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Senior Meininger is leaving everything on the court 

Senior Meininger is leaving everything on the court 

December 3, 2018

By Raissa Wagner, Contributing Writer   Eric Meininger is a 22-year-old from Centerville, Ohio, and he is not your average basketball player. He is the senior captain of the basketball team and he has...

Men’s basketball season ends at NCAA tournament

March 24, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After the surprise announcement at the end of last season that the legendary head coach Jim Crutchfield would not be returning to West Liberty for the 2017-18...

Hilltoppers advance to Atlantic Region Tournament

March 9, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The men’s basketball team will travel to Petersburg, Va. this weekend for their ninth straight NCAA Division II Tournament. The regional rankings came out this past Sunday...

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...

Toppers gear up for high intensity game against Jesuit

February 23, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After three months and 25 games, the West Liberty men’s basketball team will end the regular season this week with a game on the road and a regular season finale...

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....

Toppers look to bounce back after upset road loss to FSU

February 1, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After a thrilling last-second road loss to Fairmont State, West Liberty men’s basketball team will look to rebound and maintain their top spot in the Mountain...

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...

WLU basketball returns to hilltop after break

WLU basketball returns to hilltop after break

January 7, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager West Liberty University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to the hilltop Saturday, Jan. 6, for their first home games of the year. Both squads...

Men’s basketball seeks sixth straight win this weekend

December 1, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a quick delay in the season for Thanksgiving break, Ben Howlett and his Running Hilltoppers are looking to continue their hot start this weekend.  On Saturday,...

Running Hilltoppers set for final game against Jesuit 

February 24, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After losing their second game of the season against Concord University on Feb. 9, the Toppers are heading into the final two games of the season on a three-game...

Hilltoppers hit the road to take on Concord and Wise

Hilltoppers hit the road to take on Concord and Wise

February 9, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty men’s basketball team is back in action tonight against Concord and then again on Saturday against UVa-Wise. The Hilltoppers are currently on a 14-game...

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