Newcastle’s Lindsey Anderson named US Lacrosse national youth coach of year

March 5, 2014

Contributed Lindsey Anderson (left), of Newcastle, US Lacrosse National Girls Youth Coach of the Year, sits with 14-year-old Quick Styx player Haily Santorsola, the one who nominated her for the honor, at Seattle’s Kerry Park.

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Lindsey Anderson (left), of Newcastle, US Lacrosse National Girls Youth Coach of the Year, sits with 14-year-old Quick Styx player Haily Santorsola, the one who nominated her for the honor, at Seattle’s Kerry Park.

Newcastle resident and youth lacrosse coach Lindsey Anderson has been named by US Lacrosse as its 2013 National Girls Youth Coach of the Year.

Anderson, a middle school girls coach and youth coach mentor with the Quick Styx youth lacrosse program on Seattle’s Queen Anne Hill, was nominated for the honor by a 14-year-old player on her middle school team.

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Liberty Lacrosse wins grant

March 5, 2014

The Liberty Lacrosse Club was one of 12 state programs to receive a $600 equipment grant from the Washington State Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse.

The grant will help local families seeking assistance to provide protective equipment for their children, such as helmets for boys and eye-gear for girls, along with sticks, gloves and pads.

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Liberty Lacrosse Club forms new Eastside youth program

May 1, 2013

By Greg Farrar LacrosseClubLHS 20130424 Max Batali (20), Liberty freshman defender, and Wyatt Johnson (14), junior defender, go after the ball against Tahoma attacker Blake Lucky (left) and midfielder Dakoda Barger in a lacrosse match April 24 at Maywood Middle School.

By Greg Farrar
Max Batali (20), Liberty freshman defender, and Wyatt Johnson (14), junior defender, go after the ball against Tahoma attacker Blake Lucky (left) and midfielder Dakoda Barger in a lacrosse match April 24 at Maywood Middle School.

The Liberty Lacrosse Club has garnered enough interest to expand its program to include players younger than high school on the Eastside. Read more

Liberty lacrosse club gets win against South Kitsap

May 3, 2012

Sophomore Colin Ross scored four goals and had one assist to lead Liberty boys high school lacrosse to a 10-5 win against South Kitsap April 21 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Port Orchard.

The win was the third of the season for Liberty, which sits in last place of the Division II Evergreen Conference, trailing conference leader Overlake by four games. Overlake remains undefeated in the season.

Ross’ four goals gave the sophomore attackman a total of 13 in the season. South Kitsap led the first quarter, 2-1, but Liberty maintained a steady scoring pace throughout the game with three, two and four points scored in the following three quarters, respectively.

South Kitsap scored an additional three goals in the third quarter.

Kellen Kennedy had three goals for South Kitsap, which sits in fourth place of the Division II Olympic Conference, three and a half games behind conference leader Gig Harbor.

On April 17, Liberty dropped a close game against Edmonds after Jordan Tindall scored his only goal of the night just 25 seconds into sudden-death overtime, giving Edmonds a 7-6 win against Liberty at Maywood Middle School in Renton. The win was the sixth of the year for the first-year Edmonds program.

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Liberty lacrosse loses to Overlake 17-2

April 30, 2012

NEW — 4:30 p.m. April 30

Overlake advanced to its eighth win of the season with a 17 – 2 boys high school lacrosse defeat of Liberty on April 27 at Liberty High School in Renton.  With the win, the Owls maintained the pace they’ve set for the season, two games ahead of second-place Mt. Si for the Division II Evergreen Conference.

Barrett Jenness had six goals and Eric Risa had four goals, four assists and 12 ground balls in the win.

Anthony Mantz scored both Liberty goals, while Sam Dodt, Wyatt Johnson and Jeffrey Arnevick combined for 17 ground balls on defense.

Liberty (3-6-0) next faces Mt. Si (8-2-0) May 2 in a 7 p.m. start at Liberty High School in Renton.

Scoring

Overlake 17, Liberty 2 ( Barrett Jenness, OV, 6 goals; Eric Risa, OV, 4 goals, 4 assists, 12 ground balls; Curtis Yokoyama, OV, 3 goals, 1 assist, 2 ground balls; Anthony Mantz, L, 2 goals, 2 ground balls; Sam Dodt, L, 6 ground balls; Wyatt Johnson, L, 6 ground balls; Jeffrey Arnevick, L, 5 ground balls; Roland Deex, L, 8 saves)

Jarvis nets hat-trick as Liberty lacrosse downs Klahowya

March 20, 2012

NEW — 10:35 a.m. March 20, 2012

Nate Jarvis completed a hat-trick to lead Liberty to its first boys high school lacrosse win of the season with an 11 – 5 defeat of Klahowya on Saturday at Maywood Middle School in Renton.

Sam Dodt, Colin Ross and Colin Larson all netted a pair of goals and Roland Deex had eight saves and six ground balls for Liberty in the win.

Liberty (1-2-0) next faces Redmond (0-1-0) at 7 p.m. March 21 at Liberty High School.

Klahowya (0-1-0) next faces Gig Harbor (2-1-0), Tuesday, March 20, in a 5 p.m. start at Central Kitsap Junior High.

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