The Patriot Press

Girls golf strengthens relationships

Mary Russell, Editor-in-chief

April 8, 2019

Filed under Golf, Sports

“If I didn’t play with Kenzie, I would feel out of place. She knows what I need and I know what she needs,” senior Vy Nguyen said. Many people consider golf an individual sport, but as remarked by Nguyen, the teammates are crucial to the game. Matches are also much more united than one would think. Golf,...

Boys Golf advances to Districts

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under Golf, Sports

With only two freshmen, four sophomores, and eight juniors on the team this year, Liberty boys golf team is fighting its way to districts. “We are a pretty young team this year, so we have struggled a bit,” coach John Kinsley said. Despite having such a young group, the team will progress onto...

Boys gold sends six to distracts next spring

Jake Hopkins, Co-Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2017

Filed under Golf

This season Liberty boys golf will be sending six athletes to the district tournament next spring. This comes in spite of losing four important seniors this year. The team has continued to do well finishing fifth in the district. “We lost a lot of key seniors from last year, and so we needed kids...

Boys tennis and boys golf swing into State after five month gap

Alex Hartford

June 2, 2017

Filed under Golf, Sports, Tennis

Sports schedules are usually pretty obvious. Preseason matches come first, followed by the regular season, and capped off with the championship right at the end. For boy’s golf and tennis, however, While other teams go off to their state matches in the fall, these two sports go back to the drawing...

Boys gold wins KingCo championship with potential for postseason

Brigette Larkin, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

With a 6-2 record in league matches and a KingCo win under their belt, the boys golf team carries a lot of potential for post-season. The team took first in the KingCo championship tournament with a score of 379. In addition to the team win, junior Chase McIntosh won the individual league championship...

Girls golf shatters expectations; places third at state

Will Wick, Managing Editor

June 7, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

Liberty girls’ golf placed third at state and sent all four of its qualifiers to the finals, surpassing even its most hopeful predictions. “Going into the tournament, all of our goals were about getting people to finals. Once every one of us made it, it was like, ‘We made our goal; this is all...

Boys golf makes Liberty history by winning championship

Will Wick, Managing Editor

June 7, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

Coming off of an unsatisfying second-place finish last year, Liberty boys’ golf captured their first-ever state title at the recent championship in Richland. “The team’s euphoric. Not very many kids get to say that they’re state champions, so this is something that they’ll remember for the...

Girls golf weathers the storm against tough competition

Chris Hasenheyer, Senior Writer

May 12, 2016

Filed under Golf, Sports

Girls golf currently sits with a 2-3 record, having played some of the tougher teams on their schedule, Bellevue and Mercer Island, early in their season. The girls will see some weaker competition in the upcoming weeks, including 2A rival Sammamish. “I think we will be .500, we have an advantage...

Mens golf tops the leaderboards and prepares for state in the spring

Bailie Shultz, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

Men golf tops KingCo and next up is State. The mens golf team is already planning and making goals for this season’s state. The mens golf team has been extremely successful this year and plan to make their goal in winning state. “I am very confident we will win the state championship. We were very...

Cohesion fosters success for womens golf team

Sara Flash, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

Eighteen girls, eighteen holes, one potential-filled season. With the largest team in school history, the womens golf team looks ahead at the upcoming postseason with excitement. In years past, only one athlete has qualified for any State match, but the team is confident it can fill Liberty’s six...

Golf sees strong early season matches

Kasey Winter, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

Perfection. That is how Womens golf manager Ben Graham described golf. "People don’t understand how hard it is. People think it’s just a little ball and a stick but they don’t understand it takes a lot more hand-eye coordination and devotion than they think," Graham said. "Golf has taught me p...

Golfer Ben Graham gains state recognition

Golfer Ben Graham gains state recognition

Samantha Kelderman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Sophomore golfer Ben Graham received the 2A Athlete of the Week award for the week of September 7-13. The award was given to Graham because of his impressive academic standings and scoring six under par and dropping ten birdies in three matches. The award included a certificate from the Washington Interscholastic...

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