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It has been 12 years since the Lady Warrior soccer team has won a match against their cross-town rival Liberty Ranch, but the drought ended last Tuesday in a hard-fought battle.

Kyla Pearson, who has been a Liberty Ranch cheerleader and stunt player for four years, has accepted a scholarship offer from Concordia University in Irvine. Pearson will serve Concordia’s team as a main base and tumbler. She plans to study kinesiology at this four-year university.

Liberty wrestlers made the trek to the bay area on Dec 27 and 28 for a combined boys and girls varsity tournament. These two tournaments are great seeding platforms for the season and three Liberty wrestlers stepped up.

Galt Warrior girls basketball along with their new coach Josh Dela Cruz were ready to play against El Dorado this week. The game was neck and neck, giving El Dorado a run for their money until the last quarter. The Warriors fell with a score of 29-42.

If you attended an event at the Galt High School gymnasium in recent years, chances are you noticed it wasn’t very bright in there. In fact, a recent measurement showed the brightness was actually a third of the lumens found favorable for the best sporting experience.

Sports were put on hold due to COVID-19 and at the beginning of 2021, athletes who hadn’t been able to compete at the beginning of the school year were still anxiously awaiting their sports seasons. Finally in February, sports seasons were able to start and both high schools held all of thei…

COVID-19 put a halt to high school sports for the 2020-2021 school year. In fact, no sports were played in the fall of 2020 because all of Galt’s high schools were on quarantine and participating in school in what has become known as “distance learning”.

Although the game was almost tied at half, the Liberty Ranch girls’ basketball team persevered and came out ahead of Bear Creek 51-46 last Wednesday.

Liberty Ranch wrestlers competed in two tough tournaments this past weekend. Girls’ wrestling participated in a tournament that is one of three for the year and factors in the final seeding, heading into end of season championships.

So far GHS boys’ soccer has come away ahead of Elk Grove, Stagg, McClatchy and Laguna Creek; however, they were only able to tie against Weston Ranch last week.

The Galt Jr. Hawks wrestling club had an outstanding showing the last few weekends. The wrestlers, ranging from kindergarten to seventh grade, all wrestled extremely well and brought home some medals. Last week at the Rio Linda Jr. folk style tournament, the day started with the under six ag…

Liberty Ranch Boys Soccer came out ahead, 3-0, against Linden High School last week. The game was a preseason warm-up where the coach was able to play almost everyone.

Liberty Ranch competed at two different tournaments this past weekend, Tokay and Folsom High. Top placer for Liberty Ranch was freshman Paul Johnson at the Tokay tournament. Paul was in one of the largest brackets of the tourney and he came out in first place.

Kaya Weaver, left, and Katelyn Wilfong, right, are named Galt High Volleyball All League at an awards ceremony earlier this month. Weaver was also named SVC League MVP. See last week’s edition.

Wednesday night’s quad dual scrimmage marks the start of wrestling season for Liberty Ranch Hawks. Liberty Ranch, River City High, Casa Roble and Cordova engaged in a four-way quad meet Wednesday to close out scrimmage season.

There’s a new team in town; well, that would have been the headline in 2020 had the pandemic not reared its ugly head. But now that players have returned to the fields, a competitive baseball organization has brought championship honors to Galt.

Liberty Ranch boys cross country team advances as a team to the Sectional meet to be held at Willow Hills CC course in Folsom on Nov. 13. Finishing 10th place out of 26 teams Saturday at the Frogtown course in Angels Camp, Raghav Vasudevan led the charge for Liberty with a 22nd place out of …

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The Dairy Bowl started with Liberty Ranch kicking off to Galt High. Galt was not able to move the ball and punted, giving it to Liberty Ranch on the Warrior 40-yard line.

Liberty Ranch cross country team members Kyle Oltmanns, Xianna Morales, Raghav Vasudevan, Halle Ory and Cyrus Walker were named SVC All League at finals last week. Varsity Boys came in 3rd as a team and Raghav Vasudevan was individual 3rd overall, Cyrus Walker 6th overall, and Kyle Oltmanns …

Galt High School Cross Country Varsity Girls Cheyenne Ullrich came in 4th over all at the SVC League Finals and was named All League. - Courtesy photo

Kylie Valencia, with her parents Roxanne and Gary Babcock, signs her letter of intent for college Stunt on Oct. 14. Valencia will be attending William Jessup University on a Stunt Scholarship in Fall 2022. Valencia attends Liberty Ranch High School where she has participated in Stunt for thr…

The State of California has been one of the most restrictive when it comes to regulations in preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Since mid-summer, masks have been required to be worn indoors in virtually every type of business and activity.

Liberty Ranch football faced off against El Dorado last Friday night at home. The Hawks dominated the whole game, and this win secured their place in the playoffs.

The Galt High School Warrior volleyball team finished off the league season by winning all three matches against Rosemont last Thursday. The ladies dominated their senior night and didn’t let the Wolverines win one match. This leaves the Warriors 4th place in league with a 5-5 record. The Wa…

The Galt High School Warrior football team wasn’t able to rally against Rosemont last Friday night at their away game. The final score was Warriors 14, Rosemont 46.

The Liberty Ranch volleyball seniors celebrated senior night last Thursday, along with their teammates and are headed into the playoffs. The Hawks finished second in league play with a record of 7-2.

Receiving flowers celebrating their last home game, these Liberty Ranch National Champion seniors cheered for their last game in Hawk Stadium last Friday night. - Photo by Paige Lampson