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  • Racing: Yopp returns after 15 year hiatus
    By: Denton Day Sports Editor sports@bedfordbulletin.com In the early 2000s Jessie Yopp was dominant on the local racing scene. In fact, an argument could be made that he was the best.      Yopp’s journey began in the mid-1990’s when he met, his now wife, Rebecca. Rebecca’s father was a racecar driver and she grew up in the sport, which lit a flame under Jessie.     
  • Liberty begins new era with brand new gym
    By: Denton Day Sports Editor sports@bedfordbulletin.com The Liberty Minutemen begin a new era of athletics on August 21. The Lady Minutemen volleyball team hosts Staunton River in what will be the first athletic event held in Liberty’s brand new gym.      Construction on the project began during the third week of May 2017 and will officially be complete by the start of the Fall season. A, near, year and a half wait could certainly feel rather long, but it was definitely worth it.     
  • Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Report July 2018
    Dale Wilson’s SML Guide Service PHONE NO:  540-297-5650 / 540-874-4950 www.captaindalewilson.com  
  • Staunton River Kid's Camp
    The Staunton River Kid’s Camp took place from Monday June 11-Wednesday June 13. This year the camp shifted back to the morning in order to accommodate for kids that have other activities scheduled for afternoons. Counselors were members of the boys and girls Golden Eagle teams as well as a few former Golden Eagles. Rodney Kasey, who played at Bluefield College and is now a member of the coaching staff at Bluefield State, was a counselor and a guest speaker on the camp’s final day.
  • Cavalier's Kids' Camp
    This year’s turnout for Jefferson Forest’s Basketball Kid’s Camp nearly doubled from that of last year’s. Going from 35 kids to 65 kids the Cavaliers had a packed gym from Monday June 11-Thursday June 14. A total of 14 current and former Cavaliers helped boys Head Coach Cameron Shepherd run through drills throughout the entire week.
  • Wounded Warriors come to Bedford
    By: Denton Day Sports Editor sports@bedfordbulletin.com “Life without a limb is limitless,” was printed on banners and apparel around the field at the Bedford Moose Lodge. To fans it’s a slogan but to the members of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) it is a reality.     
  • Love Runs Bedford
  • Peaks of Otter 5K
    At the Peaks of Otter Winery, the day was beautiful and breezing. The trees were blossoming and the chili was brewing. 122 runners registered for the 7th Annual Blossom to Bottle event. The total number who passed through the finish line, which was chip timed by Riverside Runners, was 64 5K runners and 46 3K walkers.   
  • Wounded Warrior Softball team coming to Bedford
    The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team will make its way to Bedford on Saturday April 28 for a doubleheader.      Bedford will be the final leg to the team’s tour of Virginia. Starting in Manassas, VA on April 21 the team will go city-to-city until they reach Bedford.      The team is made up of veterans and active duty soliders from all U.S. Military service branches, who have endured injuries that have led to amputation.     
  • Bowyer wins at Martinsville
    Starting in the ninth spot Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) had some ground to make up to come out victorious at Martinsville. Slowly but surely that is what he did, moving up during each stage. Weather pushed the race back a day to Monday March 26.      “This is a place where I’ve gotten so close,” Bowyer said. “I wanted to win this grandfather clock (trophy) so bad. I got so close back in 2012.”