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The William Campbell Generals boys basketball team picked up their second road win of the young hoops season with a 62-55 victory over Rustburg on Dec. 10. The Generals would race out to an early ten point lead before the Red Devils rallied late in the second quarter to close the gap to 25-2…

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It’s a tale of two girls who pitch, two teams, two schools, and two towns. Appomattox and Rustburg, neighboring communities with adjacent high school districts, both won a VHSL state Championship in softball in 2021. And both have their ace pitchers back for one more season this year before …

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UVA-Bound: Sometimes teammates and sometimes rivals, top-notch pitchers Courtney Layne (left, Appomattox County High School) and Eden Bigham (right, Rustburg High School) will be joining forces at the University of Virginia next year after they graduate from high school. The three have playe…

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The William Campbell varsity boys basketball squad continued their stellar start to the hoops season, improving to 4-1 with a 50-41 win over Brookville this past Wednesday night in Naruna. The Generals would trail by three after the opening quarter and the two teams would go back & forth…

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The William Campbell varsity girls basketball team traveled to Lynchburg on Wednesday night to take on Brookville, falling in defeat to the Bees 37-27 in hoops action. William Campbell would hold a 16-10 halftime lead but Brookville would counter by outscoring the Lady Generals 17-2 in a piv…

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The Altavista boys basketball team put on quite a show for the home crowd on Thursday night, easily defeating Randolph-Henry 78-25 in high school hoops action. The Statesmen (1-2) started the game with a deep three-pointer for their only lead of the evening, as the Colonels then embarked on …

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The William Campbell boys basketball team improved to 3-1 on the young hoops season with a dominating 58-33 win over Gretna on Tuesday night. Generals head coach Kyle Cox took his squad on the road to face off with the rival Hawks and would take the early lead in a physical matchup. The Gene…

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The William Campbell girls varsity basketball team continued the strong start to their hoops season on Tuesday night by easily dispatching Gretna 56-31. Following a back & forth contest early, the Lady Generals slowly built a 25-15 halftime advantage. William Campbell pulled away for goo…

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The Altavista boys basketball team earned another road win Tuesday night with a 60-47 victory over Appomattox. This win marked the third road triumph of the season so far for the Colonels. The Raiders were making their season debut following a late start to their schedule due to the recent s…

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Today, The Citadel gained a great wide receiver and defensive back. Rustburg’s Avery Dixon signed with The Citadel on a full scholarship on National Signing Day. 

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The William Campbell Generals boys basketball team picked up their second road win of the young hoops season with a 62-55 victory over Rustburg this past Friday night. The Generals would race out to an early ten point lead before the Red Devils would rally late in the second quarter to close…

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The William Campbell boys basketball team picked up its first win of the young season with an impressive 68-34 road victory over Central Lunenburg on Tuesday night. In the second quarter the Generals broke open what had been a close game, outscoring the Chargers by 13 to take a 37-17 lead in…

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The Altavista girls varsity basketball team continued their early season hoops journey on Wednesday night, traveling to Lynchburg to face Brookville. The Bees came out on top by a margin of 34-26. The Lady Colonels came into this contest fresh off of a home win over Cumberland earlier in the…

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The Altavista boys basketball squad hosted Brookville on Wednesday night, falling to the Bees 69-64 in an overtime thriller. The Colonels came out of the gates red hot as junior forward Stuart Hunt led the scoring charge for an early 14-0 run in the first quarter. The Bees soon settled down …

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The Altavista boys basketball team suffered their first loss of the young season on Thursday, falling to county rival Rustburg 42-40 at home. It was a rematch after the Colonels came away with a close win on the road against Rustburg earlier in the week. The Red Devils jumped out to an 9-4 l…

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The Altavista girls basketball team hit the road for the first time this season for a rematch with Rustburg, falling 29-14 in hoops action on Thursday night. Rustburg led 8-3 after one quarter of play. Then, the Red Devils turned up the defensive pressure in the second, outscoring Altavista …

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The Flames pushed the visiting Black Knights during the second half, but Army was able to fend off Liberty University’s late effort to secure a 31-16 win, Saturday afternoon, at Williams Stadium.

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The William Campbell boys basketball squad traveled to Brookville on Monday night and fell to the Bees 51-34 in the season opener for both schools. Brookville jumped out to a commanding 24-12 halftime advantage and never looked back as they cruised to victory. The Bees were led by Ethan Howa…

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – During this week of Thanksgiving, Flames Nation has another blessing to be thankful for as Liberty Athletics has locked in its head football coach through 2028.

