Freshmen will face LH alum at Brenham

By SEAN SHAPIRO There’s going to be a familiar face on the opposing sideline when the Liberty Hill freshman team hosts Brenham on Thursday evening at Panther Stadium. Calvin King, a former Liberty Hill running back and defensive back, is one of the coaches of the freshman football team in Brenham. King was an all-district […]

Liberty Hill hosts Cross Country Invitational

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Cross Country team is set to host the 2014 Liberty Hill Cross Country Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 6, at Liberty High Junior High. The meet will feature 35 different schools and their teams competing in Liberty Hill. This year’s course has been adjusted to make the Boys 5K a […]

Liberty Hill falls to La Grange in season opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panther Football team fell in their season opener at Panther Stadium on Friday night to an athletic and strong La Grange team, 24-7. The Leopards were State Semifinals last season and finished with an 11-1 overall record. The loss is the Panthers’ fourth straight in season openers since 2010 […]

La Grange bringing a classic cat fight to Pantherland tonight

By SEAN SHAPIRO Liberty Hill’s season-opening game against La Grange got some added outside hype two weeks ago when Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine published its list of the top 50 must-see games in 2014. Friday night’s game checked in at No. 41 on the list, and deservedly had “classic” written all over it. However, […]

Cole brings leadership to top-ranking Cross Country

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Cross Country program has been posting outstanding team results over the last few years and this year will be no different. With some of the top athletes at both the junior high and high school levels at Liberty Hill, it has allowed the team, coached by Kim Holt, to […]

Intricate moves make volleyball challenging

By SEAN SHAPIRO In theory, volleyball is a simple sport. Two teams send the ball back and forth over the net, with the goal of making your opponent miss. While that base knowledge is true, it’s just a simple guideline for a sport that is far more complex than it usually gets credit. “I don’t […]

Excitement builds for LHJH volleyball

By Taylor Grafft There is an excitement building in the Liberty Hill Junior High School gym and on the volleyball courts as the coaches and teams are gearing up for their 2014 season. On the second day of school, the coaches will hold tryouts and run drills and stations to test a variety of skills […]

LHHS captures win in home opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panther Volleyball team showed why they like playing at home so much on Tuesday night in their opener against the Marble Falls Lady Mustangs. A large crowd of supporters showed up to cheer the Lady Panthers in their first game back in the cozy, win-inspiring gym. Coach Gretchen […]

Player safety is top priority on field

By SEAN SHAPIRO Keeping student-athletes healthy can be the biggest difference between a winning and a losing season on the football field. And for a good team, staying healthy can be the difference between an early playoff exit and a trip to the state championship. “For us, in our league (Class 4A), injuries are brutal,” […]

Panthers taking the right steps leading to opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers Football team is inching closer and took another step forward in preparing for their season opener against LaGrange on August 29. The Panthers traveled to Stephenville August 15 for a preseason scrimmage to test some of the instructions and skills they had learned during practice. Stephenville provided a […]