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Academic goals, not just field goals

Gabrielle Parrish, Sports Editor January 21, 2020

It’s late Monday night, you’ve just returned home after a grueling practice, and you have a chemistry worksheet due the next day. But you would much rather spend your precious free time playing Madden...

Football: ALL IN

Football: ALL IN

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor September 24, 2019

Every year, the senior football players decide on a word or phrase for the team to follow that season. This season, that phrase is All In. “Being All In is being willing to sacrifice for one common...

Liberty Sports Fall Season Recaps

Liberty Sports Fall Season Recaps

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor December 18, 2018

Finding “purpose” as girls in football

November 30, 2018

Q & A: Heaven Manning (12) Q: When did you start playing? A: I decided at the end of last year at my brother’s football banquet. I told Coach Valach that I was going to play football. He didn’t...

Football team finds its purpose

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor October 25, 2018

“Purpose is fighting for something bigger than yourself, knowing that whatever you do you’re not going to hold back because that purpose is always there,” senior Tom Todderud said. Seniors on this...

Turf Turds: rubber demons from hell

Nikayla Copenhaver , Staff Writer December 15, 2017

Turf, turf turds, rubber, black bits--whatever you call them, you probably see them everywhere.  For us athletes, we know especially how annoying these pesky little things can be, and just how far into...

Football team managers with down syndrome

Margaret Baumgartner, Staff Writer December 6, 2017

When it comes to high school football you imagine the coaches being the ones bossing the players around, guiding them. But for the Liberty football players it is nearly the complete opposite of that. Kevin...

Will Patriot Football Return to “the Dome”

Millen Khangura, Staff Writers December 6, 2017

Liberty Football is likely to return to the state championship. So far the Patriots are playing as well as ever with a 7-1 overall record and a 5-1 record in conference. Coach Andy Hall strongly believes...

Experience and team chemistry lead football to 8-0 record

Angela Greggs, Staff Writer November 4, 2016

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...

Varsity football finishes off a strong season

Siri Christopherson, Staff Writer December 1, 2015

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...

Team motto provides inspiration on Friday nights

Kasey Winter, Assistant Photography Editor October 19, 2015

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...

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

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...

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