Waiting for a chance

Lady Flames junior Victoria Tickle seizes her opportunity to make an impact After sitting on the bench for the majority of her freshman year, Victoria Tickle was patiently waiting for her number to be called. Halfway through the 2015 women’s lacrosse season last year, Tickle’s skills were needed on the field, and she has fully taken advantage of each opportunity […]

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The Nangle effect

At every level, whether little league or professional, a coach’s job is to support, encourage, and teach their athletes not only the skills necessary to excel in a given sport but to instill character and witness the growth of an athlete physically, mentally and spiritually. In sports, just like life, adversity occurs whether in an injury, failure, illness or loss. […]

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Joining the club

Flames lacrosse star answered God’s call to attend Liberty Brett Bernardo never thought he would end up at Liberty University. “I was like a lot of kids who said I would never go (to Liberty), I don’t want to go there, it’s not for me and it’s not what I want,” Bernardo said. “I wanted to do my own thing.” […]

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Home fortress

Men’s lacrosse wins its 10th straight home match Seconds after the George Washington Colonials (3-6, 1-2 SELC) scored, the Liberty Flames men’s lacrosse team (10-3, 3-0 SELC) won the faceoff and attacker Ryan Miller began to move toward the Colonials goal box. Miller found attacker Chris Armstrong cutting into the Colonials defense and slung the ball into the back of […]

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Wolfpack chased down

After losing their last two games by three points, the Liberty Flames (9-3, 2-0 SELC) collected two victories against the North Carolina State University Wolfpack (5-4, 2-1 SELC) and the Auburn University Tigers (0-11, 0-3 SELC) March 29-30.

Attacker Ryan Miller led the way for the Flames […]

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Leaving a legacy on the field

Six inaugural members of the Liberty men’s lacrosse team hope to continue building on their progress Ask anyone who starts something,” senior midfielder Derek Haywood said. “It’s personal.” His statement lingered as the five teammates around him — seniors Kurt Tobias, Travis Briggs, Skylar Sipe and Miguel Lozada and first-year graduate student Mike Zumpano — voiced their wholehearted agreement. The […]

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Men’s lax moves up

The goal will stay the same despite a new division The Liberty men’s lacrosse team will make its Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) Division I (DI) debut Feb. 21 ranked eighth in the South Eastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) per preseason polls released Jan. 2. The Flames finished the 2012-13 season with an overall record of 18-2, winning the SELC Division […]

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