Panthers take first step, claw Cougars 51-22

The Fightin' Panthers are headed to Area round after defeating China Spring Friday. (File Photo by Kathy Canady)

By BOB VARMETTE COPPERAS COVE – Running never gets old for the Liberty Hill Panthers. But it must have been tiring for Jon Shannon. The Panthers junior fullback rushed 38 times for 263 yards and a career-high five touchdowns Friday night, leading the Panthers past the China Spring Cougars 51-22 in a Class 4A Division […]

Lady Panthers will play for Regional title Saturday

By Miguel A. Castro Special to the Independent SAN ANTONIO — Liberty Hill endured a wild rollercoaster ride of a match Friday to move one step closer to reaching the state tournament. The Panthers defeated familiar foe Fredericksburg 27-25, 21-25, 25-15, 20-25, 15-8 in the Region IV-4A semifinals at the Blossom Athletic Center. It was […]

Council agrees to MUD 19 plan to annex land, postpones wastewater discussion

The Liberty Hill City Council postponed discussion on two of the most important issues on Monday’s regular meeting agenda, but did adopt a resolution agreeing to the inclusion of additional land into MUD 19. With all members present Monday, the Council delayed discussion on an infrastructure plan for water and wastewater. The Council agreed to […]

Live chat: Liberty Hill vs. China Spring

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Panthers miss podium by one runner at State Meet

The Liberty Hill girls cross country team came in fourth place at State Meet. (Courtesy Photo)

By TAYLOR GRAFT ROUND ROCK — Liberty Hill missed the podium by the slimmest of margins at the UIL Class 4A state meet. Once the top five runners from each team were added up, Liberty Hill and Dalhart both finished with 128 points putting them in a tie for third place. In that situation, a […]

Panther Stadium will host playoff game, generate funds for LHISD

By SEAN SHAPIRO Liberty Hill’s varsity football team may be headed to Copperas Cove on Friday, but Panther Stadium will still be part of the bi-district playoff action. Waco La Vega and Canyon Lake, one of Liberty Hill’s district rivals, will play their first-round neutral site game at Panther Stadium, which opened in 2013. Frank […]

Ladies sweep Wimberley to break 20-year drought

Peyton Redmond (#5) and Jill Green (#2) watch Jaycie Pluenneke (#15) go for a block against Wimberley. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By Taylor Grafft AUSTIN — The Liberty Hill Panther volleyball team put forth a convincing, all-around team effort on Tuesday to get the job done and advance to Regionals in San Antonio this Friday. With the team’s 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-22) sweep over the Wimberley Texans in the Regional Quarterfinal round, they also broke a […]

LHHS, China Spring to take first playoff step Friday

Senior linebacker Christian Anderson (#23) picks off the Bandera quarterback late in the fourth quarter to help secure a 42-23 victory for the Liberty Hill Panthers. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By BOB VARMETTE It seems simple enough. Win six games, win a state championship. The hard part of what seems simple is that a team has to win six games in a row against teams that are also trying to win six games in a row. The Liberty Hill Panthers and China Spring Cougars have […]

The Panther Post, Nov. 13, 2014

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HOSA growing membership in second year at LHHS. By Rachel Pelletier
Christine McCloskey brought a new perspective to students when she started teaching at Liberty Hill High School last year. As the leader of the Student Health Organization, or HOSA, she has given the school an opportunity that not many schools have. HOSA’s mission is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality healthcare by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health occupations education students, therefore helping the students to meet the needs of the healthcare community.
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LHISD on fast track for first Special Olympics

Christoper Klepper, a newly-hired adapted physical education teacher, has been appointed as the school district’s Special Olympics coordinator.  Coach Klepper is a native of Austin and is a former collegiate All-American tennis player. (Dana Delgado Photo)

By Dana Delgado For the first time ever, local special needs athletes will have the opportunity to participate in the Special Olympics as part of Team Liberty Hill. Entry into the Special Olympics by the Liberty Hill Independent School District is a major victory for local special needs students with intellectual disabilities. Previously, interested local […]