Lady Panthers clinch District with win over Burnet

By Lauren Jette The Lady Panthers clinched a district championship with a 25-19, 25-21, 18-25 and 25-13 win over district rival Burnet Tuesday night. “We’re going to enjoy this win tonight, the girls deserve it,” said head coach Gretchen Peterson. “We’re going to enjoy and then go back to work tomorrow and we’re going to […]

King setting a pace for LHHS cross country

By Mike Schoeffel Like mother, like daughter. Chloe King became a state champion runner when she was just a sophomore in high school. A generation later, her daughter nearly pulled off the same feat. Mckynzie King, now a junior at Liberty Hill High School, placed fourth at the state meet as a sophomore. That finish […]

Despite weather delays, Panthers outrun Greyhounds

By Lauren Jette After an hour lightning delay paused the game in the first quarter, the Panthers put up 20 points in the final 12 minutes to overcome the Boerne Greyhounds 37-21 in a rain-soaked Boerne late Friday night. With rain coming down, Justin Burkett got the Panthers on the scoreboard first, on a 1-yard […]

Lady Panthers claim District Championship

By Lauren Jette LAMPASAS — The Lady Panthers claimed another district championship at Lampasas on Oct. 16, while the Panthers claimed second place, securing both teams’ spots at the regional meet in Corpus Christi. “All 4 teams did a great job,” said head coach Kim Holt. “The boys finished second, but they really showed up […]

Panthers maul the Ducks, 51-21

By Lauren Jette The Liberty Hill Panthers crushed the Taylor Ducks 51-21 at Panther Stadium Friday night. On the first possession of the game, the Ducks went four and out. Liberty Hill wasted no time getting on the board with Jon Shannon breaking through the line for a 71-yard touchdown on the Panthers first offensive […]

Finally some home cooking: Volleyball sweeps aside Yellowjackets

By LAUREN JETTE The Lady Panthers returned home to start the second round of district play against Llano Tuesday night and came up with the 25-10, 25-12 and 25-7 win. “I think we executed well. I think we did a lot of the things we needed to,” said head coach Gretchen Peterson. “Llano’s a really […]

Panther defense grounds Hawks

By Lauren Jette CANYON LAKE — The Panthers capitalized on four turnovers to beat the Hawks 31-7 in their district opener Friday night. In the second quarter, Dylan Joiner returned a Hawk fumble 55 yards to put the Panthers up 14-0. Joiner came up big again in the third quarter, intercepting a Canyon Lake pass on […]

Quarterback and center lead Panthers’ offense

By LAUREN JETTE When Garrett Wright and Kyle Huppee took their positions as quarterback and center, respectively, on Liberty Hill’s seventh grade football team, neither player had a thought that they would still be in those exact positions together five years later. Now the duo leads the Panthers varsity underneath the Friday night lights. “You […]

Panther defense stops Wylie Bulldogs

By Lauren Jette There wasn’t much offense to celebrate, but there was enough to get the win at Panther Stadium last Friday night as Liberty Hill defeated Abilene Wylie 13-6 on Senior Night. “Beating Abilene Wylie is quite an accomplishment, it’s not the season,” said head coach Jerry Vance. “We played well against Connally (the […]

Panthers gash Connally Cadets in Homecoming game

By Lauren Jette The Panthers ran all over the visiting Waco Connally Cadets for the 47-7 win at Panther Stadium Friday night in Liberty Hill’s Homecoming game. Jon Shannon owned the night, scoring the Panthers’ first three touchdowns on 1-yard, 3-yard and 4-yard runs, to put Liberty Hill up 21-0. A 35-yard field goal by […]