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McGhee's 15 lead Liberty over Stetson 74-45

Jan. 26, 2023 23:02 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Darius McGhee had 15 points in Liberty's 74-45 win over Stetson on Thursday night. McGhee was 7 of 17 shooting (1 for 11 from distance) for the Flames (17-5, 8-1 Atlantic Sun Conference). Kyle Rode shot 7 for 14, including 0 for 5 from beyond the arc to add 14...

Lynchburg hair salon promotes acceptance and open minds

Jan. 01, 2023 09:04 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Hair stylist Michelle Ramsey describes herself and her brand as “colorful, wholesome and accepting.” But her life wasn’t always that way. Growing up, Ramsey said, she was often told she was too much. She was told to sit down, quiet down,...

Student who survived 4 strokes continues to push forward

Dec. 25, 2022 09:02 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Up until age 25, Laurence Walker, a special education major at the University of Lynchburg, had a normal life. One day, everything changed. While working for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in California, he experienced a bad headache. Walker said...

McGhee scores 36 as Liberty defeats Grambling 75-56

Dec. 19, 2022 23:44 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Darius McGhee's 36 points led Liberty over Grambling 75-56 on Monday night. McGhee added five rebounds and five steals for the Flames (8-4). Joseph Venzant added eight points while going 2 of 3 and 4 of 6 from the free throw line, and they also had eight...

Liberty hires Coastal Carolina's Chadwell to replace Freeze

Dec. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EST

Liberty has hired Coastal Carolina’s Jamey Chadwell, a former college quarterback known for his innovative approach to offense, to replace Hugh Freeze as the Flames’ coach. The school in Lynchburg, Virginia, introduced Chadwell at a news conference Sunday. Freeze left Liberty...

McGhee scores 22, Liberty tops Maryland-Eastern Shore 79-59

Dec. 02, 2022 23:09 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Darius McGhee's 22 points helped Liberty defeat Maryland-Eastern Shore 79-59 on Friday night. McGhee added six assists for the Flames (5-3). Brody Peebles scored 12 points and added five rebounds. Kyle Rode was 4 of 10 shooting (4 for 7 from distance) to...

Morgan State defeats Virginia-Lynchburg 123-59

Nov. 30, 2022 00:59 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Malik Miller scored 26 points and Morgan State defeated Virginia University of Lynchburg on Tuesday night. Khalil Turner added 21 points and Isaiah Burke 20 for the Bears (3-5). Marcus Willis led the Dragons with 25 points. ___ ...

McGhee has 23 in Liberty's 80-53 victory against Delaware St

Nov. 26, 2022 20:07 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Darius McGhee had 23 points in Liberty's 80-53 win over Delaware State on Saturday night. McGhee shot 9 for 13, including 5 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Flames (4-3). Brody Peebles scored 12 points while going 5 of 7 from the field. Shiloh Robinson was 4...

Pavia accounts for 6 TDs in NMSU's 49-14 win over Liberty

Nov. 26, 2022 15:39 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Diego Pavia passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more as New Mexico State handed Liberty its third straight loss 49-14 on Saturday. The Aggies (5-6) have been on a roll, winning four of their last five games under first-year coach Jerry Kill and...

Holston scores 3 TDs, Virginia Tech trips up Liberty 23-22

Nov. 19, 2022 17:21 PM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech had a pair of fourth-quarter leads slip through their fingers during its seven-game losing streak. Whatever could go wrong over the final 15 minutes seemingly did for the Hokies. Tech reversed its fortunes with two key takeaways and a go-ahead...