October 16, 2015
NEW – 2:55 p.m., Oct. 16, 2015
With seven wins in their first 10 matches, including a 3-1 mark in Class 4A KingCo Conference volleyball, the Skyline Spartans certainly aren’t playing poorly. Read more
October 12, 2015
NEW — 2 p.m. Oct. 12, 2015
The Liberty High School soccer team outscored opponents 8-1 last week, going 2-0 to improve its season record to 7-1-2.
Cameron Nelson scored twice in the Patriots 4-1 win over Sammamish Oct. 6. Makenna Carr and Sydney Abel each had one goal, while Jordan Hemmen picked up three assists and Sydney Willoughby had one.
Two days later, Kimee Chavez, Kalyn Gill, Maddy Mak and Hemmen scored in the Patriots’ 4-0 win over Lake Washington. Kelli Anderson, Abel and Willoughby each had one assist.
As of press time, Liberty was in second place in the Class 2A/3A KingCo Conference standings with 16 points. Mercer Island was in first with 18 points, while Bellevue was just behind Liberty with 15 points. Read more
October 12, 2015
NEW — 11:15 a.m., Oct. 12, 2015
In a battle of contrasting styles, the Issaquah Eagles were able to execute their game plan a bit better than the Newport Knights. Read more
October 9, 2015
NEW — 5:00 p.m., Oct. 9, 2015
In a matchup of the Class 4A KingCo Conference’s only unbeaten teams, it took a player who’s just getting her feet wet at the varsity level to make the game-changing play. Read more
October 9, 2015
NEW — 1:41 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015
After a heartbreaking loss to Mercer Island Oct. 2, Liberty High School football coach Steve Valach had more bad news for his team. The Patriots’ Oct. 9 home game against Sammamish was canceled.
Sammamish was forced to forfeit for the second straight week, because the Totems could not safely field a team due to low numbers.
It was not what they wanted to hear, especially after a close loss, Valach said, but the longtime coach had to let them know.
“We only get 10 games guaranteed and for our seniors especially, it’s a tough blow to have a game taken away,” Valach said. “That’s what makes football unique; there are so few opportunities to compete.” Read more
October 8, 2015
NEW — 1:50 p.m., Oct. 8, 2015
League dual meets aren’t the best way to measure a cross country team’s abilities, especially because many teams rest their top runners so they’re fresh for large-scale invitational races. Read more
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 30, 2015
NEW – 12:40 p.m., Sept. 29, 2015
Sometimes the direct route to goal is the most effective way of scoring, and the Mount Si Wildcats made the most of their free-kick and corner-kick chances. Read more
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 — 9:05 p.m., Sept. 28, 2015
After failing to convert a couple clear scoring chances in the first half, the Skyline Spartans didn’t waste much time in the second half to get the goal they craved. Read more