High School

  • Cavaliers just keep winning

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers are the hottest team in the Seminole District. The team is undefeated in 2018 and held a seven-game win streak stretching back to late December. Jefferson Forest looked to make it eight straight with Seminole District rival Heritage in town and nine straight the following night against Brookville for Senior Night.

  • Liberty delivers payback

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The last time the Lady Minutemen of Liberty squared off against the Lady Pioneers of Heritage the Lady Minutemen found themselves on the wrong side of a nearly 30-point score difference. Eleven days later Liberty had a chance for redemption.

    More than just redemption was on the line on Friday Jan. 26 when Liberty hosted Heritage. This was a chance for Liberty to move up in the Seminole District standings.

  • Liberty falls to Glass; beats Wildcats

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Following a 71-50 loss to Seminole District rival Heritage the Liberty Minutemen hosted the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers, the district’s top team, on Friday Jan. 26.

    Liberty kept the game close for the first three quarters but the Hilltoppers pulled away in the fourth and defeated the Minutemen 70-52. Two days later the team hosted the Rockbridge County Wildcats and defeated the Wildcats 54-47.

  • Seminole District Track Meet

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The Seminole District teams competed in the District Tournament Saturday Jan. 27 at Heritage High School.

    The meet was broken up into multiple days and the Saturday portion of the event was held outside.

    Jefferson Forest finished the day with a few individual district champions on both the boy’s and girl’s teams. The girl’s team tied with E.C. Glass and Heritage for first place.

  • Golden Eagles go 2-1 in four days

    Staunton River started its stretch of three games in four days Friday Jan. 26. The Golden Eagles hosted Blue Ridge rival Lord Botetourt and defeated the Cavaliers 61-43. 

    The following day the Golden Eagles traveled to Fleming to face off against the Colonels. Behind a 31-point performance from Damien Martin the Colonels defeated the Golden Eagles 69-53.

    Josh Thomas scored 21 points in the loss, Kalip Jones added 18 and Grayson Overstreet scored nine points.

  • Lady Golden Eagles fall just short against Cave Spring

    The Staunton River Lady Golden Eagles hosted Cave Spring on Monday. Jan. 29 and the team was within reach of their second win of the season but fell four points short. Cave Spring defeated Staunton River 45-41.

    Staunton River led after the first quarter, 13-9. But a big second quarter from Cave Spring gave the Lady Knights a 24-22 lead at the half.

  • Davis gives Cavaliers win at the buzzer

    The Lady Cavaliers found themselves in a tight one against Seminole District rival Rustburg on Monday Jan. 29. The game was tied 37-37 late in the fourth quarter.

    With two seconds left on the clock the ball found its way into the hands of Maddie Davis. Davis buried one of her three, three-point field goals to give Jefferson Forest a 40-37 win.

  • Blue Ridge District Track Meet

    Following the conclusion of the Seminole District meet it was Staunton River’s turn to represent Bedford County as a part of the Blue Ridge District.

    For the girl’s team Sarah Maslen finished fifth in the 1,000 meter run with a time of 6:44.62. Maslen also finished second in the 500 meter dash with a time of 1:29.59 just falling short of the winning time of 1:29.59.

  • Golden Eagles pick up two wins at Blue Ridge Duals

    Staunton River competed in the Blue Ridge Duals Wednesday Jan. 24 and walked away with a 53-27 win over Lord Botetourt and a 46-25 win over Fleming.

    Against Lord Botetourt the Golden Eagles scored scored three victories via fall and one victory via technical fall.

    Nathan Kerns was awarded the technical fall victory in the 138-pound weight class. Kerns outscored his opponent 15-0 for five points.

  • Ospreys run off four straight wins

    The Ospreys of Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy went 4-0 in action last week, improving their record to 14-8 overall, 4-4 in the region.

    This past week’s games included wins over Lynchburg Homeschool, SMLCA-69, LHS-41; Westover Christian Academy, SMLCA-79, WCA-42; Jefferson Christian Academy, SMLCA-79, JCA-47; and Roanoke Valley Christian, SMLCA-84, RVCS-58.