March 3, 2015
Liberty High School senior Cherelle Demps’ plan of attack appeared simple in the team’s Feb. 28 regional playoff game.
Drive toward the basket, draw the foul and sink the free throws. She executed that sequence over and over, while opponent East Valley struggled to put a stop to it.
February 24, 2015
The Liberty High School girls basketball season is starting to feel mighty similar to one Cinderella-type playoff run the school witnessed in 2013.
February 17, 2015
The 2014-2015 Liberty High School boys basketball team did something Feb. 14 that no past Patriots squad has ever done.
Liberty won a district playoff game for the first time in the boys’ program history, and thus, kept the dream of a state playoff berth alive.
February 10, 2015
These seniors are Rotary Club of Issaquah Students of the Month.
January 27, 2015
As Liberty senior Cherelle Demps took the starting tipoff position in Friday’s game against Interlake, she paused for a moment to reflect. Read more
January 13, 2015
Demps twins lead in 63-52 victory over Lake Washington
The 2014-2015 Liberty High School girls basketball team has many strengths.
Quickness, athleticism and a familiarity built through a core of players that have played together since fifth grade, are among them.
June 3, 2014
Skyline’s 1,600 relay state title anchors fourth-place team trophy
The Skyline High School girls track and field team capped a solid 2014 season last weekend at the Class 4A state championships by winning the fourth-place trophy.
Skyline scored 35 points to finish behind Richland (37), Camas (48) and Federal Way (72), which successfully defended its state championship at Star Track XXXII, held May 29-31 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
May 27, 2014
Liberty High School junior Cherelle Demps continued a stellar track season with four wins at the KingCo 3A/2A Championship.
Demps won the 100 and 200 meter races and was a part of both the 4×100- and 4×200-meter relay teams that took home gold. The 4×100 relay team lowered their two-week old school record to 49.39 seconds.
Danielle Demps won the triple jump. Kelli Anderson won the high jump. Kelley Johnson broke a 1995 school record in the 300 hurdles with a time of 46.64, and also won the 100 hurdles.
April 29, 2014
As the Liberty High School track and field teams’ seniors gathered for a picture in what was the last home meet of their careers April 24, Patriots coach Mike Smith couldn’t believe how small the group was.
“It was kind of like, ‘Wow, that’s all we’ve got?’” he said. “But that’s pretty typical.”
The Patriots are indeed young this year, Smith said, but their youth didn’t hinder them as the boys and girls defeated Interlake April 24.
March 4, 2014
Patriots fall to top-ranked Cleveland, 48-35
If anyone had any questions about the Liberty High School girls basketball team’s season goal, they need only to look at the players’ forearms as they stepped on the Bellevue College court for a March 1 loser-out, winner-to-state game.
Scrawled in black, capital letters was the acronym DIFD — Do it for the Dome, the Tacoma Dome, that is.
The Patriots’ road to the state tournament, held at the Tacoma Dome, came to an end March 1, after a 48-35 loss to top-ranked Cleveland.