Category Archives: Trumpet Online

Hilltoppers take on W. Va. State in homecoming game

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.

WLU community gathers for 2018 homecoming

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer
“I love seeing people come together and enjoy a good time,” student Hunter Norris said, summing up everyone’s feelings as past and present Hilltoppers gather for West Liberty University’s homecoming. 

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

By Hanna Perry and Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer and Advertising Manager
West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players kick off their 2018-2019 season tonight, Oct. 18, with “The Miracle Worker,” a historical classic which first debuted in 1959.

AIGA returns to West Liberty after two-year hiatus

By Dakota Knotts, Contributing Writer
The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) returned to West Liberty University after a two years hiatus.
AIGA is a professional organization for graphic designers, media designers and other fields of visual communication that offers individuals the opportunity to network and participate in other events.    

Study abroad competition now accepting submissions

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager
This year, students who have studied abroad and students who have participated in an internship abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to enter contests being held by the Internationalization Committee. 

WLU soccer looking for key wins in weekend doubleheader

By Kendrick Jackson, Contributing Writer

As the regular season draws to a close at the end of the month, both WLU soccer teams will make its final push for postseason play. First up are the Mountains Lions of Concord University in this weekend’s doubleheader on the hilltop. 

WLU football looking for strong second half 

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. 

Volleyball team to face University of Charleston, W.Va. State

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer
The Lady Hilltoppers will travel downstate this weekend in hopes of adding two more victories to their 2018 season. 
The Lady Toppers are off to an impressive start to the season and with a 17-5 overall record and a 6-1 record in conference as of Oct. 11.

Senior goalkeeper shines in last season on the hilltop

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor
Senior goalkeeper Lauren Hartnell is making the best of her last season on the hilltop with the women’s soccer team

New club on campus provides creative outlet

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer
A new club is starting up at WLU this fall semester. The Poetry Club welcomes all students to its warm and creative atmosphere.