By Raissa Wagner, Contributing Writer Eric Meininger is a 22-year-old from Centerville, Ohio, and he is not your average basketball player. He is the senior captain of the basketball team and he has had a great journey during his time as a Hilltopper.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer After the surprise announcement at the end of last season that the legendary head coach Jim Crutchfield would not be returning to West Liberty for the 2017-18 season and that his assistant and former player Ben Howlett was set to take over, people had doubts about the program. Could West Liberty still be the…
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The men’s basketball team will travel to Petersburg, Va. this weekend for their ninth straight NCAA Division II Tournament. The regional rankings came out this past Sunday night, and the Hilltoppers fell to the No. 4 seed in the tournament.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer After ending an incredible regular season on a low note with a home loss to rival Wheeling Jesuit, the West Liberty men’s basketball team is looking forward to postseason play, starting with the Mountain East Conference (MEC) Tournament in Charleston, W. Va. this week.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer After three months and 25 games, the West Liberty men’s basketball team will end the regular season this week with a game on the road and a regular season finale this Saturday at home against a long-time rival.
By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager The No. 5 West Liberty University men’s basketball team will take on West Virginia State tonight at 7:30 p.m., followed by University of Charleston on Saturday. With two wins this weekend, WLU will extend its current winning streak to four games.
By Chad Richards, Contributing Writer After a thrilling last-second road loss to Fairmont State, West Liberty men’s basketball team will look to rebound and maintain their top spot in the Mountain East Conference with a three-game homestand in the friendlier confines of the ASRC this week.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor The West Liberty University men’s basketball team will travel this weekend to Fairmont, W.Va. to take on the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons in a Mountain East Conference (MEC) match-up. As of Jan. 21, the Hilltoppers are sporting a 17-0 overall record and a 12-0 record in conference games, and the Falcons have a…
By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager West Liberty University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to the hilltop Saturday, Jan. 6, for their first home games of the year. Both squads pulled out a win, as our men’s team continues their perfect season and our Lady Toppers improve to 5-9.