Seniors savor final home-court match

In its last home game of the regular season, the Liberty University women’s volleyball team (8-17, 7-5 Big South) secured a 3-0 win (25-15, 25-15, 25-9) over the Campbell Fighting Camels (13-16, 3-9 Big South). Seniors Jade Craycraft, Lillie Happel, Becca Haraf and Kendle Rollins were all a part of the starting lineup as they took their home court for […]

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Flames roll to third-straight win

Liberty’s defense continued its dominant play with a 35-14 victory over conference opponent Presbyterian The Liberty Flames (6-4, 3-1 Big South) running game demoralized the Presbyterian Blue Hose (3-6, 1-2 Big South) Saturday, Nov. 9, as the Blue Hose allowed 231 yards on the ground in a 35-14 Flames victory. Running back Desmond Rice led the Flames with 96 yards […]

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Five-star title victory

The second-seeded Liberty Lady Flames soccer team (16-5-1) defeated the two-time defending champions and first-seeded Radford Highlanders (15-3-2) 5-0 Sunday, Nov. 10 to win their fourth Big South Championship and their first title since 2005. As the final whistle blew, the Lady Flames stormed the field in an exuberant group hug around keeper Holly Van Noord, the redshirt freshman who […]

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Clean sweep

Hockey derails No. 4 Delaware Liberty’s Division I men’s hockey team played host to the No. 4 Delaware Blue Hens Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9 at the LaHaye Ice Center. Last year, the Blue Hens swept the Flames, but this year, the Flames made sure that would not be the case. The Flames defeated the Blue Hens 6-1 […]

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Tournament-bound

Liberty’s field hockey team wins its first conference championship Natalie Barr scored her second goal of the game with 3:49 remaining to give the Liberty women’s field hockey team a conference championship Saturday, Nov. 9 in only its third year of competing on the NCAA Division I level. The Lady Flames ousted 10th-ranked Stanford 2-1 in the final of the […]

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Quest reborn

B-ball opens season with win Redshirt senior Antwan Burrus scored on the opening possession for the reigning Big South champion Liberty Flames (1-0) in his first game since the 2011-12 season, leading the Flames to a 74-53 victory over the Randolph College Wildcats Nov. 7. According to senior point guard Davon Marshall, who scored eight points and recorded five assists, […]

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Souls ‘Awaken’

All female ministry leads people to Christ Awaken is a Liberty University ministry team that encourages fellow believers both at home and across the country. But what sets this group apart from other teams at Liberty is the fact that it is comprised solely of young women. According to liberty.edu/ministryteams, Awaken is a team that specializes in ministering to women […]

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Looking back on JFK

James Siddons recalls seeing John F. Kennedy the day he was assassinated James Siddons, an adjunct professor in the Liberty University School of Music, came within 10 feet of history Nov. 22, 1963. Just hours before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas, Siddons, then 15 years old, positioned himself with his father on the side of Lover’s […]

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‘Forever families’ congregate

Blue Ridge Community Church holds an informal meeting about foster-to-adopt It was standing room only at Blue Ridge Community Church Saturday, Nov. 9 as families met to learn about the process of becoming a forever family to a child in need. The Foster Hope Foundation hosted “Foster Forever Families Rally” to educate Christian families interested in fostering or adopting a […]

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Online program honored

Master’s degree in sports management named in top 20 of American programs Liberty University Online’s Master of Science in Sport Management has been named one of the top 20 programs in the country by The Best Schools. The Best Schools, found online at thebestschools.org, is an online portal that serves as a leading resource for campus and online education. According […]

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Teaching business

Alumna educates locals Rebecca Sturm-Clauser, alumna of Liberty University, started Business eXpress in 2008, coaching businesses and individuals on everything from goal setting to employee development and team building. “Business eXpress was a vision of mine after asking what I could do to help business grow in 2013,” Sturm-Clauser said. “Doors were closing, and the economy was showing no signs […]

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Veterans educate teachers

The Liberty University Office of Military Affairs (OMA) hosted a discussion panel for education students in an effort to raise awareness about the sacrifice of active duty families Tuesday, Nov. 5 Students had the opportunity to hear directly from military representatives, veterans and dependents about the need for military family awareness in the school system. Meghan Ellis, associate director for […]

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‘LU’ trademarked

Lipscomb relinquishes their ‘LU’ logo The interlocking L and U logo was the center of a legal issue between Liberty University and Lipscomb University when Lipscomb started using the “LU” combination in their logo in 2011. “The issue was not only about the closeness of the logo, but about the use of the letters ‘LU’ in connection with higher education,” […]

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