‘It’s in God’s hands’

Sophomore overcomes cancer, now waits patiently to play baseball again.

Ty Kildow knew it was a problem, but he didn’t want any distractions. He just completed his first year at Waynesburg University, and had helped the baseball team to its first playoff appearance in four years as a utility infielder. When the season ended in May, he was ready to enjoy his first summer as … Continue reading

‘Nobody really has any answers’

Waynesburg baseball seniors react to seasons, careers being taken away by pandemic

Some didn’t believe it. None wanted to believe it. But it was inevitable. Between Monday, Mar. 9, and Thursday, Mar. 12, the coronavirus wiped out the sports world. The NBA, NHL and MLB shut down. All spring NCAA championships, including March Madness, evaporated as well. All of this took place before the Waynesburg University baseball … Continue reading

Baseball looks to end spring trip on a high note

Jackets take on Mt. Union for two

The Waynesburg University baseball team’s annual spring trip to Florida got off to a well enough start. Behind the golden arm of senior pitcher Mason Miller— who is said to have touched 96 MPH at one point Sunday afternoon— the Yellow Jackets won their season opener comfortably, 8-2. But the team dropped the second end … Continue reading

Baseball falls in doubleheader at Grove City, holds onto fourth in PAC

The Waynesburg University baseball team continued conference play as it took on the Grove City College Wolverines in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference double header. The Yellow Jackets lost both games, 17-7 and 4-2 respectably. In game one, senior pitcher Brandon Lawless (1-2) started on the mound for the Yellow Jackets and got the loss. Lawless … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Jackets hit the diamond against Westminster, hoping to improve PAC rank

Playoffs—that’s the ultimate goal for this year’s Waynesburg University baseball team. If the season ended this weekend, the Yellow Jackets would find themselves in the four-team playoff field, as the fourth seed. However, a game and a half separate Waynesburg from Westminster, who currently sits in 6th place in the conference. Ironically enough, the Yellow … Continue reading