End-of-year sports awards ceremonies planned

All modified and JV athletes and their family at invited to the year-end sports award ceremony to be held on at 4 p.m. May 30 in the high school auditorium. Following the awards ceremony, there will be an informal barbecue in the high school cafeteria to celebrate the hard work of the modified and JV athletes.

The annual Block L Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. June 6 in the high school gymnasium. More information will be provided as the event gets closer

Sports schedule, and results, for the week of April 22-28, 2024

Our athletes will be in action in baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track and field this week. 

Here are the schedule and results, if available. Livestream links are included where available.

Monday, April 22

3:30 p.m.: Girls Varsity Golf vs. Sullivan West Central at Villa Roma Country Club

4:15 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Ellenville at Berme Road Field
Result: Ellenville 13, Liberty 1. Ellenville’s Victoria Bonitz struck out 9 batters while allowing just three hits as the Blue Devils took down Liberty 13-1 Monday afternoon. The Redhawks’ Angie Wheeler, Aaliyah Williams and Elaina Ramirez each had singles. Liberty’s record falls to 3-3 with the loss.

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Sullivan West Central at Sullivan West – Lake Huntington

4:30 p.m.: JV Baseball vs. Sullivan West Central at Liberty High School

4:30 p.m.: JV Softball  vs. Onteora at Liberty High School.

Tuesday, April 23

3:15 p.m.: Girls Varsity Golf vs. Ellenville at Shawangunk Country Club

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Golf vs. Fallsburg at Sullivan County Golf and Country Club.

4:15 p.m.: Modified Softball vs. Fallsburg at Liberty Elementary School

Wednesday, April 24

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Washingtonville at Monticello High School

4 p.m.: Boys and Girls Varsity Track and Field vs. Monticello at Liberty High School.

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Beacon City at Liberty High School.

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Softball  vs. Beacon City at Liberty High School

Thursday, April 25

3:30 p.m.: Girls Varsity Golf vs. Monticello at The Monster at Resort World Catskill.

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Golf vs. Monticello at The Monster at Resort World Catskill.

4 p.m.: Boys and Girls Modified Track and Field vs. Sullivan West Central at Sullivan West – Jeffersonville.

4:15 p.m.: Modified Baseball  vs. Eldred at Liberty High School.

4:15 p.m.: Modified Softball vs. Eldred at Eldred High School

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Baseball  vs. Port Jervis at Liberty Middle School

4:30 p.m.: JV Baseball  vs. Beacon City  at Liberty Middle School

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Port Jervis at Liberty High School

4:30 p.m.: JV Softball vs. Beacon City at Liberty Elementary School.

Friday, April 26

3 p.m.: Boys Varsity Golf vs. John S. Burke Catholic at Hickory Hill Golf Course.

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Warwick Valley School District at Warwick Valley Middle School.

Saturday, April 27

9 a.m.: Wildcat Tournament: Varsity Softball vs. Livingston Manor at Livingston Manor High School.

11 a.m.: Wildcat Tournament: Varsity Baseball vs. Hancock-Deposit at Livingston Manor High School.

1 p.m.: Wildcat Tournament consolation games

3 p.m.: Wildcat Tournament championship games

Sunday, April 28

No events scheduled.

The schedule is subject to change. Check the Liberty schedule on the Section 9 website for the latest. 

Sports schedule, and results, for the week of April 15-21, 2024

Our athletes will be in action in baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track and field this week. 

Here are the schedule and results, if available. Livestream links are included where available.

Monday, April 15

3:30 p.m.: Boys Varsity Golf vs. Port Jervis at Lynx at Riverbend

4 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Fallsburg at Liberty High School

4:30 p.m.: JV Baseball vs. Onteora at Onteora High School

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Chester/Seward at Liberty High School
Result: Chester/Seward 25, Liberty 0
Chester/Seward pounded out 14 hits and used a strong pitching performance by Ayla Chalulsan, as well as shoddy Redhawks defense, to defeat Liberty 25-0 in 5 innings. Chalulsan also hit a grand slam and drove in 7 to lead the Hambletonian offense. Megan Schmidt and Angie Wheeler each had a hit for the Redhawks who drop to 2-1 on the season.

Tuesday, April 16

3:15 p.m.: Girls Varsity Golf vs. Ellenville at Shawangunk Country Club

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Golf vs. Fallsburg at Sullivan County Golf and Country Club.

4:15 p.m.: Modified Softball vs. Fallsburg at Liberty Elementary School

Wednesday, April 17

4 p.m.: JV Softball vs. S.S. Seward Institute at Rock Sports Park

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs Cornwall Central at Monticello High School.

4 p.m.: Boys and Girls Varsity Track & Field vs. Multiple Schools at Liberty High School.

