Joseph Smeltzer

Jackets can’t solve Schools, fall to Grove City

Waynesburg now 1-6 overall, 1-5 in Presidents' Athletic Conference

Last week, the Waynesburg University football team held its own in the first half at Carnegie Mellon. The Yellow Jackets entered the locker room with the score tied at three before the Tartans pulled away in the second half for a 24-3 win.  Saturday afternoon’s game against Grove City [5-2, 4-2] at John F. Wiley … Continue reading

Jackets unable to build on early goal, settling for draw at W&J

Waynesburg still looking for first PAC win after four games

It took the Waynesburg University women’s soccer team fewer than 13 minutes to score a goal in Wednesday night’s game in Washington against the Washington & Jefferson Presidents. In the remaining 97 minutes, the Yellow Jackets [2-9-2, 0-2-2] couldn’t score again. In the meantime, the Presidents [3-7-3, 1-0-3] equalized, and Waynesburg left Washington County still … Continue reading

Women’s Cross Country competes over Homecoming

While most students at Waynesburg University were enjoying Homecoming Weekend on campus, the women’s cross country team traveled to Lehigh University on Saturday to compete in the 46th Annual Paul Short Invitational. This  meet is one of the largest in the country and includes an open race and races featuring teams from Divisions I, II … Continue reading

Before Homecoming crowd, football holds on for first win of 2019

Blocked extra point preserves 14-13 win over Thiel

It was a situation Tyler Smith had prepared for.  With a little more than two minutes left in Saturday’s Homecoming game, Thiel’s Trou Johnson had just ran a Chad Walker fumble 86-yards for a touchdown to make it 14-13. All the Tomcats needed was an extra point to tie the score.  Earlier, assistant coach Brent … Continue reading

Bounce goes against Jackets in loss to Grove City

Waynesburg now 0-1-1 in Presidents' Athletic Conference play

For the first time this fall, it felt like fall. With temperatures in the low 60s and crisp air, the women’s soccer team took to the John F. Wiley Stadium turf in its first home conference game of the season against the Grove City Wolverines. The Yellow Jackets [2-8-1, 0-1-1] suffered one tough bounce defensively, … Continue reading

Mellon grant endorses service ideas

Waynesburg University’s motto has long been established as “faith, learning and service.” The last of those three core values is the focal point of a grant from the Richard K Mellon foundation that was given to the university two years ago. Service is the main idea of the grant, and it has allowed Waynesburg students … Continue reading

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