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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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Liberty pressures way to fourth straight Southeast league championship
Saturday, November 2, 2013
high school football: Defensive ends Jarvis Polu, Larry Fuller torture Foothill
Foothill quarterback Drew Doxtator may want to consider filing for a restraining order against the Liberty defensive line. After two-and-a-half hours of terror Friday night, he could present quite the case. The Patriots assaulted the leader of the Falcons’ offense en route to an authoritative 34-12 victory to close the regular season.
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'It's always a battle': Liberty outlasts Basic
Thursday, October 24, 2013
high school football:
If there is one team in Sunrise Southeast division that issn’t going to be afraid of the other-world numbers that Liberty is putting up, it would be Basic. “They don’t back down, and they’re not intimidated,” Liberty coach Rich Muraco said. “Coach (Jeff) Cahill does an amazing job. … They do a good job with their system and it’s always a battle.” The Wolves gave the Patriots everything they could handle, but the Patriots’ defense made critical stops and the offense lit up the scoreboard once again, giving Liberty a 63-42 victory Thursday.
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Liberty scores early and often in blowout victory over Eldorado
Friday, October 18, 2013
high school sports:
Senior quarterback Tyler Newman tosses four touchdowns, while sophomore running back Calvin Tubbs runs for two more to keep Patriots undefeated against in-state competition.
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Newman sets state mark in TD passes as Liberty routs Del Sol
Friday, October 11, 2013
high school football:
Senior quarterback Tyler Newman threw for nine touchdown passes to lead Liberty past Del Sol.
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Liberty finishes strong to secure rivalry victory at Coronado
Friday, October 4, 2013
high school football:
Even after a pile of penalties left Liberty High coach Rich Muraco fuming on the sidelines he was able to recognize the simple truth of Friday night’s game at rival Coronado High.
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High school football rankings: Back at No. 2, let's consider Liberty on upset alert
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
high school football:
This is far from the Sports Illustrated cover jinx, but the Liberty High football team definitely needs to be on upset alert Friday when it plays Coronado. The Patriots are ranked No. 2 in the Sun’s top 10 this week — the third time in as many weeks we’ve had a new team in the second slot.
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Newman stellar as Liberty crushes Durango
Friday, September 27, 2013
high school football:
Senior quarter Tyler Newman accounts for seven touchdowns in resounding shutout victory over Trail Blazers.
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Liberty drops heartbreaker in final game against national competition
Friday, September 20, 2013
high school football:
Liberty was in position to knock off one of the West’s most dominant high school football programs Friday night.
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Liberty goes to the air in win over Silverado
Saturday, September 7, 2013
high school football:
Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman throws four touchdown passes to give Patriots first win of the season.
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Liberty's inexperience results in long night, lopsided defeat to Arizona school
Saturday, August 24, 2013
high school football:
Liberty High football coach Rich Muraco knew breaking in a roster of several first-time varsity players would include some trying moments. He likely didn’t imagine they would be this difficult. The Patriots showed their inexperienced today against Tucson’s Salpointe Catholic in the Sollenberger Classic, giving up 28 first-quarter points in a 48-7 defeat.
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Blog: Tucson's Salpointe Catholic handles Liberty in Sollenberger Classic
Saturday, August 24, 2013
high school football:
The Liberty High football team didn't back down, even when the outcome was certain. Trailing by six touchdowns at halftime Saturday against Salpointe Catholic of Tucson in the Sollenberger Classic, Liberty made small improvements in the second half in an otherwise disappointing opener.
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Liberty reloading with talented sophomore class, ready for national schedule
Friday, August 23, 2013
high school football:
Three summers ago, the Liberty High football team took the field with two sophomores — quarterback Kai Nacua and running back Niko Kapeli — penciled in as starters, and they more than exceeded expectations. Liberty coach Rich Muraco feels another group of sophomores could follow a similar script.
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Wisconsin's Polynesian pipeline could include Liberty lineman Jarvis Polu
Thursday, May 23, 2013
high school recruiting: The 6-foot-4, 260-pound defensive end and offensive tackle was offered last week by the Big 10 Conference power
Liberty High incoming senior lineman Jarvis Polu was a mid- to low-level college football recruit most of the spring, receiving scholarship offers from UNLV, UNR, Idaho and Army. Things quickly changed late last week when Wisconsin offered the 6-foot-4, 260-pound defensive end, immediately changing his status from an under-the-radar prospect to a solid three-star recruit by evaluating site That’s what happens when a national power from the Big 10 Conference offers a scholarship. Wisconsin, and other Big 10 schools, rarely scout the area.
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Gorman, others prepping this spring to make national splash in August
Thursday, April 11, 2013
high school sports: Coronado and Spring Valley will play in Idaho, Liberty has three games against out-of-state teams; each want to represent Nevada
This will be a chance for Las Vegas area high school football teams to make a statement. During a three-week stretch at the end of August and into early September, nine area programs will open the season against out-of-state competition in games coaches say carry much significance. In addition to getting the players ready for the challenges of league play, they are more than aware of the obvious: The local brand of football is gaining respect nationally each year, meaning teams will be playing for more than the school name on the front of their jersey. They’ll also be representing ...

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