Div. I Hockey now live on website

The Liberty Flames Division I men’s hockey team and the New Media Communications department have teamed up to bring all home games live to the Club Sports website. “(Division I Coach) Kirk Handy called me and asked if there was any way we could video stream the games,” Director of New Media Communications Bruce Braun said. “I knew that the Chancellor had a passion for involving students by providing to them meaningful mentoring and hands on opportunities, so I saw this as a perfect fit.” Since Braun saw the opportunity to give students production experience, the crew is completely made up of students.

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MLB Playoffs

Call it the Year of the Pitcher. Call it the Year of Comebacks. Call it the Year of Surprises and Sweeps. Call it anything, but the fact is the MLB Postseason has already been one for the record books, and it only started last Wednesday. Two Division Series have already been decided with the New York Yankees moving on to the ALCS and the Philadelphia Phillies advancing to the NLCS. The Yankees and the Phillies each swept their opponents en route to the Championship Series. What made each team so successful? Let’s take a look.

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Men’s Hockey drops weekend series

The Liberty Flames hockey team fell to a record of 3-3-1 after losing its games against Davenport University on Friday and Saturday. The Panthers of Davenport University were prepared to face the Flames this weekend. “They’re a very good team. They’re a top five team for sure,” Flames leading scorer Brent Boschman said. “They’ve got a great power play and it showed by their multiple power play goals.”

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Men’s Soccer edges Coastal

The Liberty Flames men’s soccer team came home to Osborne Stadium after a month on the road to squeeze past the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 1-0 Saturday afternoon.  The Flames improved 6-2-1 (2-1 BSC). The Flames opened the season at home with their win over Bluefield Sept. 1, but have been on the road since. “This seven game road swing has […]

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Liberty athletics inducts five into hall of fame

Liberty Athletics inducted five alumni in the Athletics Hall of Fame at a banquet on Friday to culminate the Hall of Fame Weekend. Athletics Director Jeff Barber announced in January 2009 that there would be an Athletics Hall of Fame.  The first class was inducted in September 2009. This year’s class of inductees included Theresa Bream, Gina Gibson Richardson, Lee […]

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Saturday Night Lights

Pageantry is what makes football, football. A record-shattering 19,314 fans found their seats while taking in the enormous new press tower and club deck on the west side of Arthur S. Williams Stadium, were jolted by pre-game pyrotechnics and were thrilled by Sparky 2.0. Flames head coach Danny Rocco’s team were the thespians that delivered and completed the theatre with […]

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Spirit spreadin’, crowd pleasin’

Sports fans know the infamous debate surrounding cheerleaders. Are cheerleaders athletes, or not athletes? However, most of those engaged in such debates are not aware of the work, preparation and talent it takes to be a Liberty University cheerleader. Contrary to stereotype, the Liberty’s cheerleading squads’ practices do not merely consist of learning and rehearsing dance routines, cheers and chants. […]

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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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