Hilltopper Hysteria

Category: Men's BasketballWKU SportsWomen's Basketball
Reporter: davidholloway

David Holloway takes to the seats to get the fans’ view on the upcoming Hilltopper basketball season.

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McNeal: It will probably be their most-packed game

Category: FootballWKU Sports
Reporter: Josh Holland

Hilltopper seniors and Florida natives, Brandon Doughty and Willie McNeal, review the bye week and look forward to a homecoming of sorts in Boca Raton. The Hilltoppers play at Florida Atlantic on Saturday at 11.

 

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Jawdropper of the Week: Singh up the sideline

Category: FootballWKU Sports
Reporter: Brittany Del Barba

This week’s Jawdropper was found close to home from a senior defensive back on the WKU football team. His play shifted momentum in the game against Alabama-Birmingham. UAB eventually emerged victorious 42-39.

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Fond memories of Feix: Fingerprint on campus

Category: FootballWKU Sports
Reporter: sarahhager

Many of the people former Hilltopper player and coach Jimmy Feix affected are gone from the hill. But, the impact Feix had on Western Kentucky University is still felt throughout campus. ExtraPoint reporter Fletcher Keel talked to Chuck Clark from Student Publications about his memories of Feix.

 

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Basketball tip-off

Category: Men's BasketballWKU Sports
Reporter: sarahhager

WKU Basketball opened their fall practice schedule on Monday October 18th. Head Coach Ray Harper and senior forward George Fant spoke about leadership on the team this season. The Tops take to Diddle Arena for Hilltopper Hysteria on Saturday October 18th.

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Interview of the Week: Jason Neidell

Category: SoccerWKU Sports
Reporter: sarahhager

WKU Soccer coach Jason Neidell stopped by Studio 2 to talk with ExtraPoint anchor Sarah Hager to give us some insight into his young team, how they have fared on a recent road stretch, and what is ahead of his team in Conference USA play.

 

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Fond memories of Feix: Bill Powell

Category: FootballWKU Sports
Reporter: Josh Holland

Former WKU Swim coach Bill Powell tells stories of the late Jimmy Feix who served as athletic director while Powell coached on the hill. Spoiler alert, Feix was a competitor even when it came to coach’s wives.

 

 

Coach Powell also spoke about the drive that Feix showed in taking part in every sport on the hill, even ones that had less glamorous means.

 

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