Flames conquer the Monarchs and remain unbeaten through 10 games for the first time in school history

The undefeated No. 25 Liberty Flames football team welcomed a Commonwealth foe to the Mountain Nov. 11, as the Old Dominion Monarchs entered Williams Stadium on a sunlit afternoon.  The Monarchs, one week removed from a painful loss to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, approached the game with sheer desperation, seeking to secure bowl eligibility before the season’s end.  The challenge […]

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Flaming Hot in the Hornets Nest

The Flames men’s basketball team has begun its season with a 2-0 start after defeating the Charlotte 49ers in the “He Gets Us” Hall of Fame series that was held on the Charlotte Hornets hardwood, the Spectrum Center. The Flames put up 71 points in a dominant 71-59 showing.  “That’s a really good win for us simply because you may […]

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Liberty field hockey prepares to take on Syracuse in third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance

Late Sunday evening, the Liberty field hockey team awaited the announcement of who would advance into the NCAA 2023 Division I Field Hockey Championship tournament. After suffering a loss in the Big East Championship game, the Flames did not receive an automatic spot in the tournament and would need to be selected via an at-large bid to advance.  While eagerly […]

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Women’s volleyball claims two gritty victories over CUSA opponent Louisiana Tech in straight sets

The Liberty Flames women’s volleyball team swept the Louisiana Tech Nov. 2-3, winning in straight sets on both days against a CUSA rival.  “(It was a) good two wins for us,” Liberty Head Coach Trevor Johnson said after Friday’s win. “(I) was proud to see their resiliency and response after that not so great first set.” The two-game series versus […]

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Multiple Flames tennis players post undefeated singles records in final tournament of fall season

As its fall season came to a close, the Liberty women’s tennis team welcomed six teams to the Liberty Tennis Complex for the second Flames Hidden Dual of the season Nov. 3-5. Liberty was joined by Georgetown, Marshall, UNC Greensboro, Richmond, VCU, and William & Mary for the three-day event, which began Friday.  On the tournament’s opening day, Liberty went […]

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How Liberty rowing’s passion for its craft transcends the struggles of the sport

For the Liberty men’s and women’s crew team, the balance of spending time competing and making time for academics is drastically different compared to other sports.  “We practice five days a week,” Head Coach Debbie Prowse said, regarding what competing on the team entails. “We like to get out on the water usually on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays early in […]

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Saydie Holland seals Liberty soccer CUSA Championship with late goal against Aggies

As the sun beamed down on the Robert Mack Caruthers Field in Ruston, Louisiana, the Liberty Flames women’s soccer team took to the pitch to face off against the New Mexico State Aggies in the long-awaited Conference USA Championship match.  Having suffered a disappointing 2-0 loss to New Mexico State in Lynchburg earlier in the season, Liberty looked to take […]

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Men’s D1 hockey notches 15 goals in two games for much-needed series sweep

Coming off a disappointing series split with Delaware last weekend, the Liberty men’s D1 hockey team headed back to the LaHaye Ice Center seeking redemption Nov. 4-5 against 18th-ranked Stony Brook Seawolves.  The uncharacteristic series against Delaware, which consisted of a 6-3 loss and a narrow 3-2 victory, dropped the Flames to No. 15  in the ACHA National Rankings — […]

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William Byron finishes fourth in NASCAR Cup Series Championship, reflects on season

The NASCAR Cup Series season wrapped up in emphatic fashion Nov. 5 at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Entering the Championship race with a shot at the title were William Byron, driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet, Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 12 Dutch Boy/Menards Ford, Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet and Christopher Bell, […]

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Football claims CUSA Championship homefield advantage with 56-30 Homecoming win

The Flames hosted the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Nov. 4 for the culminating event of Liberty’s Homecoming weekend. Liberty looked to remain undefeated and claim its ninth straight win in the new era of Head Coach Jamey Chadwell and starting quarterback Kaidon Salter. After an opening field goal from the Bulldogs, the Flames opened their Homecoming contest with a dominant first […]

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Flames tennis star Deji Thomas-Smith describes his journey from Britain to the Mountain

Across the pond in London, England sits the childhood home of Liberty  tennis player Deji Thomas-Smith. This is the place in which Thomas-Smith was born, raised and lived until he moved to the States to pursue a college tennis career.  Introduced to the game at just 8 years old, Thomas-Smith was instantly enchanted by the sport and decided to pursue […]

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