Author: Matt Foster

WKU Football: Hilltoppers send seniors off with 31-26 win over Middle Tennessee

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Gaej Walker rushed for 119 yards and his fourth-quarter touchdown capped a 31-26 win as Western Kentucky rallied past Middle Tennessee on Saturday. The Hilltoppers (8-4, 6-2 Conference USA) trailed 20-17 entering the final period but wrapped two touchdowns around a Middle Tennessee fumble to claim the win. Ty Storey, who passed for 294 yards…

WKU Men’s Basketball: Slow start dooms Tops in 71-54 loss to No. 2 Louisville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A slow start with missed shots in the paint and several turnovers put WKU Hilltopper Basketball behind the eight-ball in a 71-54 loss to No. 2 Louisville at Bridgestone Arena. WKU (6-2) started the game 0-for-7 from the field and committed 10 first-half turnovers, while Louisville – set to take over the nation’s top ranking next week –…

WKU international students celebrate Thanksgiving

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Most students at Western Kentucky University head home during Thanksgiving break. However, many of the international students on the Hill don’t have that option. They also aren’t used to celebrating Thanksgiving. WKU’s College of Health and Human Services had a way to address both of those issues as it held a free Thanksgiving meal for foreign…

CASA celebrates volunteers with 2nd annual Soups and Heroes Luncheon

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – CASA of South Central Kentucky held its 2019 Soups and Heroes Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, November 22 at Mariah’s Banquet Room. Presentations were made to advocates achieving milestone service dates, SuperCASA awards for volunteers going above and beyond, as well as naming the: 2019 Margaret Ryan Huddleston Guardian Ad Litem of the Year – Glasgow Attorney…

WKU Volleyball: Tops continue hot streak, sweep MTSU in tournament opener

November 22, 2019: Match #1 of the Conference USA Championships; Western Kentucky vs Middle Tennessee at Tudor Fieldhouse in Houston, Texas. ©Maria LysakerHOUSTON – No. 19 WKU Volleyball matched the longest win streak in program history as Friday’s Conference USA Tournament sweep of Middle Tennessee extended the Lady Toppers’ stretch to 25-consecutive matches. The top-seeded Red and White operated at a…

WKU Volleyball: Lady Tops haul in C-USA Coach, Freshman, Setter, and Player of the Year awards

DALLAS – Awards continue to roll in for WKU Volleyball as the squad collected four of Conference USA’s six superlative honors for the 2019 season. The Lady Toppers’ trio of first team All-Conference selections all went on to earn individual awards as Paige Briggs was selected as the Freshman of the Year, Nadia Dieudonne earned Setter of the Year recognition and…

Last-made C7 Corvette Stingray donated to National Corvette Museum

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – It’s the end of an era. Last Thursday, Nov. 14, production of the C7 Corvette came to an end, with the final car – a Z06 – rolling of the assembly at 3:10 p.m. The second-to-last car, though, will now call the National Corvette Museum its home. The final C7 Corvette Stingray was delivered to the…