Column: Baker’s Blab on Fortnite

Let’s talk about Fortnite. Not about building tactics or the John Wick skin or the changes made to the game on the latest update, but about Fortnite’s impact on today’s society. I first found out about Fortnite when my brother began to play it. I’d watch him play and, truthfully, thought it was a stupid game. The cartoon graphics, dancing […]

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Flames athletes celebrates teammates’ diversity and achievements at annual Flamespys Awards

For one night of the year, every Liberty student-athlete trades their cleats, jerseys and uniforms for dresses, heels and suits. The seventh annual Flamespys Student Athlete Awards took place Monday, April 30 at the Montview Ballroom and Music Hall to celebrate the accolades of each of the 18 NCAA Division I sports teams that represent Liberty. “When you put 550 […]

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Women’s Disc Golf Wins First Title

The Liberty Women’s Disc Golf team won their first national title Saturday, April 14. Head Coach Steve Bowman is very proud of his team’s accomplishments and what they have ahead of them. The team won by 40 strokes over second-place South Arkansas, throwing a combined +90 over five rounds. “I know the biggest thing that was really cool was that […]

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Tennis Coach Derek Schwandt Reflects on First Season as Head Coach

The Hail Mary fell incomplete and the upset was completed. The Philadelphia Eagles had captured Super Bowl LII with a wild 41-33 triumph over the favored New England Patriots. Earlier that Sunday, Feb. 5, another dramatic victory occurred. The Liberty University men’s tennis team upended Kennesaw State University with a tense 4-3 win in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. “I’m from Philadelphia, […]

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Lady Flames Softball Dominates Charleston Southern

The Lady Flames softball team (36-12, 15-3) swept the Charleston Southern University Buccaneers (25-27, 6-12) in a three-game series Friday and Saturday. The series consisted of one game Friday evening and a double header Saturday afternoon. Liberty dominated the series by a cumulative score of 18-4. The three wins pushed the Lady Flames to first place in Big South play and […]

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Checking in with Coach McKay

Three years ago Ritchie McKay was an assistant coach to Tony Bennett, one of the most decorated coaches in college basketball, for the University of Virginia, one of the most successful teams in the ACC. Despite having secured an assistant coach position at one of the premiere teams in college basketball, he left UVA to return as head coach at […]

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