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Photo: Liberty wide receiver Ethan Dedeaux (2) looks back
Liberty makes just enough plays to win defensive struggle against Coronado
Saturday, September 13, 2014
High School Football:
Momentum can be completely on your side until, suddenly, it’s not. It feels like a punch to the gut when it leaves and the hits feel more impactful with each pivot when teams trade blows like Liberty and Coronado on Friday night at Freedom Field.
Friday Night Roundup: Liberty edges Coronado in another tight game; Gorman squeaks by
Friday Night Roundup: Liberty edges Coronado in another tight game; Gorman squeaks by
Friday, September 12, 2014
High School Football:
The schedule makers did a great job booking this week’s high school football games. With at least four games that could be won by either team, we should be in for some exciting finishes ...
High school football top 10: Liberty, Coronado expected to deliver another close game
High school football top 10: Liberty, Coronado expected to deliver another close game
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Sports:
This will be the game of the week. While Coronado seemingly always gives Liberty a good challenge, the Patriots typically pull away late. Liberty is ranked No. 2 for a reason ...
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Sloppy performance still good enough for Liberty in 58-26 victory
Friday, September 5, 2014
high school football:
Special teams is usually the most overlooked aspect of football, at least as it compares to offense and defense, and it’s that area that will get the most attention at Liberty High practices this week. Well, that and the team’s overall discipline.
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Liberty defense produces multiple TDs, holds Basic to less than 100 yards
Saturday, August 30, 2014
kickoff 2014:
With a defense this good, the Liberty High football team will have plenty of time to develop its freshman quarterback. ...
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Can anyone stunt Liberty’s growing Sunrise Region dynasty?
Friday, August 22, 2014
Kickoff 2014:
For an example of Liberty High’s recent supremacy on the gridiron, consider that kids starting high school as freshmen this year weren’t yet out of elementary school the last time the Patriots lost a game in the Sunrise Region. Liberty carries a streak of 38 straight wins against conference opponents — its last loss came to Del Sol in the 2009 Sunrise semifinals — into the upcoming season...
Photo: Liberty High lineman Noah Jefferson, shown during
Liberty lineman wastes little time in committing to USC
Thursday, May 15, 2014
high school recruiting:
Liberty High 2015 defensive lineman Noah Jefferson said Monday he was close to committing to the USC football program. It didn't take long to pull the trigger ...
Photo: Liberty High lineman Noah Jefferson, shown during
Liberty’s Noah Jefferson on USC offer: ‘I might commit to them sometime soon’
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
high school football:
During a Liberty High football team spring practice Monday, coaches referred to their star lineman Noah Jefferson as “Jadeveon” or “Clowney” in comparing Jefferson to top NFL Draft pick Jadeveon Clowney. Jefferson was offered a scholarship last week by USC ...
Photo: Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman looks for an open
Liberty's Tyler Newman named state Gatorade Player of the Year
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
high school football:
Liberty's Tyler Newman passed for 3,983 yards and 42 touchdowns in leading the Patriots to their fourth straight Sunrise Regional title. Last week, he was honored for his sensational season, being selected as Nevada’s Gatorade Player of the Year. “It was an amazing year. Everything clicked after that first game,” Newman said.
Photo: Liberty High School coach Rich Muraco shouts order
Late touchdown ends Liberty's hopes of returning to state title game
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Reed scored the go-ahead touchdown with less than a minute to play. Liberty got the ball back with 30 seconds remaining, but a Tyler Newman pass was intercepted.
Photo: Bishop Gorman's Daniel Stewart (1) battles for mor
HS football state semifinal blog: Gorman to face Reed High of Reno in state championship game
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Daniel Stewart had a 9-yard touchdown run for Bishop Gorman with 2:48 to play in the third quarter for a 31-0 lead against Palo Verde in the state semifinals. In the other semifinal, Reed took a 28-24 lead after Liberty went ahead 24-21 on Tyler Newman's 45-yard TD pass to Drew Hladek with nine minutes remaining.
Photo: Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman looks for an open
No telling which Liberty offensive player will shine in state semifinals against Reed
Friday, November 29, 2013
high school football:
Gone are the days when the Liberty High football team’s success and failure is dictated by the performances of their all-state quarterback and running back. While Kai Nacua and Niko Kapeli were two of the best players in Liberty history, they couldn’t do it alone in the final few games of the season. These Liberty Patriots don’t have that problem.
Photo: Liberty High School coach Rich Muraco is showered
Liberty's fourth straight Sunrise championship just as special as the first
Friday, November 22, 2013
high school football: Patriots' coach remembers the program's struggles when school opened in 2003 and how making the playoffs seemed impossible
A celebration of this nature has become common for the Liberty High football program. The Patriots' won their fourth-straight Sunrise Regional championship. Patriots’ coach Rich Muraco, still dripping wet after players drenched him in water, was interviewed by one reporter after another. He was asked about Liberty’s string of championships and what’s been the key to their dominance. However, the coach is quick to point out the whole story.
Photo: Liberty High football players (from left) Samson M
Liberty's rally against Canyon Springs puts them back in a familiar spot — the Sunrise title game
Friday, November 15, 2013
high school football:
The Liberty High football team prevailed in more than its share of close playoff games in winning the past three Sunrise Regional championships. So, when the Patriots trailed visiting Canyon Springs by a touchdown today entering the fourth quarter of the Sunrise semifinals, it would be easy to assume the experience of previous playoff runs would give them an edge. That wasn’t the case.
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Liberty one step closer to another Sunrise title
Friday, November 8, 2013
high school football:
After scratching off winning the Southeast League title off of its to-do list, the Liberty High football team has turned its sights on the next item: win the Sunrise Region again. The Patriots took one step closer to accomplishing that goal, defeating Silverado 41-27 in the Sunrise Region quarterfinals

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