By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Senior basketball player Johnie Olkosky has been a staple to watch at West Liberty University since she began playing for the team in 2015, after redshirting her first season. Olkosky has always had a passion for basketball, and she is ready to play her final season on the hilltop and live by the team…
By Raissa Wagner, Contributing Writer Eric Meininger is a 22-year-old from Centerville, Ohio, and he is not your average basketball player. He is the senior captain of the basketball team and he has had a great journey during his time as a Hilltopper.
By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager West Liberty University’s redshirt senior wrestler Darius Bunch is saving his power to be back for his final season on coach Mitch Smith’s team.
By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer “We really did not want to go to the same school,” said senior Stephanie Leonard about her and her twin sister Amanda’s recruitment at West Liberty University. The sisters joined the volleyball team together in 2015, after playing on the same team since middle school. They initially wanted some separation after living and…
By Mimi Albon, Contributing Writer Austin Whipkey plays offensive on WLU’s football team. His primary position is right guard on the offensive line and his job is to protect the quarterback. This is a position that requires strength, size, and footwork.
By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager WLU senior running back Osman Kargbo is ambitious about winning another honor in five weeks until the end of this football season.
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Senior goalkeeper Lauren Hartnell is making the best of her last season on the hilltop with the women’s soccer team.
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 feel welcomed and made him a better player.
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 court with ambition.