Jacob West, a 2018 graduate of Clinton High School, signed May 30 to continue his education and shooting career at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. He is the son of son of Danny and Bobbie West of Clinton.


West, an avid sportsman, started shooting with the Clinton FFA Shooting Team in the 9th grade. His coaches are Chad Mooney, Shon Hastings, Jeremy Smiley, Kori Kimes, and Justin Weidower. Through his shooting career he has received numerous individual and team honors.


This year he has been shooting in ATA tournaments and benefits with Arkansas Pattern Masters, coached by Chris Ward and Gammon Clark.


The Pattern Masters shooting team recently won the Hornets’ Archery Fundraiser Trap Shoot earlier this year.


West makes the third Clinton Senior to sign to shoot at the University of the Ozarks this year. He is eager to continue his shooting career with his teammates Shon Paul Hastings and Dalton Smiley.