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College football bowl season finds new home in Frisco

College football bowl season finds new home in Frisco

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under News, Sports Showcase

First the Dallas Cowboys made Frisco their home, and now ESPN Events is doing the same thing bringing the college football bowl season here as the newly named Frisco Bowl at Toyota Stadium was announced Tuesday, with the the first game scheduled for December 20. “We are excited to invite two d...

New UIL sports unlikely to be added soon

New UIL sports unlikely to be added soon

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

From golf to wrestling, there are 13 UIL sports. For years there has been debate as to what should be the next sports added, with the UIL last studying proposals in 2016 concerning two sports to add: water polo and/or lacrosse. Neither sport was added, but UIL deputy director Jamey Harrison said on...

Football gears up for fall with Tuesday’s spring game

Football gears up for fall with Tuesday’s spring game

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Football is back as the team gears up for its annual spring game Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. on the football field. “I think the way we’ve been practicing we are definitely ahead of where we were last year,” junior quarterback Carson Morris said. “I think that it's good because we can work o...

From coach to counselor

From coach to counselor

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

After starting the girls’ soccer program when the school opened in 2006, Cissy Blaisure is handing the reigns over to new head coach Lyz Mokler. However Blaisure isn’t leaving the nest; instead, she’s taking on a new position. Spending a year and a half taking extra classes on top of being ...

Friday’s physicals give athletes an early start

Friday’s physicals give athletes an early start

Mia Ricketts, WTV Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Student athletes can get their athletic physical completed for the 2017-18 school year on Friday, before school gets out for summer. The early availability of physicals allows athletes to have a current physical for summer camps, instead of them having to find another means of obtaining one. Stu...

History making 4th place finish for girls’ golf

History making 4th place finish for girls’ golf

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ golf team finished fourth in the UIL 5A State Tournament at Wolfdancer Golf Club in Bastrop, missing a spot on the podium by 25 strokes. “My rounds both days started off pretty slow,” senior Darby Deans said. “So by the time I made the turn I was already too many over par, but...

Sprinting to the top

Sprinting to the top

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Eight athletes made their way to the University of Texas at Austin May 11-13 to compete in the UIL State Track Meet. Of the eight, three placed in their individual events, including sophomore Nissi Kabongo who placed second in the 800 meter run. “It was a really big accomplishment because I wor...

Girls tee off in chase of championship

Girls tee off in chase of championship

Jordan Klein, Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls' varsity golf team is taking its best shot at the state tournament this week at the Wolfdancer Golf Club in Bastrop. With the goal of winning the state championship, the girls' varsity golf team has been sticking to their normal practice schedule. The state tournament takes place on Monday and Tuesday, with the ...

Title IX adds up for girls’ athletics

Title IX adds up for girls’ athletics

Kasey Harvey and Christi Lazutkin
May 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prevents discrimination based on gender in educational activities that receive federal financial assistance. This statue has helped pave the way for greater equality in education with one of the trickle down effects resulting in an increase in the number of gi...

Track and field athletes leave for state meet

Track and field athletes leave for state meet

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Eight track and field athletes seeking state championships headed to the University of Texas at Austin Thursday for the UIL Track and Field State Meet. “I’m really excited,” head girls track coach Amanda Byers said. “This is the most girls that I’ve brought to the state meet here at Liberty so I’m excited to see a...

My Life As: state qualifier for track

My Life As: state qualifier for track

Julia Savage, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, My Life As, Showcase, Sports Showcase

in this week’s My Life As, a day in the life of state track qualifier Isaiah Palmer.

Four guys, 1600 meters, one goal

Four guys, 1600 meters, one goal

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Perhaps the four fastest guys on campus, the varsity 4x400 relay team is hoping to come back next week as four of the fastest guys in the state. “We’ve been looking forward to it all year,” junior Christian Palmer said. “We were pretty confident that we were going to make it to state ...

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