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Parking/traffic information for WKU vs. Old Dominion on Oct. 25

The WKU football team (2-4 overall, 0-3 Conference USA) meets the Old Dominion University Monarchs (3-4 overall, 1-3 Conference USA) for the first time at 3 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 25) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the C-USA Digital Network and WKUSports.tv and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Game and ticket […]

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WKU to celebrate Homecoming 2014 as ‘New Tops on the Block’ Nov. 1-9

WKU will celebrate its inaugural season in Conference USA as “New Tops on the Block” during Homecoming 2014 Nov. 1-9. Activities include pep rallies, reunions, concerts, award presentations, hall of fame inductions, parade, crowning of the Homecoming queen and the football game between the Hilltoppers and UTEP. “Homecoming is a rich, highly anticipated tradition at […]

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Football Coaching Legend Jimmy Feix Passes Away

Jimmy Feix, the winningest football coach in the history of WKU football, passed away Sunday afternoon. He was 83. Feix served his alma mater as an All-America athlete, assistant football coach, head football coach, assistant director of alumni affairs, director of alumni affairs and director of athletics almost continuously from his arrival on campus as […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU football vs. UAB on Oct. 4

The WKU football team opens the home portion of its inaugural Conference USA schedule on Saturday (Oct. 4) against the UAB Blazers. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the C-USA Digital Network and WKUSports.tv and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Read more about Saturday’s game. […]

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WKU vs. MTSU blood drive this week

WKU fans have the chance to compete to save lives this week during the American Red Cross blood drive competition against MTSU. The WKU vs. MTSU Blood Battle began Monday and continues Tuesday (Sept. 9) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday (Sept. 10) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at WKU’s Preston Health […]

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Fans cheered the Toppers during their 59-31 win over Bowling Green State on Aug. 29.

WKU Week in Photos: Aug. 25-29, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs. (More photo galleries: Football season opener; Downing Student Union dedication; first day of classes.)

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2014 football season opener

WKU opened the 2014 football season Aug. 29 with a 59-31 win over Bowling Green. Pregame festivities included tailgating and a visit by the Budweiser Clydesdales. For more about the Toppers’ victory, visit WKUSports.com (WKU photos by Bryan Lemon and Clinton Lewis)

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Parking/traffic information for WKU vs. Bowling Green Aug. 29

The WKU football team opens the 2014 season Friday night (Aug. 29) against Bowling Green State University. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the CBS Sports Network and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. In addition to kicking off its first season in Conference USA, WKU […]

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WKU vs. MTSU Blood Battle returns Sept. 8-10 at Preston Center

Hilltopper fans will have the chance to compete to save lives Sept. 8-10 during the American Red Cross blood drive competition against MTSU. The WKU vs. MTSU Blood Battle will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at […]

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WKU preparing for fall 2014 semester; classes begin Aug. 25

Classes for the fall 2014 semester at WKU begin Aug. 25. Here are some key events and reminders: Class of 2018 arrives Aug. 16-17 for M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan First-year students will begin arriving Aug. 16-17 for M.A.S.T.E.R. (Making Academic and Social Transitions Educationally Rewarding) Plan activities. (Check out the list of move-in times for residence halls.) […]

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WKU employees win national golf championship

Two Western Kentucky University employees captured the 2014 National Collegiate Golf Alliance Championship last week in Las Vegas. Matt Morrison and Adam Whitt, both employees in WKU Athletics, won the faculty and staff division and the overall national championship with a record team score of 10 under par 62, besting 97 teams from across the […]

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‘The New Tops on the Block’ theme for WKU’s 2014 Homecoming events

The New Tops on the Block has been selected as the theme for WKU’s 2014 Homecoming activities. “The theme of The New Tops on the Block was chosen by a Homecoming committee of alumni, staff and students, including President Gary Ransdell,” said Ginny Hensley, director of Alumni Programming. “Our Homecoming theme will likely bring back […]

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