It’s madness

Flames sweep Virginia Tech at Midnight Mayhem   Payback was sweet for the Liberty men’s volleyball team as it shut down Virginia Tech in the third annual Midnight Mayhem game 3-0 early Saturday morning, Jan. 28 in the Vines Center. The first set ended 23-25, the second 18-25 and the final 21-25. Liberty’s team made quick work of the Hokies, […]

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Keep on kicking

Women win Big South, men finish in fourth Despite slow starts to the season from both squads, Liberty’s mens and womens soccer teams both rallied to finish at or above their Big South preseason poll projections for the 2016 season. The No. 2 seeded Lady Flames finished first in the Big South conference after a dramatic 2-1 overtime win against […]

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Flames fall in semifinals

The men’s tennis team loses close match during Big South tournament The No. 5 seed Liberty Flames men’s tennis team nearly overcame a 3-0 deficit, but came up short losing 4-3 in the semifinal match against top-seeded Coastal Carolina in the Conference Championship tournament April 16 at the Cook Tennis Center. The victory for Coastal Carolina punched its ticket to […]

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Forever and always

Track and field team seeks to continue success of old It is no secret Liberty’s track and field program has garnered unprecedented success over the years, collecting 18 Indoor Big South Championships and 20 Outdoor Big South Championships along with three ECAC Championships. The Flames are setting their goals high this year and aiming to compete as an elite team […]

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Big South Tournament Preview

While the spring 2015 semester is coming to an end, five Liberty University NCAA Division I sports teams are gearing up for their individual runs at Big South Conference (BSC) Championships and two teams have just finished their season. Women’s Lacrosse (7-10, 5-2 BSC) The Lady Flames Lacrosse Team is having a turn-around season. After finishing 2-16 overall and 1-6 […]

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Call him Coach McKay

Flames basketball program hires former head coach, readies for new era On April 1, 2009, Liberty Flames men’s basketball Head Coach Ritchie McKay announced he was leaving Lynchburg for Charlottesville, Virginia, to join the Virginia Cavaliers coaching staff, April 1, 2009. Exactly six years later, Liberty University Athletic Director Jeff Barber announced McKay would once again take over as head […]

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Quiz Bowl Team

Liberty University’s Quiz Bowl team began the month of February with a bang, taking the Big South Championship by storm. At the tournament, which took place at Longwood University, the team went 7-0 in matches against Gardner-Webb, Longwood, High Point, Coastal Carolina, Presbyterian, Radford and Campbell to claim the championship title. Liberty won over Gardner-Webb 325-250, High Point 405-190, Longwood […]

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Flames still searching

Men’s basketball tries to find a way to break out of its conference drought The Liberty men’s basketball team lost its seventh straight conference game and seventh straight overall last Thursday night, Jan. 22, falling to Winthrop, 71-56. Liberty (6-15) is now 0-8 in Big South play for the first time since the 1998-99 season when the Flames started 0-9 […]

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Racking up the victories

Men’s tennis has sights set high in 2015 In the Big South preseason poll, the head coaches of the conference predicted the Liberty Flames men’s tennis team to finish fifth in the pack. The team had the month of December off for the holidays to rest, but according to Head Coach Chris Johnson, the players came back in good shape, […]

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Survive and advance

By Nate Haywood Lady Flames keep their title hopes alive as they win in first playoff game The Liberty Lady Flames soccer team (13-4-1, 8-1-1 Big South) kept its Big South title hopes alive as they defeated the No. 8 seed Radford Highlanders (7-10-2, 4-5-1 Big South) 2-0 in the Big South Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Each team began with limited […]

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Striking success

Lady Flames are proving to be the best in the Big South With a less than satisfactory 11-18 2013 season in the books, the Liberty women’s volleyball team was looking for a turnaround in 2014. Through 28 games so far, the Lady Flames have done exactly that. With nine games of Big South Conference play completed and all of nonconference […]

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Bringing home the gold

Liberty claimed four Big South conference championships in the fall sport season With another season of fall sports in the books, four Liberty University teams earned championships, with three coming in the Big South and one in the NorPac Conferences. Three of the four championship teams continued their season in NCAA Tournaments. Each team gained a trophy along with championship […]

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Shutting out the competition

Liberty goalie Holly Van Noord set a Lady Flames record with 14 shutouts in her redshirt freshman season When the Liberty University Lady Flames soccer team won the Big South Championship Sunday, Nov. 10, redshirt freshman goalkeeper Holly Van Noord was the target of the enthusiastic rush to storm the field by her teammates. Competitive and confident, she played a […]

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