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WLU tailback Ortiz joins elite status

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager

No. 21 for the Black and Gold, Jeremiah Ortiz, made West Liberty history last night by becoming only the ninth Hilltopper in school history to surpass 1,000 rushing yards in a single season. However, Ortiz’ record-setting performance wasn’t enough to prevail the Hilltoppers over Fairmont State.

WLU football prepares for season finale at Fairmont

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
 
Coming off of a disappointing loss last Thursday to an out of conference Eastern New Mexico University team, by a score of 24-45, the Hilltoppers will travel to Fairmont, W.Va. tonight to take on Fairmont State University. This Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-up is set for a 7 p.m. kickoff. West Liberty enters the final week of the season with a 3-7 record, whereas the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons enter in third place in the MEC, with a 7-3 record. 

WLU volleyball faces tough MEC test this weekend

By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer

The West Liberty women’s volleyball team will be closing at-home play in the 2017 regular season this weekend, with games against Fairmont State and Shepherd. Both of those teams sit towards the top of the Mountain East Conference (MEC).

Toppers look to bounce back against Fairmont State

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor
 
After an unfortunate weekend against Shepherd this past week, the Hilltoppers will prepare for another tough test against the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons.  

Lady Toppers prepare to take on Fairmont State

 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). 

Two top 5 teams collide in their 170th meeting 

By Cody Shook, Sports Editor 
 
The West Liberty Hilltoppers will be taking on Fairmont State, the number two team in the nation, this Saturday at 4 p.m. in the ASRC. Coming into the game, West Liberty sits in the third spot in the nation and number two in the Mountain East Conference.

Lady Toppers and Hilltoppers hope to continue wins against Fairmont

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 they remain undefeated through their first six games, but the Toppers will have their first major test as they face MEC rival Fairmont State (5-0, 2-0 MEC). The men’s game will be broadcasted nationally as well on TV on the Root Sports channel!