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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 …

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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 …

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Streak extended

history — The men’s team celebrated its 17th straight conference title. Photo provided

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 …

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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 …

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Track solid in invite

among the pack — Liberty runners Jessica Gass (left) and Caroline Parris (right)  ran in the 3000-meter steeplechase. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

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 …

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Flames shred competition in Open

Jump start— Liberty men’s and women’s track and field dashed past challengers, winning nine events after hosting its open this past weekend. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Coach Tolsma was proud of his teams’ overall performance on the indoor track this weekend The Flames track and field teams took care of business this weekend as they hosted The Liberty Open in the Tolsma Indoor Track Center. Not only did they take care of business, but they did …

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