Archive for November, 2010

Lady Toppers take two in Shippensburg

By A.J. Proger, Sports Editor The West Liberty University women’s basketball team traveled to Shippensburg, Pa. this past weekend and won both games they participated in. The weekend started with a Friday afternoon contest against St. Pauls (Va.). Lynn Ullomn’s ladies came away with a convincing 110-50 win over the Lady Tigers.

Kevon “Tres Cuatro” Calhoun

By Tevita Fehoko, Contributing Writer As the Hilltoppers blazed past the WVIAC conference in 2009 with an 11 – 2 record overall, Kevon Calhoun was more than just a contribution to the success. He rushed for 1,529 yards and scored a conference best of 26 touchdowns, which earned the Don Hansen Football Gazette honorable mention […]

New Jason Aldean album gets thumbs-up

By Kelsey McKinney, Contributing Writer Solo country artist Jason Aldean released his newest album “My Kinda Party” Nov. 2. The album consists of 15 new tracks including the title track currently scattered across the radio “My Kinda Party.”

Cross Country teams compete in N. Carolina regional’s

By Kyle Lutz, Contributing Writer The West Liberty Hilltoppers ended their season in North Carolina at the Division II regional meet. It was a good way to end the season with impressive races by the runners. All runners ran a hard race.

Toppers break points record for second straight game

By Casey Dean, Assistant Editor On Nov. 16, the West Liberty Men’s Basketball Team took on Pittsburgh’s Point Park Pioneers in the ASRC. The night was full of surprises, as the Toppers beat a West Virginia Conference record, scoring 157 points over Point Park’s 89.

“Spelling Bee” Flies Onto Campus

The WLU Department of Music and Theatre and the Hilltop Players present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” directed by John Hennen. “Putnam County” is a comedic musical about six young people competing in a spelling bee, and the hilarity that ensues with these overachievers. Bringing something different to the Hilltopper stage, the show […]

Lots of laughs for Chelsea Handler tour

By Brooke McVey, Contributing Writer The E! Network’s favorite comedian Chelsea Handler, star of “Chelsea Lately,” took the stage for two hilarious shows at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, Nov. 12. She made the stop with fellow comedian Brad Wollack on her 2010 “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang Tour”. The show was […]

West Liberty says goodbye to 4 faculty retirees

By Kelsey McKinney, Contributing Writer West Liberty University will not only be saying goodbye to the graduating students this December, but several faculty members will be ending their time at the university as well.

New plans for the Learning Center’s location

By Anna Patrick, Editor As of now, the Learning Center will no longer be placed on the second floor of the library. Student Government Association President Richard Whitehead announced during the SGA meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 16, that the Learning Center committee will no longer pursue the second floor of the library for the site’s […]

WGLZ Canned Food Drive

West Liberty students Kari Gessler, Sarah Beth Crouch and April Streight help out the Canned Food Drive, held by the school radio station, WGLZ.