Do-it-all Dan

At Waynesburg University, Dan Verhovsek was a three-sport athlete and is a pretty Dan good one

Dan Verhovsek is one of the rare Waynesburg University athletes to reach All-PAC honors for football and wrestling. The senior’s accolades this year include a conference honorable mention for football as a linebacker and a Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship at the 184-pound weight class for wrestling. Verhovsek decided to play tennis this spring, until the … Continue reading

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

WIth win, Reid cements legendary status

If I were to ask you who are some of the all-time greatest coaches in the vast history of the NFL, I’m willing to bet I could guess a few of the names that come to mind.  Bill Belichick, Chuck Noll, Bill Walsh and Don Shula, among many others, are names that come to mind. … 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

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

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