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Pastime, sport, or art?

Kenadi Browne, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015

Ask the person next to you if dance is a sport. You’ll likely hear several answers: dance is a sport because it’s athletic, or it’s not because it’s an art, or dance isn’t a sport at all because all ballerinas do is twirl on their toes. Dancers—and many non-dancers who think they’re allowed...

The Hawks aren’t just for sports fans anymore

Taylor Jackson, Sports Editor

May 14, 2015

Last year we watched as the Seahawks took Seattle—and the rest of the country—by storm. The team filled with rookies, fifth round picks, and the loudest stadium in the league blasted through regular season games and ultimately secured the Vince Lombardi Trophy, instilling immense pride and joy...

Stop arguing that your sport is harder

Ian Page, Senior Writer

May 14, 2015

Chances are you’ve been involved with a sports team here at Liberty, and with that involvement often comes competitive instincts and an instant perception of your sport versus others. Those who work hard at their particular sport often have a strong bias towards that sport and don’t understand...

A look at the man behind the tape: Mort

Nate Jarvis, Sports Editor

May 14, 2015

Pull, wrap, and rip. Pull, wrap, and rip. The act of taping takes immense precision that comes with years of taping wrists, ankles, thumbs, elbows and more. Liberty’s head athletic trainer, Morten Orren, has become a taping guru as he protects our athletes from injury. If you have ever taken his...

Traditions bring teams together since ’77

Kelley Johnson, Senior Writer

November 26, 2014

High school sports teams have players ranging from freshmen to seniors. With this kind of age gap, it is common at many schools for younger players to feel as if they are getting left out. But not at Liberty. As a soccer player here at Liberty, I know the importance of having that close-knit relationship...

The give and take of student athletes

Taylor Jackson, Sports Editor

November 26, 2014

We all know that being a student is hard work. We’re swamped with worksheets and essays night after night and stay up late to finish studying for that upcoming APUSH test that we’re positive is going to kill us. We complain about our messed up sleep schedules and have a morbid obsession with bragging...

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