Sanders takes game to PIT tournament

For Jesse Sanders, the 6’3”, 200-pound point guard who just completed his senior season at Liberty University, the journey that competitive sports played at a high level can provide has just begun. Following the Flames’ first-round exit in the Big South conference tournament, Sanders took two weeks off to rest his body and his mind. Then he got back to […]

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Editorial: MLB’s Ozzie Guillen is in trouble again

Ozzie Guillen has outdone himself this time. The outspoken manager of the Miami Marlins recently found himself in hot water for making another absurd, off-the-wall and offensive comment. This time, Guillen felt the need to express his opinions on Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. To paraphrase, Guillen praised the Cuban dictator for his avoidance of being overthrown during his 60-year reign […]

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Liberty nixes Knights

McQuillan’s Flames were able to flex their muscles against Southern Virginia The Flames hit the back of the net less than two minutes into Friday night’s lacrosse matchup and never looked back as they went on to crush in-state opponent, Southern Virginia, 21-6. The Flames improved to 7-1 on the season and clinched a spot in the playoffs. “I think […]

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Editorial: A Trip to the Track

This past weekend, my roommate and I participated in an internship opportunity at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Va. for the Goody’s 500 Spring Cup race. Our assignment was to help the head of public relations, Mike Smith, in the everyday duties that arise during a NASCAR race. From handing out race statistics to encountering journalists in the pressroom to taking […]

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Beach volleyball added to intramurals

Students trodded bare-foot on white sand, casually dressed in shorts and T-shirts, while referees watched from the side, standing on the red tape boundaries that marked the volleyball court outlines. Others sat in the grass nearby, sifting the sand between their toes while they chatted in the sun. The intramurals office held an open-play preseason day for the new beach […]

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Editorial: Sanford, Miami connection

Wade, James, Bosh and the rest of the Miami Heat voice their opinion on a high profile case The story of Trayvon Martin is on America’s mind. What we know from the on-going investigation is that a 17-year old African American youth was walking to his father’s house from a convenience store when an unknown man approached him. A scuffle […]

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Road recap

Gymnastics finished first at UNC Liberty University’s gymnastic teams traveled to the University of North Carolina and captured multiple first-place finishes. Both men’s and women’s teams finished first overall at the meet that featured Clemson University, the University of Maryland, James Madison University, Virginia Tech and UNC, among others. Strong floor performances by senior captain David Tighe and senior Stephen […]

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Editorial: A March full of sorrow

Apparently, John Cusack and the ancient Mayans were not to far off with their description of the worlds predicted apocalyptic end in 2012.This is the only logical explanation I can come up with to explain what has happened in the world of college basketball this past week. To say this has been an unpredictable first two rounds would be a […]

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Softball back on track after ‘Webb series

A weekend sweep of the Lady Bulldogs gave Liberty much-needed confidence The Lady Flames snapped an 11-game skid while visiting Gardner-Webb in Boiling Springs, N.C. Head coach Paul Wetmore’s squad swept the Lady Bulldogs, winning the first game of a Saturday double header 4-0 and the second 8-3, and completing the series Sunday with a 7-5 win. Liberty collected 11 […]

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Liberty hockey holds CFAW camp

For every college sport, changes in the roster are inevitable. Players graduate, they move to another school and some even decide to pursue another career. At the same time, the team is stock-piled again with fresh recruits, each bringing in depth and a different dimension for their teams. The Liberty Men’s Hockey team held a CFAW recruitment camp over this […]

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