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
March 10, 2015
KingCo Conference basketball coaches recently announced their selections for the 2014-15 all-conference teams. Local selections are listed below.
KingCo 4A boys
MVP: Ty Gibson, Issaquah
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.
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.
May 27, 2014
What are your plans for the summer?
Liberty High School
“I plan on playing basketball, and balancing track, mostly staying in shape and doing ASB camps and activities.”
Danielle Demps, junior
“I plan on taking the opportunity to indulge myself in many foods so I can store up fat for the winter.”
Bi Dao, junior
Issaquah High School
“I’ll be interning at Microsoft this summer, basically working 9 to 5 every day
Megan Chen, senior
“I’m going to be an intern at Triumph Aerospace in Redmond.”
Spencer Tickman, junior
Skyline High School
“I am interning at the University of Washington through UW ALVA’s GenOM (Genomics Outreach for Minorities) project this summer. I will be working in a lab with a professor, doing my own research and conducting my own experiments.”
Jon Yee, senior
“I’ll be going to Taiwan to take an SAT class while visiting family, too.”
Jessica Ma, sophomore
Eastside Catholic High School
“I am going to visit colleges, and spend as much time with my friends as possible.”
Hannah Johnson, junior
“I am going on vacation in Europe, specifically Ireland and England.”
Maggie McKay, senior
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.
February 18, 2014
The scoreboard painted a bleak picture after the first quarter of the Liberty High School girls basketball team’s Feb. 13 contest against Juanita.
The Patriots managed just two points in the first eight minutes of play, while the Rebels racked up 15.
Shots just weren’t falling for Liberty in the first quarter of the game that determined third place in the KingCo tournament. It was a struggle, senior captain Sierra Carlson admitted, to remain resolute as the misses just accumulated.