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Dogs downed

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Flames blast No. 25 Bryant for third straight win The Liberty Flames football team (3-1) dominated the No. 25 Football Championship Subdivision team in the nation in the NCAA coaches […]

Sister act

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Jade and Sirena Vorster reunite on the volleyball court When the Lady Flames volleyball team opened their season against San Jose State Aug. 29, it was not just the first […]

Flames represent nations

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Tomasz Gielo and Peter Moller play for home countries in European tourney During this past summer, while the rest of the Flames were preparing for the upcoming season, two Liberty […]

Tich’s Take

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

There is not a set-in-stone formula to building a successful NFL team, but one position is universally regarded as the most important — quarterback. The quarterback is a coach on […]

Editorial: NFL ousts Rice

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Ravens running back Ray Rice is paying for his actions Following Monday’s release of the shocking elevator video that has been shared by sports sites, social media and news outlets […]

Playoff ousting avenged

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Liberty University men’s division I (DI) hockey, ranked No. 7 in preseason American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) polls, battled their Sept. 19-20, 1-1 weekend series split versus the No. 12 Naval Academy in the mind as much as on the ice. The teams last met in the second round of [...]

Vines hosts tourney

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Lady Flames win two of four games as the Vines Center reopens for action In front of a home crowd at a newly renovated Vines Center for the first time […]

Thrill of Gillville returns

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Schools across the nation have plenty of traditions revolving around their sports teams, and Liberty is no exception. In recent years, Gillville has become a mainstay of the Liberty athletics […]

Safe(ty) Hagen

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Captain leads tough defense Liberty Defensive Coordinator Robert Wimberley has coached many players throughout his career. Of all the players that have come in and out of Lynchburg, there have […]

Flames strike

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

While the Liberty Flames men’s division I (DI) hockey team began a new season with nine new players and a new playbook Friday night, they posted a 7-2 win over the Potomac Patriots Junior A team in decidedly old fashion. It was captain Matt Sherry and alternate captain Lindsay LeBlanc, both [...]

Early season struggle

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Field hockey has seen everything go wrong after a NorPac championship last year After winning the NorPac Championship last season and returning nearly every player, Lady Flames field hockey would […]

Defense stymies

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Liberty Flames football team improved to 1-1 on the season as they shutout the Norfolk State Spartans (1-1) 17-0. This was the first time the Flames had seen the […]

Sweating it out

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Lady Flames score in final minutes to defeat the Charlotte 49ers With only one minute to go in the final overtime period, freshman forward Jennifer Knoebel drove to the right […]

Editorial: NFL kicks off

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

After a seven-month wait, the NFL is up and running It is finally upon us. After a long summer of practices, training camp, and the preseason, week one of the […]

Tich’s Take

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

This column is about the FIBA World Cup. That probably means nobody is reading by this point. FIBA recently rebranded their World Championships, calling it the World Cup in an […]

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