The Trumpet

Historic season for WLU volleyball comes to an end

December 2, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   “We can expect another history making season from the Lady Toppers next year.”    These were the words that closed the Trumpet’s recap for the West Liberty women’s volleyball team after 2016’s 23-win season and MEC Tournament semifinal appearance. After this season’s 20-14, 9-7 MEC sea...

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 their final home game of the year. Read More »...

WLU faces tough out-of-conference test at home

November 2, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   Tonight, the football team (3-6, 3-6 MEC) will host the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds (7-1, 6-1 LSC) at West Family Stadium. Losing five-straight games before last week’s win against Concord, the Toppers are hoping to salvage their season with wins in ...

Toppers come up short against powerhouse Shepherd

October 7, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  After a tough battle in Shepherdstown, W.Va., the WLU Toppers lose their fourth game of the season against the third ranked nationally and MEC powerhouse Shepherd Rams, with a score of 51-14. Read More »...

Football team gears up to battle No. 3 Shepherd

October 6, 2017

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer   After a tough loss to Notre Dame College (Ohio), the Hilltoppers football team is looking to bounce back and beat Shepherd University this Saturday afternoon.  Read More »...

Hilltop Players return with ‘As it is in Heaven’

Hilltop Players return with ‘As it is in Heaven’

October 5, 2017

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer   The West Liberty University Hilltop Players are going to be performing the play “As It Is In Heaven” by Arlene Hutton, on Oct. 5-6 and 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. and on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. in the Kelly Theater.  Read More »...

West Liberty women’s tennis season off to a hot start

September 29, 2017

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager  West Liberty University’s women’s tennis have kicked off their season strong. The team had previously won 8-1 and 9-0 against Grove City College and Shepherds University respectively, and swept their third consecutive match after defeating Notre Dame College thi...

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 to 2-3 on the season and the Falcons improve to 4-1. Read More »...

Toppers seek win against streaking Falcons 

Toppers seek win against streaking Falcons 

September 28, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a tough loss against the University of Virginia Wise last weekend, the West Liberty Hilltoppers are hoping to find a solid rhythm as they head into the middle of their season. After starting the season 2-2, the Toppers have struggled to maintain momentum tow...

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 Atlantic Region teams on their way to MEC conference play this weekend.  Read More »...

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