Business as Usual

NFL was locked out, but not NCAA Not long ago, every newspaper in America had the same headline. “Football is back,” or some variation thereof. Ask Danny Rocco, Mike Brown or Asa Chapman and they’ll tell you football never left. Not for them or the other hundred or so Liberty football players who have been living in weight rooms, camping […]

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Volleyball rolling

The Liberty University women’s volleyball program officially started its fall season with a three-game road trip to Athens, Georgia. The Lady Flames played three games in the Hotel Indigo Bulldog Invitational over the weekend posting a 1-2 record. Liberty started slowly against University of Georgia. Liberty fell to Georgia in three games (25-21, 25-21, 25-20). Sophomore outside hitter Lillie Happel […]

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Club sports to add three additional fall programs

The Liberty University Club Sports department added three teams: men’s racquetball, men’s disc golf and women’s disc golf, which will be added for the 2011 fall semester. These new teams open up the possibility for Liberty students to be involved in a wider variety of competitive sports that are more officially run than the intramural teams and more similar to […]

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Editorial: NFL Draft 2011

This year’s 2011 draft was one of the most polarized drafts in recent history. Some teams drafted like it was the office fantasy league and others drafted like there was a Super Bowl to win. The Winners The Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to the No. 10 pick in the first round with a bulls-eye on Missouri product and obvious front-runner […]

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Snowflex announces new run

The newest addition to the Liberty University Mountain Snowflex Centre is providing additional recreational opportunities for those seeking to utilize the outdoor complex. An inclined lift was recently installed on the right side of the intermediate slopes of the facility, providing users access to a newly-cordoned tubing slope. The lift, which was scheduled for installation since the opening of Snowflex […]

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Liberty places emphasis on ‘student’ athletes

As raindrops rapped against the windows of Williams Stadium, an athlete and his tutor are brushing up on some problems for an upcoming exam. Liberty University has placed importance in the performance of their athletic programs since its debut in 1971. However, for students to participate in athletics, they must first be academically sufficient. This is where Liberty’s athletic tutoring […]

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Liberty mountain trail series comes to a close

The fourth and final race of this year’s Liberty Mountain Trail Series took place early Saturday morning as Liberty University students and Lynchburg residents ran the Bald Mountain 10K Trail Race. Both seasoned and beginner runners registered for the 6.2 mile race that began at Camp Hydaway. Runners raised money for the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that raises money […]

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Patriotism unites even strong baseball rivals

Sunday was a proud day for America. Late Sunday night, President Obama and news networks across the country proudly announced the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. The sense of patriotism after the announcement was strong, much like the sense of Americanism after 9/11. Besides our strong and brave military, nothing is more patriotic and American than baseball. So, […]

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Men’s lacrosse takes tough loss

A hard fought game reflects a season-long characteristic For a team ineligible for the playoffs, the Flames men’s Lacrosse team competed against the defending SELC champions, the Elon University Phoenix, Friday night like champions. I think that we are ready for our game,” head coach Kyle McQuillan said. “As a coach you will always think that there is something more […]

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Lady Flames drop NLC game

The Lady Flames were defeated 17-4 in a brutal game against the High Point Lady Panthers at Osborne Stadium April 13. The loss to High Point dropped Liberty to 5-8 for the season and 2-4 in National Lacrosse Conference (NLC) games. Adding notches to its stats, High Point rose to 11-3 for the season and 5-1 in the NLC at […]

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Hillcats host Liberty night

On a pleasant April evening the Lynchburg Hillcats hosted the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. The Hillcats lost a tough game to the Pelicans 7-3, dropping their record to 1-5 on the season. Despite the loss, it was a special night for the Hillcats. Not only was it their season home opener, but they also hosted their annual Liberty Night. Liberty University […]

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