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The Warriors started off playing well against Union Mine Friday night. In fact, they kept up with them all through the first quarter and were even ahead some of the time. Galt had scored eight points in the first quarter with Union Mine barely ahead with only 11 of their own.

Galt’s Emilyann Sheldon was able to score for the Warriors against Liberty Ranch in the first half.  The Warriors held that lead till almost the end.  The battle was fierce and rough and lots of fouls were called, but the ladies didn’t give up.  The game clock was running out, in fact it sto…

Liberty Ranch crossed over to the Warrior gym Friday night to take on the Lady Warriors. The Hawks won 49-25, but according to Liberty head coach Sean Duryee, the Warriors proved to be a formidable opponent.

The Warrior wrestlers had a great start to their season in a dual meet at Liberty Ranch last Wednesday.  They took out Rosemont 42-28 and demolished Bradshaw Christian 48-18.

The Hawks and Warriors faced off in their first crosstown match for the season at Warrior Stadium.  The Hawks scored fast and first when Miguel Navarro grabbed a pass from Julian Rodriguez and scored with a high kick.

It’s a new season and there are lots of new players on both Liberty Ranch and Galt’s varsity basketball teams this year. Defending section champions Liberty Ranch defeated Galt high 68-30 in their first crosstown match of the season.

League wrestling started on Wednesday January 11th and Liberty Ranch was ready.  In the first league dual of the year, Liberty Ranch easily dispatched Bradshaw Christian with a score of 60-18.  Rosemont brought a tougher challenge; however Liberty came out of the night undefeated with a 42-3…

The Liberty Ranch girls soccer team is 1-1 in league so far. They beat El Dorado 4-2 last Tuesday, but lost to Rosemont on Thursday at home 1-2.

The Liberty Ranch Hawks basketball knocked off the visiting Union Mine Diamondbacks, 52-33 in last Friday's first league test. The ladies have had a great preseason, boasting a 12-2 record and come into league playing strong.

The Galt Warrior boys basketball team lost their league opener to Bradshaw Christian 75-36. Nothing seemed to be landing the first quarter for the Warriors and they only scored five points compared to Bradshaw’s 23. They seemed to wake up the second quarter and almost tripled their scoring e…

The Galt Warrior lady wrestlers were busy over winter break. They attended the second annual Cotter Memorial Tournament at Hiram Johnson High School and came home champions.

The character of a community can be easily measured by how that particular community provides for its youth. Creating new opportunities and resources for young people is a fundamental part of that communal provision.

After numerous offers and recruiting trips, Liberty Ranch’s Cody Smith has signed a contract to play football for Ball State in Muncie Indiana.  Cody is the first athlete from Liberty Ranch to move on to D1 football after graduation.

Team chemistry is about adding the right elements. Adding Jalen Patterson into the mix has bolstered Las Positas College’s men’s basketball team as the Hawks gear up for conference play.

The year 2022 meant the first ever league championship for the Liberty boys soccer team. This was the first time they were able to take it from Galt High, which came in second in league. The Hawks went on to win the section championship in Turlock against Dixon in a shootout.

Coming from a fourth place league record the season before, new head coach Warren Schroeder found the keys to success with 18 assistant coaches and a team full of heart.

Galt High School sophomore Kitto Gonzalez competed at the CA State Championships at Woodward Park in Clovis. He finished in 116th place with at 17:32.2 out of a field of over 200 runners, and he competed in the Division 4 boys’ race with some of the best high school runners in California.

On Dec. 1, 2021, three weeks into the season, Josh Dela Cruz became coach of the Galt High School girls varsity basketball team. And, for the next three weeks, Dela Cruz found himself also coaching the girls JV basketball team because that coach had quit.

Galt High alumni Mikka Alvarez was voted coach of the year for the softball league 2022 fall season.

Cody Smith, pictured with Coach Schroeder, is the first Hawk football player to move on to a Division 1 football team with a full scholarship. Smith will be playing for Ball State in Muncie, Indiana in the fall.

The Hawk stunt team won league in 2022. In fact, they have been so successful that they have won league in the majority of the years the sport has been competing at Liberty Ranch High School. Head Coach Barbara Welch was also voted co-coach of the year.

The Hawk softball ladies were able to secure the league victory in the fall of 2022, having come in second the year before. They had a league record of 13-1, with their only loss being delivered by Galt High School.

Liberty Ranch took on the Dixon Rams last Friday night at home. The Hawks outscored the Rams in the first half, 27-13, but the Rams outscored the Hawks in both the third and fourth quarters and almost closed the gap, but the Hawks held on by their claws and the final score was 50-44.

Galt girls soccer has a very young team this year with only two returning seniors. They lost to Division 1 Tokay High School last week 2-0.

The Lady Warriors have had a rough preseason with one win and five losses. They played Inderkum from Sacramento Monday night and lost.  Brooklynn Beck was the high scorer for Galt that night.

Liberty varsity soccer took on Tokay High School last week and came away with a 0-2 loss. So far this season, the reigning section champion team has two wins and three losses.

The weekend of Jan. 10, Liberty Ranch wrestling took the entire team of boys and girls varsity, as well as boys and girls JV, to one location to compete in the Cordova Invitational.

Warrior wrestling has been busy competing almost every weekend since Nov. 17 in tournaments preparing for the season. The league season will begin Jan. 11 in a dual meet at Liberty Ranch.

Galt High girls soccer won their first home match against Stagg High School last Tuesday. The score was 2-1 with two sophomores, Monica Valencia and Morgan Erman, scoring those goals.

The Galt Warrior soccer team has a new head coach this season. Alejandro Renteria graduated from Galt High himself and was a star soccer player. Now he comes back to Galt as a P.E. teacher and takes over the head coach job from his brother Alfredo Renteria, who had many successful years coaching.

Last week, Galt held its football banquet and announced that senior quarterback Cole Erman and junior running back Brenden Lane were named to the Sac Joaquin All-League first team. The Warriors had a 2-8 win/loss record this season with a 0-5 league record. It was announced that head coach M…

We’ve been noting recently the number of regional high schools who always seem to have the best teams in sports year in and year out. These handful of athletic programs don’t have rebuilding years, they just reload with a new crop of talented individuals and then go out to lay waste over the…

Another one for the books as the Galt Warriors headed down to Cordova High School Saturday for the Lancer tournament. At the end of the day, the lady Warriors took top four, as well as the boys. For the team score, the lady Warriors placed second.

Liberty Ranch boys basketball played their first game at home last Tuesday against Amador. The boys didn’t give Amador much of a chance and did nothing short of annihilating them 73-16.

The Galt girls basketball team was busy last weekend hosting a tournament at home. The ladies played Franklin of Elk Grove Thursday and lost 59-21.

The Liberty Ranch varsity boys wrestling team competed in the Rod Gaines Invitational last Saturday at Tokay High School. Aiden White led the way with a third place showing with Brannon Cathey following close by with a fifth.

The Liberty Ranch girls’ basketball team started off the season by dominating Edison high school 54-32.  While the win was sweet, the biggest fan was missing from the bleachers.  Todd Messersmith, who has coached most of these girls in the past, passed away from cancer last year right after …