High School

  • JF’s Revely Keesee using football as a step towards something greater

    By: Rod Short
    Sports Editor

        Ask people what they did during their final year in high school and you’ll likely find that most will be hard-pressed to come up with a good answer.
        Direct that same question to JF football player Revely Keesee and you might be surprised at how  quick he’ll answer.
        “This time next year, I want to be at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point,” Keesee answered without hesitation.

  • Bedford Border Battle attracts elite basketballers to our area

    By: Rod Short
    Sports Editor

        If anyone wonders what some Bedford area basketball players did with their summer, the Bedford Border Battle at Liberty High helped answer that question.
        They were getting ready for basketball season this coming November.
        This first-ever Border Battle did just that while making a splash with the local sports community that was successful in several different ways.


    The town of Bedford turned out to greet the newly crowned Class 3 state champion Liberty Lady Minutemen softball team as they enjoyed a police escort through town and back to the school. Check out the upcoming June 19 issue of the Bedford Bulletin for the complete story on Liberty's first-ever women's state championship.

  • Andrew Haley Memorial/SML Lions Junior Golf Tournament

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The sky was dark–often with water falling from the sky–and the ground was wet, but that did not stop 33 golfers from three different states from competing in the two-day Andrew Haley Memorial/SML Lions Junior Golf Tournament on Monday June 25 and Tuesday June 26.

  • Tennis: Growing the Game

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Zachery Key and the Liberty Minutemen tennis team just wrapped up their 2018 tennis season. This season was Key’s, a senior who graduated in May, last in Liberty red and blue, but instead of taking a break from the game Key–and a few of his teammates–joined Coach Susan Kirby in running tennis classes the past two weeks.

  • Michael's World

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    In the mid 80s when Michael Wray was attending Liberty High School he was tasked with a school project requiring the creation of a short story. The project gave birth to the idea of a football themed board game, You’re the Coach.

    Wray would sit in his room dreaming and perfecting the board game. His mother deemed it his own little world.

  • Spring Postseason Honors

    3A All-State


    First Team: (LHS) Millie Thompson-Pitcher, (LHS) Rebecca Hensley-Outfielder

    Girls Soccer

    First Team: (LHS) Delaney Snead-Forward


  • 4D All-Region Soccer Teams


    (All Jefferson Forest)

    Coach of the Year: Matt Newton
    Player of the Year: Sophia Palladino

    First Team: Olivia Magenbauer (Forward), Noele Galindo (Forward), Sophia Palladino (Midfielder), Megan Butcher (Defender), Rebecca Allison (Defender), Ali Austin (Goalkeeper)

    Second Team: Kailyn Yeager (Midfielder)

  • High School States Scoreboard: June 5-8

    Tuesday June 5


    Girls: Loudoun County 4, Jefferson Forest 0


    Liberty 6, Staunton River 0
    WP: (LHS) Millie Thompson: 6 IP, H, 10 Ks (2-2, R)
    LP: (SR) Avery Adkins: 6 IP, 7 H, 6 R 3 Ks
    (LHS) Kacey Whorley: 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI
    (LHS) Machenze Flood: 1-3, HR, R, RBI
    (LHS) Paige Naples: 1-3, HR, R, RBI
    (LHS) Mya McKinney: 1-1, HR, R, RBI
    (LHS) Rebecca Hensley: 1-3, R, RBI
    (SR) Mady Buchanan: 1-3

  • Soccer: Lady Cavaliers fall to Loudoun County, finish year 20-1

    By: Christian Taylor
    Sports Intern

    A dream season shattered to a devastating end on Tuesday night for the Jefferson Forest girls’ soccer team. In the Class 4 state quarterfinal game, the previously undefeated Lady Cavaliers lost to the Loudoun County Raiders 4-0. Loudoun would progress to end up winning the Class 4 state championship.