1,000 Points, even more memories

Lasting impact made on coaches, teammates and program by Lady Jackets senior

Waynesburg University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Sam Jones was on a mission to recruit a standout basketball player at a 2017 PIAA Girls’ Playoff game. The game featured Bishop Canevin High School and West Shamokin High School, a game in which Jones was scouting a Crusader from Bishop Canevin. The Crusaders won the game by … Continue reading

Jacket football starts off with tough road game

Waynesburg drops opener to Muskingum

The Waynesburg University Yellow Jacket football team lost the first game of the 2021 season 49-6 to a dominant performance from the Muskingum Muskies. The game was played at Zanesville High School where the Muskies are preparing to construct a new stadium, but progress has been slowed by COVID-19. “It’s just another day for us, … Continue reading

Waynesburg women soccer rallies late, but drops home opener to Mount Union

Battles to within 1 goal despite large difference in shot total

The Waynesburg University women’s soccer team opened the 2021 season by hosting the University of Mount Union at John F. Wiley Stadium on Saturday. The team was originally scheduled to open its season against Lancaster Bible College on Wednesday at home, but the game was postponed.  Mount Union scored quickly in the eighth minute of … Continue reading

Cross Country falls back into a normal season

Women’s team finishes fourth, men’s team gets fifth at Fisher Invitational

For the first time since the fall of 2019, the Waynesburg University cross country teams returned to a normal fall season with two competitions last week. “It was good to get back out there on the course again,” sophomore Andrew Kasper said. “That was really exciting.” Last year, the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) pushed all … Continue reading

COLUMN: NASCAR Playoff Outlook after Darlington

Favorites and Dark Horses with two races remaining in Round of 16

By: Colin C. Rhodes For the Yellow Jacket Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the 2021 NASCAR Playoffs are upon us, which means the end of another race season is ever closer. This season has seen its fair share of interesting and unexpected moments, from a dirt race to flying cars, racing in heavy rains on … Continue reading

Jackets jump to 1-0 start for first time in three years

Waynesburg shuts out La Roche in straight sets

The last time that the Waynesburg University volleyball team started its season 1-0 was back in 2018, when the Yellow Jackets defeated Allegheny College 3-2. On Wednesday night, however, a fan-filled Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse witnessed a 3-0 home-opening sweep over the La Roche University RedHawks. Waynesburg took each set by scores of 25-22, 25-12, and … Continue reading

Women’s Lacrosse begins 2020-2021 season with loss at Washington & Jefferson

Lacrosse plays first game in over a year after cancelled 2020 season

The Waynesburg University Women’s Lacrosse team finally returned for the first time in over a year on March 13. The long break came after the 2020 season was cancelled after just two games, and saw the team win its first game in three years, snapping a 45-game losing streak.  The Yellow Jackets opened the 2020-2021 … Continue reading

Waynesburg Soccer opens 2020-2021 season with loss in Grove City

Men's and Women's teams shutout by Wolverines

Both the Waynesburg women’s and men’s soccer teams opened their seasons at Grove City to battle the Wolverines. Grove City came out on top for both games. In the women’s game, Grove City won 3-0,and on the men’s side, Grove City won 2-0.  Women’s head coach Laura Heethuis gave credit to how Grove City plays. … Continue reading