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WLU volleyball travels down the hill for MEC tournament

November 8, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University’s volleyball team will head down the hill to Wheeling Jesuit University’s McDonough Center today, Thursday, Nov. 8, to play in the Mountain East Conference Volleyball Tournament, starting play at 5 p.m. Read More »...

Howlett’s Hilltoppers gear up for MEC Tournament

March 1, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After ending an incredible regular season on a low note with a home loss to rival Wheeling Jesuit, the West Liberty men’s basketball team is looking forward to postseason play, starting with the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Tournament in Charleston, W. Va. this week. Read More »...

Toppers ready for week of key Mountain East match-ups 

February 15, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer With the regular season quickly coming to a close and the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament in Charleston awaiting teams at the end of the month, every game becomes important for seeding in the tournament.   For West Liberty’s men’s basketball tea...

Historic season for WLU volleyball comes to an end

December 2, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   “We can expect another history making season from the Lady Toppers next year.”    These were the words that closed the Trumpet’s recap for the West Liberty women’s volleyball team after 2016’s 23-win season and MEC Tournament semifinal appearance. After this season’s 20-14, 9-7 MEC sea...

Lady Toppers make their third straight MEC tournament

November 16, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   Our Lady Toppers begin post-season play today against the No. 3 seed, Shepherd University. After trading wins in the regular-season, both teams will look to secure a victory tonight to keep their hopes alive in the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Championshi...

Great play for men’s golf at MEC Tournament

Great play for men’s golf at MEC Tournament

October 23, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   West Liberty University men’s golf team finished runners-up in the Mountain East Conference Championship Tournament last week. Senior Mike Rogers finished first in the individual races, winning his second medal title of his college career.  Read More »...

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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