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High School

  • 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.

  • Jefferson Forest wins Conference 23 swimming

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest swim team took first place with 267 points at the Conference 23 swim meet this past Saturday.
        Glass finished second with 137, Charlottesville finished third, LCA finished fourth, George Washington finished fifth and Amherst finished sixth.

  • Forest falls to Liberty

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        It was more of a contest between John Saunier, of JF, and Raheem Anthony, of Liberty, trying to outscore each other and lead their teams to a victory, but it was Liberty that knocked off Jefferson Forest by five points during the Bedford County rivalry contest.
        The Cavaliers tried for a fourth quarter comeback but were unable to take the lead and the Minutemen defeated JF 55-50 last Saturday.

  • Jefferson Forest girls extend record

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest girls basketball team defeated Amherst 56-31 in a makeup contest last Saturday.
        The Lady Lancers took the lead in the first period 6-5. But The Lady Cavaliers battled in the second and outscored Amherst 16-7.
        JF led 21-13 at halftime.
        Forest came out in the third and scored a game high of 23 points and held the Lady Lancers to only 8 points.

  • Liberty and Jefferson Forest compete in indoor track Tri-meet

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty and Jefferson Forest competed in a tri-meet against E.C. Glass last Saturday.
    E.C. Glass girls totaled 64.5 points, Liberty had 29 and JF had 11.5.
    Alexis Mattson, of LHS, finished first in the girls 1000 and 1600 meter runs. Liberty girls team A finished first in the 4x400 relay. The JF girls team A finished first in the 4x800 relay. Abbi Davis, of LHS, finished first in the long jump.