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Hilltoppers travel to Concord for penultimate MEC game

October 27, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Last weekend the West Liberty University football team took care of business in front of a huge homecoming crowd, as they were able to take down West Virginia State in...

Hilltoppers take on W. Va. State in homecoming game

October 20, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University Hilltopper football team returns home for a big day on the hilltop. The Hilltoppers will be taking on the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets...

WLU football looking for strong second half 

October 12, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor    The West Liberty University Hilltoppers football team will travel this Saturday to take on the Glenville State Pioneers in a Mountain East Conference battle. The Hilltoppers...

Toppers host their first Saturday game of the year

September 21, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University football team will be welcomed back to the hilltop for their first Saturday home game of the season as they will face off against the University...

Hilltoppers take on Charleston after home opener victory

September 13, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   Coming off a home win against West Virginia Wesleyan, The Hilltoppers (1-1, 1-1 MEC) head downstate to face off against the University of Charleston (2-0, 2-0...

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,...

West Liberty falls in final home game

November 2, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor On a beautiful November night at West Family Stadium, the Hilltoppers couldn’t stop the high powered Eastern New Mexico offense. The Toppers took home the 45-24 loss, in...

WLU faces tough out-of-conference test at home

November 2, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   Tonight, the football team (3-6, 3-6 MEC) will host the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds (7-1, 6-1 LSC) at West Family Stadium. Losing five-straight games...

West Liberty rolls Concord on senior day

October 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers...

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