Hockey routs

The LaHaye Ice Center was packed with fans Friday, Sept. 27, as the Liberty Flames defeated the Towson University Tigers 10-0. In the game, Flames goaltender Blair Bennett was back in the net for the first time since tearing his ACL at the end of last season. Although Liberty outshot …

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LFSN expands to 80 million homes

Amplify —  LFSN’s Erin McKeown delivers a sideline report. Photo credit: Leah Stauffer

After more than two decades of broadcasts, more Flames fans will now be able to follow Liberty University sports action through the newly rebranded and expanded Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN). Formerly the Flames Sports Network (FSN), LFSN will now broadcast athletics events to 80 million homes across the U.S., …

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Moving on up

SHOOT — Derek Haywood scored 24 goals last season for the Flames. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

In only its third year, the Liberty University men’s lacrosse team has been able to build a successful program. After going 18-3 (4-0, Southeastern Lacrosse Conference) in Division II last season, Liberty was voted in unanimously by the SELC to play Division I lacrosse at the club level. After winning …

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Panthers tamed in 73-7 rout

DESTRUCTION — Cornerback Walt Aikens and the Flames defense held the Panthers to only 212 total yards and 13 first downs.: Ruth Bibby

Liberty Flames wide receiver Darrin Peterson snatched a 55-yard bomb from quarterback Josh Woodrum and strolled into the end zone on the Flames first offensive play of the game to begin the Flames (3-2, 0-0 Big South) 73-7 annihilation of the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers (0-4). “That was our first play …

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LaHaye hosts Health Fair

exercise — The basketball courts were filled with booths that focused on well being. Photo credit: Abby Kourkounakis

The LaHaye Student Union partnered with the Masters of Public Health program and the Nursing Department to host Liberty University’s first health fair at the LaHaye basketball courts Sept. 23 from 12 – 6 p.m. The health fair consisted of 18 booths from various Liberty departments, such as Intramural Sports …

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CFAW draws big crowd

REALITY — Robertson responds to applause as he enters the Vines Center. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Guests experience an exciting weekend of football, Crowder and “Duck Dynasty” Nearly 2,000 prospective students and their families converged on Liberty University’s campus Sept. 26 to experience campus life at College for a Weekend (CFAW), according to Ericka Morris, recruitment event coordinator. This CFAW differed from those in previous years …

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Alzheimer’s researched

Science — Isaacs instructs students. Photo credit: Lauren Adriance

Isaacs wins award for researching multiple medical links to dementia Dr. Gary Isaacs, assistant professor of the Liberty University Department of Biology & Chemistry, was recently awarded the 2013-14 Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF) in order to further his research and provide students with better research resources. …

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IYADA Aspires Discipleship among Girls

The first iYADA meeting was held in the Towns-Alumni Auditorium where 29 girls from across Liberty University’s campus gathered, Sunday, Sept. 29. Sarah Reese, a junior women’s ministry major, saw the need for a women’s outreach program. According to Reese, the organization is a girls-only club and began in September …

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Apple ios 7 update crashes server

With millions of iOS 7 requests, the Apple iOS server crashed causing Apple fanatics all over campus to be stuck in the iOS 7 activation limbo. The anticipation for the Apple iOS 7 update could be seen all throughout campus Sept. 18, when the update was released. What started as …

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Liberty hosts camping trip

Pack your bags — Students are headed to the Wilderness Canoe Campground near Glasgow, Va. Photo credit: Breann Black

S.A. invites students to spend Oct. 4-7 near the James River Liberty University invited students to join Student Activities (SA) on a fall break camping trip beginning Oct. 4 at Wilderness Canoe Campground on the James River just outside of Glasgow, Va. Students will meet at Camp Hydaway Friday at …

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Fighting the flu

prevent — Flu strikes most often during the fall and winter seasons of each year. Photo credit: Breann Black

Students receive tips to avoid sickness Influenza, also known as the flu, is a common sickness that five to 20 percent of the population is plagued with every year during the fall and winter seasons, according to cdc.gov, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) official website. Medical professionals produce a …

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Students run for freedom

Motivation — Participants have the option of having a victim’s name written on them. Photo credit: Sara Warrender

Freedom 4/24 Run for Their Lives takes place Oct. 12 at Lynchburg College Each year, runners lace up their tennis shoes and mark their arms with the name of a human trafficking victim as they take part in the Run for Their Lives race to give a young woman freedom …

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Liberty paintball team takes trophy

Ready, aim, fire — According to Head Coach Todd Hoglund, Liberty has had four teams before, but Saturday was the first time they fielded five teams of players. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Six schools faced off in pursuit of the Liberty Open championship, the squad’s first tournament of the year With their record-setting 26-player turnout, the Liberty University paintball team headed onto the field Saturday, Oct. 28, at 8 a.m. to defend its home turf against five other schools in the Liberty …

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Camels conquered in shutout

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Six different Lady Flames score for their second conference victory in a 7-0 shutout win against Campbell Liberty University women’s soccer (7-3, 2-0 Big South) dominated Campbell University (4-5, 0-2 Big South) 7-0 in a performance that included goals by six different players. Despite the lopsided box score, Campbell presented …

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Flames nearly shock fourth-ranked UVA

weekend split — The Lady Flames dominated the Billikens but came up short against the Cavs. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

After a convincing 10-0 victory over Saint Louis (1-9) Friday, Sept. 27, Liberty’s field hockey team (5-4) could not find its offense Sunday afternoon, losing 2-0 to the fourth-ranked University of Virginia (UVA) Cavaliers (11-1). Lady Flames goalkeeper Ann Jefferis faced 11 shots on goal, saving 10. But the Cavaliers …

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