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Men’s basketball anticipates exciting match up against Wheeling Jesuit

January 26, 2019

By Raissa Wagner, Contributing Writer   The West Liberty University men’s basketball team will be taking on rival Wheeling Jesuit University this weekend in a Mountain East Conference match-up in the...

Hilltoppers set to take on Wheeling Jesuit in exciting match up

January 26, 2019

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer   The West Liberty-Jesuit rivalry returns to the hilltop this weekend in a highly anticipated matchup. After splitting two games last season, both clubs will look...

Toppers ready for week of key Mountain East match-ups 

February 15, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer With the regular season quickly coming to a close and the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament in Charleston awaiting teams at the end of the month, every game...

WLU tailback Ortiz joins elite status

November 10, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager No. 21 for the Black and Gold, Jeremiah Ortiz, made West Liberty history last night by becoming only the ninth Hilltopper in school history to surpass 1,000 rushing...

West Liberty falls in final home game

November 2, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor On a beautiful November night at West Family Stadium, the Hilltoppers couldn’t stop the high powered Eastern New Mexico offense. The Toppers took home the 45-24 loss, in...

West Liberty rolls Concord on senior day

October 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers...

WLU volleyball faces tough MEC test this weekend

WLU volleyball faces tough MEC test this weekend
October 27, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer The West Liberty women’s volleyball team will be closing at-home play in the 2017 regular season this weekend, with games against Fairmont State and Shepherd. Both...

West Liberty falls in overtime thriller against West Virginia State

October 21, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team traveled to Institute, W.Va., where they fell 33-39 in a hard fought over-time battle against the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets. The Yellow...

WLU Volleyball team ready for final month of 2017 season

October 5, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   The volleyball team split with their first two home MEC opponents last weekend, which sets the stage for the final month of the 2017 season packed with conference...

Hilltoppers come up just short against Notre Dame

Hilltoppers come up just short against Notre Dame
September 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team lost in a hard fought 24-19 battle against the Notre Dame Fighting Falcons tonight at West Family Stadium. With this loss, the Hilltoppers fall...

Hilltoppers fall to UVA-Wise on the road

September 23, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor West Liberty traveled to Wise, Va. to take on the UVA-Wise Cavaliers, and in a hard fought battle, the Hilltoppers fell just short by a score of 31-19. West Liberty falls to...

Shepherd, Fairmont on this week’s volleyball schedule  

September 21, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After a tough start, the West Liberty women’s volleyball team earned a split at this past weekend’s MEC/PSAC Crossover at the ASRC, managing to knock off two...

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