The Patriot Press

Final ball drops on successful season

Nate Jarvis

November 1, 2013


Filed under Sports, Tennis

During a KingCo match freshman Ethan Le winds up to return a ball from Bellevue’s number two.   The men’s tennis team went on to lose against Bellevue which left the team hungry to defeat Mt. Si in their season finale. "The coaches and captains really kept us going. Without them we wouldn’t be as ...

Playing a through-ball to state

Jordan Carlson

November 1, 2013


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Lady Patriots are starting off their 2013 season with ten returning seniors and over 20 freshmen, one of which has made varsity. They also face a new tactic in how they are going to tackle KingCo and state competition this year. "I actually like [the new KingCo playoff system] this year because it doe...

Dean, Wright lead nationally ranked rugby team

Tyler Ackerson

March 18, 2013


Filed under Outside Sports, Sports

Currently ranked fifteenth in the nation by RugbyMag.com presented by Selective Services, the Liberty rugby team is in the midst of their schedule led by current Patriot seniors Ian Wright and Scott Dean. They have started the season with a 3-3-1 combined record which includes the U-15 (0-1), U-17 (2-1), ...

Horseback riding: the true definition of equestrian

Tyler Ackerson

November 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

Equestrian is not the name of a sport but an adjective for the sport of horseback riding or a synonym for horseback rider. Equestrian horseback riding focuses on the ability of riding, driving, and vaulting horses. Many may not realize the expert equestrian horseback riders we have at this school: Jo...

What ever happened to being “one”?

Dalton O'Brien

October 18, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Flashback: three whole years ago, every Friday the school was abuzz. Each minute seemed to tick by extra slowly, as eager eyes wandered toward clocks in anticipation of the nights event’s. Speed up to current time: Fridays wander by just as any other day. Students are more excited for the weekend a...

Scott Dean impresses on national rugby team

Dalton O'Brien

October 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

When most students were spending their summer weekends sleeping in the mornings, Scott Dean was slaving away in Las Vegas with two-a-day rugby practices in preparation for the USA U-17 team’s appearance in the International Cup. One of two non-seniors on the squad, Dean saw large amounts of minut...

Girls soccer overcomes injuries to finish season strong

Kalie Murphy

October 18, 2012


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Despite losses earlier in the season due to injuries, the Liberty girls’ soccer team has come back strong and hopes to be ranked first at the end of the season. The team struggled in a game against Mt. Si because key player Kailianna Johnson was out during the match. Other team members have also experi...

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