Author: Teran Johnson

Former Purples star Jamale Carothers transfers to WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Former Bowling Green Purples’ star and Navy starter Jamale Carothers is returning to his old stomping grounds as the running back announced via twitter that he will be transferring to Western Kentucky University to finish out his remaining college eligibility. I'm coming home❗️@WKUFootball pic.twitter.com/vy6fsQfKbA — Jamale Carothers (@jamalec21) July 26, 2021 Carothers cut his teeth in…

Sources: WKU MBB to open 2021-22 season vs Alabama St.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers’ men’s basketball team continues to work towards filling out the non-conference portion of its schedule for the upcoming 2021-2022 campaign. On Thursday, CBS’ Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported that the Tops will travel to Memphis to take on the Tigers during non-conference play, and today, sources have told WNKY 40 Sports that WKU’s…

PFF names 8 WKU Hilltoppers to Preseason All-Conference USA teams

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – With college football season right around the corner, preseason all-conference awards are being released and quite a few WKU football players have been honored by a prestigious outlet. Pro Football Focus has named a total of eight Hilltoppers to its all All C-USA team ahead of the 2021 campaign. Offensive tackle Cole Spencer and kicker Brayden…

Reports: WKU Basketball to face road game at Memphis in 2021-22

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Western Kentucky men’s basketball team is closer to finalizing its 2021-22 non-conference schedule. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Thursday morning that the Hilltoppers will travel to Tennessee to take on Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers during the non-conference portion of their 2021-22 regular season schedule. Source: Memphis will host Western Kentucky as part of its…

Several former Hilltoppers head to Tokyo to compete in Olympics

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – You may recognize a few names as a total of five former Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers are expected to compete in the Olympic games in Tokyo. Jessica Ramsey will represent the United States in the shot put event. But she’s not the only one taking part. WKU track and field alumni Michelle Finn, Gavin Smellie, Martin…

South Warren Spartans’ QB Caden Veltkamp commits to WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – South Warren High School’s Caden Veltkamp has officially found a home for his collegiate playing career. The Spartans’ star quarterback announced Thursday that he has committed Western Kentucky University over a number of other schools, including UK, Indiana, Appalachian State and Miami of Ohio. COMMITTED 🤍 #dreams2reality pic.twitter.com/10aNGiLi3e — Caden Veltkamp (@crveltkamp) July 1, 2021 247…

WKU Athletic Director Todd Stewart preaches patience with NIL policies

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Over the last few weeks, the sports world has been focused on name, image and likeness policies at the collegiate level. Finally, today, there is a definite answer on what will happen going forward. On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors officially suspended the organization’s rules prohibiting athletes from selling rights to their…