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Men's and Women's MEC Basketball Championship Games

Men’s and Women’s MEC Basketball Championship Games

Cate Calissie, Cate Calissie, and Cate Calissie March 16, 2020

Men’s Basketball Earn MEC Championship Trophy           Due to COVID-19, the men’s basketball season was cut short, but that didn’t stop them from dominating the court at the MEC Championships!...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Lady Toppers hope to end season on high note

February 23, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager In Kyle Cooper’s first season as head coach of the West Liberty women’s basketball team, Coach Cooper returned the Lady Toppers to winning form. With the Mountain...

McKenna Shives stands out on and off the court

McKenna Shives stands out on and off the court

February 6, 2018

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor   A senior from Struthers, Ohio, McKenna Shives is no average basketball player. This is her second and final season here at West Liberty University. She transferred from...

Women’s basketball set to host Notre Dame College

December 1, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   Notre Dame (Ohio) will travel to the hilltop this Saturday to matchup against our Lady Toppers. For West Liberty, this hasn’t been the start that newly...

Lady Toppers get set for MEC/PSAC Challenge

November 11, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   WLU women’s basketball team opens up the season today in South Euclid, Ohio for the Mountain East Conference (MEC) and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference...

Lady Toppers prepare to hit the hardwood for new season

November 8, 2017

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The Lady Hilltoppers will see a notable change to its bench this upcoming season as Hall of Fame coach, Lynn Ullom, decided to step down as head coach after...

WLU basketball hits the road for MEC tournament 

WLU basketball hits the road for MEC tournament 

March 2, 2017

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer This last weekend saw the regular seasons of West Liberty’s men’s and women’s basketball teams end in a heartbreak to rivals Wheeling Jesuit. One was at the...

Lady Toppers prepare for two games in three days

Lady Toppers prepare for two games in three days

February 9, 2017

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer After a tough home loss against Fairmont State on Saturday, Coach Lynn Ullom and the Lady Hilltoppers (7-15, 6-10 MEC) are hitting the road for two games in a three-day...

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