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Spring Postseason Recap: Track and Field

Spring Postseason Recap: Track and Field

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor June 10, 2019

Run fast, throw far, jump long. Liberty’s track and field team competed at State on May 23, 24, and 25. “This season pushed me as an athlete to become better and perform better,” sophomore Kara...

Track and field: more than just running

Track and field: more than just running

Margaret Baumgartner, Sports Editor May 10, 2019
Liberty’s track and field has had a successful regular season and are now heading into postseason meets. However, many people don’t know all of the groups that make up track and field. Is it just a bunch of random people running around in tank tops and shorts or throwing spears? Here is what the Liberty track and field team actually does.
Burns coaching duo firing-up the track team

Burns coaching duo firing-up the track team

Kaitlyn Keyes, Photography Editor April 9, 2019

It’s a well-known fact that the mother-son relationship is a special one. But though the mother-son dynamic is often quite strong, track coaches KaeBee Burns and his mother Carolyn Burns are continuing...

Turf Turds: rubber demons from hell

Nikayla Copenhaver, Staff Writer December 15, 2017

Turf, turf turds, rubber, black bits--whatever you call them, you probably see them everywhere.  For us athletes, we know especially how annoying these pesky little things can be, and just how far into...

Track and Field breaks school records in post season

Ally Smith, Staff Writer June 7, 2016

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...

Track starts strong with new leadership

Jacqueline Rayfield, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2016

After losing a strong senior class last year, track started fresh with new leadership and a promising group of freshmen runners. A new group of senior captains as well as new womens head coach Kelsey Werre,...

Mens track makes strives towards postseason

Kelley Johnson, Senior Writer June 2, 2015

Five meets to improve. Just under one month to prepare. All this leads to the one meet that decides everything: the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) State Track Meet. From its first...

Womens track and field prepares for postseason

Taylor Jackson, Sports Editor June 2, 2015

For the most part, the Liberty track is seen as the dreaded red oval that students have to run the mile on whenever fitness day rolls around in P.E. But on afternoons after the final bell rings, whether...

Hopes are high for track team as it heads to state

Christine Chappelle, Photography Editor September 3, 2014

The 2014 track and field team has been making history in the books, most recently for breaking school records. The womens 4x100m team of senior Tara Johnson and juniors Shannell Thompson, Danielle Demps,...

Women’s track and field sprints to top of standings

Tyler Ackerson, Sports Editor May 8, 2014

In the midst of the conference season the track girls are rolling through their schedule with only one loss on the season. With a KingCo record of 2-1 and a victory in the annual Liberty Invite the team...

Men’s track and field rebuilds for new season

Taylor Jackson, Staff Writer May 8, 2014

Due to the loss of important athletes through injury and graduation, the mens track and field team is working to remake themselves this season and return to the tops of the standings. After losing Alex...

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