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Liberty Ranch volleyball hosted the Galt Warriors Monday night at the Hawk’s Nest. Liberty Ranch swept the sets 3-0; 25-6, 25-13,25-20.

Weaver’s dynamic play was influential in the Miners’ success with three consecutive wins this last week.  On Monday, UTRP swept UTRGV in three sets where Weaver posted nine kills while hitting .412 with seven total blocks to rack up 12.5 points. On Friday in a five-set victory over FIU, she …

The Galt Warriors played Hiram Johnson Friday night at Warrior Stadium. Galt kicked off to Johnson and, on the third down, Tyler Zulim grabbed a pick six and scored for the Warriors with 11:09 left in the first quarter. It seemed like things were going the Warriors’ way, but that would be th…

It was the talk of the sports editors in the area. The undefeated Liberty Ranch Hawks would face off against the undefeated Division 2 Tokay High School.

Galt faced Rosemont in its first league matchup last Wednesday at home. The ladies did not come away with the win but they battled until the last set of five. The scores were 25-11, 13-25, 25-18, 22-25, and 11-15.

The Warrior gym was packed out Thursday night for the volleyball team’s first home game. The first set was close; in fact, it went past 25 points, but the ladies beat out Tokay 26-24. Unfortunately, the rest of the sets didn’t go the Warrior’s way and they lost three more very close sets, 25…

Liberty scored their seventh win in a row against Lincoln of Stockton last Thursday night. They put them away in three sets, 25-18, 25-20, 25-9.

It was lights out, literally, near the end of the Liberty Ranch vs. Bear River football game when the stadium lights went black, illuminating the scoreboard even more with the Liberty Ranch 57, Bear River 7 score.

Alicea ‘Peanut’ Castaneda is playing soccer at East Texas Baptist University where she is a nursing major. Castaneda, #14, has played in the first three league games and started in one game so far this season.  She plays striker and left/right wing and has three shots on goal so far. ETBU ha…

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Liberty Ranch faced their most challenging opponent Friday night so far this season. The Hawks were prepared and persevered till the end and came away with the win 48-28.

Things did not go well for the Warriors on the road at Colfax Friday night. In fact, the very first play when Colfax kicked off to the Warriors was bumbled by Galt’s special teams and Colfax took possession at Galt’s 36-yard line.

Liberty Ranch had some tough competition in the beginning of the season to prepare them for their current four-win winning streak. Liberty fell to both Sheldon and Ripon earlier in August, but they are stronger for it.

David Freitas is at home and it’s September. That’s something that hasn’t happened in the last 13 summers. He has been on the road across the country playing baseball for nine different Major League organizations over that period of time.

Galt High School started the momentum Friday night against Highland’s football team and never lost it with a final score of Galt 45 and Highlands 8. Highlands gave up points everyway they could, from safeties, field goals, touchdowns and two-point conversions. It was their second game of the…

Liberty Ranch faced the Natomas Nighthawks last Thursday and showed them who the dominant Hawks were. The game was changed to Thursday night by request of the CIF league to compensate for the referee shortage they are experiencing.

The Liberty Ranch football team has been prepping all summer and it showed at their home opener against the Bret Harte Bullfrogs. It was nothing short of decimation when they beat the Bullfrogs 53-0, and the fourth quarter went quickly as the referees called for a running clock.

It was a crowded stadium for the Galt Warriors’ first home game. Galt High alum Mayor Shawn Farmer was on hand for the coin toss. “I can’t say enough about the heart of these boys,” said Farmer. “They battled and were able to overcome a two-touchdown deficit. Then in the last seconds, defens…

The Galt High School Warrior football team faced off against Grace Davis last Friday night in a pre-season scrimmage.

The Liberty Ranch Junior Varsity and Varsity football teams loaded the bus and headed to Amador High School in Sutter Creek last Friday. Starting the football season with a jamboree style scrimmage against Amador and other high schools gave the players a chance to put what they have been lea…

Damian Ochoa, a 2021 Liberty Ranch graduate, gave back to his hometown community this summer. Ochoa, who was a football and soccer standout at Liberty Ranch, is currently attending Ottawa University in Arizona where he is on a soccer scholarship.

Kade LeCompte worked hard all summer playing baseball after finishing his freshman season playing varsity for Liberty Ranch High School. He finished his summer ball season with playing for the Hard 90 16U team.

Vance Moe, who as a freshman played baseball for the Liberty Ranch varsity baseball team last year, continued playing summer ball with the Northern California Baseball Association. Moe, with CBA Northern Ca 2025, pitched a complete game at the university of Redlands during the LA prospect Wi…

County Line Youth Soccer’s newest 2022 licensed referees complete their training.  If you are at least 13 years old and interested in becoming a referee for the 2023 season, please contact Stephanie Moe at president@countylinesoccer.org.

Galt Youth Baseball (GYB) hosted a weeklong 12U all-star tournament in July at Harvey Park. Nine teams participated, with the highlight being a team all the way from Guam. The other teams were Laguna, Hanford, River Park, Bakersfield, Tri Cities, Elk Grove and Rohnert Park.

Aidan Hall spent a week at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Western Cary, North Carolina this summer.

Jalen Patterson, a Liberty Ranch graduate, played in 23 basketball games this season for the Arizona Western College Matadors. Patterson tore his meniscus in January 2021 and had surgery to repair it in February 2021. He used the COVID year to recover and red shirt, so this past season playi…

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Samantha Vitoria is no stranger to Galt sports. In fact, Vitoria, a 2008 Galt High graduate, played many sports in high school and on into college. She hopes to use her love and personal experience in sports to serve Liberty Ranch athletes as their athletic director.

Both Liberty Ranch and Galt High football have been conditioning all summer. The mandatory CIF dead period began July 4. Official practice began July 25, but the kids are only allowed to wear helmets. No (regulation) pads or pants, only helmets until they get closer to their first scrimmage …

There could be several high schools pull the plug on football as an interscholastic sport over the next five years unless changes are made to keep the interest necessary to justify fielding a team.

Softball season is closed, and that means it is time to register for the next season. The Galt Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for the next season. The last day to register without a late fee is Aug. 1. Games will begin the week of Aug. 15.

Liberty Ranch graduate Elizabeth Vigil just completed her freshman year as a Boise State cheerleader.  Vigil is a nursing major and is a tumbler and base for the Broncos.  While in high school, Vigil did competitive cheer for United Cheer Force in Elk Grove. She also played Stunt for four ye…

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Before you know it we’ll all be loading into the family vehicle and heading over to one of our local football stadiums and enjoying a Friday Night Lights experience.

It was an unusually cool July morning for the 10th anniversary of the Kevin Tonn Memorial Run. The nearly 80 runners enjoyed the temperatures as they made their way along the route led by the Galt Police Department.