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Liberty volleyball gets their moment in the spotlight

Kaitlyn Keyes, Photography Editor

September 29, 2019

For many people, being on television is little more than a fantasy, a remnant of every little boy or girl’s dream to one day become famous. But for the Liberty girls volleyball team, this fantasy isn’t just a dream anymore. The team’s game against Hazen aired on NFHS Network at 10:15 p.m. on September...

New coaching brings fresh ideas to volleyball

Gabrielle Parrish, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

It’s the week before tryouts and players are fearfully asking one question: do we have a coach yet? “I was terrified,” junior varsity coach Andrew Fickert said. The summer before school started was filled with chaos for Fickert and the other administrators tasked with hiring Liberty’s new volleyball...

Varsity volleyball rallies for state

Stella Roberts, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Last year, Liberty’s varsity volleyball team suffered a defeat during Districts that ruined their chances of making it to State. But this year, the Lady Patriots took some key steps to make last year’s loss into this year’s victory. “We definitely stepped up our game with conditioning,”...

Volleyball perseveres to make up for lost seniors

Gabie Owens, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

After losing seven powerful seniors last year, the girls’ varsity volleyball team has had to readjust. A team comprised of mostly juniors, one sophomore and one freshman, they are intrigued to see the improvement in their performance. Junior and team captain, Alena Rozewski, believes that this year...

Patriot Profile: Kenna Hanses makes volleyball “dream team”

Sidney Ching, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

On Friday, October 30, senior Kenna Hanses was voted 1st team all-KingCo for volleyball. Every year, the Kingco Conference puts together a first team, which is a team made up of the best ten girls nominated from all over the league, and this team gets to play in a tournament at the end of the year together. “Freshman...

Varsity volleyball unites for new season

William Wick, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015

The varsity volleyball team, having made it to state for the first time last year, hopes to further improve its performance through team-bonding. Seven seniors and three sophomores returned to play together this season, with two new sophomores, Meliah Stewart and Hannah Wagenblast, joining them. “We’re...

Volleyball makes school history

Skylar Radford, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014

Varsity volleyball made Liberty history, placing eighth in State, second in Districts, and winning multiple individual awards. The lady Patriots’ first playoff game on November 14 brought a 3-0 loss to Burlington, which was followed by a 3-1 win over Franklin Peirce. The next day, the team lost...

Volleyball digs in and prepares for successful season

Volleyball digs in and prepares for successful season

Betsy Faris, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014

This year’s Varsity volleyball team has brought on freshmen Presley Sweeney, Alena Rozewiski and Katherine Hatfield to expand both the team’s size and its skill level, and thanks to Head Coach Trina Christensen the team has become more goal-oriented and focused on its hopes to make it to State. The...

Young talent looks toward future success

Ellie Hohensinner

November 1, 2013

Seven sophomores, two juniors and one senior make up the young varsity volleyball squad. "With seven sophomores on the varsity team, I believe that we are building a great team and overall program for Liberty. It is exciting to think about the next few years," Head Coach Trina Christensen said. Wi...

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