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The Marching Hilltoppers return after 2 years

September 22, 2018

By Rebecca Friend, Contributing Writer   After a two year hiatus due to state budget cuts, the West Liberty University’s Marching Hilltoppers return to campus. A press conference made the initial announcement of the anticipated marching band’s return on Sept. 21, 2017. This season marks the first ...

Marching Hilltoppers to return to West Liberty

October 2, 2017

By Jerrad McNeil, Contributing Writer   On Sept. 21, it was announced that the University is bringing back the West Liberty Marching Hilltoppers. The marching band was cut due to budget reasons in March 2016.  Read More »...

Marching Band Cut from Music Program

March 24, 2016

By Ian Beabout, Online EditorOn Friday, March 18th, it was announced that, as of fall 2016, both the Marching Hilltoppers and Pep Band would be cut from the music department’s curriculum. The announcement subsequently came as an e-mail from director Brian Baldauff, sent to the members of both ensemble...

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