Brock Owens

Student media organizations re-adjust in second semester amid COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the challenges that COVID-19 has posed, the Department of Communication at Waynesburg University continues to strive to produce the content they did before the pandemic. The campus television station, WCTV, had some early struggles adjusting to the COVID guidelines. student general manager Matt Mansfield said, “a lot of shows had to change their format.”  … Continue reading

Waynesburg University partners with Duquesne University

Waynesburg University has made an agreement with Duquesne University regarding the pre-pharmacy and pharmaceutical science majors. Both of those became majors at Waynesburg University in the fall. Chairperson of the department of chemistry and forensic science, Dr. Evonne Baldauff, said students get the pharmacy degree title at Duquesne University, and there are two paths a … Continue reading

Waynesburg Basketball preview against Thiel

Lady Jackets at home for senior day, Men's team travels to Greenville

The Waynesburg University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both matched up against Thiel this Saturday. The men’s basketball team is on the road against the 2-4 Tomcats in Greenville, PA at 1 p.m.. Waynesburg has been able to come away with wins in three of its last four games, improving its record to 3-4. … Continue reading

Waynesburg Basketball Preview Saturday against Westminster

Men's team has home opener, Women's team playing second straight on road

By: Brock Owens For The Yellow Jacket Waynesburg University Men’s Basketball is almost here. The beginning of the season had to wait a few more days, but the team is set to tip-off its season at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon against Westminster in the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The original season opener was supposed to be … Continue reading

Coaching Feature: Anthony Bonaventura and D-III Wrestling

Journey from Yellow Jacket wrestler to Stevens Institute assistant coach

Before becoming a successful Division III assistant wrestling coach, Anthony Bonaventura was a two-year starter for the Waynesburg Yellow Jacket wrestling team. In that time he made the most of those two seasons.  As a junior, Bonaventura had a record of 28-14, was named the Outstanding Wrestler at the PAC Championship tournament, and qualified for … Continue reading

COLUMN: NFL scoring trending up again

Why are point totals climbing? No preseason, injuries, or something else?

Points are way up in the National Football League so far this season, and some may be an effect from limited camp and no preseason. The likes of Nick Bosa, Malik Hooker, Von Miller, Leighton Vander Esch and Vita Vea, among others being on injured reserve also do not help. Yet, with the average points … Continue reading

Greene County Football Recap: McGuffey at Waynesburg Central

Highlanders roll through Raiders, stay unbeaten in Century conference.

On Friday, Oct. 9, the McGuffey Highlanders traveled to Waynesburg Central to take on the Raiders. After McGuffey won the coin toss and deferred, the Highlanders didn’t look back, winning 54-8. Waynesburg Central got the ball to start the game, and McGuffey’s defense quickly forced a punt giving the Highlander offense its first opportunity of … Continue reading

Greene County Football Game of the Week Recap: Mapletown @ West Greene

Tri-County South Conference Champs pick up right where they left off

A blowout. Pure Domination. Whatever you want to call it, West Greene was in full control from the start against Mapletown on Friday. West Greene got the ball on the opening kickoff and powered down the field.  Led by a Colin Brady 27-yard run, and a 24-yard run by Corey Wise, the Pioneers set themselves … Continue reading

Preview: Home-court, strong finish the stories leading into Saturday’s regular-season finale

Jackets host Bethany with a home game Monday night at stake

This Saturday, the women’s basketball team will be taking on the Bethany Bison in its final game of the season, with a strong possibility of hosting them again in the playoffs. Both teams come into this game with a 6-18 overall record and a 5-10 conference record, and when they played earlier this season, they … Continue reading