Lady Flames basketball begins

After playing their first game on the road against UNC-Greensboro, the Lady Flames basketball squad will return home to compete in their first of 14 home games on Nov. 15 against the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams. “We’re excited to be able to play at home,” Lady Flames head coach Carey Green said. “We’re going to begin on the road so […]

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I think…

I think Matt Forte is the most underrated player in the NFL. His 805 rushing yards is second in the league, and his league leading 1,241 yards from scrimmage is on pace to threaten Chris Johnson’s record of 2,509 back in 2009. The reason I think Forte is underrated? He doesn’t score much in the Bear’s offense, and fantasy owners […]

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Holiday sports

Thanksgiving is full of more than just side dishes and entrées. It’s jammed packed with the NFl’s best. To kick things off, the Detroit Lions will host the Green Bay Packers at 12:30 p.m. on FOX. Led by Super Bowl XLV MVP Aaron Rodgers, the Packers hope to stay undefeated against Matthew Stafford and a young and finally relevant Lions […]

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Liberty lacrosse host four team tournament

Liberty men’s lacrosse goes 2-1 against the the competition of this past weekend Liberty hosted a men’s lacrosse tournament against Virginia Military Institute (VMI), George Washington (GW) and Southern Virginia University (SVU) on Nov. 5. Liberty kicked things off with an 8-3 win over VMI and finished the day with a 12-8 win against SVU, losing only to GW with […]

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Sports talk: Honor due

This article is dedicated to the 173rd Airborne Rangers who died on Nov. 8, 1965 in Bien Hoa, South Vietnam. Four hundred American and Austrailian Rangers fought in bloody hand-to-hand combat with over 1,200 Viet Cong rebels for over 30 hours. Forty-eight Americans were killed. Hundreds more wounded. Severely wounded Lawerence Joel received the Congressional Medal of Honor for saving […]

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Conference perfection

5-0 in conference, Flames look to face Stony Brook The Flames had a job to do, and quite simply, they got it done. There were challenges, sure, but in Saturday’s 37-31 win over visiting Virginia Military Institute (VMI) for every leak, the Flames had a patch. “Every single Saturday (the team has) dealt with some adversity,” head coach Danny Rocco […]

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Pro basketball in the Burg

The NBA is still locked out. The ABA is only growing. Their mission is to provide superior entertainment, while practicing what they preach in partnership through community outreach. They are here to entertain. This is the message that forward Fayid Williams stressed about the professional local basketball team formed in Lynchburg. It took two years, but a professional basketball team […]

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Flames earn sweep of Seawolves

Coming off back-to-back weekends of hard fought games against Davenport University and Adrian College, a stretch in which the Flames went 1-3, Liberty swept Big South rival Stony Brook, winning 8-5 on Friday and 5-3 on Saturday. Junior forward Andrew McCombe was invaluable to the success of the team this weekend, scoring four goals, including a hat trick on Saturday, […]

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Lady Flames open season against Spartans

After weeks of preparation, the Lady Flames will officially kick off their 2011-12 season on Nov. 11 against the UNC-Greensboro Spartans. Their last meeting was in 2009 where the Lady Flames defeated the Spartans, 60-42. According to Libertyflames.com, the Lady Flames have made an appearance in CollegeInsider.com Women’s Mid-Major Top 25 preseason poll for their second consecutive season. They will […]

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Taking on any competitors willing to play

Liberty’s club ultimate team participated in a six team co-ed tournament Even during the off-season, teams still compete. The Liberty University’s club Ultimate Frisbee team hosted a co-ed tournament Nov. 5-6 and will also host a men’s tournament Nov. 12-13. “We wanted to have a tournament for the girls this weekend, but several things didn’t work out,” head coach Jason […]

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No problem

Summers, Hyland pull through for Flames Clutch. In the second running of an overtime joust, Liberty University quarterback Mike Brown lobbed an end zone pass to 6’4” wide receiver Chris Summers. Summers plucked the ball from the air just before a crashing free safety could disrupt the play. Liberty goes up 27-20. Clutch. The defense must hold the visiting Presbyterian […]

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