Friday, October 24, 2014

Articles Tagged ‘football’

Firing up the fans

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Marching band encourages crowds to cheer on the Flames Walking into Williams Stadium the day of a Liberty football game is marked by the sea of red, the indistinguishable roar […]

Falling just short

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Flames lose double-OT heartbreaker in Rocco’s return On a night when Flames quarterback Josh Woodrum played one of the best all-around games of his career, it was his lone miscue […]

Tich’s Take

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

America loves the NFL. So it makes sense for the NFL to have a game on Thursdays. The more football, the better, right? Wrong. On paper, Thursday Night Football is […]

Standing (and shining) out

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

There might not be many students who know the names of Abby Ponder, Daniel LaLonde, Josh Rich, and Margo Kollman, but those who have been to a Liberty football game have probably seen them. Since the fall of 2012, these four students have brought creativity to the atmosphere of Flames football [...]

Tich’s Take

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

There is not a set-in-stone formula to building a successful NFL team, but one position is universally regarded as the most important — quarterback. The quarterback is a coach on […]

Thrill of Gillville returns

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Schools across the nation have plenty of traditions revolving around their sports teams, and Liberty is no exception. In recent years, Gillville has become a mainstay of the Liberty athletics […]

Safe(ty) Hagen

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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 […]

Defense stymies

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Liberty Flames football team improved to 1-1 on the season as they shutout the Norfolk State Spartans (1-1) 17-0. This was the first time the Flames had seen the […]

Dead giveaway

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Jacob Hagen had just taken the breath out of Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, returning a fumble 27 yards to give Liberty a 22-21 lead over Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) foe North Carolina (UNC).

And then it all fell apart.

Four minutes and 28 points later, the Flames found themselves down [...]

Playing with something to prove

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Walt Aikens had a successful showing at the Senior Bowl and looks to impress NFL scouts on his pro day Thousands of football players walk onto the gridiron every Friday […]

Bringing home the gold

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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 […]

Striving for greatness at next level

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Former Flames QB and Walter Payton Award candidate plays wide receiver for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars Ever since he was a five-year-old boy, Mike Brown always dreamed of playing in […]

Football schedules FBS foes

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

With Liberty in pursuit of an invitation to join a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) conference, the Flames will play several highly ranked FBS opponents in the coming years. The Flames […]

Murder and millions of dollars

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Former football star Aaron Hernandez pleaded not-guilty to charges, but may still lose thousands in bonuses Today’s athletes are real-life heroes to their many fans. But what happens when one […]

A ‘golden’ evening turns dark

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Fourth quarter mistakes hurt Liberty’s chances to defeat Kent State Golden Flashes in season opener Liberty will host its home opener against the Monmouth (NJ) Hawks (0-1) Sept. 7 at […]


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