Flames basketball complete comeback against NJIT for crucial ASUN win

When Liberty big man Myo Baxter-Bell pulled up on the edge of the 3-point line, the 6-foot-9-inch frame of NJIT center Souleymane Diakite right in his face, Vines Center held its breath. And then it erupted as Baxter-Bell let fly and drained a 3-pointer with ease.  Baxter-Bell’s 14-point performance, including two 3-pointers (he’s only made four all season), proved crucial […]

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How 90.9 FM broadcast team brings Liberty baseball to the airwaves

During the process of investigating possible universities to attend, Nick Pierce came across the website for 90.9 The Light (WQLU-FM), Liberty University’s student-run radio station on campus. The website boasted of the numerous opportunities students had to be involved with sports broadcasts,  and Pierce was hooked. “That is a big reason that I came to Liberty in the first place,” […]

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Swedish Tennis sophomore helps Lady Flames pursue ASUN victory

From a YouTube recruiting video to becoming a leader for Liberty’s women’s tennis team, Alexandra Almborg has become a linchpin for the Lady Flames as they pursue their first ASUN championship. Almborg is a sophomore from Staffanstorp, Sweden. The Lady Flames recruited Almborg when their coaches came upon a video of her playing tennis on YouTube. After they reached out […]

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LIberty University Lacrosse starts 2020 run after undefeated 2019 regular season

Last season, the Liberty men’s lacrosse team ran through the regular season undefeated with a perfect 15-0 record, edging past the University of South Carolina in a dramatic regular-season game. However, once the playoffs started, the Flames lost to the Gamecocks twice, once at regionals and the other time at the national tournament. But the Flames have high hopes for […]

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Lady Flames women’s basketball records 12th win on the season over Kennesaw State

The Liberty Lady Flames (12-10, 5-4) women’s basketball team survived a scare against the Kennesaw State Owls (9-11, 3-6), wrapping up their homestead with a 76-66 victory on Monday. In the first quarter, the Owls gave the Lady Flames offensive trouble with a variety of defensive schemes. Kennesaw State played full-court presses that transitioned to half-court zone, and traditional man-to-man […]

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Flames hockey defeats NYU featuring ‘Star Wars’ celebrations from fans, players and the event staff

The Flames Empire reigned supreme over this corner of the ESCHL galaxy, defeating the NYU Violets 8-3 Friday night and 6-3 Saturday night. Saturday night’s hockey game, the second of the weekend series, was Star Wars Night. The team wore special Darth Vader-inspired jerseys and created a series of Star Wars screen crawls that played at the beginning of each […]

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Column: Wild and Wylie – Patrick Mahomes, the best quarterback ever?

Forty-five minutes into the Super Bowl on Sunday, Patrick Mahomes was playing his worst game ever as the Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterback, down 20-10 late in the game. He threw two interceptions, one directly to San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner, a misread almost unrecognizable from Mahomes. On the very next Chiefs possession, Mahomes threw a pass behind receiver […]

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