No. 1 Hilltoppers Drop 110 on Winona State

WLU vs Winona

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – No. 1-ranked West Liberty forced Winona State into 21 turnovers and led by as many as 31 points down the stretch Thursday afternoon in crushing the Warriors, 110-84, in an NCAA Division II Elite Eight quarterfinal at historic Freedom Hall.   Coach Jim Crutchfield‘s Hilltoppers (34-1) will ride a 20-game winning streak into … Read More

Elite Eight Viewing, Listening Options for Hilltopper Fans

Alex Falk

The No. 1-ranked West Liberty University men’s basketball team will take on Central Region champion Winona State (Minn.) at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in an NCAA Division II Elite Eight quarterfinal at historic Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. T.J. Sports Garden Restaurant, 808 National Road, Wheeling, and Buffalo Wild Wings, 6 Walmart Drive, Moundsville, both plan … Read More

Jazz Trumpet Virtuoso DeMartino to Perform at WLU

Renowned jazz trumpet player Vincent DiMartino will be performing with the West Liberty University Jazz Ensemble as part of WLU’s Concert Series at 8 p.m. on March 30, in the Elbin Auditorium, College Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Vincent DiMartino is Matton Professor of Music at Centre College. One of … Read More

Author Michael Griffith to Speak at WLU

The Hughes Lecture Series at West Liberty University welcomes author Michael Griffith at 8 p.m. on April 3 in the Boyle Conference Room. The program is free and open to the public. Griffith’s latest novel is “Trophy,” a novel published by Triquarterly Books. Its protagonist is Vada Prickett, a 29-year-old “hose associate” at a car … Read More

No. 3 WLU Upset in Elite Eight Quarterfinal

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – Unranked Stonehill (Mass.) overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half and held off several West Liberty surges down the stretch to shock the nationally-ranked Hilltoppers, 91-90, in an NCAA Division II Elite Eight quarterfinal thriller Wednesday afternoon at The Bank of Kentucky Center. The Skyhawks’ Patrick Lee hit two free … Read More

Registrations Still Being Accepted at Community University

West Liberty University’s “Community University,” a unique learning opportunity for adults over the age of 50, is still accepting new students.   “Registration is ongoing,” WLU Vice President of Community Engagement Jeff Knierim said. “We offer a several interesting classes on a wide range of topics, all of which will be held at our convenient … Read More

WLU Announces Executive Fellow Program for Leadership Planning

As West Liberty University celebrates 175 years of history with a month-long celebration in March, President Robin C. Capehart reported in his campus report on Wednesday that the institution is planning for the future.   Speaking in College Hall, Capehart noted that applications for the coming academic year are up 6.2 percent over the current … Read More