With nine weeks behind football fans in NFL play, things have changed quite a bit from the preseason predictions.  There have been plenty of disappointments, several surprises and lots upset fantasy team owners. Disappointments Dallas Cowboys:  The Cowboys were one of the several teams that experts said would head to the Super Bowl.  The Cowboys will be watching the Super […]

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The overwhelming excitement of the final home swim meet this weekend was a special treat for CFAWers. Fans were on the edge of their seats cheering for the Lady Flames as they competed against Gardner-Webb and VMI. There were some close calls, but Liberty prevailed over VMI, but were unable to secure a win against Gardner-Webb. “We’ve definitely improved not […]

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An Interview with Rashad Jennings

During the third quarter of Liberty’s football game against Gardner-Webb, 2007 Liberty alumni and Jacksonville Jaguar running back Rashad Jennings stopped by press row for an impromptu interview with Chris Lang of the News and Advance and Nate Brown of the Liberty Champion. Q: On injury? A: It’s a long season. You have to make sure you come back right. […]

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Women’s soccer blanks Presbyterian

The Lady Flames wowed the crowd on senior night Friday at home against Presbyterian College and edged out a 1-0 victory. Tied 0-0 going into the last five minutes of the game senior Maria Owen scored the goal (4) that put the Lady Flames up and sealed the deal.

“It was a great feeling to score the winning goal especially on senior night,” Owen said.” The beginning was a little shaky starting all of the seniors in the line up, but we adjusted.”

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Runners Sweep Big South

Liberty entered the Big South Conference Cross Country Championships with the opportunity to tie records, end droughts and win big. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams had significant goals to meet going into the competition in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday morning. The women’s team was looking for its second consecutive Big South cross-country title. Liberty’s women’s cross country aimed […]

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Exploring Club vs. NCAA

Brad Perkins is a senior at Liberty University and regularly attends athletic events on campus.  Last year he purchased a $50 season pass to watch hockey games at LaHaye Ice Center. “I understand why we have to pay for hockey games because (that is) the way they have to cover costs,” Perkins said. “I [do not] mind paying because I […]

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Outdoor Report: Hunting

It is 5 a.m.  The sun is has not risen over the mountains.  The forest is quiet.  A hunter sits in his tree stand, braving the cold for a possible adrenaline rush.  The hunter could sit in his stand for hours and leave empty handed.  But the chance of a trophy compels him to wait. With the beginning of fall […]

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Men’s soccer wins big at home

In the dusk twilight light of a waning Friday evening, men’s soccer coach Jeff Alder told his men that this game would be won upon the backs of two principles, efficiency and consistency, and stressed goals, goals, goals.

Senior Thad Taylor and a dominant Liberty midfield provided the efficiency needed for a consistent barrage of redshirt sophomore Darren Amoo goals that propelled the Flames to a 7-0 victory over NAIA opponent Southern Virginia.

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