Explosive WIN

The Liberty Flames improved their 2010 playoff campaign by dismantling Savannah State University in a 52-14 landrush Saturday. In an offensive outpouring, Liberty forgot their road-weary woes, suffering losses to Robert Morris and James Madison University and came home to more than 19,000 welcoming fans and a newly-molted mascot under a firework-streaked sky. “A lot of good things happened today,” […]

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Volleyball splits Big South weekend

The Lady Flames Volleyball team split their conference weekend, dropping one to Winthrop and winning against Charleston Southern. The Lady Flames played extremely competitive games against Winthrop. They were in every game and had their chances to put Winthrop away, but fell short. “We have five freshman compared to their five seniors,” coach Shane Pinder said. “We had our chances […]

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Trio of weekend starters hurl Flames to Bulldog sweep

An eight-run, second-inning explosion by the Liberty University men’s baseball team keyed a 10-7 victory over the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs Sunday afternoon, completing a three-game sweep in which the Flames threw effective pitching, solid defense and relentless offense at a lowly conference rival. With just under a month left in the regular season, the Flames, currently second in the Big […]

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Lady Flames snap losing stream with shoutout

After dropping four straight games on the road last week, the Lady Flames softball team picked up a decisive 6-0 victory over the Presbyterian Blue Hose on Sunday. Liberty was defeated in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday against the Blue Hose before regaining their winning form. Sophomore Kaylee West broke the game open in the fifth inning with […]

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Jeff Taylor: A legacy continued

Family and friends of the late Liberty University professor Jeffery Owen Taylor were treated to front-row accommodations for Friday night’s game against visiting Gardner-Webb University. Taylor was killed this time last year while throwing some extra batting practice to his son, Jeff Jr., after a Lynchburg College baseball practice. Taylor and his son often stayed after practice for a few […]

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Liberty Twilight Qualifier nets Flames pair of records

The Liberty University track and field team not only broke school records, but also qualified three more athletes to the IC4A championships as the Flames hosted its annual Liberty Twilight Qualifier Thursday. Both Liberty records came from the women’s squad.  Sophomore Olivia Charnuski broke the Liberty woman’s 100-meter hurdles record with a time of 13.65 seconds – a record previously […]

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Chelanga breaks own NCAA record

California may be 10,000 miles and 10 time zones away from Sam Chelanga’s native Kenya, but he certainly feels at home in the Golden State. The redshirt junior shattered his own NCAA 10K record at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford University, trimming 20 seconds off last year’s record set at the Brutus Invitational in Berkeley, Calif. Chelanga’s 27:08.39 […]

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