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State champion Mountain Lions open season ranked No. 1

State champion Mountain Lions open season ranked No. 1

By Mike Maltais
The two-time defending state champion Liberty Bell High School varsity wrestlers opened season practice Monday (Nov. 17) ranked No. 1 among Washington B league schools as the Mountain Lions set their sights on a three-peat at the Tacoma Dome next Feb. 21 – 22. Commenting on the caliber of this year’s varsity...
Sudden-death goal launches Lady Lions into state playoffs

Sudden-death goal launches Lady Lions into state playoffs

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team is returning to the state championship playoffs for the third consecutive year on the strength of an inspiring 1-0 win over the Central Washington B League champion Okanogan Bulldogs in …
Jones, McMillan,Thornton-White named to All-League

Jones, McMillan,Thornton-White named to All-League

By Mike Maltais Liberty Bell High School varsity football senior Chip Jones, junior Jacob McMillan and sophomore Charlie Thornton-White were among nominees to the Central Washington 2B All-League football teams announced recently by team coaches. Jones was selected to the All-League Defensive First Team as a defensive back and made the Second Team offense as...
Sports briefs: Nov. 12, 2014

Sports briefs:

Nov. 12, 2014

This week: Dinner benefits wildlife, habitat, Fundraiser for ski patrol and Sign up for JH Cheer Camp
Three Lady Lions selected for All-League volleyball squads

Three Lady Lions selected for All-League volleyball squads

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball standouts Ashley Watson, Erin Schuh and Lauren Fitzmaurice were all selected for the Central Washington B All-League volleyball teams on a ballot by team coaches last week. Fitzmaurice, in her first year as a freshman varsity striker for the Lady Lions, was voted to...
Lady Lions drop two but remain alive in race to state

Lady Lions drop two but remain alive in race to state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ soccer team remains alive in the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Tri-District race to state despite a third-round, 2-0 loss to the Brewster Bears at the Apple Cup in Wenatchee last Saturday (Nov. 8). In what would turn out to be a critical difference,...
XC Mountain Lions capture fourth place at state tournament

XC Mountain Lions capture fourth place at state tournament

By Mike Maltais
On the strength of four personal-best performances of the season, the Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ cross-country team took home the fourth-place trophy at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State Cross-Country Championships at Pasco last Saturday (Nov. 8). Ben Klemmeck, Willy Duguay, Eli Neilsen and Josiah Klemmeck posted …...
Lady Lions’ post-season hopes end at Ephrata

Lady Lions’ post-season hopes end at Ephrata

By Mike Maltais The Liberty Bell High School varsity volleyball team kept its hopes for a post-season spot alive last Thursday (Oct. 30) when the Lady Lions beat back Lake Roosevelt three games to one in loser out competition at Pateros. The win advanced Liberty Bell to the next step of single-elimination play against the...
Hornets haunt host Liberty Bell, 55-6, on Halloween

Hornets haunt host Liberty Bell, 55-6, on Halloween

By Mike Maltais

A strange Halloween-like thing happened to the Mountain Lions’ varsity football team on the Liberty Bell High School gridiron last Friday (Oct. 31). The home team materialized on the field against visiting Oroville and proceeded …

Mountain Lions win third straight regional title

Mountain Lions win third straight regional title

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity boys’ cross-country team made the best use of the least numbers at the 1B/2B District 5-6 Championships in Wenatchee last Saturday (Nov. 1) to place four runners among the top seven finishers and …