Lady Flames soar past Chanticleers

Spike — Lillie Happel (12) attempts to deliver a deciding blow in a 3-0 victory against Coastal Carolina.  Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Jade Craycraft recorded a triple-double to lead Liberty past Coastal Carolina during homecoming weekend After a 3-0 victory against Charleston Southern Friday, Oct. 18, the Liberty University women’s volleyball team was looking to keep their home winning streak alive as they took on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers the next day. …

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Continuing NorPac dominance

ON THE RUN — Natalie Barr (29) scored three Lady Flames goals. Photo credit: Angie Pacitti

Field Hockey remains unbeaten in conference play with a win over Longwood Sisters Natalie, Bethany and Serena Barr were the main sources of offense for the Lady Flames (10-4, 5-0 NorPac) in the field hockey team’s 6-1 victory over the Longwood Lancers Wednesday, Oct. 17, accounting for five goals and …

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Soccer keeps rolling

WINNING - Sophomore forward Blessing Tahuona (11) scored his third goal of the season to help lead the Flames past the Blue Hose for the sixth consecutive year. Photo credit Leah Stauffer

Siaw, Tahuona lead Liberty in 3-1 victory The Flames men’s soccer team (7-5, 3-3 Big South) was able to extend its three-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory against the Presbyterian College Blue Hose (3-9, 1-5 Big South), Friday, Oct. 18. Two first-half goals propelled Liberty in the win. Liberty …

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Homecoming heartbreak

TOUCHDOWN — Brandon Apon strides into the endzone. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

To slay a giant, a team must make key plays in big moments. While the Liberty Flames (3-4, 0-1 Big South) battled in the game against the No. 3 (coaches poll) Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (7-0, 2-0 Big South), they came up short in front of a crowd of 18,911 (third …

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Cuccinelli rallies Lynchburg

Politics — Cuccinelli discussed topics such as job creation, government limitations and electricity rates with Lynchburg locals. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Republican candidate for governor visits campus and attends event with Mike Huckabee at Candler’s Station Virginia Attorney General gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli visited Liberty University Saturday, Oct. 19 to meet voters and attend the Flames Homecoming football game before holding a rally with special guest Mike Huckabee that night. Fans …

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Homecoming Events 2013

President Jerry Falwell, Jr. and Becki Falwell greet students in the parade

Alumni were welcomed back to Liberty University Oct. 17-19 to celebrate Homecoming Weekend 2013 and see the many changes around campus. Many alumni arrived with young children, who ran behind them on the same sidewalks their parents used so many years ago. The Alumni Relations Office and Student Activities offered …

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Hamilton overcomes

Motivate — Hamilton spoke about her faith and family. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

‘Soul Surfer’ inspires students to put faith in God during difficult situations Overcoming obstacles was the theme of Convocation Wednesday, Oct. 16, as students heard from professional surfer and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton. Hamilton, who lost her arm to a 14-foot tiger shark at the age of 13, is …

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Freshman gives back

catch — A Liberty angler started a foundation to give special needs kids the chance to fish.  Google Images

Sander Smith, a freshman majoring in electrical engineering with a specialization in intelligence, started the non-profit Special Angler Foundation to help those with special needs break into the world of competitive fishing. According to the foundation’s website, their goal is “to promote the inclusion of the special needs community in …

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Candidates battle for 23rd District seat

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Incumbent T. Scott Garrett seeks Republican win Delegate T. Scott Garrett, who was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2009, represents Virginia’s 23rd House District and is up for re-election as the Republican candidate in the upcoming Nov. 5 elections, according to his website. Garrett, whose district …

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22nd District delegate election

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Republican Byron and Democrat Cyphert campaign for the same seat in the House of Delegates for Nov. 5. As the November general election nears, the House of Delegates candidates are each leading campaigns in every effort to gain voters and boost their political platforms. Representing the 22nd legislative district since …

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Student body meets

discussion — Dean Anderson answered students questions about the Liberty Way. Photo credit: Lauren Adriance

The voices of Liberty University students were heard Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Student Body Town Hall Meeting with Dean Keith Anderson, hosted by the Dean of Students Office. Nearly 30 students gathered in Towns Alumni Auditorium to ask questions and discuss topics relating to life at Liberty. During the …

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Tagging for fame

Light — Laser Tag Source hopes to set a new record. Google Images

Why sleep in on Saturday when you can break the Guinness World Record for the largest game of laser tag? That is what participants at the 5k Run and Walk for Life & Guinness World Record Laser Tag Game Fundraiser will be doing Oct. 26. Mike Kirby, the owner of …

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