Liberty Hill Softball gaining momentum

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team will travel to Georgetown to play in a tournament today through Saturday and the team has been building confidence over the last week as they rack up wins. Against Caldwell on Tuesday night, the Lady Panthers won a tight game, 7-6. They relied on clutch [...]

Runnin’ Panthers basketball players receive District Honors

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers basketball team had several players finish with District Honors after their stellar season, which included a co-district championship and 25 wins. Despite being one of the youngest teams in District 8-3A, the Panthers were still arguably the best team and will return a majority of their players [...]

Tennis player Svetlik takes the court

By Dana Delgado Don’t let that freshman classification fool you. Liberty Hill High School varsity tennis player Alex Svetlik is for real.  She’s not a sleeper by any definition but a legitimate contender and quite athletic. LHHS Tennis Coach Robert Headrick says “Alex is very skilled for such a young player.” “I feel Alex can [...]

Mason Baty is LH baseball’s senior leader

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panther Baseball team’s senior Mason Baty may be easy-going and soft-spoken off the field and during practice, but he is a loud force at the plate and talented presence at first base for Coach Mike Kristan. In his second year on varsity, Baty is learning the work ethic and [...]

Big loser could be big powerlifting winner

By Dana Delgado Losing 20 pounds has not been an easy task for Jacob Sanders. Fact is, it has been darn tough for the 6’ 2 ½” hulking athlete who has thoughts of becoming an athletic “beast.” However, losing 20 pounds could mean the difference between possibly competing at the state powerlifting championships and staying [...]

Runnin’ Panthers end basketball season with two heart-breaking losses

By TAYLOR GRAFFT GATESVILLE — The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers basketball team finished the season on Monday night after losing in the bi-district round to an athletic and well-coached Glenn Rose Tigers team in a heartbreaking loss in Gatesville, 47-46. The Panthers ran into trouble against Glenn Rose when they could not break the Tigers’ [...]

Home team finishes strong at Panther Relays

By Taylor Grafft Liberty Hill hosted the 2014 Panther Relays on Feb. 15 and had several varsity and junior varsity teams finish at the top of the standings. A host of runners and athletes in field events put in strong individual performances and finished in the top of their events. A large crowd cheered the [...]

LHHS falls to Boerne in baseball season opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers Baseball team failed to take advantage after  scoring three runs in the first inning, and fell to Boerne, 6-3, in their 2014 season opener on Feb. 18. The Panthers have not been able to practice as much as they would have liked because of the bad weather that [...]

Lady Panthers basketball season ends to Kennedale

By Taylor Grafft LORENA — The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers’ fantastic season, which included a co-district championship and solid playoff run, came to a close on Tuesday night after the girls fell to Kennedale in the Regional Quarterfinals. The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers and Kennedale were tied at halftime 29-29, but the Wildcats put together [...]

Lord is shining light in ladies’ spectacular basketball season

By Taylor Grafft   The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers’ basketball season has been a great success this year and a large part of it has been because of Blair Lord’s senior leadership on and off the court. When Lord went down with an ankle injury in the Lampasas game on Jan. 14, she didn’t let [...]