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British basketball senior considers America home

February 7, 2017

By Daniel Morgan, Editor Lady Hilltoppers shooting guard Bethany "Beth" Dalton is enjoying her second year at West Liberty with her team. She enjoys the sport, especially with her current teammates, but it took her a while to find her niche in America as she's jumped across the pond from her hometown of G...

Lady Toppers prepare to take on Fairmont State

February 3, 2017

 By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer   After winning three of the last five games, Coach Lynn Ullom and the Lady Hilltoppers (7-13, 6-8 MEC) are hoping to finish their season on a high note, beginning with Saturday’s matchup against the Fairmont State Lady Fighting Falcons (12-8, 9-5 MEC).  Read More »...

Hilltoppers face Golden Eagles tonight in Charleston

Hilltoppers face Golden Eagles tonight in Charleston

January 26, 2017

By Trent Nicholson, Contributing Writer and Josh Smith, Contributing Writer West Liberty University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams face off against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles tonight in Charleston, W.Va. The women play at 5:30 p.m. and the men play at 7:30 p.m. Read More &r...

Lady Toppers and Hilltoppers hope to continue wins against Fairmont

Lady Toppers and Hilltoppers hope to continue wins against Fairmont

December 2, 2016

By Josh Smith, Contributing Writer  The WLU Lady Hilltoppers (1-4, 1-1 MEC) have struggled in the beginning games of the season, but they hope their luck turns around this Sunday also against the Fairmont State Lady Fighting Falcons (3-2, 1-1 MEC).  The WLU Hilltoppers (6-0, 2-0 MEC) continue to impress as...

Men’s and Women’s hoops set to take on Notre Dame College 

November 17, 2016

By Trent Nicholson, Contributing Writer    The West Liberty men's basketball team hosts Mountain East Conference rival Notre Dame College on Saturday in the ASRC. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.   The Hilltoppers (2-0) come in to this game coming off two dominant wins in the MEC Tournament challenge against ...

Basketball teams eager to start their seasons 

Basketball teams eager to start their seasons 

November 11, 2016

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer     With an enrollment of around 2,000 and a location in the northern panhandle, it’s no surprise that not many people have heard of West Liberty that aren’t from the area. But to NCAA Division 2 basketball programs, it’s a name all too familiar as it h...

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