Falwell settles lawsuit over Florida real estate venture
MIAMI (AP) — Jerry Falwell Jr. has settled a federal lawsuit involving a Florida real estate venture.
The Miami Herald reports that Falwell has agreed to pay Gordon Bello an undisclosed...
Mississippi Valley State notches first win of season
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Eric Powell scored on a 90-yard fumble return, Donald Johnson returned a kickoff 86 yards for a score and Mississippi Valley State earned its first win of the season,...
Passing connection leads Liberty over New Mexico
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Stephen Calvert threw for 306 yards and two touchdowns, Antonio Gandy-Golden caught six passes for 144 yards and Liberty defeated New Mexico 17-10 on Saturday...
24-year-old inmate dies after being found unresponsive
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old inmate has died after being found unresponsive in a Lynchburg jail.
The News & Advance reports emergency medical crews were dispatched to the...
Calvert, Robinson lead Liberty’s 62-27 rout of Hampton
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Stephen Calvert and Brandon Robinson each accounted for two touchdowns in Liberty's 62-27 rout of Hampton on Saturday night.
Liberty’s Gandy-Golden lights up Buffalo in 35-17 win
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Antonio Gandy-Golden caught two of Stephen Calvert's four touchdown passes, and Liberty coach Hugh Freeze collected his first win with the Flames in a 35-17 victory over...
Liberty students protest in wake of reports about Falwell
Students at Liberty University in Virginia gathered Friday to protest in the wake of news reports containing allegations that school president Jerry Falwell Jr. improperly benefited from the...
The Latest: Falwell praises Liberty students after protest
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the protests at Liberty University calling for an investigation into school president Jerry Falwell Jr. (all times local):
Davidson beats Virginia-Lynchburg 45-7
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Phelps threw for 104 yards and a touchdown as Davidson beat Virginia-Lynchburg of the National Christian College Athletic Association 45-7 on Saturday.
No. 22 Syracuse, back issues ruin Freeze’s debut, 24-0
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Hugh Freeze figures he will someday be the answer to a trivia question, one concerning the most unusual debut for a coach at a new school.
Freeze coaches from hospital bed in loss to No. 22 Orange
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty coach Hugh Freeze made his coaching debut for the Flames in a hospital bed set up in the coaches' box during his team's 24-0 loss to No. 22 Syracuse on Saturday...
Merrimack wins D-I inaugural, 45-14 over Virginia Lynchburg
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Jamari Venter and Matt Brehon each had a pair of touchdown runs and Merrimack won its inaugural game as a Division I program with a 45-14 victory over Virginia...
Venter, Brehon lead Merrimack past Virginia Lynchburg 45-14
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Jamari Venter and Matt Brehon ran for two touchdowns apiece as Merrimack rolled past Virginia Lynchburg of the National Christian College Athletic Association 45-14 in...
No. 22 Orange a tall test for Liberty in Freeze debut
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Hugh Freeze's first game as Liberty's head coach is arguably the biggest in the football program's history.
The Flames will hostNo. 22 Syracuse on Saturday night at...
Hugh Freeze may make Liberty debut from coaching box
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — New Liberty coach Hugh Freeze still doesn't know if he will be on the sidelines for his debut with the Flames against No. 22 Syracuse Saturday night.
BWX: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) _ BWX Technologies Inc. (BWXT) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $58.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Lynchburg, Virginia-based company said it had profit...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is trying to protect its longest river by launching a new program to plant 900 acres of trees, shrubs and other vegetation along waterways.
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On Virginia farm, microbes turn organic waste into compost
EVINGTON, Va. (AP) — More than 60% of organic waste goes into local landfills, according to Ken Newman, owner and operator of Royal Oak Farm.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — With about a year left before the prescribed closure of the Central Virginia Training Center, the state has moved most of its patients with intellectual and physical...
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A former Liberty University professor has been convicted of trying to have sex with a minor.
The News & Advance reports Stephen Kilpatrick was found guilty Wednesday of...
Police seize 33 dogs, 12 birds from Virginia home
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that they've seized 33 dogs and 12 birds from the property of a woman charged with animal cruelty.
Genworth Financial to layoff about 80 employees
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A company has announced the layoff of about 80 employees, including 35 in a Virginia city.
The News & Advance reported Monday that Genworth Financial announced the...
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James had a season-high 24 points as Liberty defeated North Florida 71-63 in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tourney on Thursday night.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Upset over comments on gender identity made by Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. and wife Becki Falwell, around 30 students protested at the Christian college's...
Liberty meets N. Fla. in Atlantic Sun semis
No. 3 seed North Florida (16-16, 10-7) vs. No. 2 seed Liberty (26-6, 15-2)
Atlantic Sun Conference Tourney Semifinals, Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz registered 16 points as Liberty beat Jacksonville 72-58 in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament quarterfinals on Monday night.
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Jacksonville (12-19, 5-11) vs. Liberty (25-6, 14-2)
Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jacksonville and Liberty are set to clash. Liberty swept the...
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has been chosen to deliver the commencement address this spring at Liberty University.
Pence will speak May 11 to an expected crowd of 18,000...
Liberty looks to sweep NJIT
Liberty (24-6, 13-2) vs. NJIT (20-10, 8-7)
Wellness and Events Center, Newark, New Jersey; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: NJIT seeks revenge on Liberty after dropping the first...
Cuffee, Homesley lift Liberty past Kennesaw State 76-59
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Elijah Cuffee had 16 points to lead five Liberty players in double figures as the Flames defeated Kennesaw State 76-59 on Tuesday night. Caleb Homesley added 15 points for...
