Panthers oust Hornets, improve to 2-2 on court

By BOB VARMETTE Liberty Hill may be peaking at just the right time of the team tennis season. Sweeping the boys doubles and dropping just official matches, the Panthers crushed Caldwell 16-3 Tuesday night in a District 24-4A dual match at the LHHS courts. It’s the second win in a row for the Panthers (2-2) […]

Panthers dominate Badgers in pink game

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill fans, parents, coaches, and players were all wearing pink Tuesday night as Panthers hosted their 4th annual Pink Game versus Lampasas. The players helped raise money by selling t-shirts before the game, with all proceeds going to cancer research. According to the coaches, the Pink game creates a unique […]

McKinzey guiding Panthers’ offense

By BOB VARMETTE Played well, volleyball is about speed – speed in transitioning from defense to offense, speed in setting and speed in attacking. It takes hitters to finish off the point and back-row players to start it. Between them is the setter, who needs to have eyes in the back of her head and […]

Kick starter

By BOB VARMETTE The Liberty Hill Youth Soccer Association is growing rapidly. The increase in the number of players might be easily dismissed by the rapid growth of Liberty Hill itself. And, yes, there are more children, which means more potential soccer players for the association. But it’s also the people in LHYSA, Larry Price […]

Doubles presents challenge on court

By BOB VARMETTE The iconic image of tennis is Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer, or Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova. Not too many would first think of, say, Bob and Mike Bryan – the wildly successful American brothers who recently won their 100th professional doubles title in claiming their fifth U.S. Open doubles crown. Doubles […]

LHHS opens volleyball district play with sweeps over Taylor, Llano

By Taylor Grafft Liberty Hill’s bench players got a taste of District 25-4A action Tuesday night in a 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-8) win against Taylor. With the match in hand, Coach Gretchen Peterson put in some of the bench players that normally don’t get to play as much in the third game. She says that […]

Education, safety top priorities for local gun dealer

By SEAN SHAPIRO There is a wide and vast selection of items at A Texas Girl’s Guns, but one of the most important things The Gun Shop in Liberty Hill sells does not fit into a holster. That’s the education Judith and Dennis Baker provide in the classroom in the back of the shop near […]

Hunters gear up for deer season

By SEAN SHAPIRO Deer hunting season started last week in Williamson County, but rifles are not coming out yet and gunshots will not be heard until Nov. 1. Instead, hunters executing a more primitive and difficult task started hunting with bows and arrows on Sept. 27. The archery-only season runs until Oct. 31, and during […]

Salon training opens door to career opportunities

By Dana Delgado It is the kind of professional quality that Shane and Tuesday Wilson had in mind when in September they opened their palatial, state-of-the-art training facility, The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA). “When you walk into our innovative academy, from the layout and the fixtures to the styling stations and pedicure units, you know […]

Runners ready for the toughest test of the season in Round Rock

By TAYLOR GRAFT The Liberty Hill Cross Country team will experience its toughest test this season when it travels to Old Settlers Park Saturday for the McNeil Invitational. Coach Kim Holt said it will give her an idea of how Liberty Hill measures up with the competition moving forward into district, regional and state meets. […]