Flames fall to Devils

Teams combine for 25 hits as Duke tops Liberty at home ll team fell 8-7 in a midweek matchup against the Duke Blue Devils Tuesday, April 19, at Liberty Baseball Stadium. The two teams combined for 25 hits as momentum swung back and forth throughout the game in front of a crowd of 3,878, the largest crowd of the season […]

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All aboard the Flame train

Liberty Baseball is looking for its third regional appearance in four years Spring is in the air and baseball is here. The Flametrain pulled out of the station in Tampa, Florida for a weekend series against the South Florida Bulls starting Feb. 19. The Flames dropped the opening series to the Bulls 2-1. The Flames, who have managed to win […]

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Fighting Camels falter

Flames win series, hand Campbell two of its six conference losses Two ugly losses early in the week to Old Dominion and North Carolina meant Liberty baseball’s weekend series with Campbell would be crucial for confidence at the plate going forward. The Flames (23-13, 9-3 Big South) only scored one combined run in those early-week losses despite coming off a […]

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Baseball program keeps getting better

In the early 1970s, a young Liberty University unveiled the plans for a baseball program. Only a few years later,the team took the field with former MLB pitcher Al Worthington at the helm. Worthington only registered one losing season during his 13-year tenure as the Flames coach. He finished coaching in 1986, which is when Liberty’s baseball stadium was named […]

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Pitching staff maintains dominance

Suffocating pitching and frequent shutouts have driven the Flames as they try to repeat as Big South champions Baseball players have long observed that hitting can sometimes be contagious. For the Liberty Flames baseball team, the same is true of pitching. The team has started conference play with a record of 14-1 (29-8 overall), including four straight series sweeps against […]

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Flame Train rolls over Lancers

Ryan Seiz stays hot, going 7-12 with two home runs in Liberty’s three-game sweep against Longwood Liberty 10, Longwood 4 The Liberty Flames (29-8, 14-1 Big South) baseball team found itself in unfamiliar territory in a series-opening matchup with the Longwood University Lancers (14-23, 4-11 Big South) Friday, April 11. After the Flames jumped out to a 1-0 lead on […]

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Pitchers dominate

Flames take three of four games in Invitational against Rider and Ball St. Liberty 13, Ball State 0 The Liberty Flames baseball team (7-6, 0-0 Big South) used a combination of small ball, timely hitting and dominant pitching to piece together a 13-0 annihilation of the Ball State Cardinals (9-3, 0-0 MAC) Saturday, March 1 in the first game of […]

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Finding ‘The Road to Omaha’

After a strong sophomore season, Ashton Perritt hopes to lead the Flames into uncharted territory After a long offseason of practice and waiting, the date was finally Feb. 11, and only 10 hours remained before the Liberty Flames baseball team would leave for Jacksonville, Fla., to begin its 2014 season. As players, coaches and other staff prepared for the trip, […]

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