Alumni News

December 2019

Former LU Women's Basketball player stands on faith through son’s battle with rare cancer

Liberty University's weekly sports program 'Game On' interviewed former women's basketball player Dawn Coleman and her son, Grayson, as they together face his battle with a rare form of cancer. ...

12.27.2019 | | Read More

Liberty becomes third team in college football to win bowl game in first season of eligibility

The Flames made an enormous step forward Saturday when their football team defeated the Georgia Southern Eagles 23-16 in the Cure Bowl, launching the Flames into the record books as the third team in college football history to win a bowl game in their first season of bowl eligibility. ...

12.23.2019 | Read More

Flames' men's hockey team gearing up for LU Send trip to Finland in New Year

This will be the fifth cultural exchange trip Liberty University's ACHA Division I men’s hockey team has taken, following spring break excursions to Sweden in 2007, Southern Russia in 2009, Latvia in 2013, and East Asia in 2016. ...

12.23.2019 | | Read More

President Falwell receives TPUSA award three days before Liberty football claims its first bowl game victory

Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr. received TPUSA's Patriot of the Year Award on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the nonprofit's second annual Winter Gala in Palm Beach, Florida. ...

12.22.2019 | Read More

Liberty students, athletes contribute to local organizations throughout the semester's food drives

Both students and student-athletes found ways to collect food for those in need in the Lynchburg community during the past semester, including food drives on campus and holiday-themed events in nearby neighborhoods.

12.20.2019 | Read More

Flames Football studies Georgia Southern’s option offense in preparation for tomorrow’s bowl matchup

In their first bowl game in program history, the Liberty Flames football roster will have to navigate their opponent’s physically and mentally draining style of offense. ...

12.20.2019 | Read More

Here comes Santa Claus: Arizona family spreads Christmas cheer

Luis and Teandra Knapp have always prayed for a unique business opportunity that could involve the entire family. They never expected that dream to include Santa Claus and his elves. ...

12.19.2019 | Read More

Flames football team reflects on cancer’s personal impact in preparation for Cure Bowl

As they prepare for a bowl game that supports those seeking the cure for cancer, Liberty’s players and staff are reminded of the way the illness has specifically affected their loved ones.

12.19.2019 | Read More

'Buckshot' takes aim at his final shootout as Liberty's quarterback in Saturday's Cure Bowl

Gunslinger quarterback Stephen Buckshot Calvert will conclude his record-breaking college football career this Saturday, and his time under center for the Flames has been motivated by his familial bonds with those at home and in the locker room. ...

12.19.2019 | Read More

Senior tight end will suit up for Cure Bowl and fight through the pain for his final football performance

After five years within the Liberty football program, redshirt senior tight end Zachary Foutz will battle for the Flames one more time in Saturday's Cure Bowl despite his lingering injuries. ...

12.18.2019 | Read More

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