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High School

  • Jefferson Forest takes down Heritage

    Top-seeded Jefferson Forest started strong in the opening round of the Seminole District Volleyball Championship Tournament. The Cavaliers took down the Heritage Pioneers 3-0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-20) to advance to the second round.
      

    Home court advantage will be with the Cavaliers throughout the tournament.
      

    Jefferson Forest offense started off with an impressive showing in the first set. Handling the Pioneers 25-16 to take a 1-0 lead.
      

  • Staunton River holds off Fleming

    Staunton River picked up their third win of the season on Oct. 23 with a 3-0 sweep of William Fleming.
      

    The Golden Eagles came out of the gate quickly and efficiently. They won the first set 25-10 to take a 1-0 lead.
      

    In the second set there was a similar offensive output from the Golden Eagles. Their defense was the best it was all night in the second set. Holding the Colonels to just seven points in the second.
      

  • Liberty advances past E.C. Glass

    They started slow but when the Liberty Minutemen volleyball team all got on the same page they proved why they're one of the top seeds in the Seminole District tournament. Liberty started off the tournament with a 3-1 win over E.C. Glass on Oct. 23.
      

    The first set was a battle. Liberty jumped to a quick lead but the Hilltopper of E.C. Glass refused to let the lead get out of reach. Midway through the first set the Minutemen led 13-9 and the Hilltopper called a timeout to regroup.
      

  • Hilltoppers down Minutemen

    The Liberty Minutemen traveled to Lynchburg's City Stadium to take on the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers. Liberty was the underdog entering the night and the Hilltoppers proved why they were the favorites in a 40-0 victory over the Minutemen on Oct. 20.

    Liberty held strong in the first quarter holding Glass scoreless while being unable to find the end zone themselves. The second quarter was a completely different story.

  • Bees Swarm the Cavaliers

    The injury bug continued to bite Jefferson Forest in a 42-21 loss against Seminole District rival the Brookville Bees on Oct. 20.

    Brookville won the coin toss and started the game with the ball. In less than two minutes they reached the Cavalier end zone on a 59-yard touchdown pass to take a quick 7-0 lead.

  • Staunton River battles off the Terriers

    Staunton River Golden Eagle's fullback Grayson Overstreet wrote his name in the history books in a 18-13 win over fierce rival William Byrd on Oct. 20.

    Overstreet entered the game needing 29 yards to become the leading rusher in VHSL history. He finished with 151 giving him a career total of 7,660 with two regular season games left to play.

    "We're so happy for Grayson," Golden Eagles Head Coach Chuck Poston said. "We're rooting for him every time he steps on the field."

  • Marathon boys basketball runs into 7 OT’s

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        In a VHSL recording tying game with seven overtime periods,as Liberty boys basketball sank one two-pointer at the end of the seventh overtime to win the game last Saturday.
        Staunton River and Liberty started off the game matching point for point. At the end of the first period the game was tied 6-6.
        During the second period Liberty scored one extra free throw that SR didn’t and the Minutemen led 19-18.

  • Liberty girls sweep Jefferson Forest

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The court was on fire as two Bedford County girls basketball teams, Liberty and Jefferson Forest faced off last Friday. The game ended with technical foul shots after a brawl broke out and a player was ejected.
        Liberty knocked off Jefferson Forest 56-51 during the Seminole and Bedford County Clash.
        Both teams started off slowly but the Lady Minutemen took an 8-3 lead over the Lady Cavaliers in the first period.

  • Autumn White sets JF record at Bulldog qualifier

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        This past Friday all three Bedford county schools competed in the Mid-Area track event held at Liberty University.
        Isaac Palmer, of Liberty, finished first in the shot put with a throw of 47’10”.
        Jefferson Forest girls team A finished first in the girls 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4:18.

  • Staunton River wins Conference 31

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Conference 23
        Jefferson Forest competed in the Conference 23 meet this past Saturday at Amherst.
        Amherst had the majority of wrestlers in the final championship bouts, but Noah Smith, a freshman JF wrestler, finished third and qualified for regionals.