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Hilltoppers Outlast Governors 97-92

December 29, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Que Johnson scored 25 points, including three free throws in the final 24 seconds and Western...
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WKU Squeaks Past Ohio 67-66

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Justin Johnson and Pancake Thomas each scored 15 points and Damari Parris' free throw with tw...
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Lady Tops Down Ball St. 68-61

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU led by as many as 17 points early in the third quarter before holding off a strong rally down...
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The Hilltoppers Take Down Memphis in Boca Raton Bowl 51-31

December 26, 2016 - ''Coach Holt gave us great energy,'' Wales said. ''We all love him, and we were able to show everybody how great we are.
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White Leads Hilltoppers to C-USA Title in Win Over LA Tech, 58-44

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Anthony Wales rushed for 209 yards and four touchdowns, Mike White threw for 421 and three mor...
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WKU Takes Down N.C. A&T 77-56

December 26, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Que Johnson scored 18 points and Pancake Thomas and Ben Lawson each added 13 points as WKU pulle...
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Tops Make Easy Work of Alabama State 79-66

November 14, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Que Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds as WKU led all the way to beat Alabama...
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Tops Roll Past Mean Green 45-7

November 14, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Mike White threw for 316 yards and four touchdowns and Western Kentucky rolled to a 45-7 victory...
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Western Kentucky tops Houston Baptist 50-3

October 03, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) One week after a heartbreaking overtime loss to Vanderbilt, Western Kentucky took out its frustr...
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Western Kentucky loses heartbreaker to Vanderbilt 31-30 in OT

October 03, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Vanderbilt's defense turned away a 2-point conversion play at the end of the first overtime as t...
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Miami(OH) Rally Falls Short WKU Wins 31-24

October 03, 2016 - OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Nicholas Norris set career highs with 11 catches for 187 yards, Quinton Baker rushed for 103 yards a...
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WKU Falls to No. 1 Alabama, 38-10

September 13, 2016 - TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Taywan Taylor hauled in 121 yards receiving on nine receptions Saturday, but Western Kentucky f...
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White throws for 517 yards as WKU beats Rice 46-14

September 13, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mike White threw for 517 yards and three touchdowns in his debut as starting quarterback as Wester...
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Red Dominates 52-31 In WKU's Annual Red vs White Spring Football

April 23, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- In front of 5,500 fans on Saturday in Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, head coach Jeff Broh...
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WKU Stops Skid Downs Bruins In 10

April 20, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – With the game tied in the bottom of the 10th, freshman Steven DiPuglia rounded third to score the g...
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WKU Spring Practice #12 "One More To Go"

April 20, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Heading into their final week of spring practice on Monday, the HIlltoppers worked out in full pads...
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Bulldogs Out Slug Toppers 12-9

April 09, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- In a contest that saw a combined 30 hits, WKU's (18-12, 6-5 C-USA) bats could not quite keep up wi...
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Lady Tops Win 10th Straight At Home Down Rice 52-49

January 15, 2016 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - WKU forced 24 turnovers and pulled down a season-best 27 offensive rebounds on Thursday evening, ca...
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Tops Hold On In OT Down FAU 86-82

January 09, 2016 - “Anytime you can win, it feels a lot better than losing. I’ve done ‘em both,” Harper said as he began a lengthy speech a...
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Louisville Wins Music City Bowl 27-21

December 31, 2015 - “We got the win, that’s all that matters,” Jackson said with a raspy voice. “I don’t really look at it for me breaking r...
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Tops Slip BY Alabama A&M In BB&T Classic 79--70

December 17, 2015 - “We won’t approach it any different than we did (Wednesday). Once this game ended we talked about getting prepared for L...
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Lady Tops Win BB&T Classic Over EKU 76-60

December 17, 2015 - "Tashia has decided that every single day she's going to continue to keep working to get better," WKU coach Michelle Cla...
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Hilltoppers C-USA Champions Down So. Miss 45-28

December 05, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Brandon Doughty threw for 410 yards with three touchdown passes and Western Kentucky came from b...
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Johnson Hit First Career 3 Wins Game in Closing Seconds

December 01, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Justin Johnson, who finished with 22 points, nailed the first 3-pointer of his career with 1.9 s...
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Tops Squeak Past Feisty Stony Brook 67-66

November 21, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Justin Johnson scored a career-high 22 points on 9-of-18 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds and...
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Tops Open Season With Win

