Texas Rangers’ Mike Maddux to Speak at Liberty on Monday – Postponed

This event has been postponed, and the new date will be added to this story as soon as the date has been set. The media and local baseball fans are invited to Liberty Christian’s Annual Baseball Media Day this Monday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. Guest speaker this year will be Texas Rangers’ Pitching Coach Mike Maddux. As the defending...

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Student Athletes to Play at College Level Next Fall

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, three Liberty Christian student athletes committed to play at the college level. The school will hold more college signings throughout the year. Benn Hawkins will play baseball for the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Benn is the starting varsity catcher on Liberty’s baseball team, which won the...

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Baseball Wins State Title!

Congratulations to the Warrior Baseball Team that won the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ State Championship May 14 by defeating Houston’s St. Pius X with a score of 6-1! Coach Isom said that the players came into the season with huge expectations in front of them in their quest for the State...

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James Taylor Classic Baseball Win

Thanks to the Denton Record-Chronicle for this update on Sunday, Feb. 24: In one of its games during the classic, Liberty Christian hit four home runs in a 9-2 win over Corsicana. Trent Hodapp, Connor McMann, Carson Dowdle and Daniel Keene all homered for the Warriors as Keene allowed only four hits to pick up the victory. Denton...

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Media Day Features Alum and S.F. Giants Player Elliott Blair

Liberty Christian’s Baseball Team hosted its annual Media Day on Feb. 12 with Liberty Alumnus and San Francisco Giants Player Elliott Blair. Johnny Isom, head baseball coach, recognized Elliott Blair, along with Liberty’s freshman, JV, and varsity players. As students were announced, those attending applauded the players’...

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Baseball Wins Key Game, Plays in Semifinals Friday

Denton Record-Chronicle Published: 08 May 2012 08:15 AM Liberty Christian advanced to the TAPPS 5A state semifinals with a 5-1 victory over San Antonio Central Catholic on Monday afternoon at Mary-Hardin Baylor in Belton. It’s the third straight year the Warriors have at least advanced to the semifinal round. Liberty...

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Liberty Baseball Advancing in Playoffs

ARGYLE — Liberty Christian scored five unanswered runs for a comeback win over El Paso Cathedral late Wednesday in the area round of the TAPPS 5A playoffs. Connor McMann went 2 for 3, while Grier Nelson added a double. Hayden Holley pitched a complete game, striking out five in the victory. The Warriors advance to face San Antonio...

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Liberty Baseball Wins James Taylor Classic

Behind a five-run first inning, Liberty Christian defeated Corsicana 7-3 on Saturday, Feb. 25 in the championship game of the James Taylor Classic.  Michael Speanburg picked up the win.  Speanburg, Denton Martin, and Carson Dowdle each had two hits and a double in the victory for the Warriors (8-4-1).  Earlier in the day, Liberty...

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Baseball Media Day Thursday with Texas Rangers’ Scott Coolbaugh

Liberty Christian Baseball begins the season with Media Day on Thursday, Feb. 9, a time when students, guests, parents, and the media can meet Liberty players and coaches.   The afternoon is dedicated to members of the media, providing them an opportunity to ask questions and take pictures of the team for the upcoming...

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Baseball Finishes Season at State Tournament

During semifinals on May 12, the Warriors led gallantly for most of the game at 3-0, but the defending state champions, Houston St. Thomas, came back to win in eight innings, 4-3.  “It will always feel like that one got away,” head coach Johnny Isom said. “Despite it all, I am proud of the boys and the way they competed...

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Warrior Baseball Wins Bi-District Game

Liberty defeated San Antonio Central Catholic Buttons 10-0 on Saturday, April 30, in the opening round of playoffs to earn a bi-district championship and advance to the regional round of the TAPPS 5A playoffs.  “Timely hitting early on and a couple big blasts late proved to be the difference in the game,” said head coach Johnny...

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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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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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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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Warriors Continue to Dominate in Baseball

The Liberty Christian Warriors are 6-0 in district TAPPS 5A with two big wins over John Paul II on March 22, 9-6, and Trinity Christian Addison on March 25, 17-3.  Head coach Johnny Isom said, “Last week was a big week for us with two quality district wins.”  In the John Paul II game, the Warrior offense cranked it up...

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Baseball Undefeated in District – Plays Well in Tournament

Baseball took no break over Spring Break and came away with strong district wins and second place in the Brownwood tournament.  In the Brownwood tournament held on March 10–12, Liberty went 3-1, beating Fort Stockton 20-4, defeating Brownwood 15-3, and overpowering Rockdale 17-7, but trailing to Stephenville 6-4.  During...

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Warrior Baseball Shows Strong Start

In its second tournament of the season, Liberty Christian won the Killeen Shoemaker Tournament held last weekend. Head coach Johnny Isom said, “We have played in this tournament five years in a row, and this year was the first time for us to win the entire thing.” Liberty players named all-tournament were junior Denton Martin...

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Warrior Baseball Wins Second in Tournament

Congratulations to the Warriors baseball team for its second place finish in the James Taylor Classic last weekend. The tournament was run by Denton Ryan High School, and for the first time, Liberty Christian School helped host the tournament and was the second site for pool play games.  The Warriors were in a pool that included...

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Major League Baseball Player to Speak at Warrior Media Day Thursday

The Liberty Christian Warriors begin their 2011 baseball season in their new TAPPS 5A division by celebrating Media Day on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Integrity Park in Argyle. Major League Baseball player Vernon Wells will be in attendance and will speak to the players, families, guests, and members of the media who are...

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Warriors Baseball Pitcher Commits to UTA

By Marshall Moore - Denton Record Chronicle Chad Nack has gotten his fair share of attention from college baseball programs around the state. In the end, though, the senior Liberty Christian pitcher found exactly what he was looking for less than 50 miles away from home. Nack recently committed to play baseball at UT-Arlington,...

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Great Baseball Season Ends in Waco

Corpus Christi John Paul II’s Nathan Humpal allowed seven hits as the Centurions downed Liberty Christian 6-3 in the TAPPS 4A state semifinals on Thursday at the Waco ISD Sports Complex. The Warriors (29-8-1) struck first, plating a run in the second as Chad Nack and Justin Stephens opened the frame with back-to-back singles....

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Baseball Advances after Exciting Playoff Win

Last weekend the Warrior baseball team traveled to Mesquite, Texas, to face Dallas Christian in the first round of the TAPPS 1-4A state championship race. The Warriors came in as the No. 3 seed, and the Chargers of Dallas Christian came in as the No. 2 seed “The Warriors knew they had a battle on their hands,” said Johnny Isom,...

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Warrior Baseball in Playoffs Saturday

The Warrior baseball team is entering the most exciting time of the season as they enter into the TAPPS 1-4A baseball playoffs.  “Playoff season is a very familiar place for this group of Warriors who enter into the race as the defending state champions,” said Johnny Isom, head baseball coach.  The Warriors come into the...

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Liberty’s Baseball Team Plays it Forward to Help Others

Liberty’s Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball team held a camp earlier this semester for younger boys who aspire to be great in baseball. Head baseball coach Johnny Isom and coach Craig Oglesby also were a part of the camp’s success.  Why did the camp take place and why were so many students and coaches involved to make it such...

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Warrior Baseball Wins District Game; Next One at Home this Monday

Last Saturday, the Warrior Baseball Team opened district play against Arlington Grace Prep in a two-game series. The Warriors played game No. 1 on the road and earned the victory by a score of 2-0.  Junior Chad Nack pitched six scoreless innings to earn the victory, and junior Trevor Simms pitched the seventh inning to earn the...

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