Hazen, Liberty sports programs had a good 2014

January 2, 2015

There was no shortage of success stories in the 2014 Hazen and Liberty sports seasons. Here are the ones that stood out among the rest.

Hazen drillers make it three in a row

Contributed The Hazen High School drill team and coaches show off their third consecutive first-place trophy after the Dance and Drill State Championships March 29 at the Yakima SunDome.

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The Hazen High School drill team and coaches show off their third consecutive first-place trophy after the Dance and Drill State Championships March 29 at the Yakima SunDome.

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Hazen football coach steps down

March 5, 2014

Hazen High School football coach Drew Oliver announced on the team’s Facebook page that he will leave the Highlanders to coach his alma mater, Newport High School.

Oliver took over the program in 2009, and under his direction, Hazen returned to the state playoffs during the 2011 season, for the first time since 1993.

Drew Oliver

Drew Oliver

“I feel that the program at Hazen is in a much better place now than it was five years ago, and I’m confident that with the fine community of support and culture of hard work we’ve created, it will continue to get even better,” he wrote.

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