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April 21-23 events at WKU

Several events are coming up this weekend (April 21-23) at WKU. Events include Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Quilt Registry, LifeSkills Run for Autism, Kentucky Science Olympiad, WKU Spring Football Game, Cultural Enhancement Series, South Central Kentucky 4-H Horse Camp, WKU Bands concert, WKU Baseball vs. Rice, Topper Orientation Program for Fall […]

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WKU’s 2017 Homecoming set for Oct. 14

Save the date: WKU’s 2017 Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 14. The Hilltoppers will face Charlotte in the annual Homecoming football game at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. Game time has not been set. The 2017 Homecoming theme and other event information will be released later and will be available at alumni.wku.edu/homecoming. More: 2017 Hilltopper Football […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Feb. 13-17, 2017

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Sanford named 20th head football coach at WKU

Mike Sanford, one of college football’s brightest offensive minds and a former Hilltopper assistant, has been named the 20th head football coach at WKU, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced on Wednesday (Dec. 14). A press conference to introduce Sanford is slated for 3 p.m. today in the Jack and Jackie Harbaugh Club at Houchens-Smith […]

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C-USA champion WKU accepts invitation to Boca Raton Bowl

Fresh off defending their conference title, the two-time Conference USA Champion WKU Hilltoppers (10-3) will head south to Florida and accept the invitation from the Boca Raton Bowl, set for Dec. 20, where they will face American Athletic Conference member Memphis (8-4). The bowl game, played in FAU Stadium, is set for a 6 p.m. […]

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WKU hosting Gridiron Bowl, C-USA title game, other events Dec. 2-4

WKU will be hosting the 2016 Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl, the Conference USA championship game and several other events Dec. 2-4. (More: Weekend event parking/traffic information; WKU Gridiron Bowl page; game day plans for C-USA championship) Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Friday, Dec 2: Class 1A championship game — Beechwood 21, Hazard 14. More: […]

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WKU divisions win awards in annual Markie competition

WKU brought home several Markie Awards from the Bowling Green chapter of the Professional Marketing Association. WKU divisions won a total of four gold and six silver Markies in the annual competition. The results were announced Nov. 15. The Division of Public Affairs won gold in the Direct Mail/Newsletter and Digital Advertisement categories. Staff members also won silver […]

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Gameday information for WKU vs. North Texas on Nov. 12

WKU closes the regular season home slate on Saturday (Nov. 12) for Senior Day when the Conference USA East Division leaders host North Texas in a 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff from Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. WKU will honor its football seniors in a pregame ceremony approximately 30 minutes before kickoff.  Fans are encouraged to match […]

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Gameday information for WKU Football vs. FIU on Nov. 5

WKU hosts Conference USA East Division foe FIU at 4:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 5) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium for Military Appreciation Day. All active duty and veterans of the armed forces can receive complimentary admission with a valid ID. First Responders and Boy Scouts are also encouraged to contact the ticket office to take […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Oct. 17-22, 2016

Here’s the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Gameday information for WKU vs. Old Dominion on Oct. 22

WKU (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA) hosts Old Dominion (4-2, 2-0) at 6 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium as part of Homecoming 2016. The first 1,500 fans into the stadium on Saturday will receive a free, limited edition Feix Field towel. Fans are encouraged to match the team and wear RED for […]

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WKU to celebrate ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go! A Ransdell Story’ during Homecoming 2016

WKU will celebrate “Oh, the Places You’ll Go! A Ransdell Story” during Homecoming 2016 activities Oct. 19-23. Homecoming week activities include pep rallies, parade, reunions, concerts, award presentations and hall of fame inductions. Homecoming Day on Oct. 22 will feature tailgating, crowning of the Homecoming queen and the football game between the Hilltoppers and Old […]

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