The bracket for the Cayman Islands Classic is set.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Saturday, August 01, 2020
Greg Collins has been trying to get the state’s top talent to play for him since he’s been at Western Kentucky, and the Lady Toppers’ coach has added one of Kentucky’s best players from the Class of 2021.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Thursday, July 30, 2020
The Western Kentucky men’s basketball team brought plenty of experience back with it when the team returned to campus July 9 for workouts as part of the school’s COVID-19 athletic restart plan, but even with all the pieces the Hilltoppers have coming back, head coach Rick Stansbury had a nee…
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
One game – a scheduled Sept. 12 meeting at Indiana – was already removed from Western Kentucky’s 2020 football schedule when the Big Ten announced July 9 it would play conference-only schedules if fall sports were to take place, and a second game is now in question.
Western Kentucky’s men’s basketball team is in its second week of workouts after returning to campus July 9 as part of the COVID-19 athletic restart plan, and head coach Rick Stansbury has seen promising signs from star center Charles Bassey, who suffered a season-ending injury Dec. 7 in the…
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
For the first stretch of time since returning from a disappointing trip to Frisco, Texas, in March, the Western Kentucky men’s basketball team has been back together.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Western Kentucky’s tennis team was named a 2020 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team, the school announced Monday in a release.
One student-athlete from the Western Kentucky women’s soccer program tested positive for COVID-19 after recently displaying symptoms, the school announced in a news release Monday.
Friday, July 24, 2020
A pair of Western Kentucky defenders earned spots on the 2020 Wuerffel Trophy watch list, the organization announced Thursday. Senior safety Devon Key and junior defensive end Juwuan Jones were recognized by college football’s premier award for community service, among 112 other FBS players.
The Western Kentucky football team's defense is expected to perform well again this fall after a solid 2019 campaign, and the Hilltoppers added a piece Friday to try to help continue its success in the future.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Western Kentucky senior DeAngelo Malone earned a spot on the 2020 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, the FWAA, in conjunction with the Charlotte Touchdown Club, announced Tuesday.
Monday, July 20, 2020
For the 14th consecutive season, Western Kentucky's volleyball program has been recognized as a recipient of the AVCA Team Academic Award for its work in the classroom throughout the 2019-20 school year, the association announced Monday.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020
Todd Stewart is optimistic sports will happen at Western Kentucky in the fall, but knows they won’t look the same as they have in the past due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Western Kentucky’s desire to play Kentucky in basketball was on full display July 7, after the Wildcats announced via Twitter they would play Conference USA’s UAB and Marshall in nonconference games in the 2020-21 season.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Academic recognition continues to roll in for the Hilltoppers as Director of Cross Country/Track & Field Brent Chumbley’s squads were honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their combined efforts in the classroom and competition throughout the 201…
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Western Kentucky senior Gaej Walker was listed as a 2020 Doak Walker Award candidate, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Wednesday. The Doak Walker Award – named after SMU’s three-time All-American – honors the nation’s top college running back.
Western Kentucky redshirt senior forward Carson Williams was named to the 2019-20 NABC Honors Court for his academic success, as announced Wednesday by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Western Kentucky has stressed the importance of fluidity in its testing protocols since the initial COVID-19 athletic restart plan was released May 28. On Tuesday, the school announced new changes that have been implemented.
Phil Steele Publications announced its 2020 Preseason All-Conference USA Teams this week, and 10 Western Kentucky players were among those listed.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Thursday, July 09, 2020
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Former Western Kentucky women’s basketball standout Crystal Kelly has joined Bellarmine women’s basketball coach Chancellor Dugan’s staff, the school announced Tuesday.
The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team will welcome six newcomers for the 2020-21 season, head coach Greg Collins announced Tuesday in a news release. Ally Collett, Jordan Smith, Jenna Kallenberg, Selma Kulo, Hope Sivori and Kayla Harris have all signed with the Lady Toppers.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
Home-and-home series with five longtime foes highlight the Conference USA portion of the 2020-21 Western Kentucky men’s basketball schedule, as announced Thursday by WKU.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
When Todd Stewart took over as Western Kentucky’s athletic director in 2012, he hoped he would be able to achieve the same levels of success as others in the university’s storied sports history to previously serve in the same role.
Monday, June 29, 2020
Sunday, June 28, 2020
When Western Kentucky women’s soccer coach Jason Neidell learned of an opportunity for his players to give back to their local communities as part of a nationwide campaign, he knew just who to ask to lead the charge.
Western Kentucky men’s basketball signee Dayvion McKnight received his state’s top high school hoops honor Sunday, as the guard was named 2020 Kentucky Mr. Basketball.
Friday, June 26, 2020
Despite having one of the lowest budgets in all of Conference USA, Western Kentucky’s athletic department has been able to maintain a high level of success – the Hilltoppers are the only Football Bowl Subdivision school that leads its conference in championships but ranks in the bottom 25 pe…
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Western Kentucky rising redshirt senior Kelsey Aikey ranked 23rd on D1Softball’s Top-100 Pitchers List, which has been incrementally released on a weekly basis since April 15.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Sunday, June 21, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Athlon Sports announced its 2020 Preseason All-Conference USA teams this week, and 12 Western Kentucky football players were among those listed by the outlet.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Jimmy Feix, the all-time winningest coach in the history of Western Kentucky football, is listed on the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot, the National Football Foundation announced Tuesday.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Recent Western Kentucky graduate Emma Kowalkowski has been named one of 14 recipients of the 2020 Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship, the Conference USA office announced on Thursday.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Former Western Kentucky golfer Billy Tom Sargent shot a 9-under 62 Tuesday to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Unbridled Tour: Fleming Island Golf Club presented by By Your Side Senior Care in Jacksonville, Fla.
Monday, June 08, 2020
Western Kentucky began reintroducing athletes to its campus Monday, when 65 members of the football team were expected to return for workouts before the remainder of the team comes back July 6, the same day the university plans to bring back its volleyball and women’s soccer teams, according…
Friday, June 05, 2020
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Monday, June 01, 2020
Western Kentucky track & field rising senior Nicole Ogorek earned a selection to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, the organization announced Friday.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Considering the results Western Kentucky athletics has produced with a strenuous budget, the university’s athletic director is growing tired of the narrative that sports are the priority over academics in a world of continual cost cutting.
Friday, May 22, 2020
Western Kentucky’s women’s soccer team has added Sophia Fondren, a transfer from Stephen F. Austin, to the 2020 roster as announced by head coach Jason Neidell on Friday.