Flames fall to Devils

Teams combine for 25 hits as Duke tops Liberty at home ll team fell 8-7 in a midweek matchup against the Duke Blue Devils Tuesday, April 19, at Liberty Baseball Stadium. The two teams combined for 25 hits as momentum swung back and forth throughout the game in front of a crowd of 3,878, the largest crowd of the season […]

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Serving up a victory

Men’s tennis downs Radford 6-1 on senior day to improve to 9-8 overall Liberty men’s tennis took down Big South Conference foe Radford on Senior Day March 31, by a score of 6-1 at the Sports Racket. The Flames are 3-2 in Big South play and 9-8 overall after Thursday’s win. Before the action began, seniors Jason Burgess and Egon […]

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An unexpected turn

Track was never part of Riley Brandon’s plan, until a prayer changed everything The Tolsma Indoor Track is a sight to see here at Liberty University. On any given day, one might watch distance runners loop around the track seemingly on repeat, while pole vaulters clear new heights and jumpers work on their form. But upon looking closer there are […]

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Night and day

Lady Flames falter in first game; run away with nightcap Game 1: Hampton 7, Liberty 5 The Liberty University Lady Flames (18-16, 5-1) softball team split an afternoon doubleheader against the Hampton University Lady Pirates (12-17, 4-2) Thursday, March 31, at Liberty Softball Stadium. The Flames lost the first game 7-5 and bounced back to take the second contest 13-1 […]

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Keep on keeping on

Madison Kotchey battles health issues off the field while leading on the field Determination. Will to win. Refusing to back down from adversity. These are phrases that make up the composition of Madison Kotchey. Kotchey, a sophomore, plays first base for the Liberty softball team. She recently earned the title of Big South Player of the Week and has been […]

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Gators chomped

The Liberty University men’s lacrosse team continued its home dominance with a 18-6 victory over the Florida Gators in the teams annual “Midnight Madness” game Friday April 1. More than 4,000 fans were in attendance, finding seats all around the perimeter of the lacrosse field. Fans started pilling in before 11 p.m, but due to travel issues with the Gators, […]

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In perfect Carmany

Brothers Paul and Joe Carmany work alongside one another for Flames athletics The endless nights and weekends filled with out-of-town travel can take a toll of the family life of a college sports information director (SID). But for Liberty University’s Paul and Joe Carmany, the opportunity to spend time with family is part of the job. Paul and Joe Carmany, […]

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Flames wash up

Eagles knock off Flames in 2OT In the midst of a dark and rainy day, the Winthrop Eagles men’s Soccer team (1-0, 3-5) extinguished the Liberty Flames (0-1, 4-5) 2-1 Saturday Sept. 26 at Osborne Stadium. In what was each team’s Big South Conference opener, the Eagles netted the game winner off a free kick with just three minutes left […]

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Men’s soccer bounces back

Liberty avoids storm and earns the statement win it needed early in season Neither looming inclement weather nor the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Keydets could stop the Liberty Flames men’s soccer team as it shut out the Keydets 3-0, Saturday Sept. 12. With thunderstorms projected to hit the region by mid Saturday afternoon, the game’s kickoff was moved to noon. […]

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Ready and set to go

Men’s and women’s tennis teams prepare for another successful season The Liberty men’s and women’s tennis teams are getting ready as another season begins. Men’s Tennis: Liberty’s men’s team earned the No. 8 ranking in the Atlantic Region of the International Tennis Association, the highest year-end regional ranking in program history. They finished 6-2, setting their program record in conference […]

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Tuned up

Lady Flames are prepared for conference play Following the Flames win over VCU, they will head to George Washington before finishing the season in conference play. The season began with two back-to-back losses against Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside. Then they battled against Tennessee in double overtime only to end in a scoreless tie. Following that, they lost back-to-back […]

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Wolfpack attacks

Flames cannot overcome early deficit against NC State The N.C. State Wolfpack pulled out a 2-0 win over the Liberty Flames men’s soccer team in a non-conference game Sept. 4 at Osborne Stadium to win for the fifth time in six meetings. The Flames started the contest with some early pressure on the Wolfpack’s side of the field. The Wolfpack […]

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New hires welcomed

Liberty Athletic Director Jeff Barber brings on three new employees to his staff Director Jeff Barber has a mission: to have a top-20 overall athletics program at the Division I level. This summer, he added key employees to the athletics department that he believes will help to accomplish that mission. Barber said the reason for such a desire to reach […]

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