Winter Sports Championships

March 9, 2015

Liberty girls basketball team wins district title

February 23, 2015

NEW — 6 p.m. Feb. 23, 2015

It’s official.

The Liberty High School girls basketball season is starting to feel mighty similar to one Cinderella-type playoff run the school witnessed in 2013.

After the underdog Patriots knocked off No. 3-ranked White River in the District 2/3 tournament Feb. 18, the parallels to the Liberty soccer team’s state-winning run are hard to miss.

It’s not quite the statement the Patriots’ soccer squad made when it sent home undefeated, No. 1-ranked Columbia River, but the 62-52 win over White River similarly opened eyes across the state and made people take notice of the Patriots. Read more

Hazen defeats Liberty, 74-53, on the court

December 9, 2014

Liberty basketball team hosts 3-on-3 tourney June 14

June 11, 2014

NEW — 11 a.m. June 11, 2014

The Liberty High School boys basketball team played its final minute of the season in February, but the work never stops for the Patriots, who have a busy summer on tap.

Liberty’s long list of summer events began May 30 with its first golf fundraiser at Renton’s Maplewood Golf Course. More than 130 people attended the golf tournament, which also included a banquet and silent auction.

Assistant coach Steve Kelley, a former Seattle Times columnist, was the banquet’s master of ceremonies, while former Seahawks Mack Strong and Paul Moyer were special guest speakers.

“I was so thankful for everybody’s generosity,” Liberty basketball coach Omar Parker said. “I looked out at all the people there to support Liberty basketball, and I got a little emotional.” Read more