November 15, 2015 - Western Kentucky is dominated by new faces this year, but it was career nights for two returners that paved the way Satu...
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Hilltoppers Dominate MTSU 58-28

October 10, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Western Kentucky's high-powered offense dominated from the outset as the host Hilltoppers scored...
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Records Fall As WKU Routs Miami (Ohio) 56-14

September 26, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, KY. (AP) Senior quarterback Brandon Doughty threw for 457 yards and six touchdowns - five in the first ha...
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"Dores Dominate Austin Peay 47-7

September 19, 2015 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Trent Sherfield may not have known he was on the brink of a record-setting performance Saturday...
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WKU Spring Volleyball Tournament

April 25, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. --The WKU volleyball team hosts its annual spring tournament on Saturday, April 25, as Auburn, Austin...
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Lady Tops Sweep Southern Miss.

April 11, 2015 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Carleigh Chaumont came up big at the plate for WKU softball on Saturday, as the freshman had a pai...
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Lady Tops Sweep Murray St In Thrilling Fashion

April 08, 2015 - The Western Kentucky softball team swept a doubleheader from visiting Murray State on Wednesday at the WKU Softball Comp...
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Lady Tops Take Series Over FAU In Home Opener

April 05, 2015 - The Western Kentucky softball team made its home debut Saturday after 14 game cancellations this season, splitting a dou...
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Record Season Ends With Win Downs Old Dominion On Senior Night

March 07, 2015 - It was a hard-fought battle with a very good Old Dominion team, which we knew it would be,” WKU coach Michelle Clark-Hea...
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WKU Lady Tops CUSA Reg. Season Champs Down Charlotte 80-72

March 06, 2015 - “I think it’s a pretty great accomplishment, because to win in the regular season you have to be great for three months,...
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Lady Tops Squeak By CUSA Rival MTSU 63-60

February 21, 2015 - “All you can do is yell,” said Govan, recalling the game’s final moments at the postgame podium next to junior guard Mic...
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Lay Tops Douse The Lady Blazers 59-51

February 19, 2015 - “I’m glad to see that we can win in different ways,” WKU coach Michelle Clark-Heard said. “... That’s what it’s all abou...
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Lady Tops Corral The Thundering Herd 74-60

February 14, 2015 - "I was really proud of our girls," WKU coach Michelle Clark-Heard said. "When it got down to the seven-minute mark, I th...
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Southern Miss. Shocks Lady Tops 63-61

January 31, 2015 - "This is tough to swallow," WKU coach Michelle Clark-Heard said. "This was definitely a situation where we should have b...
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Lady Tops Explode in Second Half Down La. Tech 82-66

January 30, 2015 - "I'm just super proud of this group," WKU coach Michelle Clark-Heard said. "I think our confidence started building a li...
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Lady Tops Win 13th Straight Down FIU 81-42

January 17, 2015 - Lady Toppers improve to 16-2, 5-0. Remain undefeated at home and have won 13 straight. “It’s not really a surprise – I m...
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Lady Tops Rout FAU 80-43

January 15, 2015 - The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team flexed its muscle again in a 80-43 beating of visiting Florida Atlantic on...
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Lady Tops Roll Down Ball State 84-59

December 21, 2014 - MICHEAL COMPTON The Daily News- The Western Kentucky women's basketball continued to roll Sunday with an 84-59 victory o...
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Slow Start Strong Finish, WKU Down Chicago State 75-60

December 18, 2014 - Following the Hilltoppers’ first road victory over a Southeastern Conference opponent since 2006, WKU began a seven-game...
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Lady Tops Dominate ASU 93-54

December 06, 2014 - The WKU women’s basketball team kept its home win streak alive on Saturday by dishing out a commanding 93-54 win over Al...
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Lady Tops Blow Out Lady Rebels 98-69

December 05, 2014 - Tonight was probably the best all around performance that I have seen from the WKU Lady Toppers. I came into tonight's g...
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Tops Dominate Late Down BGSU 62-52 In BB&T Classic

December 04, 2014 - By ZACH GREENWELL The Daily News Western Kentucky decided in one of its final timeout huddles Wednesday that it wasn't g...
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Bruins Squeak By Toppers In Final Seconds 64-63

November 23, 2014 - ZACH GREENWELL The Daily News-Western Kentucky turned in an admirable defensive effort for 37 minutes Saturday night The...
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Tops Become Bowl Eligible, Down UTSA 45-7

