Matthew Mansfield

Jackets come out flat, fall to Otterbein

Waynesburg now 1-4 with conference play looming

Early Tuesday evening only one thing separated the Waynesburg women’s basketball team from Thanksgiving break, a non-conference game against the Otterbein Cardinals. Otterbein [4-1] came into the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse and dominated the Yellow Jackets [1-4], 84-56. Head coach Sam Jones wasn’t optimistic after the loss. “It’s over. That’s the positive,” Jones said. The loss … Continue reading

Waynesburg golf teams start 2019-20 seasons

As the air gets crisper and fall approaches, it means it’s almost golf season.   Both the Waynesburg University men’s and women’s golf teams have high hopes for the 2019 season, and look to improve on last year’s campaigns, when they finished sixth and fifth respectively in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. The  men’s team made some … Continue reading

Volleyball opens season at St. Vincent Bearcat Invitational

The Waynesburg University women’s volleyball team went to Saint Vincent College to compete in the opening weekend of the volleyball season. Although the Yellow Jackets didn’t win any matches, but the team was competitive throughout the opening weekend.  After two losses on Friday to Pitt-Greensburg and Otterbein, Waynesburg played two more games Saturday against La … Continue reading

Golf teams compete at Invitationals over the weekend

A rainy day on the golf course couldn’t stop the Waynesburg University men’s and women’s golf teams from teeing up Saturday, April 6.  The men’s golf team took eighth place out of nine participating teams at the Thiel College Invitational at Avalon Golf and Country Club in Hermitage. “Some days, you just don’t play your best, but we … Continue reading

The Sting of Defeat

After consecutive championships, Jackets relinquish streak to Westminster

Maybe it’s the end of a dynasty, or maybe it’s just a start to what could be another great run for the Waynesburg University women’s track & field team. Although the Yellow Jackets reign as PAC Champions ended Feb. 21 at Youngstown State University, the team got several standout performances by young athletes, which bodes … Continue reading

Freshman Wingeart highlight of Kenyon track & field meet

The Waynesburg women’s indoor track & field team competed at the Kenyon College Classic this past weekend. The meet was the women’s last chance to get a seed time or distance before the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship, which takes place Feb. 21 at Youngstown State University. The team was led by standout performances coming from … Continue reading

WU students stay on campus during holidays

While most Waynesburg University students are preparing to head home for Thanksgiving dinner with their families, some end up spending holiday breaks on campus. Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, Nov. 22, and classes resume Monday Nov. 26.  To stay on campus during holiday breaks, students must submit a form to the Housing Dand meet campus requirements … Continue reading

Dorms host open door challenge to build community

Several dorms on Waynesburg University’s campus participated in the Open-Door Challenge to promote communication and socialization among students.  Matthew Pioch, director of Housing, said that an objective was the push students to leave their doors open throughout the day. “Essentially, we challenged students to leave their doors open to facilitate a sense of community,” said … Continue reading

On-campus houses infested with bats

Students report several incidents of pests in university housing

Waynesburg University students have been driven batty, literally.  Bats have been found in two on-campus houses this school year. The bats have been removed, and other than disturbing students , the winged mammals appear to be harmless, according to Matthew Pioch, director of housing.  Issues like this arise every year at Waynesburg, said Pioch.. Pioch … Continue reading