Leaving a legacy on the field

Six inaugural members of the Liberty men’s lacrosse team hope to continue building on their progress Ask anyone who starts something,” senior midfielder Derek Haywood said. “It’s personal.” His statement lingered as the five teammates around him — seniors Kurt Tobias, Travis Briggs, Skylar Sipe and Miguel Lozada and first-year graduate student Mike Zumpano — voiced their wholehearted agreement. The […]

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Losing streak extended to six

The Flames failed to capitalize on an oppurtunity to end their prolonged skid The Liberty Flames men’s basketball team (9-18, 3-9 Big South) slowed the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Keydets (15-10, 8-4 Big South), the nation’s highest-scoring offense, Saturday, Feb. 15 but could not stop them when it counted, dropping the contest 77-70. The leading freshman scorer in the country, […]

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Mountaineers grounded

Liberty’s Division I hockey team stretched its winning streak to five games The Liberty Flames Division I (DI) men’s hockey team completed a four-game season sweep against the West Virginia University (WVU) Mountaineers Feb. 14-15. The victories extended the Flames winning streak to five games and improved their record to 24-6-2. Liberty 5, West Virgina 2 A strong showing in […]

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Football reloads

Head Coach Turner Gill signed 13 recruits The defending co-Big South champion Flames football team looks to build on its 2013 success with the help of 13 new players as it gears up for the new season. Last year, the Flames tied for first place in the Big South Conference last season. However, they lost vital components of their team, […]

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Coca-Cola depicts multilingual America

What should have been a patriotic advertisement caused controversy and outrage from millions of viewers This year’s Coca-Cola Super Bowl 2014 advertisement caused many viewers to jump on social media sites and freely bash the beloved soda company. The advertisement called “It’s Beautiful” featured people of different nationalities using different languages as they sang “America the Beautiful.” Granted, they were […]

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From the surf to the stage

Student Activities will host a Switchfoot concert featuring songs from “Fading West” The members of the band Switchfoot have always felt at home in the ocean. Whether they are exploring the oceans near their hometown of San Diego or places like New Zealand, South Africa and Australia, the surfing lifestyle has always been a large part of Switchfoot’s identity as […]

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Foreign missions shape personality

Missionary kids have the opportunity to explore the world and learn about parts of foreign cultures that others may never see Liberty’s recent Global Focus Week began with international students presenting the flags of their home countries. However, there are some Liberty students who do not always know which country to call home. They are missionary kids. Because they grow […]

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Rose: Taking a stand

A heartbeat is one of the first evidences of a baby’s life, one of the first things a doctor will look for on the ultrasound, according to Parents magazine. Rose Initiative, a pro-life organization based out of Lynchburg, Va., is drawing attention to the importance of a heartbeat through due date bracelets. “(The bracelets) have actual due dates of mothers […]

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Finding ‘The Road to Omaha’

After a strong sophomore season, Ashton Perritt hopes to lead the Flames into uncharted territory After a long offseason of practice and waiting, the date was finally Feb. 11, and only 10 hours remained before the Liberty Flames baseball team would leave for Jacksonville, Fla., to begin its 2014 season. As players, coaches and other staff prepared for the trip, […]

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