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2021-2022 Football Schedule
Fri, Aug 27 City HighNorth Liberty, Iowa0-41L
City HighNorth Liberty, Iowa
Fri, Sep 03 Linn-MarMarion, Iowa15-25L
Linn-MarMarion, Iowa
Fri, Sep 10 Western DubuqueNorth Liberty, Iowa10-21L
Western DubuqueNorth Liberty, Iowa
Fri, Sep 17 Clear Creek Amana North Liberty, Iowa30-31L
Clear Creek Amana North Liberty, Iowa
Fri, Sep 24 North ScottNorth Scott, Iowa0-21L
North ScottNorth Scott, Iowa
Fri, Oct 01 Mount PleasantNorth Liberty, Iowa56-0W
Mount PleasantNorth Liberty, Iowa
Fri, Oct 08 Fort MadisonFort Madison, Iowa24-16W
Fort MadisonFort Madison, Iowa
Fri, Oct 15 BurlingtonNorth Liberty, Iowa18-20L
BurlingtonNorth Liberty, Iowa
Fri, Oct 22 (7:00)ClintonClinton, Iowa
ClintonClinton, Iowa

Football 2021

January 11, 2022

The Liberty Football team huddling up to decide their next plays.

Football vs Fort Madison Recap

Luke Bollier, Reporter October 13, 2021

Liberty Football kept their playoff hopes alive by beating the undefeated Fort Madison on the road on Friday, October 8. After starting the season 0-5, Liberty playoff hopes were dim. The football team...

Tye Hughes, junior, at the first football game of the season.

Football vs Mt. Pleasant Recap

Luke Bollier, Reporter October 6, 2021

Liberty football fans finally got something to cheer about last Friday night. The Bolts shutout Mt. Pleasant resulting in a final score of 56-0. The Bolts received their first win of the season, but more...

Liberty hires a new head football coach

Liberty hires a new head football coach

Zack Anderson, Social Media Chair April 19, 2021

Liberty High School will have a new face on the sidelines and around campus next school year. On Monday, March 29, Liberty Athletic Director, Mike Morrison, announced that James Harris would be the new...

Liberty Football Starts the Road to the Dome

Liberty Football Starts the Road to the Dome

Zack Anderson, Social Media Chair November 1, 2019

Jeff Gordon and the Liberty High Football Team have seen big improvements in their second season as a varsity team. They have shown that all those mornings in the weight room has really paid off. The...

Members of Libertys Band performing at the winter showcase that took place in December.

Start Making Musical Memories

Ella Gilbert, Foundations Reporter May 6, 2022

Reasons why I wanted to quit band: I didn’t have a ton of free time, I thought I would be labeled a “band kid”, and all of my friends were quitting. Band was something I enjoyed, but I was ready...

Kelby Telander, Ben Houselog, and Brylee Klosterman in their colleges sports uniforms.

Liberty Alumni in College Athletics

Noah Klosterman, Reporter, Website Manager April 7, 2022

Everyone always wonders how the people in their high school class will end up after graduation. You know those yearbook questions, “Who's the most likely to be famous.” Or “Most likely to succeed.”...

A Liberty teacher teaching his french class over zoom because of the sub shortage.

Nationwide Sub Shortage Impacts ICCSD

Chloe Oppelt, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022

Teaching has always been a popular profession with around three million professionals in the classroom each year since 1999. But in recent years, the number of people going into teaching full-time and...

LHVC team members and coaches posing for a photo after their state competition.

Backing Up

Dylan Wilson, Reporter January 14, 2022

When people ask me if I enjoy cheerleading, I honestly don't know what to tell them. Should I say yes, no, or kinda? These are all thoughts that go through my head for me on the daily. Cheering has brought...

The fans coordinated in black and yellow stripes for the big Penn State game.

Return of the Hawk Fans

Jocelyn Klein, Reporter December 1, 2021

Give me an “I-O-W-A”! The cheers flood the audience of the Iowa football games. The Hawkeye fans happily returned to the stadiums this year after COVID put a pause on fan attendance for the 2020 season....

Former Liberty student and member of the girls basketball team, Keiko Ono-Fullard, getting ready to play.

Gender Inequality in Sports

Kaelyn Rickels, Madelyn Johnson, and Tatum Stille November 24, 2021

Whether in or out of season, the majority of TV and media attention goes to men’s football, basketball, and baseball. 72% of all sports airtime is devoted to those three sports while women’s sports...

The Iowa Hawkeye football team playing at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City.

NCAA Rule Change

Sam Rozz, Reporter November 2, 2021

Athletes across the NCAA have not been paid or been able to make their own money for years, but the NCAA has finally changed this rule. According to the NCAA, athletes were not able to be paid before because...

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