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Liberty football faces biggest test tonight

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webmaster | 10/25/13

Undefeated after two games in the North Sequoia League is pretty good. A 7-0 mark through the first seven weeks of the season is even better. But what would put the feather in the Liberty football team’s cap this season would be a first-ever victory over the Washington Union-Easton Panthers tonight.

Last year the Hawks were on their way to the school’s best football season capped by a Div. V Valley championship. However, the only blemish on the schedule was a 48-25 loss to then-winless Washington Union. The year before, the Panthers beat the Hawks 41-0.

“The kids know we haven’t beat Washington Union and they want to do something that hasn’t been done before and be a part of history,” head coach Mike Nolte said.

Panthers tailback Javin Harrison will be back this season. Last year he torched the Hawks for 275 yards and three touchdowns with a long run of 71 yards. He hasn’t slowed down this season and is the main cog in the Panthers attack...


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