By Raissa Wagner, Contributing Writer The West Liberty University men’s basketball team will be taking on rival Wheeling Jesuit University this weekend in a Mountain East Conference match-up in the ASRC on the West Liberty campus. The game is scheduled to tip-off at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday Jan 26.
By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer The West Liberty-Jesuit rivalry returns to the hilltop this weekend in a highly anticipated matchup. After splitting two games last season, both clubs will look to get the first win in this year’s battle.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer With the regular season quickly coming to a close and the Mountain East Conference (MEC) tournament in Charleston awaiting teams at the end of the month, every game becomes important for seeding in the tournament. For West Liberty’s men’s basketball team, this is certainly the case as picking up both wins this week, one…
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.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor On a beautiful November night at West Family Stadium, the Hilltoppers couldn’t stop the high powered Eastern New Mexico offense. The Toppers took home the 45-24 loss, in their final home game of the year.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers came away with a huge 44-14 victory to improve to 3-6 on the season.
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).
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty football team traveled to Institute, W.Va., where they fell 33-39 in a hard fought over-time battle against the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a beautiful day for a homecoming football game on the hilltop, but the Hilltoppers came up just short against Glenville State in a 17-13 Mountain East Conference match-up.