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Senior, Marissa Brown continues dominating in final season

Senior, Marissa Brown continues dominating in final season

Yijing Shen, Yijing Shen, and Yijing Shen

February 28, 2019

West Liberty University All-American post player Marissa Brown is eager to win the conference championship for the women’s basketball team at her final season. Read More »...

Ben Howlett named new men’s basketball coach 

Ben Howlett named new men's basketball coach 

April 10, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty athletic department didn’t waste any time hiring the new head coach for the men’s basketball team. Last Tuesday, it was announced during a press conference that former WLU basketball player and assistant coach Ben Howlett will be promoted to head coa...

Jim Crutchfield resigns after 13 seasons at WLU

March 30, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   On Tuesday of last week, West Liberty University lost one of the most impactful staff members in its long history. West Liberty University and its President Dr. Stephen Greiner announced that  Men’s Head Basketball Coach Jim Crutchfield resigned from his pos...

Hilltopper men beat FSU, take MEC tournament crown

Hilltopper men beat FSU, take MEC tournament crown

March 10, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor    This past weekend, Jim Crutchfield’s Hilltoppers traveled to Charleston, W. Va. and beat Glenville State, Wheeling Jesuit University and Fairmont State to take home their first Mountain East Conference tournament championship in school history.  Read More »...

WLU basketball hits the road for MEC tournament 

WLU basketball hits the road for MEC tournament 

March 2, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer This last weekend saw the regular seasons of West Liberty’s men’s and women’s basketball teams end in a heartbreak to rivals Wheeling Jesuit. One was at the hands of a buzzer-beating layup, and the other was a triple-overtime thriller at the free-throw line....

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