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WKU BASKETBALL | Evan Daniels weighs in on Mitchell Robinson decision

08/28/2017 02:00 PM

Five star center Mitchell Robinson has officially perplexed the masses. The 7-footer from Louisiana was signed to play basketball at Western Kentucky, he was then released from his letter of intent at the beginning of August, and is now returning to the program once again. Robinson re-enrolled at WKU this morning, and is expected to round out a promising Hilltopper frontcourt that now also contains Justin Johnson, and Kansas Transfer Dwight Coleby. Robinson enters the season as a top-10 player in... Read more 

WKU VOLLEYBALL | Lady Toppers Ready for 2017 Regular Season

08/22/2017 06:39 PM

The WKU volleyball team is counting down the days until it plays its first regular season game. The Lady Toppers’ opening day will take place on Friday in the Miami (OH) Tournament, where they will face both Southern Illinois and Miami (OH). “We’re excited to see what we can become,” said head coach Travis Hudson. “We have all the pieces to have a pretty special season.” Last season, WKU finished the year with a 30-3 overall record, winning its sixth-straight regular season... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Offense firing on all cylinders at camp-ending scrimmage

08/21/2017 11:16 AM

School is back in session, which means football camp has come to an end for Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers concluded the fall training camp with a Saturday scrimmage, which left head coach Mike Sanford confident in Western offense. Senior quarterback Mike White echoed the coach’s thoughts. White spoke to the fluidity of the offense after Saturday’s exhibition. Wide receivers Nacarius Fant and Cameron Echols-Lupor each recorded touchdown catches. White said the whole offense was totally in sync. WKU opens the... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Lady Toppers' 2017-2018 Schedule Revealed

08/17/2017 05:39 PM

The 2017-2018 WKU women’s basketball full season schedule has been released. “I’m excited about this year’s schedule,” said head coach Michelle Clark-Hard. Here is what the Lady Toppers’ 2017-2018 season schedule will look like: Thursday, Nov. 2 – vs. Union (Exhibition) Friday, Nov. 10 – vs. Missouri (at Iowa City) Saturday, Nov. 11 – vs. Iowa / Quinnipiac (at Iowa City) Tuesday, Nov. 14 – vs. Notre Dame Friday, Nov. 17 – at Indiana Friday, Nov. 24 – vs. Mercer (at Atlanta) Sunday, Nov. 26 – vs.... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | The lighter side of the Hilltoppers

08/13/2017 11:45 AM

The Western Kentucky football team has experienced a lot of changes over the past year. The players have gotten a new coaching staff, learned a new system, and now have a brand new sponsor in Nike. A lot of change can risk taking the fun out of football, but that has clearly not been the case for WKU. The Hilltopper players are having a lot of fun in the weeks leading up the 2017 season, and we wanted to have some... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers add grad-transfer Cameron Echols-Luper

08/10/2017 11:40 AM

Western Kentucky football had a new face on the practice field yesterday. Cameron Echols-Luper has joined the program as a graduate transfer from Arkansas State. Echols-Luper is a native of Ennis, Texas and played two seasons at TCU before transferring to ASU. He will be one of the fastest players on the WKU roster. Echols-Luper was named the fastest receiver in the Sun Belt by Sporting News, and is one of the 16 most-freakish athletes in college football by NFL.com. In... Read more 

WKU Football | Three players suspended for season opener

08/08/2017 12:26 PM

Three Western Kentucky University football players have been suspended for the program’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky University on September 2. The school announced on Tuesday that sophomore running back Quinton Baker, redshirt freshman wide receiver Xavier Lane and redshirt freshman linebacker Tyler Obee will be held out of the game. The three players pleaded guilty on Monday to charges related to their involvement in a March frat house fight. Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | D'Andre Ferby learned about his own perseverance during injury

08/07/2017 06:01 PM

D’Andre Ferby missed the entire 2016 season for Western Kentucky football, leaving the season-opening game against Rice after his first and only carry of the game. Ferby suffered a serious injury on that play, underwent surgery and was resigned to the sidelines for a whole year. But redshirt junior has found the silver lining in the unfortunate circumstance. At WKU’s media day, Ferby he said he is now 100 percent healthy, and has learned just how much he can persevere.... Read more 

WKU Football | Players plead guilty to lesser charges in frat house case

08/07/2017 12:08 PM

Four Western Kentucky football players pleaded guilty to lesser charges on Monday for their role in a fight that occurred at a Bowling Green fraternity house. Quinton Baker, Tyler Obee, Cecil Stallings and Xavier Lane have pleaded guilty to second-degree wanton endangerment for their role in the beating of a WKU student at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house in March 2017. That charge is less severe than the original charge of first-degree wanton endangerment, a felony, which carries one... Read more 

WKU FOOTBALL | Sanford's First Topper Media Day In The Books

08/05/2017 11:43 PM

WKU Head Football Coach Mike Sanford Jr. was upbeat and pleased with his Hilltopper squad as they hosted Media Day 2017 on the Hill, his first as head coach. In his opening statement, he had both good and bad news to deliver to fans: Leon Allen played in 37 games for the Toppers, rushing for over 2,000 yards and 22 touchdowns until a devastating injury caused him to miss most of the 2015 season, and all of the 2016 season. De’Andre Simmons started... Read more 

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