Lady Flames Field Hockey burns Villanova for 3-0 victory Saturday

  Lady Flames Field Hockey beats Villanova 3-0 on Saturday to go 2-3 for the season. Strong defense leads to Flames keeping Villanova from scoring.   The Liberty University Field Hockey team (2-3) defeated Villanova University (1-6) 3-0 Saturday, Sept. 16 in Lynchburg, Virginia.   Liberty scored its first goal at the 7th minute when forward Moniek van Aarle took […]

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Flames star wide-receiver Gandy-Golden shares his story

Most Division 1 athletes start playing competitive sports at a young age, but sophomore wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden, who collected 192 receiving yards in Liberty’s first win of the 2017-18 season, spent most of his childhood climbing trees and solving puzzles. “I never really was a sports person,” Gandy-Golden said. “I was just a little weird kid going outside climbing […]

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Liberty advances to 3-0 after last-second blocked field goal earns them a 42-41 win

  Liberty beats Indiana State with last-minute blocked field goal to win 42-21. Win makes Liberty 3-0 for first time since 2008. The crowd of 16,060 stood defeated as Indiana State University lined up with five seconds remaining to attempt a 23-yard game winning field goal, just three yards further than an extra point. But the Flames didn’t stray from […]

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The Flames split series with the Crimson Tide in weekend hockey games

  Flames Hockey Team follows Friday loss with Saturday victory against the Crimson Tide. Hard work from underclassmen contributed to victory and gives fans something to look forward to for coming years.   The Liberty University men’s ice hockey team (1-1) opened its regular 2017-2018 season with two games against the University of Alabama (1-1) at the Lahaye Ice Center […]

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Liberty Men’s Soccer loses closely contested battle against Eastern Tennessee State

  Flames unable to respond to East Tennessee State’s lone goal in 37th minute of Saturday game. Second-half momentum not enough for the Flames as they fall 3-2-1. In a tight defensive battle, Liberty (3-2-1) fell to East Tennessee State (3-1-2) 1-0 Saturday afternoon. Liberty goalie James Knoebel made five saves on 10 shots in the first half, while the […]

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Eagles exhausted

Flames dominate Morehead State in home opener After their biggest win in school history last week against Baylor, the Flames continued their success by winning their 5th straight home opener in a 58-17 defeat of Morehead State Saturday, Sept. 9. For the second straight week, the Flames offense tallied more than 500 total yards with the help of sophomore gun […]

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Here comes hockey

Liberty DI Hockey team sets new goals   Entering the 2017-18 season, Head Coach of the Liberty Division I Hockey team Kirk Handy has developed a motto: One Team, One Dream. “There is a verse in Habakkuk that says to write the vision plain,” Coach Handy said. “We have ‘One Team, One Dream’ written up on the wall. We want […]

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Building the program

Moving to the FBS demands coaches to recruit the best players in the nation The move from FCS to FBS for Liberty was announced last school year, and the transition has many factors that play into it. From recruiting to their schedule, many things will change as the process will take some time. According to junior cornerback Jeremy Peters, the […]

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Better late than never

Lady Flames score a late goal to defeat the University of Maryland Baltimore County   The Liberty University women’s soccer team (2-3) defeated the University of Maryland Baltimore County (1-4) 2-1 at Osborne Stadium Sept. 7. Junior forward Devon Jones scored the first goal of the game during the 10th minute with assistance from midfielder Isabella Habuda. Habuda crossed the […]

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TEEEJ TALKS

I’m sure you don’t need to be lectured about the notoriety of 9/11; the mere mention of the date holds enough weight. For me, that day 16 years ago was only struck with a small piece of the panic. As a kindergartener, I was oblivious to the chaos unfolding on that infamous day. I could only infer that something was […]

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Flames falter

Field hockey falls to Delaware in preseason game The Liberty Flames Field Hockey team (1-3) lost its match against the Delaware Blue Hens (5-1) 3-2 Sunday, Sept. 10, at Liberty’s East Campus Athletic Fields. The loss has dropped the Flames to 1-3 heading into their first conference matchup next Saturday against Villanova. “I think that we played an awesome first […]

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Empire spikes back

Lady Flames fall to Maryland and Furman University during Liberty Invitational   This past weekend, the Lady Flames volleyball team (1-5) hosted the Liberty Invitational where they lost to the Maryland Terrapins (6-0), the Furman Paladins (3-3), and the Elon Phoenix (4-3).   Liberty lost to Maryland 3-0 on Friday and then was also swept by Furman on Saturday.   […]

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Flames fans freak out

When the final seconds on the clock ran out, the crowd of more than 45,000 remained silent and stunned, while Lynchburg, Virginia, erupted into a frenzy.   Students across campus filed into mobs and chanted “L-U” as they celebrated the program’s biggest win in school history.   People drove around campus at 11 p.m. hanging American flags from their vehicles […]

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Big expectations

Women’s soccer anticipates another title season   Having won the Big South Championship in back-to-back seasons, expectations for the Liberty University women’s soccer team (1-2-2) are high for the 2017 season.   “I think the expectations every year for Liberty athletics programs, with women’s soccer included, is to compete at a national level, win a Big South Championship or two, […]

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