made quick work of the Liberty and Jefferson Forest led 3-0.
        

  • Softball: O'Neil lifts Cavaliers over Pioneers

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The threat of rain pushed Monday April 23’s softball matchup between Heritage and Jefferson Forest to 5 p.m. instead of the originally scheduled 7 p.m.
      

    Rain did fall during the game but not enough to district Jefferson Forest accomplishing their mission of winning.
        

  • Soccer: Staunton River narrowly holds district lead

    Abby Light’s success continued early in Staunton River’s matchup against Patrick Henry. Light put the Lady Golden Eagles on the board first, scoring in the 13th minute. But Patrick Henry scored the next two to steal a 2-1 win from Staunton River.
        

    Light has scored goals in three consecutive games and four of the last five for Staunton River including the Golden Eagles lone goal on Senior Night against William Byrd.
        

  • Golf: Spring Success Continues for the Cavaliers

    The Jefferson Forest Varsity Golf Team continues to shine this Spring. The top four Cavaliers competed in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Charity Golf Tournament at Ivy Hill Golf Club on Thursday April 19. The format for the tournament was a 4 man scramble. The team consisted of Junior Robbie Hall Jr., Sophomore Jonathan Peterson, Freshman Caleb DeBass and Sophomore Garnet Manley III.
        

  • Baseball: Staunton River falls against Northside and Byrd

    The Golden Eagles impressive six-game win streak came to a screeching halt when district leader Northside paid a visit and dropped Staunton River 6-2. Later in the week Byrd bested the Golden Eagles 5-1 to hand Staunton River its first losing streak of the year.
        

    Northside quickly jumped ahead 3-0 in the first two innings and was forced to battle back for the rest of the game.
        

  • Soccer: Cavaliers down Minutemen on pitch

    All Jefferson Forest midfielder Josh Weakley needed was a little gap as he fired the first of his two goals, this one from about 20-yards out. The ball glided, just barely, over the outstretched arm of Liberty goalkeeper Micah Dudley bouncing off the crossbar and into the net in the second minute.
        

    Weakley scored two of the Cavaliers three goals–the first and the third–to help Jefferson Forest extend its winning streak to five games with a 3-0 victory over Liberty.
        

  • High School Scoreboard: April 17-23

    Tuesday April 17

    Tennis

    Boys: William Byrd 5, Staunton River 4

    Girls: William Byrd 9, Staunton River 0

    Soccer

    Boys: Northside 8, Staunton River 2
    (SR) Wes Givens: 2 Goals

    Boys: Rustburg 3, Liberty 1

    Girls: Staunton River 5, Northside 0
    (SR) Jessica Carreon: 2 Goals
    (SR) Abby Light: 1 Goal, 1 Assist
    (SR) Kaitlyn Burns: 1 Goal, 1 Assist
    (SR) Nathalia Carreon: 1 Goal

    Girls: Liberty 9, Rustburg 1