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Boys’ basketball rises to the top, post-season

Soraya Marashi, Senior Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A team of best friends. A passionate coach. And, best of all, a 15-6 record. After a series of tough seasons, the Liberty Varsity Boys Basketball team is finally on the rise to the top of the leaderboards, in possession of a third place KingCo title and hopes of a future State title. “We’re all...

Patriot Profile: sophomore Jessie Tappan plays Special Olympics basketball

Siri Christopherson, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Outside Sports, Sports

On March 5 and 6, sophomore Jessie Tappan competed with a team in Washington’s basketball Special Olympics. She played with nine other kids between ages eight and fifteen from middle and high schools in the Issaquah School District. “[I was] kind of nervous to go out and play,” Jessie Tappan said....

Boys Basketball sets out to scorch their opponents

Boston Munro, Senior Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The boys basketball team seeks to harness their mid-season triumph in Arizona and convert it into a successful playoff run. Coach Omar Parker has been the man orchestrating this mix of youth and seasoned veterans this season. “Our seniors Josh, Noble and David have all contributed in their own ways....

Girls basketball adapts to new players

Bella Francavilla, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With five experienced players graduating last year and new freshmen trying out, the girls basketball team’s number of unfamiliar players provides new challenges. “We take it game by game, practice by practice. We learn about each other every day,” senior Alissa Campbell said. Although the season...

Mens basketball advances to post-season play

Ian Page, Senior Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite fighting against several tough opponents, the mens Varsity basketball team is headed to the post-season with eleven wins and nine losses. This is the team’s first winning record in seven years. One goal of this season was to be the toughest and most cohesive team on the court. The team also...

Womens basketball reaches new heights in 2A

James Ricks, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The squeal of shoes on freshly waxed hardwood, the shouts of anxious teammates, the buzzer-beating shot that ignites the entire crowd in shouts and screams—girls on the Liberty basketball team live in two different worlds: that of the garish, over-lit classrooms, and the electric euphoria of the basketball...

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