Running with a purpose

Liberty freshman cross-country runner enjoying instant success with Flames In college sports, it is unusual for a freshman to step into a program and contribute heavily from day one. It is even more unusual for a freshman to win awards for their accomplishments from day one. For Liberty Flames freshman cross-country runner Azaria Kirwa, he has managed to accomplish both […]

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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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Cross Country runs hard at Panorama

McDonald places ninth for men, Christiansen 30th for women to pace their teams at the invitational The men and women’s cross country teams put together a respectable performance in a very competitive race Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Virginia-Panorama Farms Invitational. In a field of 13 teams, which included Duke, North Carolina, Auburn and Virginia Tech, Liberty held its own. […]

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Running down history

The Liberty men’s cross country team is looking to win the Big South Conference for the ninth straight year, while the women look to win their second consecutive title. Each team hopes to qualify for the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships for the first time. Both teams opened their seasons Fri. Aug 30 at the University of Virginia duals, […]

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X Country sweeps Big South tourney

The Liberty Flames men’s and women’s cross country team swept the Big South Tournament Championships Saturday, Oct. 27. Along with the sweep, Head Coach Brant Tolsma won his 52nd Big South Coach of the Year award. Led by redshirt senior Jennifer Klugh, the Lady Flames were able to capture their fifth championship in seven years. Klugh also won her third […]

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Cross Country set for history

Liberty’s upcoming Royal Cross Country Challenge on Oct. 12 is not the first thing that is on the Flames minds. What is at the top of their list is the Big South Championship, which starts at the end of the month. What hangs in the balance for the men’s cross country team is winning their eighth straight conference championship. The […]

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X-country finishes at regionals

Mens, womens teams not advancing in competition The men and women of Liberty’s cross country teams ran their hearts out this weekend at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships in Louisville, Ky. In the men’s 10k, Edwards placed 23rd while Klugh in the women’s 6k placed 20th. Both Edwards and Klugh earned cross country all-region honors. Redshirt junior Zac […]

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