Staff Predictions: Liberty vs. UMass

Despite a heartbreaking 15-14 loss to NC State last week that brought their undefeated season to an end, Liberty has not lost their resolve to finish their season strong. This week, the Flames will hopefully take care of business against the UMass Minutemen before their regular season finale against Coastal Carolina. How will Liberty bounce back after thier offense looked […]

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Lady Flames Basketball Team Prepares to Return to Court for First Time Since Missed ASUN Championship

With the tragic memory of last season’s ASUN championship cancellation in its rear-view mirror, Liberty’s women’s basketball team will rely on its defensive presence to regain the momentum moving into the 2020-21 season. Only days away from a chance to claim the ASUN title back in March, the team ended play because of COVID-19. “(We were) disappointed,” Head Coach Carey […]

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Liberty Men’s Basketball Team Prepares for a Transition Year

Liberty basketball fans can expect a variety of new things this year – new players, a new arena and a completely new schedule. After the 2019-20 season, the Flames had four seniors graduate that were an important part of the program: Myo Baxter-Bell, Caleb Homesley, Scottie James, and Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz.  Mid-major programs like Liberty thrive off the chance to build […]

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Walk-on Hero: The Rollercoaster Journey of Game Winner Alex Barbir

After the fans had all filed out of Lane Stadium, everything went quiet. The crowds cleared and the chaos subsided on Worsham Field after Liberty’s game-winning field goal to defeat in-state rival and ACC stalwart Virginia Tech. But Flames kicker Alex Barbir remained, sitting alone at midfield, absorbing the moment and remembering his journey leading up to the 51-yarder that […]

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ASUN Sets Conference Basketball Schedule Ahead of 2020-21 Season

After losing its swing at a second-straight March Madness appearance to COVID-19 in March, Flames basketball has its season schedule set and ready for another tilt at the ASUN championship in the 2020-21 season.   The ASUN announced its complete conference schedule Oct. 27, with Liberty playing a total of 16 conference games (plus any potential nonconference matchups) against the […]

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Men’s Lacrosse Sweeps Weekend Double-Header in First Intercollegiate Action Since March

Liberty’s men’s lacrosse team cruised to two easy victories in scrimmages against the University of Virginia and NC State on Nov. 8, giving a lot of backup players rotation and bringing the Flames back into action for the first time since COVID-19 cut their season short in March.  The Flames began the day with a 10-1 rout of the Cavaliers, […]

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