Riley Holsinger

What If? WU Wrestling Edition

Waynesburg wrestling team starts 2021 falling from high preseason ranking

What ifs are present in sports all of the time. The most common examples in sports are as follows: – What if the Red Sox didn’t sell Babe Ruth for $125,000? – What if Mario Lemieux wasn’t diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease? – What if Derrick Rose didn’t tear his ACL? – What if Barry Sanders … Continue reading

Waynesburg Wrestling Wins in return

Jackets youth comes through on Senior Night

The Waynesburg University wrestling team made its long awaited debut for the 2021 season against Garrett College. It was senior night, but it wasn’t a good night for seniors Marco Parry, Josh Kumer, and Dan Booth, who went a combined 0-4 on the night including exhibitions. Waynesburg didn’t need its seniors to carry the load. … Continue reading

Waynesburg Wrestling Preview vs Garrett College

Familiar Places, Fresh Faces

The Waynesburg University wrestling team was supposed to have a few tri-matches featuring Presidents’ Athletic Conference foes Thiel and Washington and Jefferson. However, the PAC canceled the wrestling season and the PAC championships last week in a news release. The Waynesburg University wrestling team won’t go without competition this upcoming season since the news release … Continue reading

COLUMN: Super Bowl 55 Preview

Raymond James Stadium Raid

The NFL season flew faster than Tyreek Hill or Scotty Miller can run a go route down the field. Not really, but you get the point. We’ve finally reached my favorite Holiday of the year, Super Bowl Sunday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosted and lost 27-24 to the Kansas City Chiefs at Raymond James Stadium … Continue reading

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 at 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 … 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