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Today's News

  • Baseball: Cherry goes deep twice to lift Cavaliers

    Jackson Cherry sent not one, but two balls out of the park in back-to-back innings for the Cavaliers in their 15-0 win over Liberty on Saturday April 28.
        

    The game was originally scheduled for late March but Mother Nature decided the game would be played on the final Saturday in April instead.
        

    Luke Fowler started the scoring for the Cavaliers in the first inning. Fowler singled to drive in Cherry from second for the first run of the game and move Hunter Morrison to third.
        

  • Softball: Thompson throws no-no as Liberty beats Liberty Christian

    With two outs and two strikes Millie Thompson needed one more pitch to end the night with 4-0 victory for the Lady Minutemen.
        

    Thompson delivered the pitch and the game was over. Thompson’s twelfth strikeout of the night not only ended the game but secured a no-hitter.
        

  • Baseball: Offensive outpouring in Bedford County Duel

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Two soulless baseballs are sitting outside of the ballpark where the fence meets the woods at Liberty Lake Park. The souls were completely intact when they left the   hand of the pitcher but Staunton River’s Eddie Blake and Liberty’s Nick Maxfield took them soon after. Both men smacked the life out of the baseball, both in the fifth inning and both two-run shots.
        

  • Football: Five Golden Eagles sign to continue football career

    The Golden Eagles’ most successful, football, senior class added five more college signees on Monday April 30.
        

    Joe Haner and Sam Kirtley signed to play at Bluefield College. T.J. Tester and Trent Thomasson signed to join Emory and Henry College and Adam Johns signed to play at Palmetto Prep Academy (South Carolina).
        

  • Softball: Mullins pitches perfect game, Staunton River winners of four straight

    In the first game of a double-header between William Fleming and Staunton River on Thursday April 26 12 Lady Colonels stepped up to the plate and 12 Lady Colonels walked away from the plate without reaching a base. They were not match for Brooke Mullins.
        

    All Mullins needed for perfection was 40 pitches in four innings with eight strikeouts. The defense behind her did the rest.
        

  • County Track & Field

    JEFFERSON FOREST- Tacaylen Hurt ran a season best 11.37 to win the 100 meter dash and 51.80 in the 400 meter dash at Liberty on Wednesday April 25.
        Nick Rainey won the long jump (19-00) and second in the 200 meter dash with a time of 24.07. Logan Shepherd came in second in the 1600 meter run with a time of 10:21.34. Jefferson Forest scored every point in the 1600 meter run.

  • Sports Day-ly: Infinity War Review: A war for the ages (No Spoilers)

    Wow. The culmination of over 10 years of superhero storytelling finally came to a head. The Mad Titan Thanos truly began his quest for the infinity stones and to take down the Avengers.
        

    There are no major spoilers of Avengers: Infinity War in this review–because I am an above average human being–but there are spoilers for every other Marvel movie.
        

  • LHS Jazz Ensemble to present dinner and cafe

    By Foster Garrett
    Intern writer

        Just around the corner is the Liberty High School jazz ensemble’s 6th annual dinner and cafe, and those within the LHS community are highly encouraged to come out on Saturday, May 5, to take part in an evening alight with music and fare.
        Hosted by the Band Boosters, the event will take place in the LHS cafeteria and will feature a silent auction, delicious cuisine and jazz music put on by the band.

  • Freedom

    By Foster Garrett
    Intern Writer

        Freedom: It is what every person desires yet only the bravest achieve.
        Freedom from war, from persecution, from inner conflict; the freedom to be yourself and to love whoever and whatever you choose; freedom of the wildest nature and of the most tranquil peace; freedom is desired on every level, in every form, by everybody.

  • Remembering the Marathon bombing

    By James F. Burns
    Retired professor
    University of Florida

          For me, the Boston Marathon bombing was like a hot poker thrust into the smoldering embers of a recent fire—that then burst back into flame.  The race itself is as American as apple pie, one of those iconic events by which the world knows us—and we know ourselves.  These are my reflections on the fifth anniversary of this fatal attack that jolted me out of retirement.