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Toppers ready for spring 2018 commencement

May 11, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony will be held tomorrow on May 12 in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex (ASRC). Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are not required to enter, but since there are a large number of grad...

WLU men’s golf prepares for regional tournament

May 7, 2018

By Freddie Fitzsimmons, Contributing Writer   The West Liberty men’s golf team will wrap up the 2017-2018 season starting today with the NCAA Super Regional Championship, held at Glade Springs Resort May 7-10 in Daniels, W. Va. The Hilltoppers, under the direction of head coach Mike Ricci, finished the season fifth in the Atlantic Region.  Read More »...

Senior Vincent Haddox looks to go out on high note

May 5, 2018

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer   Senior Hilltopper second baseman Vincent Haddox is ending his final season on a high note. Having the highest number of runs on the baseball team, an amazing batting average of .301, and being only 11 hits away from breaking the hit record here at West Liberty a...

Toppers seeking MEC Tournament playoff berth

May 4, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The future of the 2018 West Liberty baseball team is determined this weekend, as they will take on rival Wheeling Jesuit in a four game series. Eric Burkle’s Hilltoppers are 18-24 overall and 15-13 in the conference this season and they will be going into the weekend tied for seco...

Lady Toppers enjoy final semester on the hilltop

Lady Toppers enjoy final semester on the hilltop

April 28, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   The women’s tennis team are ranked sixth in the Atlantic Region as of April 18. This year, four seniors on the Women’s Tennis team will be graduating: Ekaterina Pinchuk, Ana Berbel, Alaina Pauley and Lisa Nachtwey will all be saying goodbye to the hilltop this May. Re...

NYC trip gives students a chance to relax, explore

NYC trip gives students a chance to relax, explore

April 17, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   Many West Liberty University students and their friends and family are still raving about their visit to New York City this past weekend, April 6-8. Read More »...

Toppers baseball needs big weekend against Urbana

April 13, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor This weekend, Eric Burkle’s 10-15 Hilltoppers will travel to Urbana to take on the Blue Knights in a four game series in Urbana, Ohio. The baseball team has gotten off to a rocky start to the season, but spirits are still high to get things going and turn the season ar...

Lady Toppers looking for success in jam packed weekend

April 13, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager WLU softball returns to the hilltop this weekend for more Mountain East Conference action. Glenville State and W. Va. Wesleyan will face the Lady Hilltoppers in two doubleheader games Friday and Saturday, respectively.  Read More »...

Hilltop Players prepare for Romeo and Juliet

April 10, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer When people think of the word “play,” chances are that one name stands out above all others: Shakespeare. His works, while hundreds of years old, still manage to influence the modern world. One work in particular seems to have stood the test of time, and the Hill...

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