Liberal head soccer coach Lori Navarro is the Kansas NSCAA State Coach of the Year. The 13th year LHS head receives news of the award for classes small class. She will receive a plaque of recognition from the NSCAA and will also be their nomination into the Regional Coach of the Year. Those winners will receive recognition at the NSCAA convention. The regional winner will also be up for National Coach of the Year.
Navarro led the Redskins to a 16-2-3 seasoon and an eighth trip to the final four in nine years. They beat 6A state champion Blue Valley West. Their losses came to Hutchinson when using a third string goalie in September and private school St. Thomas Aquinas in the state championship.