Liberty baseball team takes fourth at state

June 4, 2015

Whether the Liberty High School baseball team liked it or not, the label “underdog” was slapped on the Patriots from the moment they qualified for the Class 2A state tournament.

By Karen Calcaterra Liberty High School pitcher Nate Steffens and catcher Tyler Haselman conference with head coach John Martin in the Patriots’ 6-2 loss to Centralia in the Class 2A state baseball semifinals May 29 at Yakima’s County Stadium.

By Karen Calcaterra
Liberty High School pitcher Nate Steffens and catcher Tyler Haselman conference with head coach John Martin in the Patriots’ 6-2 loss to Centralia in the Class 2A state baseball semifinals May 29 at Yakima’s County Stadium.

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DJ’s Sportscards hosts Seahawks punter Jon Ryan

May 23, 2014

NEW — 4 p.m. May 23, 2014

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan will sign autographs from 7-8 p.m. May 28 at DJ’s Sportscards in the Renton Highlands.

Ryan will begin his seventh season with the Super Bowl champion Seahawks in 2014. Ryan has set many NFL punting records and his deep punts have been key in pinning opponents deep in their territory and contributing mightily to Seahawks victories.

Visitors can bring their own items for Ryan to sign, or purchase photos at the store.

Autographs are free, and only one per person, though patrons are encouraged to contribute a voluntary donation to Shepherd’s Crook. The nonprofit ministry finds adoptive homes for special needs children from across the world. Read more

The Freak Tim Lincecum makes pitching debut at Safeco Field

June 20, 2012

Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants Cy Young award-winning pitcher and former Liberty High School star, makes his pitching debut at Safeco Field June 16. By Greg Farrar

With their season on the line in a loser-out playoff game in the KingCo tournament, the 2003 Liberty Patriots knew they something had to give. Read more