Thursday, April 18

3:45 p.m.:  Varsity Softball vs. Livingston Manor at Livingston Manor High School.
Result: Liberty 24, Livingston Manor 2. Liberty used some excellent at bats and good base running to defeat Livingston Manor 24-2 in a game played at Livingston Manor. Angie Wheeler had four hits, one RBI andtwo runs scored to lead the Redhawk offense. Quinn Allen and Breanna Mangan, who was called up from the JV for the game, each chipped in two hits. Nevaeh Davis walked four times, had three stolen bases and scored four runs. Ayaliyah Williams scored three times as well. In the circle, Angie pitched five innings while giving up just one earned run and four hits while striking out eight.  The Varsity improves to 3-1.

6 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Warwick Valley School District vs. Monticello/Liberty at Monticello High School

Friday, April 19

4 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Chester Academy at The Rock Sports Park.

4 p.m.: JV Baseball vs. Chester Academy at Maple Avenue School (Chester)

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Goshen at Goshen High School

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Sullivan West Central at Sullivan West – Jeffersonville
Result: Sullivan West 15, Liberty 3 A 10-run second inning by Sullivan West ultimately doomed the Varsity as the Bulldogs went on to defeat the Redhawks 15-3. Angie Wheeler and Quinn Allen both had doubles and Mya Huebsch had her first Varsity hit in the loss. Nevaeh Davis, Megan Schmidt, Aaliyah Williams, Aubrey Botsford and Olivia Dworestky also had hits for Liberty. The Varsity’s record falls to 3-2.

4:30 p.m.: JV Softball vs. Sullivan West Central at Sullivan West – Lake Huntington

Saturday, April 20

11 a.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Middletown at Middletown High School Faller Field Complex.

Sunday, April 21

No events scheduled.

The schedule is subject to change. Check the Liberty schedule on the Section 9 website for the latest. 

Sports schedule, and results, for the week of April 8-14, 2024

Our athletes will be in action in baseball, softball, tennis and track and field this week. 

Here are the schedule and results, if available. Livestream links are included where available.

Monday, April 8

No events scheduled.

Tuesday, April 9

3 p.m.: Boys Varsity Golf vs. James I. O’Neill at West Point Golf Course

4 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Monticello  at Liberty High School
Result: Liberty 7, Monticello 3. Angie Wheeler struck out 10 while giving up just three hits leading the Redhawks to a 7-3 victory over Monticello. Angie was also hot at the plate as she went 2-3, with two runs scored. Megan Schmidt had a double, RBI and one run scored, and Arianna Wilson singled while driving in two runners. Quinn Allen chipped in a single and had an RBI and one run scored. Aaliyah Williams also went 1-3 with two runs scored.

4 p.m.: JV Softball  vs. Monticello at Monticello High School

4 p.m.: JV Baseball vs. Monticello at Monticello High School

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Port Jervis at Port Jervis High School

Wednesday, April 10

4 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Fallsburg at Liberty High School
Result:  Liberty 16, Fallsburg 1. Angie Wheeler threw a no-hitter while striking out 10 as Liberty downed Fallsburg 16 to 1. The Redhawks offense was hot as they pounded out 14 hits. Aaliyah Williams led the way going 2-2 with a triple, walk 2 RBI and 3 runs scored. Arianna Wilson went 2-3 with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored as well. Quinn Allen and Angie Wheeler both had two hits while scoring 3 times. Nevaeh Davis and Aubrey Botsford also had two hits each for Liberty.

4:30 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Port Jervis at Port Jervis High School

4:30 p.m.: Boys and Girls Varsity Track & Field vs. Goshen at Goshen High School

Thursday, April 11

4 p.m.: Boys and Girls Modified Track & Field vs. Monticello at Monticello High School

4 p.m.: Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Washingtonville at Washington Middle School

Friday, April 12

All events postponed.

Saturday, April 13

10 a.m.: Boys and Girls Varsity Invitational vs. Multiple Schools at Monticello High School.

Sunday, April 14

No events scheduled.

The schedule is subject to change. Check the Liberty schedule on the Section 9 website for the latest. 

Sports schedule, and results, for the weeks of March 22-April 7, 2024

Our athletes will be in action in baseball and softball. 

Here are the schedule and results, if available. Livestream links are included where available.

Friday, March 22

4:30 p.m.:  Varsity Baseball vs. Chester Academy at Chester Academy Chester Academy-Middle/High School

4:30 p.m.: JV Baseball vs.  vs. Chester Academy at Maple Avenue School (Chester)

Saturday, March 23

No events scheduled.

Sunday, March 24

No events scheduled.

