By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager The West Virginia Roughriders, who just moved to WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, W.Va., hosted tryouts at West Liberty University’s West Family Stadium at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.
By Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer Austin Whipkey plays offensive on WLU’s football team. His primary position is right guard on the offensive line and his job is to protect the quarterback. This is a position that requires strength, size, and footwork.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor Last weekend the West Liberty University football team took care of business in front of a huge homecoming crowd, as they were able to take down West Virginia State in a 36-24 game. The Hilltoppers will be back in action today, Oct. 27, at noon against the Concord Mountain Lions in a battle between…
Compiled by Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor; Daniel Morgan, Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writers The following photos are from various events during Homecoming Week 2018. We hope you had a fun Homecoming and enjoy these photos from our writers! For full videos of Serenades, check out the Trumpet’s Facebook page.
By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager WLU senior running back Osman Kargbo is ambitious about winning another honor in five weeks until the end of this football season.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty University Hilltopper football team returns home for a big day on the hilltop. The Hilltoppers will be taking on the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets in a Mountain East Conference game. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. today, Oct. 20, at West Family Stadium.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty University Hilltoppers football team will travel this Saturday to take on the Glenville State Pioneers in a Mountain East Conference battle. The Hilltoppers will kickoff the second half of their season at 1 p.m. with hopes to finish with an above .500 record.
By Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer Clifford Clark is a football player at WLU. His position is the linebacker, which means he calls for defenses, offenses and player positions. It is a position that requires intelligence as well as physical strength. He feels that the team and coach have made him feel welcomed and made him a better player.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty University football team will be welcomed back to the hilltop for their first Saturday home game of the season as they will face off against the University of Virginia’s College at Wise on Sept. 22. The game is set to kickoff at 1 p.m. at West Family Stadium.