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‘Game On’ TV show wins Emmy for inspiring football feature

As it closes in on its 500th episode this fall, “Game On,” Liberty University’s 30-minute weekly sports program produced by the Liberty Flames Sports Network, claimed its second National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy Award on Saturday. ...

6.28.2017 | | Read More

Flames pitcher Evans picked by Oakland A's in Major League Baseball Draft

Caleb Evans is the 64th Major League Baseball Draft pick in the 44-year history of Liberty's program, which has had at least one player selected in each draft since 2000. ...

6.15.2017 | Read More

Flames sophomore to race in Friday’s NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Liberty University sophomore distance runner Azaria Kirwa will be the first Flames contestant in the men’s 5,000-meter race at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships since fellow Kenyan Sam Chelanga won the 5K national title in 2011. ...

6.8.2017 | | Read More

Liberty Athletics wins 13th Sasser Cup title, sweeps all year-end conference awards

Liberty accepted the Big South Conference Sasser Cup on Thursday, awarded to the most successful athletic program in the conference. Liberty also won awards for Most Successful Men's and Most Successful Women's Athletic Programs in the Big South. ...

6.2.2017 | Read More

Athletics Hall of Fame announces five-member Class of 2017

Liberty University's ninth annual class includes Sam Chelanga (men’s cross country/track & field), Julius Nwosu (men’s basketball), Katie (Phillips) Bigham (softball), Richard Shelton (football), and Dave Williams, who retired in April from a career as a strength & conditioning coach. ...

5.31.2017 | Read More

Four Flames awarded for academic excellence

Four Liberty University student-athletes have earned the Big South Conference's prestigious George A. Christenberry Award for Academic Excellence. ...

5.18.2017 | Read More

Men's, women's teams sweep Big South Conference track titles in dominating fashion

For the third consecutive season, Liberty University captured the men's and women's team titles at the 2017 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championship. ...

5.15.2017 | Read More

Commencement ceremony will be a family reunion for a mother and her two daughters

Graduating with her two daughters in Liberty University’s 44th Commencement exercises will make this Mother’s Day weekend particularly special for retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Vicki Ball. ...

5.11.2017 | Read More

Equestrian Center upgrades open new opportunities for students

The expansion of Liberty University’s Equestrian Center was completed this spring, providing more recreational opportunities for students and elevating the fourth-year competitive equestrian program to regional prominence. ...

5.3.2017 | Read More

NCAA.com lists Liberty's baseball, softball stadiums among nation's best

Liberty University’s baseball and softball stadiums, completed in 2013 and 2015, respectively, have both been included on the list of “7 Must-Visit Stadiums” compiled by NCAA.com. ...

4.19.2017 | Read More

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