Blocker shines on senior night

What happens when an unstoppable force and an immovable object collide? In soccer, they just draw. Liberty University shared a victory point with Radford after a 0-0 tie in a Big South Conference game Saturday, Oct. 20. Including Saturday’s tie, the defending Big South Champion Radford University Highlanders have not faced defeat since Aug. 26 of this year. Liberty also […]

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Flames get by Lions 21-13

The Liberty Flames dominated virtually every facet of the game in their win over the visiting Mountain Lions of Concord University, Saturday, Oct. 20 at Williams Stadium.
The Flames held possession of the ball twice as long, and they out gained their opponent by nearly 230 yards. They […]

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Lady Flames victorious at homecoming

Blocker improves school record for most shutouts to 18 with 2-0 win against Winthrop The Lady Flames soccer team came out with tenacity on Homecoming Weekend, posting a 2-0 win over Winthrop University at the East Campus fields Saturday, Oct. 6. Unable to get the win over Gardner-Webb in double overtime on Thursday, Oct. 4, the Lady Flames settled for […]

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Cross Country set for history

Liberty’s upcoming Royal Cross Country Challenge on Oct. 12 is not the first thing that is on the Flames minds. What is at the top of their list is the Big South Championship, which starts at the end of the month. What hangs in the balance for the men’s cross country team is winning their eighth straight conference championship. The […]

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V-Ball picks up easy win

The Liberty Flames volleyball team dominated the Campbell Camels Friday night,Oct. 5, in three quick sets (25-13, 25-18, 25-19). Alumni, students and parents spent their Friday night at the Vines Center cheering on the Lady Flames. The win now puts them at winning nine straight home matches overall and 16 conference home contests in a row. “We just wanted to […]

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Flames stay aggressive in shutout

Men’s soccer ends Campbell’s winning streak, and their own three-game losing skid with 1-0 victory A strong defensive showing, coupled with a goal from Kyle Breitmeyer, ended Campbell University’s three-win streak on Friday, Oct 5. Breitmeyer’s goal came at the 62nd minute, when he dribbled down the left side of the field and hammered a long-range shot into the top […]

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Triathletes have strong showing

Each member of the Liberty triathlon team traveled a greater distance under their own power Sunday, Oct. 7 than most other students will in a given semester. The Olympic-distance triathlon features a grueling course consisting of a .9-mile swim, a 32-mile bicycle ride and a 6.5-mile run. Thirteen athletes represented Liberty at the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Triathlon Conference (MACTC) meet in […]

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Field Hockey notches eighth win

The Liberty Lady Flames field hockey team added to a four-game winning streak with a 2-1 triumph over Villanova University this past Saturday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m. This is the eighth win for the 2012 season, and with a five-game winning streak, it has made it the best start in Liberty program history. The game was a great success for the team and a great addition to Liberty’s Homecoming Weekend.

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Editorial: Flames show second half fight

Drenched with Gatorade by his players, Head Coach Tuner Gill walked from the sidelines with a smile on his face, shook the hand of Gardner-Webb Head Coach Ron Dickerson Jr. and joined in the celebration as the Liberty Flames defeated the Bulldogs 42-35. For the Flames, it was their first victory this season, and for Gill, it was his first […]

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A game of redemption

Gardner-Webb quarterback Lucas Beatty came into Saturday’s contest having completed 62 percent of his throws for 761 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions. Playing against an injury-depleted secondary in Lynchburg, he seemed nearly incapable of throwing an incompletion, connecting on […]

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Liberty pays homage to former Flames

The fourth class of athletes was inducted into the Liberty Athletics Hall of Fame in a private ceremony Friday, Sept. 21. A nine-person committee chaired by Director of Athletics Marketing Kevin Keys was tasked with selecting each new class of hall of famers. The 2012 class of athletes includes Jesse Castro, Mark Chafin, John Sanders, Sharon (Snodgrass) May and Ryan […]

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