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Hilltopper Hoops: here's what you missed over winter break

Hilltopper Hoops: here’s what you missed over winter break

Cate Calissie, Contributing Writer January 28, 2020

Women’s Basketball   The Lady Toppers Women’s Basketball team went 1-4 over the Christmas break. The Toppers first test was against West Virginia State where the Hilltoppers started the first...

Senior WLU Quarterback is finishing his legacy

Senior WLU Quarterback is finishing his legacy

Raissa Wagner and Raissa Wagner November 5, 2019

                  Zack Phillips, the senior quarterback of the WLU football team from Wheeling, has been putting big scores on the board for the team throughout his football career at West...

One last ride for the WLU soccer seniors

One last ride for the WLU soccer seniors

Anna Johnston November 2, 2019

                  Sunday’s double header for WLU soccer is a little bit more special than normal. Both the men’s and women’s soccer programs take on West Virginia Wesleyan College...

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 takes on Notre Dame this Sunday

December 1, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor After falling in the first game of the season to an out of conference opponent, the Hilltoppers have quickly gotten back to their winning ways. With a 5-1 record, the men’s...

Women’s basketball travels to Notre Dame for MEC battle

December 1, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer West Liberty women’s basketball hits the road this weekend for an inner-conference matchup against Notre Dame. Tipoff is at 2 p.m., Sunday in South Euclid, Ohio....

Lady Toppers begin season in MEC/PSAC Challenge

November 10, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer   Hilltopper women's basketball begins their regular season this weekend in the annual MEC/PSAC Challenge. However, fans will have to wait until next week for...

Men’s basketball set to tip-off 2018-19 season

November 9, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The West Liberty University Hilltoppers men’s basketball team will start their season at home tonight, Nov. 9, as they take on the Kutztown University Golden Bears. Game...

Pro arena football team Roughriders relocate, hold tryouts at WLU

November 3, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager The West Virginia Roughriders, who just moved to WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, W.Va., hosted tryouts at West Liberty University’s West Family Stadium at 10 a.m. on...

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...

WLU soccer takes on Wheeling rival in final doubleheader

October 26, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer   West Liberty soccer will travel to Wheeling Jesuit this Saturday for their last regular-season matchup. The Lady Toppers will use this matchup as preparation...

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