Liberty Hill-Burnet rivalry renewed in playoff game

By Lauren Jette Liberty Hill will see a familiar shade of green Friday night in a bi-district matchup with longtime rival Burnet at Gupton Stadium in Cedar Park. The District 14-4A champions will take on the Bulldogs in the post-season for the second year in a row. “It’s nice to be 5-0 and being the […]

Poor course conditions muddy Lady Panthers’ season

By Lauren Jette ROUND ROCK — The Lady Panthers cross country team has spent the last three months preparing for one race in particular by pounding courses that were usually dry, dusty paths over varied terrain. What they got for the final race of the season was two miles of flooded mud pit at the […]

Friday night lights don’t faze freshman Sanders

By Lauren Jette The stadium lights on Friday nights can be blinding for some football players, especially younger ones. Those lights make freshman utility player Reid Sanders nervous, but they haven’t prevented him from making an impact on the field for District 14-4A champion Liberty Hill. In four appearances, Sanders has accumulated 195 yards and […]

Panthers close successful fall season in regional semifinals tennis

By Lauren Jette The Panther tennis team made a statement at the regional tournament in Willis last weekend, knocking off a district champion before falling to the number one seed to finish their second fall season. In the first match, Liberty Hill defeated Groesbeck 10-9 in the quarterfinals. Tied at 9 all, Kerri Bunting won […]

Wilson looking for perfect record in district

By Mike Schoeffel With an expected win over Bandera this Friday, Liberty Hill lineman Justin Wilson will finish his varsity career with a 15-0 record against district competition. A win also guarantees Wilson will graduate as a three-time district champion. He’s proud of those numbers and accomplishments, but he’s certainly not satisfied, not while a […]

Panthers shut out Bulldogs to seal championship

By Lauren Jette The Panthers had to overcome four fumbles in the first half, but still managed to shut out the Bandera Bulldogs 35-0 at Panther Stadium Friday night to seal the District 14-4A championship. Liberty Hill fumbled on its first possession, but Bandera couldn’t capitalize on the series. The Panthers scored on a Justin […]

Freshman Panthers stepping up

By Lauren Jette While all eyes will be on the varsity football team this week as the Panthers look to close out the season with an undefeated district record, the future Friday night Panthers will try to close their season out with a win as the freshman team takes on Blanco’s junior varsity Thursday night. […]

LHISD submits enrollment to UIL

By Lauren Jette A new UIL realignment will be announced in just a few months, and on Friday, Liberty Hill submitted an enrollment number of 1,092 students at Liberty Hill High School — its largest enrollment figure to date. “We’ve been watching that number all the way, from the first day of school,” said Superintendent […]

Heartbreaking end to Lady Panthers’ season

By Lauren Jette AUSTIN — The Lady Panthers volleyball season came to an unexpectedly early end in a heartbreaking match against the Wimberley Lady Texans in Austin Tuesday night. Liberty Hill lost 20-25, 25-27, 27-25, 25-18 and 9-15 at Toney Burger Center in a bi-district matchup. “When it is so close like that, they’re just […]

Panthers run over Billies

By Lauren Jette FREDERICKSBURG  — After waiting out a 30-minute lightning delay again this week, the Panthers wasted no time after taking the field, scoring on a 23-yard touchdown run by Caleb Guerin in their first possession en route to a 27-10 win at a rain-soaked Fredericksburg Friday night. Dylan Joiner jumped in front of a […]