Winning the weekend

Liberty’s track and field team wins 19 events during record-breaking invitational Athletes from 20 different colleges along with three former Olympians took part in the record breaking Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30. The second annual event, which took place in the Tolsma Indoor Track, saw Liberty enjoy enormous success. Liberty’s men’s and women’s […]

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Forever and always

Track and field team seeks to continue success of old It is no secret Liberty’s track and field program has garnered unprecedented success over the years, collecting 18 Indoor Big South Championships and 20 Outdoor Big South Championships along with three ECAC Championships. The Flames are setting their goals high this year and aiming to compete as an elite team […]

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Williams siblings will to win

Jocelyn and Lewis Williams compete as teammates for Flames track and field Lewis and Jocelyn Williams have the opportunity to experience something only a few Liberty University athletes have the chance to do during their college careers. In addition to attending the same school as their sibling, the Williams’ are able to support each other in their athletic endeavors not […]

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Racing to the finish

Track and field teams hope indoor success translates as they head outdoors The Liberty Flames outdoor track teams look to continue their recent success on the track in the 2015 outdoor season. Last year, the Flames raced by the competition, securing the Big South men’s Triple Crown for the eighth year running. The Flames claimed their ninth consecutive cross country […]

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Two- sport star

College students are required to budget their time wisely in order to balance assignments and a social life. Add in the responsibilities of being an athlete, and living by a highly structured schedule becomes even more necessary. Throw in a second sport and a new, rare breed of student-athlete has been created. Junior Sadalia Ellis is one of those select […]

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Back to track

The person many people at Liberty know as Coach Cheromei, children in Kenya know as Coach Zion. David Cheromei was hired to be an assistant coach for Liberty’s track and field and cross country teams earlier this year after five years away from the program. From 2007 to 2009, Cheromei was a graduate assistant for the team. “Everyone on the […]

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Spring, the season of success

Hockey, baseball, lacrosse, golf and track and field programs for the Flames excell during the spring season Unlike a year ago, there were not any Cinderella runs from sports that carried over from the fall. Both basketball teams were ousted in the Big South Conference tournament, and while Division I (D1) and Division II hockey put together great seasons, they […]

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Streak extended

Men’s track and field claims 17th straight title After two days of competition, the Liberty men’s track and field team brought home a 17th straight Big South Indoor Track and Field Championship, while the women’s team secured second place in the meet Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1. The Flames held off the second-place Campbell Fighting Camels, 161.5-137, in […]

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Emotional start to season

Track and Field teams honor former teammate with 16 event victories at Liberty Open Liberty University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams captured 16 event victories Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18, as hosts of the Liberty Open. Although the teams were focused on their performance in their first meet of the new year, the Flames and Lady Flames also […]

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Track solid in invite

Despite a number of athletes taking the weekend off from competition, Liberty’s men’s and women’s track and field teams brought home 19 top-three finishes in the Highlander Invitational April 26 and 27. “We were trying to kind of take a rest week after conference (championships) last weekend, and, yet, we still had a couple of good performances,” Head Coach Brant […]

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