October 5, 2015
NEW — 3:55 p.m. Oct. 5, 2015
The Liberty High School girls soccer team dropped its first match of the season Oct. 1, falling to an undefeated Mercer Island squad, 1-0.
Earlier in the week, the Patriots defeated Bellevue, 2-0. Freshman Cameron Nelson scored in the 23rd minute, assisted by Maddy Mak. Sophomore Makenna Carr added an unassisted goal in the 59th minute. Goalkeepers Sydney Argosino and Jasmine Curl combined for the shutout.
As of press time, Liberty’s 3-1-1 Class 3A/2A KingCo Conference record, good for 10 points, had the Patriots in third place behind league-leading Mercer Island and Bellevue. 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
June 3, 2015
Issaquah High School golfer Zach Overstreet claimed the Class 4A boys title in thrilling fashion, winning a three-way playoff at Spokane’s Qualchan Creek Golf Course on May 28.
Overstreet bested Snohomish’s Ethan Castro and Skyline’s Chris Mogg on the third playoff hole to secure the victory.
May 26, 2015
NEW — 3:40 p.m. May 26, 2015
Something special is brewing on the Liberty baseball diamond.
The Patriots are in the state’s final four, after a weekend in which they eliminated Tumwater and then North Kitsap at Centralia’s Wheeler Field May 23.
Nate Steffens threw a complete game shutout, while Torey Anderson collected three hits to propel the Patriots to a 3-0 win over Tumwater. The Thunderbirds came into the contest with a 16-6 record and consistently found themselves in the top 10 of state rankings.
Liberty continued to stun spectators with a 4-3 come-from-behind win over North Kitsap. Read more
April 7, 2015
District foes Liberty and Issaquah met on Renton’s Maplewood Golf Course for a nonleague contest April 2, and it was the Patriots who emerged victorious.
Liberty defeated Issaquah, 238-259, on a day when both teams were missing key players, Eagles coach Tom Bakamus said in an email.
February 10, 2015
Four Liberty High School students will officially continue their athletic careers at the next level.
Soccer players Morgan Childs, Kelley Johnson, Michael Duvall, and golfer Dexter Simonds all made their commitments official on signing day Feb. 4.
December 31, 2014
It was another successful year for Issaquah community sports.
Athletes at the three district high schools took home conference titles, state championships and, in Liberty’s case, made history in 2014.
Here is a recap of the year’s top sports stories, in no particular order:
November 26, 2014
KingCo Conference coaches recently announced their all-conference selections for all sports during the 2014 fall season. Listed below are the selections from Issaquah, Skyline and Liberty high schools.
Defensive MVP: Cameron Saffle, Skyline
October 21, 2014
The Issaquah High School golf team wrapped up its regular season in dominating fashion, winning both the KingCo League tournament and the district tournament at the Snohomish Golf Course last week.
The Eagles edged out Skyline, the only team they lost to during the regular season, head coach Tom Bakamus said.