Liberty’s Ben Graham off to hot start

October 3, 2014

By Greg Farrar Ben Graham, Liberty High School sophomore, watches his tee shot fly on the 309 yard, par 4 eighth hole Sept. 17 at Maplewood Golf Course on the way to a 4-under, 32 round over nine holes for medalist honors. Also under par for the Patriots was senior Dexter Simonds with a 35. The nonleague golf match against Issaquah was won by the Eagles, 181 to 189 strokes. The sophomore won WIAA Athlete of the Week for his efforts.

By Greg Farrar
Ben Graham, Liberty High School sophomore, watches his tee shot fly on the 309 yard, par 4 eighth hole Sept. 17 at Maplewood Golf Course on the way to a 4-under, 32 round over nine holes for medalist honors. Also under par for the Patriots was senior Dexter Simonds with a 35. The nonleague golf match against Issaquah was won by the Eagles, 181 to 189 strokes. The sophomore won WIAA Athlete of the Week for his efforts.

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