Tyler Godwin

Two Jackets punch ticket to national tournament

For the second-straight season, senior 285-pounder Jake Evans and junior 197-pounder Ken Burrs will represent Waynesburg University at the NCAA Division III National Tournament. Each wrestler finished in second place at the Division III Southeast Regional Tournament at their respective weight classes. Collectively, the Yellow Jackets placed ninth out of 20 teams in the region. … Continue reading

Column: Maintaining healthy lifestyle habits

Lifestyle changes are hard. Oftentimes you commit yourself to eating healthier, or working out more, only to see it crumble after a few weeks because you lose the willpower or drive. I’ve been there, more times than I can remember. It’s an up and down struggle that I’ve battled with for the better part of … Continue reading

Jackets have opportunity to win back-to-back titles

After narrowly repeating as Presidents’ Athletic Conference champions, edging out Washington & Jefferson last year 107.5 to 99.5, the Waynesburg University wrestling team is set to continue its reign for the third-straight season this Friday. While the Yellow Jackets have two individual PAC champions on the roster in junior 197-pounder Ken Burrs and senior heavyweight … Continue reading

In the News: Five headlines you need to know this week

Extreme Winter Weather Sweeps Across the United States This week across the Midwest and Great Lakes regions, dangerous temperatures below zero are set to strike through Thursday evening. According to CNN, “between Tuesday and Thursday, temperatures will plunge to 20-40 degrees below zero in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes,” Hennen said. “Wind chills will … Continue reading

Pittsburgh attack strikes deeper nerve

Newtown. The Orlando nightclub. Las Vegas. Santa Fe High School. Stoneman Douglas High School. And now, Pittsburgh. While reported mass shootings never sit well with me, the proximity of the recent attack in Pittsburgh that took the lives of 11 individuals at the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill truly struck a different, deeper … Continue reading

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