The Patriot Press

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...

Cheer team is unified with new dynamics

Tatum Lindquist, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Varsity Cheer team has experienced rough patches in the past, but this year, co-captains Riley McNutt, Camryn Ryberg, and Hannah Julius hope to boost positivity and unity amongst both the JV and varsity teams. McNutt believes that last year’s lack of leadership, motivation, and passion in the...

Big leadership guides cross country into postseason

Jake Hopkins, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Liberty’s cross country team has been a strong competitor in the state of Washington in recent years with the boys finishing 2nd in state last year and the girls taking the top spot. Liberty’s cross country team has recently made state for the 4th year in a row. While the two teams are similar in...

Brotherly duos set standards for postseason

Mary Russell, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Go to state. Place in state. Win state,” senior Ethan Le said. This statement encompasses the spirit and goals of the boys varsity tennis team this season. The team finished with an 8-4 record and continues to prepare for the postseason with brotherly vibes on and off of the court. “Working with...

Varsity soccer scores with a younger team

Macee Vadney, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

In the past two months, the Liberty girls’ varsity soccer team’s success has skyrocketed. This season’s young group of girls - which includes three freshmen - has created a strong team this season with a record of 8-3-4 (wins ties, losses). Some feel the younger girls have been the transition...

Swim creates strong team bond to fuel postseason

Swim creates strong team bond to fuel postseason

Taylor Malqueeny, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive

The girls’ swim and dive team has come home state champs the past two years and now has hopes to repeat that victory for round three. The team has several tricks up their sleeves that they plan to utilize to get that three-peat. The first is they try to spend time together outside the pool. “Since...

Track and Field breaks school records in post season

Ally Smith, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The track and field team finished with ten medalists, two school records and its first ever state champion at the state meet on May 26 and 28. Junior Sophie Wartena entered the State meet with high hopes to break the school record and did just that. Wartena took home both third in the 300 meter hurdles...

New team dynamics fuel baseball’s post season

Sam Kelderman, Sports Editor

June 7, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

With improved skills and stronger team chemistry, the boys’ baseball team has seen immense success this season compared to previous seasons. They became one of the top three teams in the Kingco 2A/3A division, secured the 2A district championship, and finally ended their season as 2A state quarterfinalists. Junior...

Boys soccer falls short in state cup

Sydney Willoughby, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The boys soccer team finished its season with an overall record of 5-9-4, ranking 6th in the KingCo League. As the season continued to progress, the team was able to support and push each other to get the results they had worked for. “Davis Noblat and Michael Daly were well-deserving of their 1st  team...

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...

Softball team fights through adversity with positive attitude

Softball team fights through adversity with positive attitude

Sam Kelderman, Sports Editor

June 7, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The softball team has been struggling this season with a multitude of setbacks; underdeveloped defense, and inexperienced pitching has limited the girls success this season. However, the girls have seen a lot of growth. “One of our goals has been to stay positive, and the girls have done that,” coach...

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