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Toppers looking to build on two big wins last week

February 8, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The No. 5 West Liberty University men’s basketball team will take on West Virginia State tonight at 7:30 p.m., followed by University of Charleston on Saturday. With two wins this weekend, WLU will extend its current winning streak to four games. Read ...

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 ...

West Liberty hopes to end losing streak this weekend

October 27, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty football team will be back in action this Saturday against Concord University at West Family Stadium, for a scheduled 1 p.m. kickoff. West Liberty and Concord come into the game with identical 2-6 records and the Hilltoppers are currently on a five game losing...

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 of those teams sit towards the top of the Mountain East Conference (MEC). Read More »...

Toppers search for much needed win at W. Va. State

October 20, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a disappointing loss last week on Homecoming, the Hilltoppers are hoping to break their losing streak this weekend against West Virginia State University.  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 »...

WLU Volleyball team ready for final month of 2017 season

October 5, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   The volleyball team split with their first two home MEC opponents last weekend, which sets the stage for the final month of the 2017 season packed with conference play. Read More »...

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 »...

Lady Toppers prepare to get back on track this weekend  

September 14, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After a tough tournament at last weekend’s Cavalier Classic at Walsh University, the West Liberty University volleyball team is ready for tournament action at the ASRC in this weekend’s MEC/PSAC crossover. Read More »...

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.   Read More »...

Lady Toppers travel to Wesleyan and Glenville 

April 13, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer The West Liberty softball team is gearing up for two doubleheaders against West Virginia Wesleyan University and Glenville State College this Friday and Saturday, respectively. Friday’s doubleheader against Wesleyan starts at 12 p.m., and Saturday’s doubleheader again...

WLU Baseball team looks to continue its hot start 

WLU Baseball team looks to continue its hot start 

February 24, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor Eric Burkle’s Hilltoppers have started their season 4-1 on the diamond with two big wins against the Concord Mountain Lions and a series victory against Chowan University, getting two wins in three games. The bats were as hot as 70-degree weather as they scored 43 runs with two double-digit scoring af...

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