Liberty hosts first Olympics

Special to the News-Star

Liberty hosted its first Olympics Friday, May 7. Students in first through eighth grades competed and students in ninth through 12th grades coordinated activities. Events included 50- and 100-yard dashes, softball throw, long run, and tug-of-war. Occasional breaks included brief, impromptu line dancing by students, faculty, and fans.

Liberty students compete in a tug-of-war at the school's first Olympics May 7.
Liberty students compete in the school's first Olympics May 7.
Liberty students compete in the school's first Olympics May 7.
Liberty students get ready to compete in one of the dash events.
Liberty students stand at the starting line.
Liberty students get ready to run in the school's first Olympic event May 7.
Liberty hosted its first Olympics event May 7.
Liberty students compete in a tug-of-war event.