COVID-19 causes cancellation of upcoming Jefferson Forest football game
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – We’re seeing another high school football game get canceled because of the coronavirus. Individuals associated with the Jefferson Forest High School football team have a known exposure to a COVID-positive person, according to a school division spokesman. Due to this, Friday’s scheduled game between Jefferson Forest and Liberty Christian Academy is canceled. Also, the junior varsity game against LCA on Monday, March 8, is canceled as well. As part of VDH guidelines, all football practices have also been temporarily suspended.
Liberty Christian Academy on two-hour delay due to power outage
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Kids at Liberty Christian Academy will be starting the school day two hours later than usual on Friday. According to the school’s Facebook page, the school is operating on a two-hour delay due to a power outage. Officials say the first bell will be at 10:15 a.m.Liberty University is also on a delayed opening and will open campus around 9 a.m. According to the Appalachian Power website, about 200 people have been affected by the outage.
Virginia high school football playoff projections for 2019
ROANOKE, Va. - Looking at more than 100 games tonight, we are able to look ahead and predict how the playoffs will shape up for the 2019 season. While VHSL's matchups will likely be posted Saturday, here's our region-by-region breakdown of what we think will happen. Region 6AOscar Smith Ocean Lakes Thomas Dale Landstown Franklin County Grassfield Cosby Western BranchRegion 5DMountain View North Stafford Patrick Henry Harrisonburg William Fleming Albemarle Brooke Point StaffordRegion 4DSalem E.C. Glass Pulaski County Halifax County G.W. Danville Blacksburg Jefferson Forest Amherst CountyRegion 3CHeritage Spotswood Rockbridge County Liberty Christian Academy Turner Ashby Brookville Fluvanna County Western AlbemarleRegion 3DLord Botetourt Northside Magna Vista Hidden Valley Bassett Christiansburg Abingdon William ByrdRegion 2CAppomattox County Radford Gretna Glenvar Floyd County Dan River Patrick County ChathamRegion 1BRiverheads Sussex Central William Campbell Central (Lunenburg) Franklin Altavista Surry Rappahannock CountyRegion 1CGalax Narrows George Wythe Covington Auburn Parry McCluer Grayson County Eastern MontgomeryCopyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.
Lynchburg community comes together for athlete battling bone cancer
LYNCHBURG, Va. - A local athlete is battling cancer and the Lynchburg community wants him to know he's not alone. Luke Pierce was diagnosed with bone cancer less than a year ago. His alma mater Liberty Christian Academy is holding a fundraiser called "Force for Luke" during their homecoming event this weekend. His former coach says all the money raised will go to the Pearson Cancer Center in Lynchburg. The homecoming game and pre-festivities are open to the public.