Fantasy Football Watch: Week 11

Who's Hot and Who's Cold this week?

Start Them Taysom Hill, QB/TE, New Orleans Saints It’s Taysom time in New Orleans. Hill will be the starting quarterback for the Saints this week. The catch is that, according to ESPN, he is eligible to start as a tight end in most leagues. That means you can essentially start two quarterbacks this week. The … Continue reading

Coaching Feature: Zack Morgan stays on pitch as a coach

Recalls two years as Jackets player, before entering fourth year as coach

By: S. Josiah Parker For the Yellow Jacket Although he has been involved with the sport of soccer since age six. “I guess you could say I was a late bloomer,” Zach Morgan, Waynesburg University men’s and women’s assistant soccer said.  Morgan has made up for his “late bloom” and is now in his fourth year … Continue reading

COLUMN: Masters Review

Johnson sets records, restates case as one of the world's best with green jacket win

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket On a weekend where College Gameday made its first-ever trip to Augusta National Golf Club, Dustin Johnson should go tell everyone who proclaimed Bryson DeChambeau the best golfer in the world, “Not So Fast My Friend.” Johnson won the 84th Masters by 5 shots over Cameron Smith and Sungjae … Continue reading

Waynesburg fall sports remain hopeful for return in spring

Mindset adapted for fall coaches with seasons shifted to spring

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Due to COVID-19, fall sports at Waynesburg University were pushed back to the spring with the hopes of being able to play. Having an extra-long winter break is anything but the norm for these athletes who’re typically heading into break with an off-season mindset, having already completed their … Continue reading

WPIAL Class 1A-5A Championship Previews

Breakdowns and predictions for all five class title games

Class 1A Championship: No. 2 Jeannette (8-1) vs. No. 1 Clairton (8-0) Saturday 11 a.m. at North Hills’ Martorelli Stadium Once again, 1A comes down to another rematch between the Jayhawks and Bears. These teams met at the beginning of the season and the Bears handed the Jayhawks their only loss of the season. The … Continue reading

COLUMN: Sports Ratings during Pandemic

In a fall full of sports, why have ratings dropped?

2020 has been a year that will be unforgettable for a number of reasons. The COVID-19 pandemic brought the sports world, and most of the ‘normal’ world to a screeching halt in March. Major League Baseball shut down spring training, the NHL stopped with 10-15 games left in the regular season, and the NBA, you … Continue reading

COLUMN: Masters Preview

Tournament Favorite, what to make of Tiger, and what to expect from the course?

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket When Jim Nantz opens the telecast on Sunday and utters his traditional “Hello Friends,” golf fans will feel a sense of normalcy that comes with a Masters Sunday, but 2020 has turned the 84th Masters from a “tradition unlike any other” into a “Masters unlike any other.” For … Continue reading

Waynesburg Winter Sports team plans

When student athletes will return to campus and workout details over break

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket With the pandemic still affecting collegiate sports across the country, the plan for winter sports at Waynesburg University remains up in the air. The schedules for women’s and men’s basketball, along with wrestling will be different over winter break this year than in the past. Before these times … Continue reading