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Track and Field breaks school records in post season

Ally Smith, Staff Writer
June 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The track and field team finished with ten medalists, two school records and its first ever state champion at the state meet on May 26 and 28. Junior Sophie Wartena entered the State meet with high hopes to break the school record and did just that. Wartena took home both third in the 300 meter hurdles...

Track starts strong with new leadership

Jacqueline Rayfield, Editor-in-Chief
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

After losing a strong senior class last year, track started fresh with new leadership and a promising group of freshmen runners. A new group of senior captains as well as new womens head coach Kelsey Werre, are pushing the team to take on greater challenges. “We have already had many athletes beat...

Mens track makes strives towards postseason

Kelley Johnson, Senior Writer
June 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

Five meets to improve. Just under one month to prepare. All this leads to the one meet that decides everything: the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) State Track Meet. From its first competitive meet in March, Liberty mens track has had top State contenders, which have included...

Womens track and field prepares for postseason

Taylor Jackson, Sports Editor
June 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

For the most part, the Liberty track is seen as the dreaded red oval that students have to run the mile on whenever fitness day rolls around in P.E. But on afternoons after the final bell rings, whether rain or shine, the track has a different purpose: It’s the home of Liberty womens track and field. So...

Hopes are high for track team as it heads to state

Christine Chappelle, Photography Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The 2014 track and field team has been making history in the books, most recently for breaking school records. The womens 4x100m team of senior Tara Johnson and juniors Shannell Thompson, Danielle Demps, and Cherelle Demps beat the previous school record set in 2000 with a time of 49.74 seconds. "As ...

Women’s track and field sprints to top of standings

Tyler Ackerson, Sports Editor
May 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

In the midst of the conference season the track girls are rolling through their schedule with only one loss on the season. With a KingCo record of 2-1 and a victory in the annual Liberty Invite the team looking to continue their success. Juniors Kelley Johnson and Cherelle Demps are leading the team on the trac...

Men’s track and field rebuilds for new season

Taylor Jackson, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

Due to the loss of important athletes through injury and graduation, the mens track and field team is working to remake themselves this season and return to the tops of the standings. After losing Alex Olobia, a vital component of the sprinting team’s success, to graduation last year, this year’s runn...

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