Local Dessert Favorite Opens Its Second Location In Roanoke, Virginia

In a remodeled trailer in Forest, Virginia, Jordan Nickerson and his wife Holly Nickerson opened their ice cream sandwich business Rookie’s in spring 2017.  Four years later, they opened their second location April 16, in Roanoke, Virginia, an hour away from the original location. Determined to expand their business and demographic, the young couple took a leap of faith and […]

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Rock Climbing Competition Gives Amateur And Advanced Climbers The Opportunity To Compete

Rock climbers competed in the Star Chaser competition at LaHaye Recreation & Fitness Center the week of April 18 with the opportunity to complete fun challenges and win prizes. The week-long competition required climbers to reserve time slots due to COVID-19 restrictions. Climbers signed up throughout the week and climbed as often as they could.  The goal was to complete […]

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Grass fields and a dream

When Bill Bell set foot on Liberty Baptist College’s campus as its new soccer coach in 1980, it was nothing like what he expected. A former professional soccer player in the top flight of the English Football League (the predecessor to today’s English Premier League), Bell had played and coached against the best of the best across the Atlantic.  But […]

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Nekrasov’s Notebook

This is the story of a revolution.  Last weekend, people flooded the streets of London, outraged, carry signs and banners and roaring their disapproval. Social media exploded in outrage. They were demanding change – serious change.  But unlike most revolutions, this insurrection didn’t start because of oppressive taxation or domineering governments. No, people flooded the streets of London last week […]

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Men’s Lacrosse Claims Inaugural Conference Championship Title

The Liberty Flames lacrosse team secured its first Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association Division I conference championship with a 17-8 victory over the Clemson Tigers Sunday afternoon in the first-ever ALC conference championship. The win gives the Flames a berth into the MCLA National Championships.  Liberty defeated NC State in the semifinals 14-8 to reach the title game. The Flames had […]

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Liberty Golf Wins Its First ASUN Title

Liberty men’s golf has consistently delivered quality performances over the last several years. The team continues that trend with the program’s first -ever ASUN conference title and a trip to the NCAA Regional tournament. The tournament will be held May 17-19, with the location not yet announced. The Flames last appeared in the regional tournament in 2019. Despite this being […]

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Women’s Lacrosse Prepares For ASUN Tourney Game Against Kennesaw St.

The Lady Flames lacrosse team will travel down to Kennesaw, Georgia, to compete in the 2021 ASUN Women’s Lacrosse Championship with aspirations of winning their first ASUN title after losing in the finals in 2019 against Jacksonville. Liberty and Jacksonville are the likely finalists going into the tournament, but the Lady Flames are still focused on their next opponent Kennesaw […]

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Co-Founder Reflects On 50 Years Of God’s Providence At Liberty

The year is 1971. The sanctuary of the original Thomas Road Baptist Church is filled with 154 fresh faces embarking on their post-secondary educational journey, along with 200-300 attendees of TRBC. They have come to celebrate the birth of Lynchburg Baptist College at its first chapel gathering.  “Whatsoever He sayeth unto you, do it.”  Mary, the mother of Jesus, spoke […]

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