WKU Athletics announced Thursday its portion of a comprehensive university proposed restart plan draft.
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WKU athletics announced Thursday a total of 53 student-athletes represent the department’s highest cumulative grade point average for a graduating class since 2013. Athletes will have their degrees conferred this spring and summer.
Conference USA announced Friday a total of 45 WKU student-athletes have earned the 2019-20 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal for maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better during the 2019-20 academic year. The WKU women's soccer program led the way with 11 honorees, while 12 WKU sport …
Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly attributed a quote to WKU Associate Athletic Director for Communications and Media Relations Zach Greenwell when Greenwell wasn't actually interviewed for this piece. The story has been updated and the Herald regrets this error.
Editor's note: A previous version of this column incorrectly said WKU is being sued over alleged Title IX violations when WKU is actually under investigation over alleged Title IX violations. The story has been updated and the Herald regrets this error.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of everyday life in the United States, including sports at all levels of competition. WKU Athletics is no exception, and the department has been working overtime to deal with the punches the coronavirus has already thrown at it.
WKU Athletics announced Thursday a total of 163 student-athletes earned Commissioner's Honor Roll recognition from Conference USA.
WKU Athletics, Hilltopper Sports Properties and Mister B's Pizza and Wings are teaming up to provide the opportunity to help support local healthcare heroes who are on the front lines in the fight against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the university announced in a press release Friday afternoon.
Redshirt senior quarterback Steven Duncan intends to graduate in May and transfer to another institution to play out his final two years of collegiate eligibility, the former WKU starter announced using a tweet from his personal Twitter account on Monday afternoon.
Just 27 years ago, the WKU football program was on the brink of extinction. Long before the Hilltoppers became a consistent winner in the Football Bowl Subdivision or Conference USA, the university’s underperforming football team played as a Division I-AA independent.
Editor's note: This is Part Two of the Herald's exclusive oral history project on the unique exhibition game the WKU football program played against the Russian Czars, a semi-pro football team with a roster stocked by standout athletes from other sports, on Oct. 17, 1992. To read Part One of…