Cheering on the Panthers

By LAUREN JETTE This is going to be a year of firsts for Liberty Hill High School Cheerleaders with a new coach, a class period built into the bell schedule, and a UIL competition to look forward to later this year. Both the varsity and junior varsity teams have already started working on the upcoming […]

New coach leads tennis charge

By LAUREN JETTE The start of a new fall tennis season brings new faces, both on the court and on the sideline. This year, first year head coach Jacob Jones takes the reins of the Liberty Hill High School tennis team, along with assistant coach Monica Miller. “I’m very, very excited,” Jones said. “It looks […]

They run this town…literally

By LAUREN JETTE A herd of pounding feet kick up clouds of dust, while heavy breathing and words of encouragement break through the early morning quiet. Another season of cross country has begun for the Liberty Hill Panthers. After a disappointing finish for the girls team at the state meet last year, where the Lady […]

Junior High football ready for success

By LAUREN JETTE While the Liberty Hill Panthers have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming football season, junior high players will soon take to the field to start laying the foundation for the future of Panther football. Junior high players will learn the same offense and defense the high school runs, said junior […]

2015 Panther volleyball team replacing nine seniors

By SEAN SHAPIRO When coach Gretchen Peterson passed out uniforms it was a bit of a free-for-all. Players had their pick of almost any jersey available, except for numbers 1, 6 and 16. That’s because those were reserved for Allee Nix, Peyton Pfifer, and Tori Graves — the three returning members of the varsity team. […]

Panthers’ new quarterback was born to run the Slot-T

By SEAN SHAPIRO For five years Garrett Wright has practiced, and mastered, the art of the Slot-T. And the Slot-T isn’t a paint-by-number charade. It’s a behemoth of a system for a quarterback. One that breaks the rules of today’s contemporary offense — what spread? — and forces the quarterback to blend different elements at […]

Offensive and defensive lines set to lead charge for Liberty Hill

By LAUREN JETTE In football, the players who rack up the most yards, make an outstanding defensive play or score touchdowns get the most attention. But, before a running back can break away for a long run or a defensive back can make a drive-stopping interception, a block had to be made or a hold […]

Kuhn heads to national championship

By SEAN SHAPIRO At times, Justin Zuhn is a typical teenager on summer vacation. He enjoys hanging out with his family, hunting, fishing and golfing with his grandfather — all somewhat common activities during a student-athlete’s summer vacation. “I just like to relax with my family,” the soon-to-be sophomore at Liberty Hill High School said. […]

Sun Devils looking to bring home national softball title

By Lauren Jette If the success of the Liberty Hill 14-and-under Sun Devils softball team is any indication, the future of Lady Panther softball looks promising. The team of all-stars is competing in the PONY World Series this weekend at Crosby Sports Complex in Houston. The team went undefeated on its way to the Central […]

Bauer set to coach both soccer teams

In Liberty Hill’s first season of varsity soccer, Darren Bauer led the boys team to the Class 4A championship game. Now entering year two, Bauer will be aiming for both the boys and girls state tournaments in Georgetown. It was first reported and then later confirmed this week by The Independent that Bauer will be […]