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WLU women’s basketball attempts season sweep

February 2, 2019

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer    Conference play continues to amp up ahead of the Mountain East Conference tournament. West Liberty University is looking to sweep Fairmont State this weekend as the Black and Gold maintain the No. 4 seed in the MEC.  Read More »...

Toppers take on Fairmont in their 173rd meeting

January 27, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University men’s basketball team will travel this weekend to Fairmont, W.Va. to take on the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons in a Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-up.   As of Jan. 21, the Hilltoppers are sporting a 17-0 overall record and a 12-0 record in conference games, and the Falcons ...

Hilltoppers remain undefeated after late game scare

December 11, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager The West Liberty University men’s basketball avoided their first loss of the season after escaping a late comeback by the Fighting Falcons of Fairmont State. Our Hilltoppers pulled out a 106-100 victory, still preserving their perfect season on Saturday, Dec. 9 at the ASRC. Read More &...

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 yards in a single season. However, Ortiz’ record-setting performance wasn’t enough to preva...

WLU football prepares for season finale at Fairmont

November 9, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Coming off of a disappointing loss last Thursday to an out of conference Eastern New Mexico University team, by a score of 24-45, the Hilltoppers will travel to Fairmont, W.Va. tonight to take on Fairmont State University. This Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-up ...

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