September 29, 2015
NEW — 3:40 p.m., Sept. 29, 2015
For the third time in four outings this season, the Issaquah High School football team saw how the outcome can be determined by a few, small details. Read more
September 28, 2015
NEW — 2:10 p.m. Sept. 28, 2015
Girls swimming and diving
The Liberty High School girls swimming and diving team won 11 of 12 events at its meet against rival Hazen on Sept. 22.
Sophomore Abby Russell led the Patriots with two individual wins in the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyles. Read more
September 21, 2015
NEW — 6:06 p.m. Sept. 21, 2015
The Liberty football team improved to 3-0 on the season with its 38-27 come-from-behind win over Interlake Sept. 18.
After heading into halftime down 20-10, the Patriots outscored Interlake 18-7 in the second half to clinch their first league win of the year.
Liberty next hosts Lake Washington 7 p.m. Sept. 25. Read more
September 21, 2015
NEW — 12:27 p.m., Sept. 21, 2015
Skyline High School senior Danny Sinatro couldn’t have wished for a better birthday present than the one he got Sept. 18. Read more
September 16, 2015
NEW – 5:05 p.m., Sept. 16, 2015
Skyline High School will play its final two regular-season football games on its home field, the Issaquah School District announced in a Sept. 16 email to families. Read more
September 14, 2015
NEW — 1:15 p.m. Sept. 14, 2015
The chants began almost immediately.
Battle cries of “We run Renton!” echoed from the visitors’ section at Renton Memorial Stadium even before kickoff in Liberty High School’s annual football showdown with rival Hazen on Sept. 11.
Liberty’s dominance over Hazen, a school that sits just three miles away, is well documented. The Patriots won the previous three meetings, and it was more of the same last week, as the Patriots defeated the Highlanders, 28-6. Read more
September 12, 2015
NEW — 12:29 a.m. Sept. 12, 2015
On a night when the “We run Renton” chants echoed loud and clear through Renton Memorial Stadium, it was the Liberty Patriots that had the last laugh.
The Liberty football team defeated Hazen, their Renton Highlands rivals, 28-6, Friday night. The teams are in different school districts and leagues, but Liberty and Hazen students often play youth sports together and live in the same communities. Just three miles separate the two schools.
The Patriots struck first, when running back Austin Regis scored on a 5-yard touchdown. Liberty missed the extra point, but took the 6-0 lead as the first quarter came to an end. Read more
September 7, 2015
NEW — 12:25 p.m. Sept. 7, 2015
Skyline High School graduate Kasen Williams was one of seven players to sign with the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad Sept. 6 following the cutdown to 53 players on all NFL rosters. Read more
September 7, 2015
NEW — 11:57 a.m. Sept. 7, 2015
Basketball star has breakout gridiron debut for Patriots
Prior to Sept. 4, Liberty High School junior Mike Walter never played a down of high-school football.
Walter has made his name on the hardwood, starring on the Patriots’ varsity basketball team since he was a freshman. But this year, he decided to hit the gridiron, much to the delight of Liberty football coach Steve Valach.
“My job is to get the best athletes and best kids out for football and my team, and this is one of those guys that everybody knows,” Valach said before the season. Read more
August 24, 2015
NEW — 2:48 p.m. Aug. 24, 2015
Just before the Liberty High School football team hit the locker rooms after a sun-soaked Aug. 21 practice, they gathered in an end zone and knelt on one knee.
“It’s time for ‘Spotlight on a Champion,’” Liberty coach Steve Valach announced. He asked for nominees and the players quickly identified a teammate. Once chosen, Valach ushered him to the front and put his arm around him.
“What do you know about this guy that has nothing to do with football?” he asked his team. Read more