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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...

Womens golf drives toward the end of the season

Taylor Jackson, Sports Editor

September 3, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

As the regular season closes, the womens golf team sends multiple golfers to post-season competitions. Despite poor weather, the golfers are still performing well in their matches. On April 21, at Mercer Island, junior co-captain Hanna Hanson shot a 46 and sophomore Sami Galluzzo a 49, which were the lo...

Women’s golf team isn’t just putting around

Taylor Jackson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Although a lesser-known and heard about sport at Liberty, womens golf is showing itself to be a strong competition for rival schools this season. "The team looks really good this year," said co-captain junior Hanna Hanson. "We have seven new freshmen, so it should be interesting to watch how everything turns...

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