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Hydration: every sip counts

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor

March 19, 2019

Water: it makes up most of our bodies, but do we drink enough of it? I carry a water bottle around on a daily basis, but I still find myself struggling to get an appropriate amount of water each day. But why should I care if I drink enough water? Is it really that important? The answer to that would...

Homemade granola

Gabrielle Parrish, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Use as a topping for low-fat greek yogurt with berries and honey for a healthy snack!

Feeling inclined to hike? Look no further!

March 1, 2019

- Franklin Falls (2 miles) - Snoqualmie Pass - Mt. Catherine (3) - Snoqualmie Pass - Lake 22 (5.4) - Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest - Denny Creek (6) - Snoqualmie Pass - Snow Lake (7) - Snoqualmie Pass - Granite Mountain (8) - Snoqualmie Pass - Bandera Mountain (8) - Snoqualmie Pass - Kendall...

Boys basketball seniors leave their mark on the team

Brianna Nelson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

As each class passes through Liberty, they leave an impact on future students. This year, the four seniors on the boys varsity basketball team have lead the team in a way that will influence the program for years after they graduate. After losing seven seniors to graduate, the team has had to develop...

Girls basketball bounces back despite struggles

Girls basketball bounces back despite struggles

Kaitlyn Keyes, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Stick with it: Heaven Bruce (12) wrestles the ball away from opposing players in Liberty’s home game against Interlake. The team went on to beat the Interlake Saints with a score of 51-41. “This year we’ve really been working as a team, we’re passing the ball more and really looking for whoever’s open rather that looking for our shot personally,” Bruce said.

Gymnastics is stronger than ever

Naia Willemsen, Staff Writer

December 23, 2018

Heavy breathing, legs shaking, and lungs burning: sounds like a description of cross country, or maybe track. But these aren’t runners training for their next big race—they’re gymnasts. This year, gymnastics has a new focus: conditioning. Running stairs, planks, lunges, and various strengthening...

Avo-cardio toast

Avo-cardio toast

Tatum Lindquist, Editor in Chief

December 23, 2018

What you’ll need: A slice of rye bread, cream cheese, half of a baby avocado, black pepper (optional), and a tall glass of water. Create! Toast your bread before lathering it with cream cheese. Mash up the avocado in its skin with a fork before evenly spreading it on top the layer of cheese. Finall...

Orienteering fever spreads to Liberty

Orienteering fever spreads to Liberty

Tatum Lindquist, Editor in Chief

December 23, 2018

“I heard about it, and I was like, hey, going out and getting lost in the woods sounds like fun. I’ve gotten lost in the woods before, and I haven’t been lost for years,” senior Gus Trimble said. The last Saturday of November, Trimble tried out orienteering—a sport growing more popular at...

Drill kicks off competitive season

Ella Gage, Staff Writer

December 23, 2018

“Football season is just warm up,” sophomore and drill team member Hailey Peternell said. In reality, the drill team’s talent Patriots see at Friday football games isn’t even close to the team’s performances at competition level. Transitioning from fall into winter, the team is boosting their...

HIIT to keep fit

HIIT to keep fit

Tatum Lindquist, Editor in Chief

December 23, 2018

Warm Up Go interval running—at your own level. If you’re new to interval running (or exercising in general), start by switching between three intervals of walking and jogging for two minutes to twenty seconds respectively. You can decide how many intervals you wish to run—just remember that you...

Bruce Vagt adds potential to an already strong swim team

Sylvie Cao, Sports Editor

December 22, 2018

Typically, coaches have an idea of their team’s skills, either because players are returning or because they have had a conversation with incoming players before tryouts. This was not the case for Kris Daughters, coach of the boys swim and dive team, who underestimated a new swimmer this year: junior...

Flab to fab: becoming an Instagram model

Alex Diamond, Senior Writer

December 22, 2018

Monday: I woke up Monday morning absolutely pumped to try out my new vegan protein powder in a Pinterest-approved breakfast shake, but only managed to clog my blender with whatever green gack Whole Foods sold me. It was definitely not worth being late to calculus, and I stuck with a plain banana breakfas...

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