Tich’s Take

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All it took was a blocked kick. And a backup quarterback. And a clutch field goal. And beating an undefeated team on the road. OK, so maybe it took a lot. Either way, Liberty football is finally playoff-bound for the first time in school history. Since joining the Football Championship …

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Preview: No. 6 Villanova Wildcats

Flames stay alive, head to Pennsylvania for second round in FCS Playoffs The Villanova Wildcats finished second in the Colonial Athletic Association Conference, which produced four of the 24 teams in this year’s Football Championship Subdvision (FCS) playoffs. They entered the tournament as the No. 6 ranked team after a …

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FLAMES PLAY ON

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Matchup with No. 6 Villanova awaits As the Flames walked off the field following a loss to Charleston Southern in the last home game of the season two weeks ago, making the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs seemed to be an improbable dream more than a legitimate possibility. With Liberty’s postseason …

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Safe(ty) Hagen

PICK — Jacob Hagen has one interception in 2014. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

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 not been many who have impressed Wimberley quite like Flames senior safety Jacob Hagen. Hagen’s senior season picked up where …

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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 …

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