Elliott sets school record with 64

By SEAN SHAPIRO Blake Elliott was feeling “it” at the Manor Tournament last week at Blackhawk Country Club. Now, he couldn’t describe exactly what “it” was, but after he rolled in a long putt on the first hole, he knew he was in for a good day. “I probably shouldn’t have made that putt,” Elliott […]

Liberty Hill defense holds strong against Canyon Lake

By BOB VARMETTE Liberty Hill coach Jerry Vance wasn’t wrong earlier this week when he said his team wouldn’t take the Canyon Lake lightly. The Hawks, in fact, are a very good football team. It took the Panthers defense to preserve a 19-14 win Friday night at Panther Stadium in the District 14-4A Division, Division […]

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Now it’s time – District play starts today

By BOB VARMETTE There really is a difference. Non-district games count in the final season standings, but they have no bearing on whether a team makes the playoffs or not. For the Liberty Hill Panthers, these next five games – five district games – are the most important games they will ever play. Now it’s […]

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 […]