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Clifford Clark looks for success on and off the field

October 6, 2018

By Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer   Clifford Clark is a football player at WLU. His position is the linebacker, which means he calls for defenses, offenses and player positions. It is a position that requires intelligence as well as physical strength. He feels that the team and coach have made him ...

Volleyball senior inspires, celebrates growth

Volleyball senior inspires, celebrates growth

September 30, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   Senior right side/outside hitter Raimey Benson is making the most of her final season on West Liberty University’s volleyball team. She recently surpassed 1,000 kills in her collegiate career, and she plans to continue spiking through her goals on and off the...

Senior transfer making the most of final year on the court

Senior transfer making the most of final year on the court

February 24, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager Senior guard Jordan Watson has been a vital part of the Hilltopper team this season. A transfer from Lincoln University (Pa.), Watson is shooting over 45 percent from behind the arc, the highest percentage on the team. However, there is so much more that lie...

Senior leader Brandon Smith aims high in his final run

Senior leader Brandon Smith aims high in his final run

February 18, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   One of the seniors out on the court for the Running Hilltoppers this year is Brandon Smith. Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, Smith’s love for sports started at a young age. So young, in fact, his first word was “ball.” Read More »...

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