Coin flip ritual part of football since the beginning

By SEAN SHAPIRO It’s the last thing before the real action begins on Friday night. The two team captains, often three or four players per team, will meet at midfield with the officials for the coin toss. It’s a simple 50-50 chance — one that will determine which team gets the ball first and which […]

Panthers rush over Brownwood, 43-36

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers defeated the Brownwood Lions at Panther Stadium on a rainy Friday night by a score of 43-36. The Liberty Hill rushing attacked proved to be too much for the Lions to handle for four quarters as they totaled 391 yards on the ground. The Panthers and Lions are no […]

Panthers use ground game to stop Brownwood

By BOB VARMETTE Liberty Hill senior quarterback Nick Hernandez scored three touchdowns rushing in the second half to rally the Panthers to a 43-36 win over the Brownwood Lions Friday night in non-district football at Panther Stadium. Hernandez scored on runs of five and 38 yards in the third quarter to lift Liberty Hill (2-1) […]

Ray a determined runner for LHHS Cross Country

By Taylor Grafft In his second season with the Liberty Hill Panthers varsity cross country team sophomore Ryan Ray is putting in more work and using his drive for success and love for competition as a means to get himself to the top. Ray has been competing and running since seventh grade and has found […]

Reeves brings smarts, sound defense to Panthers

By Taylor Grafft You probably remember him from last season when he made the Liberty Hill Panther football team’s play of the year. With time winding down, Jason Reeves picked off Burnet quarterback Derek Kiser to seal the victory for the Panthers and instantly became a Liberty Hill legend. Now Reeves’ interception feels even more […]

Lady Panthers fall short to Fredericksburg

By Taylor Grafft Oh so close. The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers varsity volleyball team lost to Fredericksburg on Tuesday night in a heartbreaker at the Panthers Den after forcing a Game 5. The Ladies fell short, losing three games to two (22-25, 21-25, 25-13, 26-24, 10-15). One of the largest crowds of the season created […]

Liberty Hill Panthers vs Brownwood Lions

 7:30 p.m. Friday at Panther Stadium Records Brownwood: 1-1, 0-0 District 3-4A Div. I (Week 0 Brownwood 35, Gatesville 0; Week 1 Graham 40, Brownwood 15) Liberty Hill: 1-1, 0-0 District 14-4A Div. I (Week 0 La Grange 24, Liberty Hill 7; Week 1 Liberty Hill 49, Brenham 47) Last week Brownwood: The Lions suffered their […]

Meet brings more than 600 runners to Liberty Hill

Head Coach Kim Holt and the Liberty Hill Cross Country teams hosted the 2014 Liberty Hill Cross Country Invitational last Saturday, Sept. 6, at Liberty High Junior High School and came away with good results. Coach Holt was pleased with not only the large turnout at the meet, but also with the way her Liberty […]

Rushing standouts Shannon, Lindsay, Hernandez prepare for Brownwood

By BOB VARMETTE Liberty Hill junior fullback Jon Shannon is probably right. The Brownwood Lions, the Panthers’ non-district opponent this week, are probably not targeting him nor the Panthers’ running game in general. But they no doubt took notice after Liberty Hill ran for 491 yards and eight touchdowns in the Panthers’ 49-47 win over […]

Green proving to be great player for Lady Panthers

By Taylor Grafft Senior outside hitter and middle blocker Jill Green has been playing great volleyball for the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers early on this season and was a key player for them in the Leander ISD Volleypalooza last week. Green is someone that her teammates and Coach Gretchen Peterson can count on to provide […]