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West Liberty rolls Concord on senior day

October 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers came away with a huge 44-14 victory to improve to 3-6 on the season. Read More »...

West Liberty falls in overtime thriller against West Virginia State

October 21, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team traveled to Institute, W.Va., where they fell 33-39 in a hard fought over-time battle against the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets. Read More »...

Toppers search for much needed win at W. Va. State

October 20, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After a disappointing loss last week on Homecoming, the Hilltoppers are hoping to break their losing streak this weekend against West Virginia State University.  Read More »...

Football returns to the hilltop for Homecoming game

Football returns to the hilltop for Homecoming game

October 12, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   This Saturday is homecoming on the Hilltop and all of the current and former Hilltoppers are eager for the battle on the gridiron. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. against the Glenville State College Pioneers in a Mountain East Conference battle. This will be the Hilltoppers’...

Football team gears up to battle No. 3 Shepherd

October 6, 2017

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer   After a tough loss to Notre Dame College (Ohio), the Hilltoppers football team is looking to bounce back and beat Shepherd University this Saturday afternoon.  Read More »...

Hilltoppers fall to UVA-Wise on the road

September 23, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor West Liberty traveled to Wise, Va. to take on the UVA-Wise Cavaliers, and in a hard fought battle, the Hilltoppers fell just short by a score of 31-19. West Liberty falls to 2-2 on the year and the Cavaliers move up in the Mountain East Conference standings with a 3-1 rec...

Hilltoppers outlast Charleston at West Family Stadium

September 14, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor On a beautiful Thursday night at West Liberty University, the Hilltoppers took on the 1-1 Charleston Golden Eagles. After a night full of missed field goals, West Liberty came away with the 9-6 victory and advanced to an overall 2-1 record. Read More »...

West Liberty football drops against Wesleyan

September 9, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team came up short in this afternoon’s battle against West Virginia Wesleyan in Buckhannon, W.Va., by a score of 34-0. Both teams came into the matchup with 1-0 records after both winning on their opening nights last Thursday. Read More &raqu...

Hilltopper football travels to Buckhannon for MEC battle 

September 8, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   Coming off of a huge opening night win against Urbana University last Thursday, the football team will be back in action Saturday afternoon against West Virginia Wesleyan College. The game will start in Buckhannon at 1 p.m., in a battle between 1-0 teams.  Read Mor...

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