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Josh Yeaman

Senior soccer athlete Joshua Yeaman graduates from WLU with hopes to carry on love for the sport

Morgan Kafana, Graphic designer June 3, 2021

Joshua Yeaman is a management major here on the hilltop and originally from Doncaster, England. He also serves as a forward on the WLU men’s soccer team and grew up with soccer always being in his life. Yeaman’s...

Alavia Anderson

Senior Alavia Anderson graduated from WLU this spring

Annalise Murphy, Editor-in-chief June 3, 2021

Senior Acrobatics and Tumbling Hilltopper, Alavia Anderson, graduated from West Liberty University this spring (2021) after completing a dual degree in DEAP Biology and Microbiology. Anderson is from...

Tom Humphrey graduated from WLU and returns home to United Kingdom

Tom Humphrey graduated from WLU and returns home to United Kingdom

Morgan Kafana, Graphic designer June 3, 2021

Imagine going to college in a country miles away from home. For Tom Humphrey, he did not have to imagine, because he made it a reality. Humphrey is a member of West Liberty University’s men’s soccer...

Athlete of the Week: Alex Easthom

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week

Anna Johnston, Sports editor May 7, 2021

The Hilltop’s Athlete of the Week Alex Easthom Men’s Golf Year: Junior Hometown: Ravenswood, West Virginia About Easthom: Easthom was named MEC PLayer of the year and earned MEC First...

Men’s Golf earns regional bid after impressive performance at MEC championship

Men’s Golf earns regional bid after impressive performance at MEC championship

Mark Donnelly, Writer May 7, 2021

West Liberty University men’s golf team earned second place and a host of individual honors at the Mountain East Conference Championship last weekend at Avalon Lakes Golf Course in Warren, Ohio. Although...

Womens Tennis

Women’s tennis secure spot in playoffs; Men’s tennis qualify despite tough loss

Mark Donnelly, Writer May 7, 2021

Women’s Tennis Secure Playoff Spot West Liberty’s women’s tennis team booked their place in the MEC Championships last weekend with a 7-0 win over rivals West Virginia Wesleyan College. This win...

Hilltopper softball continues to impress against Wheeling and Fairmont State

Hilltopper softball continues to impress against Wheeling and Fairmont State

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer May 7, 2021

The month of April has simply been extraordinary for the West Liberty University softball team, and their series against Wheeling University and Fairmont State University were absolutely not an exception....

WLU Baseball currently holds a 15-14 record

WLU Baseball currently holds a 15-14 record

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer May 7, 2021

It has been a middle of the road season so far for the West Liberty University baseball team. They currently hold a 15-14 record, just one game above the .500 mark. Although they have been quite stagnant...

West Liberty baseball splits in series against Alderson Broaddus University

West Liberty baseball splits in series against Alderson Broaddus University

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 24, 2021

West Liberty University split their four game weekend series against Alderson Broaddus University 2-2, losing their first game 10-3, winning the second game 4-2, winning the third game 10-9, and finally...

West Liberty Softball versus Davis and Elkins and West Virginia Wesleyan

West Liberty Softball versus Davis and Elkins and West Virginia Wesleyan

Maxwell Fiedorczyk, Sports Writer April 24, 2021

West Liberty Softball split their four game weekend series 2-2 against Davis & Elkins College and West Virginia Wesleyan College, improving to an overall team record of 21-12. Prior to this weekend’s...

WLU Track and Field teams continue to succeed in their 2021 Spring seasons

WLU Track and Field teams continue to succeed in their 2021 Spring seasons

Anna Johnston, Sports editor April 24, 2021

The WLU track and field team continued their strong streak of performances last Saturday at the University of Charleston Invitational. Several student-athletes pulled-off impressive individual performances...

Difficult weekend for Men’s and Women’s Tennis

Difficult weekend for Men’s and Women’s Tennis

Mark Donnelly, Writer April 24, 2021

Difficult weekend for men’s tennis West Liberty’s men’s tennis team had two tough away losses this weekend at the hands of Fairmont State University and the University of Charleston. Their positive...

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