Young gymnastics team earning wins

Bars. Vault. Beam. Floor.  These terms are common words used every day, but when used together, few people understand their meanings.  These four words in tandem describe gymnastics events that athletes all over the country work every day on mastering. Liberty University’s gymnastics team works at perfecting these events to compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Gymnastics Clubs (NAIGC).  […]

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LU Radiance shines

Synchronized skating team represents the art in competitions The chill of the rink. The tingle of adrenaline. The audible slice of blades cutting the ice. The red fingers and numb noses. The bloody knees. The unforgiving audience. The glory. This is not hockey. It’s synchronized skating at Liberty University. Meet LU Radiance. Headed by captain Sarah LaRoche, and coached by […]

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Regatta rowers

Crew comes to Liberty after 38 years As the slim, yet sturdy man powered boat approaches the finish line first, gasps of air, and cheers seem silent as team members hoist the coxswain — boat navigator — through the air and into the water in celebration of victory. It took Liberty University 38 years to put together a men’s and […]

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A new kind of school

The month of July has plenty of sounds — like the sound of the ocean and the sound of laughter. But this July, the sound of skates cutting ice and hockey sticks slapping pucks will be heard at the Liberty University Christian Hockey School (LU-CHS), where hockey and the love of Christ come together.

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A tale of two halves

As the first half clock wound down to 15 seconds, Evan Gordon called for the clear out in the lane. Iona’s Trinity Fields was caught by the pick as Gordon crashed into the paint. Three pairs of hands went up as Gordon tried the layup. It bounced off the rim as Mike Glover pulled it down. The buzzer sounded, and […]

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Sports briefs

NBA All-Star Weekend Los Angeles saw a basketball filled, star-studded weekend with the NBA All-Star Weekend in town. The four competitions on Saturday were the 3-point competition, the skills competition, the Haier Shooting Stars contest and the much-anticipated dunk contest. According to ESPN.com, the 3-point competition was won by James Jones of the Miami Heat, who squeaked out the win […]

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Gordon shines on roadtrip

Flames split away games Coastal Carolina turned up the heat last Thursday at home, defeating the Flames 77-71. With the game closely played throughout the first and second half, redshirt junior guard David Minaya put the Flames within five, hitting a 3-pointer with just 23 seconds left. Coastal’s Desmond Holloway hit one free throw of two, giving the Chanticleers the […]

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