Lynchburg bakeries: Chestnut Hill

Although the shop seems simple at first sight, there is much more behind the desserts that fill the display cases of Chestnut Hill Bakery than just the baking process. The bakery has been providing sweet treats since 1968, but only recently did the shop come under the ownership of Richard and Glenda Hinkley, who purchased the store in April of […]

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Raising their voices for the fans

The Flames cheerleading squad competes nationally and rallies the crowd at Liberty sporting events No one will ever win the debate of whether or not cheerleading is a sport, but one thing is for sure, the Liberty University cheerleading squad works incredibly hard to do what they do. “I don’t think cheerleading is a sport per se, but I think […]

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Docksteader brothers net hat tricks

The Liberty Flames men’s Division II hockey dominated Elon and Millersville this past weekend behind the strength of hat tricks from Brad and Devon Docksteader. LU squashes Elon, 10-1 The Flames played controlled, physical hockey as they steamrolled Elon, 10-1, in front of a packed house Friday, Sept. 20. It did not take long for the Flames to get their […]

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Barrs raised

Sisters unite passion for field hockey, missions Thousands of miles and an ocean separate Lurgan, Northern Ireland, and Lynchburg, Va., but three sisters made the journey and currently play field hockey at Liberty University. Older sister Natalie, along with twins Bethany and Serena, are the three Barr sisters of the Liberty field hockey team. Natalie Barr is a sophomore co-captain […]

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Downpour of emotions

Two blocked field goals and two turnovers hurt Flames in soggy 30-21 loss to Richmond Playing against a coach who brought current Liberty football juniors and seniors into the program makes for an emotional setting. No matter the end result, a bittersweet taste is all that remains. For former Liberty Flames (2-2, 0-0 Big South) and current No. 20 Richmond […]

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Going to World Cup

Men’s soccer team triumphs in qualifier for seventh year Does the World Cup matter to the majority of Americans? Probably not, but perhaps it is time for Americans to get behind their ever-improving men’s national team. While most Americans would claim to never watch or care about soccer, television ratings would seem to differ. According to Nielsen ratings, the 2010 […]

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Turmoil in Colombia

For more than five decades, violence and bloodshed have broken the land of Colombia, forcing civilians to either run in fear or join the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Operating out of the South-Eastern regions of the jungles, this terrorist organization has wreaked havoc for years. Now, according to the New York Times, FARC and their government have decided […]

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Pastors Rick and Kay speak out

The Warren family made their first television appearance since the upsetting suicide of son Matthew Warren Two parents were thrown into a living nightmare as news of their son’s death headlined every major media outlet April 5, 2013. Now, less than six months after the emotional and heartbreaking family tragedy, Rick and Kay Warren are speaking out about their journey, […]

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Piper brings global focus

Liberty University’s Center for Global Engagement (CGE) hosted its biannual Global Focus Week Sept. 16-18, welcoming more than 60 mission agency representatives and prominent guest speakers such as John Piper, Naghmeh Abedini and Bob Creson. According to CGE, Global Focus Week is a semesterly tradition that encourages students to delve deeper into the world of international evangelism and global work. […]

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Bowden inspires

Nearly 10,000 students gathered in the Vines Center Friday, Sept. 13, to hear from a man who once coached before a home crowd of more than 80,000. Bobby Bowden, the winningest coach in Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football history and former leader of the Florida State Seminoles, discussed God’s guidance and provision in his life as he shared his […]

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