Jackets look to shock rival Presidents

2014. That was the last time the Waynesburg University Yellow Jacket football team [1-8, 1-7] defeated their Interstate 79 rival, the Washington & Jefferson Presidents [6-3, 5-3]. The Jackets, who took No. 15 ranked Case Western Reserve down to the wire last Saturday before falling, 27-24,   want to finish the season off strong and … Continue reading

The day Waynesburg beat W&J

Five years later, alumni reflect on historic win

  “It’s a rivalry if the other team wins once in a while.”  This quote from Washington & Jefferson head football coach Mike Sirianni was issued just before the annual Waynesburg-W&J game in 2014. Although the quote certainly gave the Yellow Jackets ‘bulletin board material,’ it wasn’t entirely inaccurate.  In a series that started in … Continue reading

Jackets fall to Case Western Reserve in home finale

Waynesburg 1-8 overall, 1-7 in conference

On a day the Waynesburg football team celebrated its seniors, the Case Western Reserve Spartans stormed John F. Wiley Stadium and for the second time in two years, a Presidents’ Athletic Conference title was celebrated by the opponent. Last season, it was the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, but this year the Spartans [9-0, 8-0] claimed … Continue reading

Jackets handled by Washington & Jefferson

Waynesburg finishes season 1-9

Washington & Jefferson came into Saturday afternoon’s football game against Waynesburg University with three conference losses. It had been eight years since that could be said about the Presidents. This allowed many to be optimistic about the Yellow Jackets chances as the opening kickoff approached on Saturday. That optimism was smothered quickly. The Presidents [7-3, … Continue reading

Football starts “two-game season” at home against Case Western Reserve Saturday

Spartans only undefeated team in Presidents' Athletic Conference

Coming out of a bye week, the Waynesburg University football team has the best team in the PAC visiting Greene County this Saturday. To illustrate how good Case Western Reserve is, the Spartans could drop their remaining two games at Waynesburg and Carnegie Mellon University, and still win the conference championship outright, so long as … Continue reading

Football can’t close out St. Vincent

Jackets fall to 1-7

Throughout last week, everybody knew that Waynesburg’s football game against the Saint Vincent Bearcats would come down to the wire Saturday. Both teams had beaten Thiel for their only Presidents Athletic Conference win of the season, and were looking for a second victory. The game was tied at the half, with a score that was … Continue reading

Jackets can’t solve Schools, fall to Grove City

Waynesburg now 1-6 overall, 1-5 in Presidents' Athletic Conference

Last week, the Waynesburg University football team held its own in the first half at Carnegie Mellon. The Yellow Jackets entered the locker room with the score tied at three before the Tartans pulled away in the second half for a 24-3 win.  Saturday afternoon’s game against Grove City [5-2, 4-2] at John F. Wiley … Continue reading