November 23, 2014 - By CHAD BISHOP The Daily News-Saturday ended the way it was supposed to for the Western Kentucky football team as it wal...
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Lady Tops Head To WNIT Finals Down Albany 63-54

November 21, 2014 - By CHAD BISHOP The Daily News- The Western Kentucky women’s basketball team survived a tough and exhausting win Thursday...
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Tough Home Opener Tops Win 77-70

November 16, 2014 - By ZACH GREENWELL The Daily News-Western Kentucky coach Ray Harper pinpointed several things that contributed to his squ...
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Alle Has Record Day Tops Down Army 52-24

November 16, 2014 - By CHAD BISHOP The Daily News-Western Kentucky pulled the ol’ switcheroo Saturday against Army. The Black Knights (3-7),...
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Lady Toppers Dominate in WNIT Down CAU 93-57

November 14, 2014 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - WKU used its high scoring offense and deep bench to wear down Central Arkansas to claim a 93-57 win...
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Johnson Shines In Debut WKU Downs Pikeville 105-84

November 11, 2014 - Courtesy By ZACH GREENWELL The Daily News - If Monday night's exhibition was the first test for the Western Kentucky men...
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2nd Half Come Back Give Toppers Big Win

November 08, 2014 - By CHAD BISHOP The Daily News - Western Kentucky’s much-maligned defense stood up and saved the day Saturday at Houchens...
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Lady Tops Open Season With Dominance

November 07, 2014 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - WKU used a 15-0 run to open the second half to take control and coast to a 102-55 win over Bellarmi...
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Shootout At WKU Tops down Monarchs 66-51

October 25, 2014 - Courtesy Chad Bishop Daily New- Score after score after score, the fans at Houchens-Smith Stadium were hardly even cheer...
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Hilltopper Hysteria Slam Dunk Contest

October 19, 2014 - Zach Greenwell Daily News- Western Kentucky junior guard Ayinde Sprewell didn't give sophomore teammate Brandon Price mu...
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Hilltopper Hysteria 2014

October 19, 2014 - Zach Greenwell-Daily News- Hilltopper Hysteria is typically an opportunity for Western Kentucky fans to get a first look...
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MTSU Falls In 2OT 4-3

October 18, 2014 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Sophomore Haley Baldridge’s first goal of the season could not have come at a better time for WKU S...
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"A Tale of Two Halves" Tops Fall To Blazers 42-39

October 05, 2014 - By CHAD BISHOP The Daily News “Obviously, it’s a very disappointing loss,” WKU coach Jeff Brohm said. “Played well in th...
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WKU Lady Toppers Dominate Lady Golden Eagles 3-0

September 24, 2014 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — In its last non-conference match of the season, the WKU volleyball team (12-4) shut out Tennessee T...
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Lady Tops Upset #8 Lady Boilermaker 3-2

September 12, 2014 - Tonight was the night, the Lady Toppers could make some noise in CUSA. Taking on the No. 8 team in the country, the Purd...
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Hilltoppers Pounce Panthers 10-1 Stop Losing streak

May 15, 2014 - After coming off a 4 game losing streak, the Hilltoppers needed to come together to finish the home finale with a strong...
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Trojans Drop WKU 7-5

April 27, 2014 - Billy Rutledge WKU Herald- The WKU (22-21, 10-10) baseball team and Arkansas-Little Rock (18-23, 6-14) went into the nin...
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Lady Wildcats Bats Too Hot Down Lady Tops 11-8

April 22, 2014 - A late rally by the WKU Lady Topper softball team wasn’t enough Tuesday as the team fell to No. 8 Kentucky 11-8. In the...
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WKU's Red vs White Spring Game

April 19, 2014 - Lucas Aulbach WKU Herald- I f Saturday's Spring Game was any indication of things to come, Topper fans can expect their...
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Lady Tops Drop Double Header To Ragin' Cajun

April 05, 2014 - WKU Herald Austin Lanter- There was no shortage of home runs Saturday as the WKU Lady Topper Softball team dropped two g...
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My name is Steve Roberts.I am a freelance sports and commercial photographer based in Bowling Green, KY. I have been a photographer most of my adult life, from nature, to portrait and wedding to commercial, and enjoyed shooting all, but my true passion is shooting sports. From the little guys all the way up to the season professional