Liberty kickoff garners loads of medals

Eight Liberty athletes qualified for the IC4A’s with their weekend performances Liberty University track and field team kicked off their 2011-12 season at the Tolsma Indoor Track by taking 10 total event victories and registering 13 IC4A-qualifying performances. Flames athletes knocked off competitors from Wake Forest, UVA, Virginia Tech, Radford, High Point and other Big South schools. Head coach Brant […]

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Reloading for a new football year

As a senior class leaves, Rocco focuses on future As the final seconds disappeared off the clock in Liberty University’s conference championship matchup against Stony Brook, the Flames saw their fifth consecutive Big South Championship, the golden ticket to the post season, disappear with them in their 31-41 defeat. To head coach Danny Rocco, the loss has become a stepping […]

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Volleyball edged by Penn State

As an unranked team from a private school in Virginia traveling to Big Ten heavyweight Pennsylvania State University, the odds were certainly stacked against Liberty University. PSU entered Friday’s match ranked No. 8 in the nation, a program which has won the national title four years running. For Coach Shane Pinder and his team of Big South Champions the game […]

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Layer hoping to right ship versus UNCW

The Flames return to the Furnace after a chilly sixth straight loss Coming off of five consecutive losses and a 2-6 start to the season, the Flames men’s basketball team is looking to bounce back on the road against defending Big South regular-season champion Coastal Carolina on Dec. 3 before coming home to face UNC Wilmington Dec 6 at 7 […]

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Hitting on all cylinders

Forcing 20 turnovers is key to Flames win In their first home game of the young season, the Flames defeated Randolph College 81-58 in a game where size and athleticism played a large role. Coming off of an 81-59 loss on the road to 16th-ranked Texas A&M in their first game of the season, the Flames were able to turn […]

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Midnight madness: Fan up, Liberty

The University of Kentucky does it, the University of North Carolina does it and even the University of South Carolina Upstate does it. “It” is referring to the tradition of Midnight Madness — a theme that announces the beginning of the college basketball season. Beginning in 1971, former Maryland head coach Lefty Driesell started this mid-October tradition by having his […]

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Flames drop weekend series to Delaware

No. 2 Blue Hens led by their goalkeeper, extend winning streak to five The DI Liberty University men’s hockey team has faced a number of great teams so far this season. Even though they have not always been successful in beating them, the competition is making them a better hockey team in all aspects of the game. Despite losing the […]

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X-country finishes at regionals

Mens, womens teams not advancing in competition The men and women of Liberty’s cross country teams ran their hearts out this weekend at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships in Louisville, Ky. In the men’s 10k, Edwards placed 23rd while Klugh in the women’s 6k placed 20th. Both Edwards and Klugh earned cross country all-region honors. Redshirt junior Zac […]

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Men’s soccer claims Big South Championship

The men’s fourth-seeded Liberty University men’s soccer team won the Big South Title in a 3-1 victory over No. 2 Gardner-Webb, Sunday. With the win Liberty clinched their second Big South Title and an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament. The journey through the tournament began with a rematch against Radford University, in which Liberty defeated Radford in penalty kicks […]

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Sports Talk: Paterno not so guilty

Last week one of the most shocking, disgusting and unbelievable scandals ever to rock the NCAA ripped through the nation. Joe Paterno was fired. Why? Nobody really knows. A lot of people think they know. But the Penn State Board of Trustees who fired him said themselves they “were still investigating details.” Most people regurgitate the rumors they’ve heard. “He […]

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Brown in driver’s seat for playoffs

His goal of a championship has not been reached. Neither has his team’s. This year, the Liberty football team plans to turn those goals into reality. Whether those goals are achieved or not will ride on the success of senior quarterback Mike Brown. Brown has now been behind center for three years, and soon the curtain will close on his […]

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