Liberty names Erick Gossage its new football coach

Liberty football team

(Lance Wendt/

Liberty has named Erick Gossage its new football coach, the school announced on Monday.

Gossage had been the offensive and defensive line coach for the Lancers the past two seasons. Before that, he was the defensive coordinator at Sand Creek and Palmer, and has also been an assistant at Coronado, Wasson, Watson Junior High and Palmer.

He takes over for Marc Sites, who was 13-27 in four seasons.

Liberty was 2-8 last year in Class 4A.

Gossage is a cousin of baseball Hall of Famer Goose Gossage, who went to high school at Wasson.

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