High School

  • LHS football alumni gather at FCA event

    By Chappy Merritt

        Organized by head football coach Chris Watts of Liberty High School, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of LHS hosted what many hope will become an annual gathering of former LHS football coaches and players that attended Liberty High School since inception of the school.    

  • LHS downs Brookville in play-in game

        Tony Wertz hit a home run in the first inning and then went on to pitch the Liberty Minutemen to a 10-7 victory over Brookville in the Conference 30 play-in game held Monday at LHS.
        Liberty scored four runs in the first and six in the third and then held on for the victory.
        Only two of Brookville’s seven runs were earned; the Minutemen committed seven errors. But Brookville’s defense also struggled, committing the same amount of errors.

  • JF moves on to regionals

        Jefferson Forest’s baseball victory over Amherst Monday night earned the Cavs a spot in the regionals and a shot at No. 1 seed LCA in the Conference 23 championship.
        The game with LCA, which defeated E.C. Glass 6-1 to advance, was scheduled for Tuesday.
        Against Amherst, JF scored three runs in the first and one in the second en route to the 6-3 victory.

  • River advances in conference tourney

    Staunton River defeated Rockbridge County 12-2 in the first round of the Conference 31 tournament Monday night. The Golden Eagles were scheduled to face Northside on Tuesday.
        Nathan Cutler earned the victory on the mound for River, allowing just two runs on three hits and two walks. He had four strikeouts in the six-inning contest.
        On offense the Golden Eagles were led by Coy Mullins with three singles and one RBI. Jakob Divers had a single and three RBIs.
        The win improved SR to 14-7 for the season.

  • Forest Lacrosse defeats Cave Spring

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Forest girls lacrosse team defeated Cave Spring 19-3 in the second meeting of the season on Thursday, May 12.

  • Bedford County boys and girls soccer

    Liberty defeats Brookville

  • Controversy over new gymnasium

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The county board of supervisors and the school board decided in December of 2015 they were going to build a new competition gym at Liberty High School along with the new Middle School that will be built.
        The county allocated $6 million of the budget to go to the construction of the new competition gym at Liberty.

  • Forest boys tennis

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        The Jefferson Forest boys tennis team fell 5-0 to E.C. Glass on Wednesday, May 11 in the second round of the Conference 23 tournament.
        “We had a good season and all of our players worked very hard to improve throughout the year.  I really appreciate the four seniors that we had for their leadership of the younger players,” said JF Coach Tyler Johnston.

  • Bedford County boys baseball

    Forest baseball wins Seminole Championship

  • Bedford County softball

    Staunton River softball defeats Glenvar