LHHS tennis talent is champ in hearts of many

By Dana Delgado This year, Graham Vaandrager will be carrying the torch for the Liberty Hill High School varsity tennis team. As Coach Robert Headrick’s No. 1 player, the junior single’s player says he is ready to win so he can go to the state tournament in April at Texas A & M. “It killed [...]

Marks will play football for South Nazarene

By Taylor Grafft River Marks’ journey with the sport of football has been filled with surprises, adversity and triumph. After signing his letter of intent to play football for South Nazarene University on Monday, Marks will continue to pursue a dream that he didn’t think would have been possible a few years ago. Marks was [...]

Junkin, Theim pitch five-inning shutout against Wimberley in season opener

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team battled the cold weather on Monday night to defeat the Wimberley Texans in their season opener and start their season off with a bang — literally. The Lady Panthers had two homeruns and some dominate pitching by both Sam Junkin and Nicole Theim to start [...]

Powerlifters Meng, Smith bonded in the sport

By Dana Delgado A year has made a world of difference for powerlifting teammates Will Meng and Will Smith. The Liberty Hill High School senior athletes are stronger, more motivated, and far wiser from their experiences at the Powerlifting Regional Meet in 2013 at West. Both seniors missed placing for the state meet a year [...]

Lady Panthers finish as co-district champs

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers are co-district champions after finishing the season tied for first place in District 8-3A with Brownwood. Liberty Hill will play Alvarado in the first round of playoffs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Hamilton. This is Head Coach Matt Kirschner’s fourth consecutive district title in the [...]

District realignment puts hold on longtime rivalry

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The University Interscholastic League released the new district alignments for football and basketball on Monday morning and with the changes come a few big surprises for Liberty Hill. The Liberty Hill basketball teams will play in Class 4A Region 4 District 25 with Burnet, Lampasas, Llano, Salado and Taylor. Runnin’ Panthers Coach [...]

Runnin’ Panthers look to finish strong, clinch playoff spot

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers basketball team is trying to end the season with a district championship and are edging closer to clinching a playoff spot. Liberty Hill has four games remaining on the schedule this season after they played Burnet on Wednesday night in a game that was not only for [...]

Walter guides soccer team with talent, leadership

By TAYLOR GRAFFT   Junior Tayler Walter knows what it takes to be a winner on the soccer field at all levels of competition. Walter’s soccer career has featured lots of success and promise from a young age and it’s helped her grow on and off the field. The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers soccer team [...]

Senior ladies signing for college softball

By TAYLOR GRAFFT Two of the players on the Liberty Hill Softball team are signing their letters of intent to play at the next level. Seniors Alyson Sulak and Lynnette Clarke have led the Lady Panthers on the field and are now hoping to use this season to build towards their futures in college. Clarke [...]

Headrick ushers in new era for LHHS Tennis

By Dana Delgado With a diverse coaching background and high hopes, Robert Headrick has stepped in as the new Tennis Head Coach at Liberty Hill High School. “Being the new tennis coach at Liberty Hill is really uncharted territory for me,” said Coach Headrick. “I have been teaching and coaching for 10 years, and for [...]