Track twins Shaffer, Sharp set to soar

By Dana Delgado Heather Shaffer and Madi Sharp are so much alike they could be twins. The two Liberty Hill High School seniors came up similar paths to become successful track athletes in identical or parallel events. So successful, each qualified for the regionals last season. Nursing is a career field both are equally interested [...]

Schmidt tough leader for Panthers

By Taylor Grafft For senior catcher Colby Schmidt, this season has been about being tough and leading his teammates. The Liberty Hill Panther baseball team is off to a 16-5 overall record this year and Schmidt’s clutch batting and leadership behind the plate has been a big key. His father, who played baseball in high [...]

Mitchell leading at the plate

By Taylor Grafft This year has been a little different for junior Lynsey Mitchell as she tries to help the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team win another district title and get them back to the state tournament. Last year, Mitchell was competing for a spot at second base and batting in the middle of [...]

Cultural trips abroad enrich high school learning experience

By Dana Delgado Suddenly, the world shrank and looked a lot different. A trip abroad changed many things but affirmed others. For a select group of Liberty Hill High School students on a school-organized cultural trip, international travel has been a trip of a lifetime and for many, the beginning of something wonderful. Last year, [...]

Panthers gear up for District

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers’ Track and Field team is eagerly anticipating their District Meet April 9-10 at Liberty Hill. The Track team has been preparing for the District meet for the last few weeks with two final pre-season meets and the Texas Relays. The team will have one final preseason meet at [...]

Lady Panthers swat the Hornets

By Taylor Grafft GATESVILLE — The Liberty Hill Lady Panther Softball team took care of business against Gatesville to pick up their fifth district win of the season and keep their perfect district record intact. Now the Lady Panthers put their focus on round two of district play as they travel to Llano on Friday, [...]

LH Baseball rolls past Gatesville

By Taylor Grafft The Independent Sports GATESVILLE — The Liberty Hill Panthers Baseball team picked up their third win in district play after dominating Gatesville in a easy road win, 13-2. The team will now focus on their next game when they travel to Llano on Friday, April 4, to take on the Yellowjackets. The [...]

Chicken Express breaks ground in Liberty Hill

By SHELLY WILKISON If all goes according to plan, Liberty Hill could be enjoying fried chicken and all the fixins by the end of July. Restaurant Owner Clay Jones and his wife, Wendy, of Brady, joined General Manager Mitch Van Horn in Liberty Hill Wednesday at the site of the long-anticipated Chicken Express. Construction crews [...]

For the love of running

By DANA DELGADO For distance runners, the race can be grueling, physically punishing and a brutal mind game. But for most, it is the challenge of a mountain to climb and to conquer. At Liberty Hill High School, it is no different except LHHS has established a tradition of successful distance runners. “It really stems [...]

Walker’s passion for the game shows on the field

By Taylor Grafft Few can argue that there is a more natural leader at Liberty Hill than junior Payton Walker when she steps on the field to compete. The Liberty Hill Lady Panther Softball catcher pours her heart and soul into every game and every play. Perhaps the best example of that passion came on [...]