https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sports/rss.xml en Double Duty https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/double-duty <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_1214_0.jpg" alt="Josh Thomas signs his National Letter of Intent to play both baseball and basketball at UVA-Wise" title="Josh Thomas signs his National Letter of Intent to play both baseball and basketball at UVA-Wise" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By: Denton Day<br /> Sports Editor<br /> sports@bedfordbulletin.com</p> <p> <br /> Josh Thomas put pen to paper and signed on to become a dual sport athlete at UVA-Wise joining the basketball team and the baseball team.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;I visited and I really like the campus and the atmosphere of the place,&rdquo; Thomas said.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> 13 Cavaliers sign https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/13-cavaliers-sign <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_1203_0.jpg" alt="Madison Brown, Josiah Calkins, Jacob Helbling and Mary Dorman all sign their National Letter of Intent." title="Madison Brown, Josiah Calkins, Jacob Helbling and Mary Dorman all sign their National Letter of Intent." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The front hallway of Jefferson Forest High School was filled with students and parents itching to get a good view of the Cavaliers&rsquo; monster signing for the 2018 class. Three tables were set up to hold 12 of the 13 students&ndash;one was not present&ndash;as they signed to continue their athletic career and education.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> Swimmers&ndash;Lizzy Braud, Brian Grimmett, Sutton Schonfelder and Caleb Rice&ndash;made up a third of the athletes present and got their own table.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Spring Seminole District Honors https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/spring-seminole-district-honors <p> <em><strong>Baseball</strong></em><br /> <br /> <strong>First Team</strong>: (JF) Dylan Kramer-Third Base, (JF) Jackson Cherry-Outfield, (JF) Griffin Agee-Pitcher<br /> <br /> <strong>Second Team</strong>: (JF) Bubba Jones-Pitcher, (JF) Jaylen Calloway-Outfield,<br /> <strong><br /> Softball: Jefferson Forest and Amherst set for rubber match on the diamond https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/softball-jefferson-forest-and-amherst-set-rubber-match-diamond <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0534_3.jpg" alt="Madison Brown smacks a ball in Jefferson Forest’s 8-2 victory over Heritage on April 23." title="Madison Brown smacks a ball in Jefferson Forest’s 8-2 victory over Heritage on April 23." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By: Denton Day<br /> Sports Editor<br /> sports@bedfordbulletin.com<br /> <br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> The Lady Cavaliers of Jefferson Forest (16-4) ride a six-game win streak into the opening round of the 4D Regional Softball Tournament. The Lady Cavaliers strong finish positions them as the No. 4 seed in the tournament and gives them a home game against&nbsp; Seminole District rival and No. 5 seed Amherst County (15-6) in the tournament&rsquo;s opening round.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Soccer: Light named Blue Ridge Player of the Year https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/soccer-light-named-blue-ridge-player-year <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0277_5.jpg" alt="Abby Light lines up for a penalty kick against Liberty in the opening game fo the season." title="Abby Light lines up for a penalty kick against Liberty in the opening game fo the season." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By: Denton Day<br /> Sports Editor<br /> sports@bedfordbulletin.com<br /> <br /> Five Staunton River Lady Golden Eagles found themselves on the first-team All-District list for the Blue Ridge District. At the top of that list was Abby Light who was named 2018 Blue Ridge District Player of the Year.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Baseball: Timely offense lifts Cavaliers over Minutemen https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/baseball-timely-offense-lifts-cavaliers-over-minutemen <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jf_wins_a_walk-off_1c.jpg" alt="Josiah Calkins sprints home for the winning run to advance the Cavaliers past the Minutemen in the Seminole District Tournament. " title="Josiah Calkins sprints home for the winning run to advance the Cavaliers past the Minutemen in the Seminole District Tournament. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By: Denton Day<br /> Sports Editor<br /> sports@bedfordbulletin.com<br /> <br /> Jefferson Forest struggled all evening to get runners on base against Liberty in the opening round of the Seminole District Tournamet. The Cavaliers totaled one hit through the first six innings yet still found themselves in a scoreless game with a chance to win in the bottom of the seventh.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> District Track & Field https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/district-track-field <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0722.jpg" alt="Roman Ridley and Tacelyen Hurt sprint to the finish line in the boys 100 meter dash." title="Roman Ridley and Tacelyen Hurt sprint to the finish line in the boys 100 meter dash." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>Liberty-</strong> The Minutemen captured two solo district champions at the Seminole District Championship held at Heritage on Wednesday May 9 and Thursday May 10.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> Simeon Scott cleared a height of 6-02.00 to win the high jump. Scott&rsquo;s mark was two inches above the state standard, although he had already qualified for states earlier in the year, and just four inches short of the meet record set a decade ago in 2008.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Soccer: Toney’s hat trick leads Jefferson Forest https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/soccer-toney%E2%80%99s-hat-trick-leads-jefferson-forest <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_0806_3.jpg" alt="John Toney maneuvers around an Amherst defender in the first half." title="John Toney maneuvers around an Amherst defender in the first half." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> It took less than 90 second for the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers to take the lead over Amherst County in the opening round of the Seminole District Boys Soccer Tournament. The Cavaliers defeated Amherst 5-2 to advance to the tournament semi-finals.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>