Monday, March 25

3:30 p.m.: Varsity Baseball  vs. S.S. Seward Institute at The Rock Sports Park

4 p.m.: Varsity Softball vs. Fallsburg at Benjamin Cosor Elementary School

Tuesday, Feb. 26

No events scheduled

Wednesday, March 27

4:15 p.m.: Varsity Baseball vs. Middletown at Middletown High School Faller Field Complex

Thursday, March 28

Events canceled

Friday, March 29

No events scheduled.

Saturday, March 30

No events scheduled

Sunday, March 31

No events scheduled.

Monday-Sunday, April 1-7

All events canceled

The schedule is subject to change. Check the Liberty schedule on the Section 9 website for the latest. 

LES fourth-grade wrestler takes second in statewide event

Liberty Elementary fourth-grader Blake Dennison recently plac3e second in the NY Wrestling Association for Youth State Championships. He trains at Deep Roots Wrestling Club in Walden, three times a week, while excelling in his education and band. On Saturday, March 9, he traveled to Syracuse to compete in the D5 70-pound weight class, which had 30 competitors.

Annual tournament raises $200 for scholarship 

Liberty High School Physical Education Department held its annual Ron Francisco Ping Pong and Badminton Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 29, in the high school gymnasium.

TStudents and staff sit in the stands in a gymnasiumhere were more than 100 participants and almost 200 students and staff who watched, the largest since at least before COVID, Athletic Director Erin Alvord said.

“In the end, this was probably one of our best tournaments of all time. The students were organized, followed direction and were supportive of one another,” she said.

The champions were:

  • Girls Ping Pong: Julia Juron
  • Boys Ping Pong: Enrique Mercado
  • Staff Ping Pong: Gene Doyle (two years in a row, and was also champ when he was a student.)
  • Student Badminton: David Philips and Ben Visconti
  • Staff Badminton: Beth Quatrale and Liz Hannold.

The event, named in honor of a former PE teacher Ron Francisco, raised $200 for the memorial scholarship in his name. Two scholarships are awarded annual to seniors who have demonstrated positive character in PE classes and in their athletics.

More photos will be posted to the district’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Liberty ninth-grader competes in state ski championships

A skier poses for a photo.Liberty High School ninth-grader Hudson Danzilo traveled to Lake Placid to compete in the state Alpine Ski Championships, held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 26 and 27.

Coaches Anne and Carpio Ramos traveled to Whiteface Mountain along with Hudson and his family. He practiced the Saturday and Sunday before the competition, and competed in the giant slalom on Monday and the slalom on Tuesday. Each skier got two runs and had to complete each run to place. Hudson completed all four runs to place 33rd out of 66 racers in the giant slalom and 23rd out of 66 racers in the slalom.

He started skiing when he was 15 months old, with help from his family, and could ski on his own at 2 years old, Liberty Athletic Director Erin Alvord said.

“We could not be more proud of Hudson and his hard work. Not only does he practice with the team, but he can often be found on the mountain in his personal time,” she said. “Hudson, your future is bright and we cannot wait to see what you bring to Alpine Ski in the next three years. Thank you for representing Liberty so well.”

Alvord also thanked the Ramoses and the members of the Fallsburg/Liberty/Tri-Valley ski team for their work with Hudson.

Sports schedule, and results, for the week of Feb. 19-25, 2024

As the season winds down, there are few games on the schedule. This week we have basketball in action.

Here are the schedule and results, if available. Livestream links are included where available.

Monday, Feb. 19

No events scheduled.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

No events scheduled

Wednesday, Feb. 21

5 p.m.: Girls Varsity Basketball vs. S. S. Seward Institute at Liberty High School

Thursday, Feb. 22

No events scheduled

Friday, Feb. 23

No events scheduled.

Saturday, Feb. 24

No events scheduled

Sunday, Feb. 25

No events scheduled

The schedule is subject to change. Check the Liberty schedule on the Section 9 website for the latest. 

Two LHS wrestlers earn girls sectional titles

Liberty Central School District has two 2024 Section 9 Girls Wrestling Champions — Cheynne Graham and Zoe Kip.

Cheynne defended her title from 2023 with a headlock for the pin in the 185 class. She finished her season with a record of 12-6. She also earned a third place medal in the 2024 Girls Eastern States tournament and has a career record so far of 17-6.

In her third Section 9 championship finals appearance Zoe pinned her opponent for the 152 class title. She closed out her senior season with a record of 19-9. She was also a two time New York State Girls Invitational Placewinner finishing fourth and six, a two-time Girls Eastern States Medalist, with third place finishes both times and has a career record of 31-16 record against girls.

The Section IX Division II Boys and Girls Wrestling championships were held Sunday, Feb. 11, at F.D. Roosevelt High School.

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