Dunlap Wins Golf State; Girls Take Fourth

Senior Ty Dunlap broke a school record and TAPPS state tournament record for lowest two-round score with a 70-68—138 at the TAPPS 5A state tournament on April 19 at Wildflower Country Club in Temple, Texas.  Dunlap, who signed with Texas A&M, won by six strokes after tying for the state title last year. He is Liberty’s...

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Track and Field Team Shines in Meet – Boys Win District

On April 14-15, the boys track and field team won district by more than 100 points when they competed again other TAPPS 5A schools at the District 1-5A Track and Field Championship at John Paul II in Plano, Texas.  “It was a very dominating performance by the Liberty Warriors,” said Trent Vest, head track coach. “Our boys...

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Students Excel at ACSI Art Festival

Artwork from kindergarten to 12th grade students was represented at the Liberty-hosted ACSI festival held earlier in April. Ten schools brought approximately 300 works of art. Liberty sophomore Laurie Young was awarded “Best in Show” for her acrylic painting.  Other Liberty winners are listed below by grade and...

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Baseball Splits Games Last Week – Wins District

Despite going 1-1 for the week of district play and losing their first district game, the Warriors secured a district championship with a win over Bishop Dunne and TCA beating John Paul II.  On Tuesday, April 12, the Warrior bats get hot early, and the Warrior offense scored 10 runs in the first two innings. The win over Dunne...

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Students Win Awards in NCTC Writing Contest

On Friday, April 15, 10 Liberty students received awards in the North Central Texas College Annual Writing Contest.  In the Middle School Short Story Division, congratulations to Mary Jane Stidham, first place; Meagan Dealy, third place; and Todd Deetjen and Kyleb Howell, honorable mention. These students are from Nancy Perry’s...

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Softball Records Two More District Wins

The Lady Warriors played at Prestonwood on Tuesday, April 12, and came home with a 20-3 victory.  Head coach Stephanie Ritter said, “Winning pitcher Kristen Wheeler did a good job in the circle as well as in the batter’s box going 3-4.  “Leadoff batter senior Kasi Sallee went 4-5 laying down beautiful bunts and making solid...

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Tennis Sends Doubles Teams to State

The Liberty tennis team completed the second day of the district tournament on Wednesday, and the Warriors are sending two doubles team to state! Congratulations to Chris Wells and Garrett Dennis, who are fourth in district, and Lizzy Robinson and Kara Vogelzang, who are fifth in district.  “Our district has some top ranked...

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Board Member Don Lovelace and his Service to Liberty

Liberty Life is conducting a series of interviews with each current board member so that Liberty families can get to know each member better. We at Liberty want to appreciate the board members for all of their valuable service they voluntarily give to Liberty.  Board member Don Lovelace first heard of Liberty from a friend when his...

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Band “Plays Its Heart Out” at State

Liberty Christian is the only school in TAPPS 5A to place in the top six in all four Fine Arts areas: academics and speech, art, vocal music, and instrumental music! Liberty Christian’s Upper School band competed at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) state contest on April 9. “Our members played an...

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Choir Receives Superior Rating at State

Liberty Christian is the only school in TAPPS 5A to place in the top six in all four Fine Arts areas: academics and speech, art, vocal music, and instrumental music!  The Liberty Christian Chorale scored a superior rating of a “1” on Saturday, April 8, at the TAPPS State in Belton, Texas. Its Colla Voce and Dolci Voci also...

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Baseball Undefeated in District

The Warriors won two big district games last week, improving their district record to 9-0 as the team inched closer to a 1-5A district championship.  On Tuesday, April 5, Liberty defeated Bishop Lynch 12-2. Head coach Johnny Isom said, “The game blew wide open for us with six runs in the bottom of the third inning.”  The...

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Girls Golf Team Advances to State, Ty Dunlap to go as Individual

The Liberty Christian girls golf team will compete at the TAPPS 5A state tournament in Temple on April 18-19 after finishing second in district and third in regionals at the TAPPS 1-5A-North Regional tournament.  The girls were led by Maria Manrique and Kelsie Finch, who both made all-district. Manrique shot an 82-79 and Finch shot...

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Lady Warriors Softball: Three-Game Recap

Last Friday, April 1, the Lady Warriors defeated Prestonwood Christian Academy 13-0 in the fifth inning.   Freshman Rachel Rainwater was the winning pitcher, striking out seven batters and giving up only two hits.  “The Lady Warriors played solid defense and did a great job at the plate,” said head coach Stephanie Ritter....

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New Cheerleaders and DanzTeam Members Chosen for 2011-2012

Congratulations to the new varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders, and DanzTeam for 2011–2012.    Varsity Cheerleaders     JV...

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Congratulations to New National Honor Society Members

By Rhonda Smith, NHS Sponsor  Each year the National Honor Society inducts new members in the fall and spring. On Thursday, April 7, Liberty’s chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 20 new members, bringing the current membership to 91 students, the largest group ever.   The four foundations of National Honor Society...

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Students Tie for Second in TAPPS State Academic Competition

Liberty Christian is the only school in TAPPS 5A to place in the top six in all four Fine Arts areas: academics and speech, art, vocal music, and instrumental music! Twenty-two Liberty students who advanced from district competition combined their talents and efforts and tied for second in state at the TAPPS Academic Competition...

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Yearbook Earns National Recognition

Liberty Christian’s yearbook, “Be Liberty 2010” has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2011 “Gotcha Covered Look Book, Volume 9.”  Jostens’ annual “Look Book” is a collection of spreads and photos from outstanding yearbooks and their creative themes and covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage,...

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Student PSIA Academic Results “Best Ever”

For the eighth year in a row, Liberty Christian School hosted the Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA) district contest on Saturday, March 26.  “Liberty students competed extremely well and had their best results ever,” said Misty Baptiste, fine arts department chair.  Overall, Liberty students finished second in...

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Boys Basketball Concludes on a High Note

By Lance Burroughs, Assistant Basketball Coach The Warriors closed out the 2011 district season with an overtime win against Trinity Christian in front of a packed house at LCS. Not only did manager Chance McClure start the ball game, but the Warriors pulled off the win on senior night as Pres McKissack, Hunter Dansby, Kyle...

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Students Win Medals at Science and Engineering Fair

Seven Liberty Middle School students competed against 900 other projects at the Texas Science and Engineering Fair (TSEF) in San Antonio April 1–3.              Three students received medals in their respective categories of science:  Cameron Brasher – Fourth Place: “Oil Drill! Oil Spill!” – Environmental...

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Liberty Baseball: Three-Game Recap

The Warriors improved their district record to 7-0 last week with its win over Nolan Catholic, but ended up going 1-2 during the week with non-district losses to Southwest Christian and Lake Dallas.  In the Southwest Christian game, head coach Johnny Isom said that the breakdowns on defense gave the Eagles enough runs to seal the...

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Students Compete at Science Olympiad

Thirty Liberty Christian science students competed at the Regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 26, at North Lake College. During the day, pairs of students vied in different events such as “Storm the Castle,” “Science of Crime Busters,” and “Chem Lab.”  “It was a great day!” said Heather Lytle, Liberty’s...

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