Riley Holsinger

McGeary named top D3 heavyweight

Sophomore wrestler honored. Motivated to get back on the mat, the top wrestling media outlet, released its Division III rankings and included in it was Waynesburg’s sophomore heavyweight Rocky McGeary. McGeary wasn’t just on the list. He was at the top of the rankings for all Division III heavyweights. “It does mean a lot, but rankings aren’t everything,” McGeary said. “Being honored like that … Continue reading

Greene County Football Recap: Bentworth @ Jefferson Morgan

Rockets continue to win while renting John F. Wiley Stadium

A football team wearing orange and black played at John F. Wiley Stadium this past Friday. However, it wasn’t the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets. It was the Jefferson Morgan Rockets, who are having renovations done to their stadium. The Rockets and Bentworth Bearcats each headed into the game with only one win, both against Monessen. … Continue reading

Do-it-all Dan

At Waynesburg University, Dan Verhovsek was a three-sport athlete and is a pretty Dan good one

Dan Verhovsek is one of the rare Waynesburg University athletes to reach All-PAC honors for football and wrestling. The senior’s accolades this year include a conference honorable mention for football as a linebacker and a Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship at the 184-pound weight class for wrestling. Verhovsek decided to play tennis this spring, until the … Continue reading

Jackets ready for regionals

The Waynesburg University wrestling team looks to put a disappointing finish at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships behind them at the NCAA Division III Southeast Regional Championships this Friday and Saturday at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The road to the D- III National tournament begins and ends for many wrestlers at regionals. For a … Continue reading

Beyond the Matt

Lascola finds stability at Waynesburg

Matt Lascola is a 29-year-old college athlete.  That’s just one unusual aspect of his journey.  Lascola graduated from the no longer existent Langley High School in Pittsburgh in 2008. He then decided to attend Slippery Rock, but it didn’t work out as planned for him. “I didn’t really pay attention in high school or get … Continue reading

No Evans, no problem

Not the next Jake Evans, but the first Rocky McGeary

Heading into the 2019-2020 season, there were a lot of concerns if the Waynesburg University wrestling team would be able to replace former Division III National Champion Jake Evans. The Yellow Jackets wrestling team would’ve been happy to just make up for half of Evans’ production. Knowing whose boots he was filling, freshman heavyweight Rocky … Continue reading

Business department modernizes curriculum

Throughout history, business markets, like everything else, have changed. One of the adaptations employees have to deal with today is the constant improvement of technology and analytics. One of the challenges for Gordon McClung, chairperson for the Department of Business Administration, is making sure that business students at Waynesburg University are staying up to date with modern trends.  “We’re trying to forget about what we did in the past,” McClung said. “We are thinking more about … Continue reading