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Today's Sports

  • A GREAT NIGHT TO REMEMBER

     

    Life has some interesting twists and turns . . . and nowhere was that more evident than Thursday night at the DYB State Tournament in Forest.

  • Bedford Metro Shelled by...

    Bedford Metro, which was undefeated thus far in the DYA 9-to-10 year-old tournament, came with they could finish the evening with a state championship, but were down 8-0 to Rustburg by the second inning.

    Rustburg continued to batter the Metro All-Stars leading 12-0 in the bottom of the fourth until Bedford began a comeback scoring three in the fifth inning.

    It was too little, too late, however, as Rustburg answered with four more runs in the top of the fifth inning to seal the win.

  • State Games of America coming to...

    By: Rod Short
    Sports Editor
     sports@bedfordbulletin.com

         The greater Lynchburg area will soon be the site of the State Games of America from July 31 to August 4.
        What is it? The State Games of America (SGA) will be an Olympic-style event featuring competition between medal winners from other State Games events throughout the country.
        This national festival is held every two years, with the last games being held in 2017 in Grand Rapids, MI.

  • Very Superstitious: The Myths...

    By: Rod Short
    Sports Editor
     sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Sacred places, secret signs, rituals, jinxes, numerology and curses may sound like third-world voodoo, but it’s a part of everyday traditions in the world of baseball.
         Now played in many parts of the world, baseball is a true melting pot which encompasses many long-standing traditions that few people can really explain, but are still followed nonetheless.

  • Liberty dedicates Jim Cutler...

    By: Rod Short
    Sports Editor
     sports@bedfordbulletin.com

         He may be older now and not as fast on his feet, but he was quick with a smile and full of appreciation of having Liberty’s new baseball diamond named in his honor.
        Coach Jim Cutler, the man who helped put Liberty High School on the map with the county’s first-ever state championship in 1977, was there for the dedication of Jim Cutler Field in his honor.

  • Smith Mountain Lake Fishing...

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  • Andrew Haley Memorial/SML Lions...

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The sky was dark–often with water falling from the sky–and the ground was wet, but that did not stop 33 golfers from three different states from competing in the two-day Andrew Haley Memorial/SML Lions Junior Golf Tournament on Monday June 25 and Tuesday June 26.
      

  • Tennis: Growing the Game

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Zachery Key and the Liberty Minutemen tennis team just wrapped up their 2018 tennis season. This season was Key’s, a senior who graduated in May, last in Liberty red and blue, but instead of taking a break from the game Key–and a few of his teammates–joined Coach Susan Kirby in running tennis classes the past two weeks.
        

  • Cavalier's Kids' Camp

    This year’s turnout for Jefferson Forest’s Basketball Kid’s Camp nearly doubled from that of last year’s. Going from 35 kids to 65 kids the Cavaliers had a packed gym from Monday June 11-Thursday June 14.

    A total of 14 current and former Cavaliers helped boys Head Coach Cameron Shepherd run through drills throughout the entire week.

  • Staunton River Kid's Camp

    The Staunton River Kid’s Camp took place from Monday June 11-Wednesday June 13. This year the camp shifted back to the morning in order to accommodate for kids that have other activities scheduled for afternoons.

    Counselors were members of the boys and girls Golden Eagle teams as well as a few former Golden Eagles. Rodney Kasey, who played at Bluefield College and is now a member of the coaching staff at Bluefield State, was a counselor and a guest speaker on the camp’s final day.