Cross country teams sweep varsity and JV races at Temple

By LAUREN JETTE Liberty Hill cross country kicked the season off in dominating fashion, sweeping the team finishes at the Temple Invitational Meet on Aug. 21. “All four teams did an awesome job at the first meet,” said head coach Kim Holt. “The kids competed hard. It is a great feeling to see all four […]

Lady Panthers claim 5-set thriller

By Lauren Jette The Lady Panthers volleyball team was given its first major test of the season Tuesday night against the visiting Round Rock McNeil Lady Mavericks, but were able to pull out the five-set win, 25-18, 25-22, 19-25, 19-25 and 17-15. “It was exciting. I’m so proud of them,” said head coach Gretchen Peterson. […]

LHASBC – Supporting all Panther teams

By SEAN SHAPIRO Like any of the fall sports teams at Liberty Hill High School, the Liberty Hill All Sports Booster Club has goals for the 2015-16 school year. But instead of tracking down wins, the booster club is searching for new members. As of Tuesday, the club had 40 family memberships, while there were […]

Erps embracing varsity role

By SEAN SHAPIRO AUSTIN — Kingsley Erps is well aware that she “has big shoes to fill” in her first season of varsity volleyball. Like her teammates, she’s well aware of the expectations at Liberty Hill — the team reached the UIL State Tournament last season — and even with nearly wholesale changes, the Panthers […]

Lady Panthers defeat Marble Falls in early season match

By Lauren Jette MARBLE FALLS — The Lady Panther volleyball team was tested late in the match, but pulled out a straight-set win over the Marble Falls Lady Mustangs Tuesday night, 25-10, 25-16 and 25-22. “It was a good night for us all,” said head coach Gretchen Peterson. “We struggled to finish in set three, […]

Defense passes test against pass-heavy offense

By LAUREN JETTE The Liberty Hill defense is used to lining up against offensive teammates and defending against the Slot-T style. After two weeks of practice, the Panthers finally went up against unfamiliar faces in a pass offense during a scrimmage against Stephenville on Saturday at Panther Stadium. “I thought we really played well on […]

Panthers impress in scrimmage with Stephenville

By LAUREN JETTE Panther fans got their first glimpse of the 2015 version of Liberty Hill football, while players got their first taste of game action during a scrimmage against Stephenville last Saturday at Panther Stadium. Although a score wasn’t kept and the game clock wasn’t on, both teams got the experience of running plays […]

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 […]