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Experience and team chemistry lead football to 8-0 record

Angela Greggs, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

Greater experience, new game strategies, and better team cohesion has led the varsity football team to better results than last year. Their record is 8-0, averaging 43 points per game. The team is ranked leaders of District One. “The main difference between this year and last is experience,” head...

Varsity football finishes off a strong season

Siri Christopherson, Staff Writer
December 1, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports

After a season evenly balanced with five wins and six losses, football met tough competition in their last playoff game of the year, placing them 16th in state. The Patriots had their first game of the state playoff round of 16 near Battleground last Saturday against the Hockinson Hawks. Even after...

Team motto provides inspiration on Friday nights

Kasey Winter, Assistant Photography Editor
October 19, 2015
Filed under Football, Sports

The Liberty football team is focusing on one word this year: Grit. “Grit is strength of character and perseverance through adversity. It means to get through anything, even if it’s tough,” senior player Chris Hasenheyer said. The dictionary defines grit as, “clench (the teeth), especially in...

K-Dog: the man who bleeds blue and green

K-Dog: the man who bleeds blue and green

Nate Jarvis, Sports Editor
November 26, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Have you ever noticed the one guy always pumping up the players and fans on the sideline at football games? The guy who’s at every game whether it is home or away? If you don’t know who this is, news flash, it’s Kevin McCarthy, also known as K-Dog. K-Dog has Down syndrome, but it has in no way...

Long season of football brings tough end

Long season of football brings tough end

Kasey Winter, Staff Writer
November 26, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The football team suffered a tough loss against the Fife Trojans, losing by 21 in their first playoff game. The loss knocked the team out of the running to make it to the State Championship game. “It was really hard. We all huddled up and appreciated the season we had but it was really tough,”...

Football kicks the year off with a bang

Football kicks the year off with a bang

Kelley Johnson, Senior Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Lights shine bright on the turf. Decorated and rowdy students fill the stands. The band blares the “Fight Song” to celebrate the game-winning touchdown. Welcome to Liberty High School football. Our Patriot boys have invoked this type of reaction 29 times this season already while playing Lakewood,...

Football kicks off new season

Trevor Sytsma
November 1, 2013
Filed under Football, Sports

Liberty football has had mixed success this season, but a passionate student section and head coach continue to drive the team forward. This summer, the football team’s 12 seniors struggled to come up with a team motto that would embody Liberty football. Having a young and physically smaller team...

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