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WLU basketball hits the road for tough conference games

February 9, 2019

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer The Lady Toppers, 13-7, begin a three-game road trip after defeating Fairmont State 75-65. It was another big scoring night for the WLU senior forward Marissa Brown....

Olkosky prepares for final season on the court

Olkosky prepares for final season on the court

December 13, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   Senior basketball player Johnie Olkosky has been a staple to watch at West Liberty University since she began playing for the team in 2015, after redshirting her first...

Hilltoppers seek revenge against Fairmont State

December 8, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer   Hilltopper basketball will gear up for one last game before winter break. West Liberty will travel to Fairmont State for an inner-conference matchup this...

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....

Men’s basketball starts MEC action against Glenville

Men’s basketball starts MEC action against Glenville

November 17, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Today the West Liberty University men’s basketball team will play their fourth home game of the year, and tomorrow they will play their first Mountain East Conference...

Lady Toppers look to score upset against Glenville State

November 16, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer Mountain East Conference defending champs Glenville State travels to the hilltop this Saturday for an inter-conference matchup. With home-court advantage, the Lady...

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...

Men’s basketball season ends at NCAA tournament

March 24, 2018

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   After the surprise announcement at the end of last season that the legendary head coach Jim Crutchfield would not be returning to West Liberty for the 2017-18...

Women's basketball impressive season concludes at MEC tournament

Women’s basketball impressive season concludes at MEC tournament

March 10, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The women's basketball season came to an end on March 1 as West Liberty was defeated 64-55 by Fairmont State during the quarterfinals of the Mountain East Conference...

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