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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 pulled out a win, as our men’s team continues their perfect season and our Lady Toppers improve t...

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.  Read More »...

Topper football win season opener against Urbana

August 31, 2017

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer Football up on the hilltop has officially started up again. The West Liberty Hilltoppers kicked off their season against the Urbana Blue Knights at 7:10 p.m. Having a winning history with this team, being 6-1 with previous played games, the Hilltoppers were confident they would achieve succ...

Jim Crutchfield resigns after 13 seasons at WLU

March 30, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   On Tuesday of last week, West Liberty University lost one of the most impactful staff members in its long history. West Liberty University and its President Dr. Stephen Greiner announced that  Men’s Head Basketball Coach Jim Crutchfield resigned from his pos...

Toppers sweep regular season series against Wesleyan Bobcats

Toppers sweep regular season series against Wesleyan Bobcats

February 16, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer Tonight, on a chilly Thursday night two days after Valentine’s Day, the WLU men's basketball team hosted the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats in their first MEC matchup of the week. Earlier in the season, the Toppers prevailed with a victory over the Bobcats in Buckha...

Hilltoppers snap their losing streak at Glenville

November 3, 2016

By Cody Shook, Sports EditorWest Liberty took on Glenville State College and the Hilltoppers came away with a 41-24 victory. The Hilltoppers came into the game on a three game losing streak and sitting in sixth place in the Mountain East Conference. The Pioneers had a 5-4 record and they came into the gam...

Hilltoppers step up big to get the win at Charleston

October 8, 2016

By Cody Shook, Sports EditorThe football team traveled three hours south to face the University of Charleston in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers came into the game with a 2-2 conference record and on a two game winning streak and they were looking to make it three in a row. The Gol...

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