Coach returns to men’s basketball program

Liberty University Athletic Director Jeff Barber announced that former University of Virginia (UVA) Assistant Coach Ritchie McKay will take over as head coach of the Liberty Flames men’s basketball team. The month-long coaching search came to a conclusion Wednesday, April 1 at a press conference held in Williams Stadium, where Barber made the announcement. McKay is no stranger to Liberty, […]

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Softball splits double-header

Lady Flames win one, lose one of Saturday games at newly completed stadium The Lady Flames softball (12-14) team ended a weekend homestand with a tough 4-1 loss to the Toledo Rockets (12-16) Saturday, March 21 in front of a supportive home crowd. Earlier that evening, the Lady Flames took on the Quinnapiac Bobcats (4-17), coming away with the win […]

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Tourney heartbreak

Lady Flames unable to come back from 14-point halftime deficit With about nine minutes to go in the second half in an already loud Carmichael Arena on the University of North Carolina (UNC) campus, the Carolina faithful began to yell their common “Tar” “Heels” chant, and the fans clad in red — more than 600 of them, according to Liberty […]

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Early postseason exit

Flames D1 hockey falls to No. 4 seed Ohio University in first playoff game Liberty University men’s division I (DI) hockey team went one-and-done in this year’s American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) DI National Championships with a 5-2 loss to four-time national champion Ohio University, March 5. The 11th-seeded Flames (25-11-5) fell to the 4th-seeded Bobcats (27-7-6) despite jumping out […]

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Extra offense

Changes to ball should produce more runs There will be some changes this year in college baseball, starting with the ball itself. In an attempt to boost offense in Division I baseball, the NCAA voted unanimously to switch from the raised-seam baseball to the flat-seam ball used in the minor leagues. According to the NCAA, this switch was a result […]

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