Kennesaw St. looks to end streak vs Liberty
Kennesaw State (5-24, 2-12) vs. Liberty (23-6, 12-2)
Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Liberty looks to extend Kennesaw State's conference losing...
Search for officer shooting suspect spreads to SW Virginia
BLUEFIELD, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the search for a West Virginia man wanted in the shooting of a Virginia police officer has spread to southwest Virginia.
James leads Liberty over Florida Gulf Coast 74-67
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead Liberty to a 74-67 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday night.
Caleb Homesley had 13 points for Liberty (21-5, 10-1 Atlantic Sun Conference). Lovell Cabbil added 12 points. Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz had 10 points for the home team.
Schadrac Casimir had 33 points for the Eagles (10-16, 5-6). Dinero Mercurius added 16 points.
Liberty holds off Stetson 57-54 behind Cabbil’s 19 points
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil scored 19 points and Liberty held off Stetson 57-54 on Tuesday night to reach 20 wins the fastest in program history.
Caleb Homesley added 16 points and Scottie James had 10 for the Flames (20-5, 9-1), who remain second in Atlantic Sun Conference behind Lipscomb (18-4, 9-0).
Stetson outrebounded Liberty 42-31 but gave up 15 points off 16 turnovers and was outscored 32-20 in the paint.
Liberty bounces back to beat NJIT 77-57
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored 18 points, Caleb Homesley added 17 and Scottie James had 16 with 10 rebounds as Liberty bounced back from its lone conference loss with a 77-57 win over NJIT on Saturday night.
Pacheco-Ortiz made all four of his 3-point attempts and Homesley and Lovell Cabbil (13 points) made three each for the Flames, who shot 52 percent overall and 46 percent from the arc.
Lipscomb beats Liberty to stand alone atop Atlantic Sun
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Garrison Mathews nailed five from long range to total 22 points and Lipscomb beat Liberty 79-59 on Tuesday night as the Flames missed 18 shots beyond the arc.
Lipscomb sprinted to a commanding lead in a matchup of unbeaten teams in Atlantic Sun action. Lipscomb (17-4, 8-0) took the lead in the early minutes after Eli Pepper drained a trey and pushed its advantage to 42-24 at the break.
High school helped custodian who needed back surgery
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Around 5:45 a.m. on a Wednesday, Phillip Cooper walked into the main office of Rustburg High School, clocked in for work and started turning on the lights, signifying the start of another school day.
But for Cooper, a custodian at the school, that Wednesday wasn't just another day. It was his first day at work after having back surgery Dec. 12.
Liberty eases by North Alabama 72-47
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil scored 20 points with a near-perfect shooting day and Liberty coasted to its seventh-straight win Monday night, defeating North Alabama 72-47.
Cabil was 5 of 6 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line.
Caleb Homesley added 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including three 3s, and grabbed nine rebounds for the Flames (17-4, 6-0 Atlantic Sun), who have never started a conference season 6-0.
Liberty remains unbeaten in Atlantic Sun with 70-64 win
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James scored 18 points and Caleb Homesley 14 and Liberty remained undefeated in the Atlantic Sun Conference with a 70-64 victory on Saturday night for the Flames' sixth consecutive win.
James and Homesley scored 10 points each in the second half after Liberty (16-4, 5-0) trailed 35-32 at halftime.
There were 20 ties and 15 lead changes with Liberty going up for good with an 8-0 run covering nearly four minutes to lead 67-59 with 28 seconds remaining.
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Bland County 69, Chilhowie 50
Faith Christian-Roanoke 76, Parkway Christian 44
Franklin 76, Windsor 38
Grafton 44, Poquoson 28
Isle of Wight Academy 57, Greenbrier Christian 53
Lafayette 48, Warhill 47
Lebanon 71, Council 19
Norfolk Christian 75, TEACH Homeschool 60
Northwood 90, Honaker 83
Radford 75, Carroll County 36
Tabb 78, York 64
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Alleghany vs. Giles, ppd.
Amherst County vs. Jefferson Forest, ppd. to Jan 15th.
James scores 18, Liberty defeats Jacksonville 69-53
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half and pulled down nine rebounds, Caleb Homesley added 14 points and 11 boards and Liberty defeated Jacksonville 69-53 Saturday, improving to 3-0 in its first season in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
The Flames (14-4) led 35-24 at halftime and pushed the lead to as many as 13 points after the break. Jacksonville erased most of that to pull within 47-42 on a Jace Hogan free throw with 7:35 left to play.
Confederate flag exhibit to proceed at Virginia museum
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia museum has renewed plans to display a battle flag used by a Confederate regiment during the Civil War following a review of its origins.
The News & Advance reports Lynchburg Museum Director Ted Delaney announced Wednesday that an exhibit featuring the Five Forks battle flag will proceed.
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Albemarle 54, Fluvanna 33
Amelia County 68, Nottoway 57
Bishop O'Connell 89, Archbishop Carroll, D.C. 61
Blacksburg 59, Auburn 35
Brookville 54, Amherst County 49
Buffalo Gap 45, Nelson County 44
Denbigh 60, York 54
E.C. Glass 54, Heritage-Lynchburg 52
Fauquier 63, Warren County 32
Fresta Valley Christian School 40, Ridgeview Christian 28
Virginia mother charged after 1 child shoots another
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have charged a woman after her 4-year-old child shot her 6-year-old child.
The Lynchburg Police Department said in a release that they responded to a home Saturday afternoon after reports of a child shot.
Police say the 6-year-old had a single gunshot wound that wasn't life-threatening. The child was taken to the hospital.