Tourney heartbreak

At their heels — Junior guard Sadalia Ellis attacks the paint against the Tar Heels in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Photo credit: Kevin Manguiob

Lady Flames unable to come back from 14-point halftime deficit With about nine minutes to go in the second half in an already loud Carmichael Arena on the University of North Carolina (UNC) campus, the Carolina faithful began to yell their common “Tar” “Heels” chant, and the fans clad in …

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Senior-day stand

Tower — The taller junior forward Ashley Rininger (55) skies above Lady Buccaneers forward Brianna Lakes (24) as she reaches for an offensive rebound. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Lady Flames continue conference dominance against Lady Bucs Behind a second-half turnaround, the Liberty women’s basketball team came from behind to defeat the Buccaneers of Charleston Southern, 64-53, earning a 17th Big South Conference victory of the season Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21. With another conference victory over Charleston Southern (5-22, …

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Conference domination

DIMES — Sadalia Ellis dished out seven assists against Longwood.  Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Lady Flames keep rolling in Big South play The Lady Flames basketball team pulled out another impressive conference victory Tuesday, Dec. 13 as it defeated neighboring rival Longwood, 70-48. The Lady Flames came into the contest at 10-5, having won four in a row and five in a row at …

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Roster reloaded

FACILITATOR — Emily Frazier led the Lady Flames in assists last season despite missing the final eight games. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Despite losing three starters from last season’s Big South Championship team, including the second-leading scorer in program history, Devon Brown, the goals for the Liberty women’s basketball team remain the same. “Our goal is not just to win the conference,” Head Coach Carey Green said. “Not just to get into …

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