Adam Morgante

Waynesburg Soccer opens 2020-2021 season with loss in Grove City

Men's and Women's teams shutout by Wolverines

Both the Waynesburg women’s and men’s soccer teams opened their seasons at Grove City to battle the Wolverines. Grove City came out on top for both games. In the women’s game, Grove City won 3-0,and on the men’s side, Grove City won 2-0.  Women’s head coach Laura Heethuis gave credit to how Grove City plays. … Continue reading

Local fire company hosts fish fry

Video courtesy of WCTV, Adam Morgante It’s that time of year again, fish fry season. The Jefferson Volunteer Fire Company fish fry is one of many fish fries in the area. They are doing a fish fry every Friday during lent. The hours are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., take-out only.  According to fire chief … Continue reading

Popeck reaches a career high in loss to Grove City

Waynesburg finished the regular season at 3-6 heading into the PAC tournament

Junior Matt Popeck put on a shooting clinic at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse last Wednesday night. He scored a career high 39 points and shot 60% from the field. That was the most points scored in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference game since 2013-2014. Popeck’s 39 points weren’t enough as Grove City (6-3) never trailed in … Continue reading

Fourth quarter comeback falls short against Bethany

Lady Jacket’s three game winning streak against the Bison comes to an end

The Waynesburg women’s basketball team was trailing 47-32 at the start of the fourth quarter. The Lady Jackets used a 13-1 run to cut the deficit to three points with a jump shot made by freshman Marley Wolf with 2:22 remaining in the fourth quarter. Bethany however, would pull away with a 6-0 run to … Continue reading

Popeck back on the court after season ending injury

Junior guard's recovery and return to Waynesburg lineup

Junior guard Matt Popeck is back to contributing mightily for the Waynesburg men’s basketball team. Before the 2021 season, Popeck had to overcome some adversity to get back on the basketball court. Last season, he suffered a knee injury that required surgery in Waynesburg’s loss to Allegheny College during the second game of the season.  … Continue reading

COLUMN: NFL Season in Review

How the league was able to complete the season during these unprecedented times

The NFL season ended this past Sunday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl 55. The Buccaneers won their second Super Bowl, and Tom Brady won his 7th ring. A lot of planning went on by the NFL to play in the middle of a global pandemic before … Continue reading

Lady Jackets feel good to be back

Ready for season opener at Grove City

The Waynesburg women’s basketball team hasn’t played in a game in over 11 months. The Lady Jackets normally would be in the middle of their Presidents’ Athletic Conference schedule, but the COVID-19 pandemic had other plans by delaying the season to the beginning of 2021. Instead of playing a 16-game conference schedule, Waynesburg will play … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight series

From Michigan to Pennsylvania, Sophomore wrestler finds a home at Waynesburg

Sophomore wrestler Luke LaVanway might be far from home, but he has made a new one at Waynesburg University. Over five hours from his hometown in Monroe, Michigan, LaVanway enjoys being a member of the wrestling team and spending time with his teammates off the mat. Even though he’s a solid distance from home, LaVanway … Continue reading