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WPIAL Class 1A-5A Championship Previews

Breakdowns and predictions for all five class title games

Class 1A Championship: No. 2 Jeannette (8-1) vs. No. 1 Clairton (8-0) Saturday 11 a.m. at North Hills’ Martorelli Stadium Once again, 1A comes down to another rematch between the Jayhawks and Bears. These teams met at the beginning of the season and the Bears handed the Jayhawks their only loss of the season. The … Continue reading

Greene County Football Preview: Week 6

Saturday night showdown for Tri-County South highlights week 6

Jefferson Morgan at Mapletown Jefferson Morgan (2-3, 2-3): Last week, Jefferson Morgan ran into the buzz saw that is the California Trojans. California defeated the Rockets, 65-22. After the first two drives, this game seemed like it could have been a close game until California busted the offense open for four straight scores. This week … Continue reading

Delaney continues basketball career on the sidelines

Former Jacket now assistant coach at same school her mother played for

Alli Delaney is a girl that grew up in a small town of Belmont, Ohio, that has a population of just under 500 people. She went to a small school called Union Local. This is where she excelled as a basketball and softball player. She was a very decorated player, both on the court and … Continue reading

Recruiting During A Pandemic

Modern challenges prompt coaches to embrace virtual meetings with open arms, or screens.

Over the last few months, the world was taken over by a respiratory virus called COVID-19. This virus has affected just under 30 million people worldwide and has killed 931,000 people. It has turned the world upside down and has turned normal life into something very different now. The virus hit the United States in … Continue reading

Dormant gym put to good use

University Turns Athletic Facilities into Classrooms

In late winter 2019, the world was hit with a virus called COVID-19, which is a respiratory virus that can be spread through coughing, sneezing and talking to someone in close proximity without a mask. The virus reached the United States in early Spring 2020 and with it life hasn’t been the same. Most universities … Continue reading

Greene County Football: Week #1 Preview

Three games highlight Week 1 of Greene County football

This time last year, football seasons across the United States were in full swing. Most had already played at least one or two games, it was business as usual. In southwestern Pennsylvania, Week 0 games would’ve been played last week, and this week would be Week 1. Fast forward to this week, in 2020, and … Continue reading

Waynesburg Softball opens up the 2020 season

MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA— The Waynesburg University softball team started its 2020 campaign this past Wednesday in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, at the Fast Pitch Dream Spring Classic. The Yellow Jackets started off the season with two tough opponents in Otterbein, who was a 2019 NCAA Division lll qualifier and the College of Saint Elizabeth, … Continue reading

Softball hopes to break playoff drought, starting in South Carolina

Jackets haven't made postseason since 2011

  Last year, the Waynesburg University softball team started off the season going 2-6 at the Fast Pitch Dreams Spring Classic. The team then went on to finish the season 8-26. This year, the Jackets look to improve upon those eight wins. The 2020 team returns six players from last season and adds seven freshmen. … Continue reading

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