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Lady Toppers fight to keep playoff dreams alive

April 19, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   Hilltopper softball hits the road this weekend to face off against two Mountain East Conference opponents. With tournament play approaching, the team will look...

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...

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....

Football season concludes with a heartbreaking loss

November 19, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Last week, the Hilltoppers took on Fairmont State University in a Mountain East Conference (MEC) matchup. West Liberty fell just short in their season finale, by a score...

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...

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,...

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...

Toppers look to bounce back against Fairmont State

April 27, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   After an unfortunate weekend against Shepherd this past week, the Hilltoppers will prepare for another tough test against the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons.     The...

Lady Toppers prepare to take on Fairmont State

February 3, 2017

 By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After winning three of the last five games, Coach Lynn Ullom and the Lady Hilltoppers (7-13, 6-8 MEC) are hoping to finish their season on a high note, beginning...

Two top 5 teams collide in their 170th meeting 

February 3, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor    The West Liberty Hilltoppers will be taking on Fairmont State, the number two team in the nation, this Saturday at 4 p.m. in the ASRC. Coming into the game, West Liberty...

Lady Toppers and Hilltoppers hope to continue wins against Fairmont

Lady Toppers and Hilltoppers hope to continue wins against Fairmont

December 2, 2016

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  The WLU Lady Hilltoppers (1-4, 1-1 MEC) have struggled in the beginning games of the season, but they hope their luck turns around this Sunday also against the...

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