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The Flames pulled within a score during the third quarter only to see No. 21/22 Louisiana score the game’s final three touchdowns to secure a 4214 road victory at Williams Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The loss snaps Liberty University’s program record 15game home winning streak, which bega…

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No. 7 Northwestern scored two third quarter goals on the way to a 20 victory over No. 9 Liberty University in the NCAA Field Hockey Championship title game Sunday at Phyllis Ocker Field Hockey Field.Northwestern’s title is its first in program history. The Wildcats finish the year at 175. Li…

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Rustburg’s volleyball team, like many of the school’s women’s sports teams, has been dominant all year and on Saturday at the Salem Civic Center, they looked to dominate again. Saturday, they took on Tabb County for the 3A State Championship. 

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty’s 20th consecutive home win did not come easily, Thursday evening at Liberty Arena. The Lady Flames needed overtime to pull out a 66-61 victory over James Madison, recording their first win over the Dukes in nine years.

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – No. 1 East Division seed FGCU kept their perfect home record alive, posting a 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-17) sweep over No. 5 East Division seed Liberty in the ASUN Volleyball Championship quarterfinals, Thursday at Alico Arena.   

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On the road to the 3A State Championship Rustburg traveled to Hidden Valley Tuesday night to face the Titans. This was one of Rustburg’s toughest challenges all year. Rustburg, who will now try to win back-to-back championships, had what it took Tuesday night to get the job done.

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William Campbell’s 2021 football season came to an abrupt and disappointing end on Tuesday evening as it was announced that the Generals would have to forfeit their upcoming Region 1B semifinal matchup with top-seeded Riverheads (10-0).

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Notre Dame rode into Charlottesville Saturday night for the second time ever. It was their third matchup on the football field all-time against the University of Virginia. The Irish have won the last two. #7 Notre Dame had to keep their winning streak alive to give themselves a shot at makin…

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The William Campbell Generals football team defeated Sussex Central 14-12 in the Region 1B quarterfinals this past Friday night. Head Coach Danny Broggin brought his young & hungry squad into Semones Field in Sussex ready to battle the fourth-seeded Tigers without the services of startin…

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The Brookville Bees football squad handled their business this past Friday night by dismantling Rockbridge County 57-12 at a packed Stinger Stadium. The Wildcats would strike first, as Jay Miller connected with Keswick Owens on a 65-yard TD pass for a quick 6-0 lead. The Bees would dominate …

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Liberty University announced a new direction for its athletics department recently, as conference membership for its athletics programs will move to Conference USA, starting with the 2023-24 athletics season.

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty tipped off the 2021-22 season Thursday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 4,034 fans at Liberty Arena, the most fans ever at a game in Liberty Arena. The Flames dominated from start-to-finish, defeating Regent 85-24 for its first win of the season.

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The Altavista Colonels hosted Chatham on the gridiron last Friday night, falling to the Cavaliers 23-15 in Dogwood District action. Altavista celebrated and honored players pregame on a chilly & clear fall Senior Night. They needed a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. Chatham would r…

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William Campbell’s football team closed out their regular season this past Friday night in Ringgold, defeating the Wildcats 34-24. The Generals jumped out to an early 22-0 lead thanks to a quick-striking offense and a defensive effort that never really let Dan River settle into any offensive…

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OXFORD, Miss. – The Flames had a chance to pull within a score late in the fourth quarter, but a third interception on the day ended Liberty’s rally as they fell 27-14 at Ole Miss, Saturday afternoon, at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

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Spotswood traveled to Rustburg Thursday night for a win-or-go-home showdown. Rustburg, coming off an impressive win over Brookville Tuesday night, had a challenge on their hands.

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At the beginning of the Region Tournament Tuesday night, Rustburg looked to add another strong performance to an already impressive season. Tuesday night they faced Brookville for the third time this season and the outcome was the same as the first two.

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Thursday night EC Glass came to Rustburg to face The Lady Red Devils for the third time this year in the Seminole District Championship. The last 2 matches between these two top performers went to 5 sets. Thursday was different.

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Rustburg traveled to Jefferson Forest (JF) Friday night for a Seminole showdown under the lights. JF was looking for their first win that night, but Rustburg had different plans.

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The Brookville Bees varsity football team fell to E.C. Glass 42-7 in a Seminole District showdown this past Friday night at City Stadium in Lynchburg. The Glass defense was solid and suffocating all evening, as they held the mighty Bees’ offense to just 104 yards in the contest. Meanwhile Gl…

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The Altavista Colonels put on a strong performance Friday night, handing Nelson County a 36-6 loss on a chilly Senior night on the grid iron in Lovingston. Altavista’s offense had a few wrinkles, including new and different sets such as the wishbone and the “wildcat”, which confused the Gove…

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William Campbell’s varsity football team hosted defending state champions Appomattox in a Dogwood District showdown Thursday night for the Generals' homecoming game in Naruna. The Raiders would methodically pull away for a big 48-12 victory. The Generals got on the board first for an early 6…

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Jefferson Forest travelled to Rustburg on October 26 for the first round of Seminole District tournament. It was Rustburg’s third time this season facing JF and tonight was no different.