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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....

Hilltoppers softball begins in Alabama this week

February 8, 2019

By Raissa Wagner, Contributing Writer  Since Jan. 7, 2019, the softball team has been getting ready for their spring season, which is now soon to begin. Their first tournament is going to be at the University...

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...

WLU volleyball hosts Concord, UVa-Wise this weekend

October 25, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University’s volleyball team will be looking to finish the last stretch of its regular season play this weekend on a high note with two inner...

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...

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...

Toppers looking to build on two big wins last week

February 8, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The No. 5 West Liberty University men’s basketball team will take on West Virginia State tonight at 7:30 p.m., followed by University of Charleston on Saturday....

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....

Historic season for WLU volleyball comes to an end

December 2, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer   “We can expect another history making season from the Lady Toppers next year.”    These were the words that closed the Trumpet’s recap for the West Liberty...

In-depth look at Hilltopper Football for Fall 2017

In-depth look at Hilltopper Football for Fall 2017

June 2, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer The West Liberty Hilltoppers Football Team just released their schedule for the upcoming fall season. Fans familiar with the schedule from last season may note some...

To all of the senior athletes: thank you and good luck 

May 11, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  Four years of college to the naked eye may seem like an incredibly long journey. And it is, in some degree, but there is one thing that all college students, especially...

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,...

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