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Mountain Lions face Inchelium Friday in home-field introduction to 8-man football

Mountain Lions face Inchelium Friday in home-field introduction to 8-man football

Coach Steve White saw some things he liked at the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team’s intra-squad scrimmage on the Mountain Lions’ home field last Friday (Sept. 11), but was also blunt about some things he thinks need improvement. Friday’s scrimmage was open to the public as a way to …
Mountain Lions pounce on Northport for 70-6 victory in opening game

Mountain Lions pounce on Northport for 70-6 victory in opening game

Liberty Bell High School made an impressive debut in eight-man football with a 70-6 trouncing of Northport on Saturday (Sept. 5). Coach Steve White said he wasn’t entirely surprised by the outcome, although the score was a little startling. “The players executed exactly like they have in practice,” he said. “I felt like the whole...
Liberty Bell football team opens 8-man play with long road trip

Liberty Bell football team opens 8-man play with long road trip

A lot of Methow Valley fans are curious about eight-man football as the Liberty Bell High School varsity team begins its first season in a new league with a new look. Coach Steve White is one of them. “I’m eager to see what it’s going to look like,” White said this week …
LBHS to play 8-man varsity football in 2015-16 season

LBHS to play 8-man varsity football in 2015-16 season

By Don Nelson Liberty Bell High School will switch to eight-man football this season, reflecting concerns of returning players and their parents that recent varsity teams have had too few players to be safe and competitive. The Mountain Lions will take the spot vacated by another school in an eight-man league and will play against...
Players flock to football potluck

Players flock to football potluck

Gridiron players from age 8 (PeeWee) to 18 (Liberty Bell High School varsity) showed up in numbers last Sunday afternoon (Aug. 9) for a football potluck and barbecue held at the Lookout Mountain residence of PeeWee coaches Tom and Erin White. With parents and supporters in tow, the players unofficially kicked off their seasons that...
Fundraisers set to help Twisp man injured in car accident

Fundraisers set to help Twisp man injured in car accident

Twisp resident and Liberty Bell High School coach Micah Knox, 31, was injured last week in a single-car rollover accident on Balky Hill Road. Knox was listed in serious condition on Tuesday (April 28) at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. Okanogan County sheriff’s dispatch received a call at 6:15 a.m. on April 23 from a...
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...
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 fall to Shockers, Hornets up next for Friday’s Senior Night game

Mountain Lions fall to Shockers, Hornets up next for Friday’s Senior Night game

By Mike Maltais

Following a heart-stopping 35-28 Homecoming loss to the Bridgeport Mustangs on Oct. 17, things didn’t get any better for the Liberty Bell High School varsity football team when it dropped a road loss to the Shockers at Waterville, 56-34, on Friday (Oct. 24). But if game could have been …...

Mountain Lions lose Homecoming heart-stopper

By Mike Maltais
There were no early departures at the Homecoming varsity football game last Friday evening between the host Liberty Bell Mountain Lions and visiting Bridgeport Mustangs, because the final outcome wasn’t decided until the closing seconds of the contest.