Lady Panthers eye district title

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers now control their own destiny after defeating Brownwood 48-47 on Saturday to improve to 18-9 overall and 6-1 in district play. The Lady Panthers were tied with Brownwood in the district standings entering into their game with rival Burnet, which was rescheduled due to inclement weather on [...]

Liberty Hill softball gears up for strong season

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team is ready to step out on their brand new softball field and play their hearts out this season. Their goals and expectations will be lofty, but not impossible to attain. Those goals remain to get back to the state tournament, which the team achieved in [...]

Liberty Hill finds success behind seasoned leaders

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers basketball team has a history of success. They have district championships and countless school records to prove it. It would be hard not to achieve success with Head Coach Barry Boren, who runs the program like a well-oiled machine. But if you ask Coach Boren why that [...]

Runnin’ Panthers prepare for Salado soccer tourney

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Runnin’ Panthers Soccer team hosted Fredericksburg on Tuesday night in a scrimmage to help them prepare for their tournament in Salado this weekend. The tournament will be a good test for the Panthers who have been playing a tough scrimmage schedule against schools that are in higher classifications. “The tournament will [...]

Warner ready for final tennis season

By Dana Delgado Liberty Hill High School senior Katy Warner is sitting on top of the world these days. A letter of acceptance from Texas A&M University, which arrived shortly after school got underway last year, has had her floating on clouds for months. She says it has capped her school years and she is [...]

Ladies want revenge against Brownwood

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers return home to the Panthers’ Den on Jan. 24 to face a Brownwood team that defeated them earlier this month. Last week, Brownwood defeated Llano easily with a 56-23 victory and this week Brownwood wrapped up another district win to remain a perfect 6-0 in district this [...]

Liberty Hill defeats Bandera in a nine-goal thriller

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Lady Panthers Soccer team beat Bandera Tuesday night in a nine-goal thriller. The ladies will have a bye next week to work on a few fundamentals, but are preparing for Leander’s Junior Varsity team on Jan. 28. The scrimmage against Leander was originally scheduled for last Friday, but moved after a [...]

Runnin’ Panthers gaining confidence

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Runnin’ Panthers are returning home on Friday to face a Brownwood team that is struggling to find wins in district this season. Brownwood played Gatesville in a close game, but still remains winless in district this season. “We cannot look past anyone at this point,” said Coach Barry Boren. [...]

Whitten challenges herself to play ‘Big’ for the Lady Panthers

By Dana Delgado At 5’3”, there is little wonder why Shelby Whitten is called “Lil Bit” by Lady Panther varsity basketball Coach Matt Kirschner. Her friends as well as her father, Tad Whitten, call her “Shelbers.” But when she steps on the basketball court for Liberty Hill High School, Whitten needs no introduction and is [...]

JV, 9th Ladies defeat Lampasas, Burnet

By Taylor Grafft The junior varsity and freshman Lady Panthers picked up two huge district wins against Lampasas and Burnet in recent days. It was clear from the tip-off that the Lady Panthers’ opponents were outmatched on both ends of the court. The average margin of victory for the junior varsity team in the wins [...]