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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...

Tennis brings home trophies after successful post season

Siri Christopherson, Sports Editor

June 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Men: Having sent five of the six athletes who played at districts in October to state on May 27 and 28, the men’s team proved their finesse by finishing a strong season with numbers at the state tournament at the University of Washington. One of the reasons behind such a standout season is Liberty’s...

A new wave of athletes transforms girls tennis

Sam Kelderman, Sports Editor

May 12, 2016


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With an undefeated 7-0 season so far, the tennis team, led by sophomore Grace Lee, freshman Luciana Sobrino, junior Sienna Rice, and junior Jyotsna Kuramkote has found immense success in their singles and developing doubles teams, becoming the best tennis team in school history. “My favorite memory...

Boys tennis season ends with a smash

Gabe Waldbaum, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


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The varsity boys tennis team finished its post season by winning District Three and sending five people to the state tournament. While the team had a great post season, their regular season also finished strong. The varsity team finished with five wins and seven losses. “In my four years of experience...

2A serves boys tennis well

Valerie Adams, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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Last year, Liberty switched to being a 2A school which helped the boys tennis team with their performance. Their success can be seen as they play other 2A schools, such as Sammamish. On Tuesday September 23, the varsity team beat Sammamish High School 7-0. “It really does help to be in 2A,” senior...

Womens tennis laughs its way to success

Gabby Messina, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015


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“The Thief” smashes a serve over the net. “C-sizzle” meets an opponent’s challenge as she hits the ball right back at them. “Messed up D” hits a drop shot just over the net. While unfamiliar to most of the student body, to a member of the womens tennis team, these nicknames represent how...

Mens tennis team perseveres despite lack of courts

Mens tennis team perseveres despite lack of courts

Christine Chappelle, Photography Editor

October 22, 2014


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Although the school is almost finished, there is a distinctly empty space in the back parking lot where so-called Lake Liberty formed last year. The area was originally set aside for tennis courts, but as the season comes to a close, the mens tennis team still travels to Tibbetts Field in Issaquah every...

Adams attains singles victory

Trevor Sytsma, Editor-In-Chief

September 3, 2014


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After a 5-4 season, womens tennis culminated at the KingCo Tournament on May 14 at Mercer Island High School. The team sent nine out of its 12 varsity athletes to the tournament, where senior Jenny Adams placed second in singles and doubles team Sienna Rice (9) and Sadie Demme (11) placed sixth. Ada...

Women’s Tennis hits off the season

Jacqueline Rayfield, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


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Womens tennis team has their sights set on sending nine varsity players to KingCo, including senior Jenny Adams, who made it to state last season in doubles with graduated senior Kristy Braunston, and is working to get back to state again this year. "[State] was amazing. It’s something I’ve never...

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 ...

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