Fall Sports Set to Begin

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New Coaches – Practice Times – Paperwork

The fall sports season is almost on us! Last fall was an outstanding season for Mountain Lion teams, and included two Academic State Champion Teams! This season is shaping up to be just as successful; the fields look great, an outstanding coaching staff has been assembled, and the community is ready to see our teams in action.

Liberty Bell Athletics is proud to support the participation of nearly 85% of students in grades 7-12. Thanks to a coaching staff that values the role of athletics in education, Liberty Bell student-athletes are high achievers in and out of the classrooms.

Below you will find the information needed to start the season off right!

Have a great season, GO MOUNTAIN LIONS!

NEW COACHES

Liberty Bell is excited to be adding three new coaches to the fall coaching staff. Please join us in welcoming our new coaches!

Christine Scott – Head High School Volleyball Coach
Christine was a four year varsity winning athlete winning two Oregon State Volleyball Championship out of the four. Moving on to play at College of Southern Idaho winning a NJACC her first year. Christine is new to the world of coaching but is very excited to work hard. Christine works as a Dental Hygienist at Dr Harrop’s Family Dental along with 3 kids, Quincy 4th grader, 3 year old Ole and 2 year Teagan.

Stephanie Mitchell – 7th Grade Volleyball Coach
Stephanie graduated from LBHS in 1996 she lettered in three sports volleyball, basketball, and softball. She was the assistant girls basketball coach from 2005-2010 and has been coaching AAU basketball since then. Her family has always been mountain lion fans and they love to go watch the teams play. She owns her own salon in Twisp Valley Style and husband James works for MVSD. Her daughter Jadyn will be entering 7th grade this year and son Kyler will be in 5th grade. She is excited to be joining LBHS coaching staff.

Levi Knox – Head Junior High Football Coach
This season will be Levi’s second coaching for Liberty Bell. Levi brings with him one year of experience as the Assistant JH Football Coach, and many years of playing experience in youth and high school football while growing up in Nevada. Levi’s patience and focus on basic football skills will serve him well as the Head JH Football coach. When not working he enjoys spending time with his family.

PRACTICE TIMES and START DATES

Cheer
Begins on August 17. Practices will be Monday – Friday from 10am – Noon until the start of school.

HS Football
Begins on August 17. Until school starts practices will be from 7:00 -12:00 with an hour break from 9:00 -10:00. The team will start by practicing Monday – Saturday.

HS Volleyball
First practice is Monday Aug 22nd. Here is the practice schedule for the first week:

Monday 8:30-11:00 & 4:30-6:30 with a parent meeting after practice at 6:30
Tuesday 4:30-6:30
Wednesday 8-10am & 4:30-6:30
Thursday 8:00-10:00 & 4:30-6:30
Friday 8:00-10:00 & 4:30-6:30

HS and JH Cross Country
Starting on Monday, August 22nd. Cross Country will be practicing from 8:30 – 10:00, Monday through Friday until the start of school.

Girls Soccer
Two practices a day starting on August 22nd, 7:30-9:00 and 4:30-6:00. Once school starts they will practice 3:30-5:30.

Junior High Football and Volleyball
First day of practice is August 30th. Practice from about 3:30 to 5:30.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to partake in games and practices:
• Students need to have a valid sports physical on file with the school. Physicals are now valid for 24 months. Physicals can be turned in to the athletic director, high school office, or your coach.

• Students must turn in a fully completed eligibility packet to either the athletic director or their coach. Eligibility packets can be picked up in the HS office or packets can be downloaded by visiting methow.org/athletics.

• Sports fees must be paid before participation in a game. Student athletes must purchase an ASB card ($50 annually) and pay-to-play fees ($45 each sport).

Please contact Athletic Director, Chase Rost, with questions.

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MVSD is now open for hybrid and in-person instruction for all grades K-12.