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


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 […]

Liberty Hill completes district play undefeated against Bandera

BANDERA – It may be expected at Liberty Hill and It may have been forecast before the start of this season. But a second-straight 5-0 district season is still pretty cool. The Panthers capped their regular season, including another unblemished district campaign, with a 42-23 win against the Bandera Bulldogs Friday night in the District […]

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Liberty Hill follows state voting trends to elect Republicans with 35% turnout

During heavy voting periods Tuesday, Liberty Hill residents waited in slow-moving lines at Liberty Hill High School to cast their ballots. Voters re-elected Republican incumbents for county and legislative offices. (Kathy Canady Photo)

By SEAN SHAPIRO The lines started early Tuesday morning as voters waited to cast their ballots in the midterm elections. At Liberty Hill High School, the line weaved out the door and down the long sidewalk throughout the day. That steady flow of voters was the norm across the county. It continued into the evening. […]

The Independent will serve as publication for student journalists

Journalism students from Liberty Hill High School will become the newest contributors this month to their community newspaper under a unique arrangement between the school district and The Liberty Hill Independent. Beginning Nov. 13, The Independent will begin publishing the stories, photographs, graphics and video generated by the 24 students in the school’s first journalism […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Market Days were a winner for Liberty Hill

Market Days were held in downtown Liberty Hill in Veterans Park as vendors sold their wares from a series of booths that lined the back portion of the property. (Courtesy Photo)

By JAMES WEAR It’s been many years, but a lot of folks remember Liberty Hill Market Days. Held the first Saturday of each month at Veterans Park downtown, Market Days brought droves of folks to the community as they would browse through the various booths that lined the back of the VFW property. Vendors offered […]

Festival offers gun enthusiasts chance to try products

By SEAN SHAPIRO Gun enthusiasts from all over Central Texas, and likely the state, will make their way to Liberty Hill on Saturday and Sunday for the Texas International Firearms Festival. The event is a consumer-driven event, which will put company representatives face-to-face with potential customers. Those in attendance will be able to test the […]