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Men’s basketball ready to host MEC/PSAC Challenge

November 10, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer    After a shakeup in the coaching staff and the roster in the offseason, the preseason No. 17 West Liberty University men’s basketball team is ready to kick off the 2017-18 season on the court with the MEC/PSAC Challenge. Read More »...

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 yards in a single season. However, Ortiz’ record-setting performance wasn’t enough to preva...

Lady Toppers set for Walsh Tournament this weekend 

September 8, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After returning a history making team and making key offseason additions, the West Liberty women’s volleyball team began their 2017 season on the road by sweeping the Long Island Tournament this past weekend, starting with a perfect 4-0 record. Read More »...

Lady Toppers ready to take to the court for 2017 season

September 1, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer After last year’s record setting season, the West Liberty women’s volleyball team is ready to do it all again. Last season saw the Lady Toppers put up a 23-14 record and 11-6 in conference, making it their first winning season since 1991 and their most wins sinc...

Seven seniors say goodbye to tennis on the Hilltop

Seven seniors say goodbye to tennis on the Hilltop

April 20, 2017

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer This May, Hilltop Tennis will say goodbye to some of its brightest players as they graduate from WLU. This year, coach Heather Gallagher’s Lady Toppers ranked ninth in the NCAA II Atlantic Region rankings. Graduating Lady Toppers are Raquel Cabero and Andr...

West Liberty softball season starts on Spring Break trip

March 9, 2017

 By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  After finishing last season on a sour note, the West Liberty University softball team is eager and excited to start the season. In 2016, the Toppers sported a record of 13-41 (6-26 MEC).    The Toppers would have liked the season to end in a different fashion, ...

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