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West Liberty’s baseball season opens on Friday

February 8, 2019

by Cody Shook, Sports Editors  The West Liberty University baseball team will start its season this week, as they travel south to take on Erskine College in Due West, S.C. Opening day will be this Friday...

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...

Hilltoppers clash with Rams in battle for first place

April 19, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Eric Burkle’s red hot Hilltoppers will try to carry over the momentum from the Urbana sweep to this weekend’s Mountain East Conference match-up against Shepherd University....

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...

Toppers baseball set to play Notre Dame College (Ohio)

April 5, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Head Coach Eric Burkle and his team take on a Mountain East Conference (MEC) north division opponent in a four game series. The Hilltoppers were originally set to play...

Toppers baseball travels to N.C. for season opener

February 22, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   The Hilltopper baseball team will play their first games of the season this weekend against St. Augustine’s, Slippery Rock and Seton Hill University. The team was supposed...

Donation makes indoor facility possible for WLU

November 13, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On Oct. 25, Belmont Savings Bank donated $200,000 to West Liberty University to build a new indoor practice facility for the baseball and softball teams. Currently,...

WLU baseball set to take on rival Wheeling Jesuit

May 5, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor This weekend, the Toppers will celebrate senior day on the hilltop on Saturday afternoon at Kovalick Field in a double-header against the Wheeling Jesuit University Cardinals....

Hilltop baseball team looks to stay hot in conference play 

April 7, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   This weekend, the baseball team will travel a few hours north for a four game series against Notre Dame College (Ohio). This will be the first set of games against a northern...

Toppers set to take on Charleston and W. Va. State

Toppers set to take on Charleston and W. Va. State

March 31, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   This weekend, the baseball team will play a unique Saturday/Sunday series against two different teams in two different locations. Saturday, they will be away taking on...

Senior baseball pitcher amped up for final season 

March 19, 2017

By Trent Nicholson, Contributing Writer    Trevor Stewart is a senior baseball player from Wheeling, W.Va. He is a piece of the West Liberty pitching staff. Stewart wears number 22 for the Toppers,...

Senior pitcher in final stretch of college career 

March 14, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer    In his first season with the WLU’s baseball team in 2013, head coach Eric Burkle was looking to rebuild the Toppers’ baseball program after the loss of Bo McConnaughy,...

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