Reigning Victor-ious

Flames senior has been a dominant force since he first picked up a baseball Victor Cole had only a short amount of time to make an impact at Liberty. After transferring before his junior season of baseball, the race was on to make his mark on this program, which he has done. And he is not through yet. Like many […]

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Huskies halted

Flames take the series 2-1 at home Liberty baseball (6-4) defeated the University of Connecticut (4-3) 8-5 Friday, March 4, in the Liberty Baseball Stadium. Parker Bean started the game on the mound for the Flames. He struggled with his control as he was forced to throw 33 pitches in the first inning alone, 18 of them being balls. After […]

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True Britt

It was baseball from the beginning Liberty Flames senior shortstop Dalton Britt began playing baseball with his dad in the backyard not long after he learned to walk as a toddler. “We had a little plastic ball and bat,” Britt said. “I started tee-ball when I was five or six and then pretty much played from there.” Along with baseball, […]

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Baseball vs. William & Mary

The Liberty Flames baseball team won its first home game of the season when it defeated the William & Mary Tribe 8-4 at Liberty Baseball Stadium Feb. 23. The Flames used seven pitchers in the game in order for each to get some playing time and experience which could pay off later in the year. “All along we were going […]

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Editorial: Life beyond the field

For former student athletes, the job search in their field of study can be tough Student-athletes commit four, potentially five, years of their college careers to training, practicing and competing in a specific sport. Committing to training nearly year-round means less time for athletes to gain experience and credibility in their field of study. However, sometimes the character and skills […]

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Baseball shell shocked

Terrapins take down Flames with ninth-inning comeback Despite leading the No. 22 Maryland Terrapins (27-11, 8-4 Big Ten) heading into the final out of the game Wednesday, April 15, defensive breakdowns ultimately led to a loss for the Liberty baseball team (25-15, 11-4 Big South). With two batters retired in the top of the ninth inning on a fly out […]

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Burned by the ACC

Duke and Virginia take back-to-back games versus Flames Last season, Liberty baseball went 3-4 against Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) opponents. Not a bad mark for a team in the smaller, less prestigious Big South. However, last season was last season. The Flames dropped back-to-back home contests March 24 and 25 to Duke and Virginia to fall to 1-4 against ACC […]

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Spring cleaning

Flame Train sweeps through Presbyterian for three straight wins Struggling after four losses in five games, Liberty baseball needed to sweep Presbyterian to get its season back on track. And that is exactly what it did, downing the Blue Hose in convincing fashion in three straight games Friday-Sunday, March 27-29. Liberty’s bats came alive during Friday’s game against the Blue […]

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Long-lasting reliever

Shawn Clowers gives the Flames a bullpen arm they can count on to deliver When Liberty baseball’s Shawn Clowers needed a changeup, he found it in the pitch. After two mediocre seasons with the Flames, the left-handed pitcher was left dissatisfied with his performance. As a freshman, his 12 relief appearances amounted to a 2-0 record and 2.63 ERA over […]

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From the Desk

When someone hurls an insult at you, whether jokingly or in a serious manner, you probably get defensive or send an equally insulting phrase right back at the offender. Though this seems to be the immediate response of most people in our generation, one person, a 13-year-old girl, chose to rise above the immaturity when she responded to a rude […]

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Back in action

Flames sweep Bulldogs in a three-game series The Liberty Flames won the game 3-2 over the Bryant Bulldogs after gaining two runs in an unorthodox way on Friday, Feb. 27 at Liberty Baseball stadium. With a freshman pinch hitter at the plate, runners on the corners and two outs, Liberty Head Coach Jim Toman cooked up a plan to tie […]

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