By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager The Lady Hilltoppers will see a notable change to its bench this upcoming season as Hall of Fame coach, Lynn Ullom, decided to step down as head coach after 26 seasons. However, with four returning starters and a stellar recruiting class, newly hired head coach, Kyle Cooper, is ready to preserve the program’s success.
By Cody Shook, Sports Editor It was a cold and rainy one on the Hilltop for senior day, as West Liberty University took on the Concord Mountain Lions in a Mountain East Conference match-up. The Hilltoppers came away with a huge 44-14 victory to improve to 3-6 on the season.
By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager West Liberty University men’s golf team finished runners-up in the Mountain East Conference Championship Tournament last week. Senior Mike Rogers finished first in the individual races, winning his second medal title of his college career.
By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer On Oct. 5, the first showing of “As It Is in Heaven” premiered in Kelly Theater. The whole run of the show is being dedicated to Julie Alderfer, who was a part of the original play and recently lost her battle to cancer.
By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor Homecoming returns to the hilltop this year on Oct. 14 with many fun events happening all week, bringing the campus community together and allowing both students and alumni to show their pride in being Hilltoppers.
By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor Serenades, a popular Homecoming event, kicked off the week tonight at 9 p.m. in College Hall. The MC of the night was Adam Croasmun as Serenity Sparkle, who opened the event with a moment of silence for the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas. Serenity also introduced the judges for the evening. The judges…
By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Terrance Baldwin is a senior defensive back for the West Liberty football team. He has one more season here on the hilltop, and he’s looking forward to it.
By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer The annual Fall Festival will take place on Sept. 30 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Town Hall, located on Van Meter Way. Fall Festival is an annual event in West Liberty for a day of fun for all ages.
By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager West Liberty University’s women’s tennis have kicked off their season strong. The team had previously won 8-1 and 9-0 against Grove City College and Shepherds University respectively, and swept their third consecutive match after defeating Notre Dame College this past Saturday at the Edgar Martin Tennis Complex.