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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 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...

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....

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...

Senior transfer making the most of final year on the court

Senior transfer making the most of final year on the court

February 24, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager Senior guard Jordan Watson has been a vital part of the Hilltopper team this season. A transfer from Lincoln University (Pa.), Watson is shooting over 45 percent...

Lady Toppers look for much-needed win against Fairmont

January 27, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   West Liberty’s women’s basketball team will travel to Fairmont, W.Va. on Sunday for its final matchup against the Lady Fighting Falcons at 2:30 p.m. WLU...

Nationally ranked wrestling team set to host invitational

January 26, 2018

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer   Each year, West Liberty University hosts the West Virginia Invitational for wrestling. The NCAA Division II No. 16 Hilltoppers will come out looking for success...

Hilltoppers remain undefeated after late game scare

December 11, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager The West Liberty University men’s basketball avoided their first loss of the season after escaping a late comeback by the Fighting Falcons of Fairmont State....

Hilltoppers come up just short against Notre Dame

Hilltoppers come up just short against Notre Dame

September 28, 2017

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team lost in a hard fought 24-19 battle against the Notre Dame Fighting Falcons tonight at West Family Stadium. With this loss, the Hilltoppers fall...

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...

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