Liberty serves 11th straight home victory

With one point left to play in Liberty’s three-set victory (25-17, 25-23, 25-18) over University of North Carolina Asheville, Coach Pinder called a timeout. Needing only one point to secure their second Big South Conference victory, Coach Pinder needed to set one thing straight. “Honestly, I called the time-out to put more pressure on them (the team) to convert that […]

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Here are some crazy facts: according to cancer.org, approximately 192,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed every year in the United States, accounting for one in every four cancer diagnoses in American women. Men are 100 times less likely to be diagnosed, at the rate of one in every 1,000. Over 40,000 women die each year from the disease, as […]

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Lady Flames overcome injuries, win 7th straight conference opener

Liberty sets team record with 20.5 blocks vs. Radford Liberty volleyball opened Big South play Friday, taking on Radford University at the Dedmon Center in Radford, Va. Liberty (6-9, 1-0) defeated the Radford Highlanders (4-9, 0-1) for the 20th consecutive time, with the 20th match perhaps being the closest in recent memory. The Flames outlasted the Highlanders in what was […]

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DII Hockey downs Richmond, 12-2

Liberty’s DII hockey team experienced a dominating 12-2 win over the Richmond Royals Friday night. Liberty jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first period on their way to out shoot the Royals 54-28. The “three-headed monster” of Brad Docksteader, Adam Steen and veteran Greg Jensen led the scoring rout with two goals each. Senior defenseman Drew Rodgers and […]

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Asa is back. Asa Chapman, the mountainous All-American nose tackle that was dismissed indefinitely from the Flames football team after news of a felony cocaine charge and misdemeanor marijuana charge just over a month and a half ago. Chapman’s Sept. 12 court date was postponed until Dec. 7, well after the Flames regular season closer against Stony Brook and in […]

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Liberty sports on the right track

Director of Athletics Jeff Barber describes Liberty’s athletic programs as a sleeping giant backed by the university’s commitment, both financially and otherwise, to be a successful Division I program. He believes that the university is taking the right steps academically, athletically and spiritually. When Dr. Falwell spoke of this vision, he was referring not only to academics, but to athletics […]

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Season in doubt

We have decided to take our talents overseas or elsewhere “We have regretfully reached the point on the calendar where we are not able to open training camps on time and need to cancel the first week of preseason games,” Deputy Commissioner of the NBA Adam Silver said in an article on nba.com. Is this the scene for what is […]

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Flames conquer Colonials

Rocco’s defense forced 3 turnovers in RMU rematch he student section at Saturday’s evening football game against Robert Morris University flew a banner welcoming the Colonials to “the Bonfire.” No s’mores, no guitars, no kum-bai-ya. Instead, the Flames torched the Colonials in a resounding 38-7 rout. “It was very important that, coming off the game at NC State, that we […]

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