Adam Morgante

Waynesburg comeback falls short against Chatham, season comes to the end

Jackets finish 6-20

Waynesburg put themselves in a difficult spot by being down 21 points at halftime to the defending Presidents’ Athletic Conference Champions. The Jackets fought back, starting the second half on a 11-0 run before trimming the Cougars lead to four points three separate times. Ultimately, however, Waynesburg [6-20] fell short in the first round of … Continue reading

Preview: Waynesburg looks to end long losing streak against Bethany

Jackets have dropped 10 straight against Bison

No one on Waynesburg’s roster has beaten Bethany. The Yellow Jackets [5-10 5-19] has lost 10 games in a row to the Bison [3-12 4-20], and the latest failure was particularly painful.   When Waynesburg rode into West Virginia Jan. 18, the team was flying high on a four-game winning streak, playing a Bison squad that … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Men’s basketball looks to complete season sweep against St. Vincent

Jackets aiming to snap six-game skid

It was a hard-fought battle when Waynesburg (4-9, 4-18) and St. Vincent (6-7, 11-11) played in Latrobe. The Jackets came out on top 73-68 in overtime, ending their six-game losing streak against the Bearcats. Waynesburg looks to end a six-game losing streak on the season on Saturday. Coach Tim Fusina said that St. Vincent can … Continue reading

Wrestling team goes for four-peat

Jackets will compete for PAC championship at Washington & Jefferson Saturday

The Waynesburg wrestling team has a great opportunity in front of it. When they take the mat for the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships Saturday, Feb. 15 at Washington &  Jefferson College, the Jackets can win their fourth straight PAC championship. Standing in their way, however, is host W&J, who Waynesburg beat 22-21 in January, and … Continue reading

Jackets drop a heartbreaker to Geneva

Waynesburg loses fifth straight in final seconds

WAYNESBURG, PA– Geneva senior forward Nate Rusyn was the hero for Geneva on Wednesday night. Rusyn had the game winning tip in for the Golden Tornadoes with three seconds left , and Geneva [10-10 6-5]  escaped the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse with a 65-63 victory for its fifth consecutive win. Rusyn was happy he was in the … Continue reading

Jackets can’t keep up hot start, fall to Chatham for second time

Waynesburg now losers of two straight

The first quarter of Wednesday’s game against Chatham went about as well as the women’s basketball team could have hoped for. The rest of the game, however, told a different tale. Chatham’s defense stiffened and held Waynesburg to just 18 points in the second half which resulted in a 67-53 victory in a Presidents’ Athletic … Continue reading

Size, pyhsicality too much for Waynesburg against Westminster

Jackets fall to 0-3 in conference play

Westminster’s physicality was too much to handle for Waynesburg (1-7, 0-2 PAC) as the Yellow Jackets  lost to the Titans, 81-69 in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The win keeps the Titans undefeated on the young season. “They’re very physical and [play good defense],” Waynesburg coach Sam Jones said. “Getting … Continue reading