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Lady Cavs face tough match tonight with SR

By Brian Hoffman
The Lord Botetourt girls remained unbeaten on the season through last week, but the Cavs have a tough one at home tonight. The Botetourt girls will play host to Jefferson Forest in a non-district soccer game in Daleville tonight. Forest has one of the top girls in the area in freshman Katie Cousins, who... »

BR lead on the line Friday

By Brian Hoffman
First place will be on the line Friday night when Lord Botetourt plays host to Northside in a big Blue Ridge District baseball game. This game has it all. The Vikings are defending state champs and undefeated on the season after an exciting 3-0, nine inning, win over William Byrd last Friday. LB was... »

Botetourt’s girls soccer team rallies to beat Terriers 3-1

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – The Lord Botetourt girls gave up the first goal but rallied to take a 3-1 win over William Byrd in Vinton last week. The game was the Blue Ridge District opener for both. Byrd led 1-0 at the half on a goal by Katie Abelseth. The Terriers forced the action on their... »

Late Lord Botetourt rally downs WB in BRD game

By Brian Hoffman
VINTON – The William Byrd boys’ soccer team let one slip away last week as Lord Botetourt scored twice late in the game to win a key Blue Ridge District game. Botetourt won 3-2 in Daleville last Thursday. Byrd missed a penalty kick in the first five minutes of the game and LB countered... »

Tennis team opens Blue Ridge play

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – The Lord Botetourt tennis teams will open Blue Ridge District play this week with two matches. On Tuesday the Cavaliers played William Byrd, and on Thursday the boys will host Rockbridge at Hollins University while the girls play at Rockbridge. The boys had an encouraging performance last week despite losing to Blacksburg,... »

Cavaliers win pitchers’ duel with Knights

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – The Lord Botetourt and James River baseball teams warmed up for district play by playing each other last week in the second game of a home-and-home series. This one was at LB and the Cavaliers won a pitchers’ duel, 2-0, to sweep the season series. Botetourt’s Michael Mnich and River’s Brandon Welch... »

Lady Cabs win Round 1 with Lady Knights as season hits full stride

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – Lord Botetourt scored six runs in the first inning enroute to a 7-1 softball victory over James River last Thursday when the two teams met at the Botetourt Sports Complex. The Cavaliers had four hits and three walks in a first inning where Jessica Simmons threw 42 pitches. Simmons settled down and... »

Lancers scorch Cavs in second half of region semi

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – Lord Botetourt’s boys’ basketball season came to an end last week when the Cavaliers lost to Amherst, 77-49, in the Region III, Division 4 semifinal at Staunton River High School. The Cavs were one win away from making the state, but it would have taken a great effort to beat Amherst. “They... »

5 Cavaliers earn all-state honors on the indoor track

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – The Lord Botetourt girls were 22nd among 41 teams that scored and the boys had some strong performances as Liberty University hosted the Group AA state track meet last weekend. The Blacksburg girls and E.C. Glass boys won state team championships. Botetourt’s best effort was a third place finish in the 55... »

Botetourt advances to BRD semis with win over Eagles

By Brian Hoffman
FINCASTLE – The Lord Botetourt boys advanced to the Blue Ridge District semifinals with a 64-60 win over Staunton River in Daleville Monday. The semis are tonight at Rockbridge County High and LB will play Northside in the second game of a doubleheader. Botetourt came into the tournament as the third seed behind regular... »