Basketball defeats KCU 88-42 to extend undefeated streak

For the first time in school history, the Liberty men’s basketball team is 9-0.  The Flames are currently one of only 20 undefeated college basketball teams, their record including victories over competition like Radford University, Navy, Rice and Kansas City, as well as a championship title in The Islands of the Bahamas Showcase Championship.  Players all across the Flames roster […]

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Liberty Men’s Hockey team throws down in LaHaye against Ohio University Nov. 8

Electrified by the 3,611 students, prospective students and their family members packing the LaHaye Ice Center for College for a Weekend (CFAW), the Flames thumped Ohio University 8-2 in a Midnight Mayhem matchup Friday night where tensions ran high.   The Liberty men’s DI hockey team debuted its all-black uniforms during Friday’s game, the first of two games against Ohio […]

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Liberty’s racquetball team enjoys growth and camaraderie through rebuild

Many college athletes spend years preparing for sports at the collegiate level. Countless hours go into honing their craft. But for the Liberty racquetball club team, success within the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Racquetball Conference has come with many players having no previous experience with the sport. The Liberty racquetball team is midway through its season, and although the sport might not […]

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Column: Wild and Wylie

Most people know of Eliud Kipchoge, the distance runner who unofficially broke the world marathon record due in large part to Nike’s investment into his equipment and training. Fewer are familiar with Mary Cain, a generational running talent and the youngest American track and field athlete to make the World Championships. Nike is part of her story too, because their […]

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Column: Wild and Wylie

On Oct. 29, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced a unanimous decision to start the process of allowing name, image and likeness opportunities for student-athletes. But, as is typical with this institution, the devil is in the details. The organization makes clear in the statement they will only consider these types of opportunities “in a manner consistent with the collegiate […]

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Profile: Liberty Senior climber quickly rises to the top of the rock climbing team

Many athletes work their whole lives to fulfill their dreams of performing at a high level. They dedicate countless hours to their craft from a young age to excel at the collegiate level one day. Senior Joseph Liederbach was never one of these athletes. Growing up, Liederbach never participated in sports. He arrived at Liberty University from his home in […]

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Column: ESPEm

Allowing athletes to profit off of their names and likenesses was not the only news concerning the NCAA this week.  Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) released the “Justice and Opportunity for Athletes” portion of his platform this week, which lays out a plan to introduce more comprehensive regulations for schools about their NCAA athletes – specifically, for their health. Right now, […]

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Men’s and women’s cross-country come in second in ASUN championship race

The Liberty men’s and women’s cross-country teams celebrated second-place finishes at the ASUN cross-country championship meet Saturday. The Flames saw three top-five finishers with redshirt sophomore Felix Kandie coming in second in the men’s 8K race and freshman Adelyn Ackley and sophomore Callie Parlier making a 1-2 finish in the women’s 5K. Ackley set a program record 5K time of […]

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