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Prep Notebook: Liberty girls' basketball coach Reed steps away for family reasons
For the first time in six seasons, Liberty's girls’ basketball team qualified for the playoffs and, with 11 wins, equaled its total from the previous three seasons under coach Annie Reed.
Reed, however, won’t oversee the continued progress of the program after announcing her resignation to be closer to her aging parents in Spokane, Wash.
“It’s definitely hard to leave at this point,” said Reed, a Spokane native. “Liberty has quite a bright future. We decided now’s the time with my daughter (Courtney) graduating. We have a son who’s a freshman and another in seventh grade. We didn’t know about waiting six years down the road, so with this opportunity, we want to take advantage of it.”
Colorado Springs soccer player travels to international tournament
Samuel Vines, a defender with Pride SC of Colorado Springs, is among 18 players in Spain for the id2 National Selection International Tour. Vines and his teammates played a youth academy squad from Real Madrid on Tuesday and play FC Barcelona on Thursday.
Vines was chosen based upon his play at the club level at Pride SC, and the trip gives all players a chance to be scouted for inclusion in U.S. Soccer’s national team programs.
Vista Ridge’s Thompson commits to Dordt College
Glen Thompson, a two-way lineman for Vista Ridge’s football team and starter on the baseball team, recently signed a letter of intent to play both sports at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Last year, the 6-foot-2, 200-pound lineman helped open holes for a Wolves’ offense that averaged 32 points. In 19 baseball games, Thompson batted .367 with one home run and 13 RBIs to go with four stolen bases.