Popeck back on the court after season ending injury

Junior guard's recovery and return to Waynesburg lineup

Junior guard Matt Popeck is back to contributing mightily for the Waynesburg men’s basketball team. Before the 2021 season, Popeck had to overcome some adversity to get back on the basketball court. Last season, he suffered a knee injury that required surgery in Waynesburg’s loss to Allegheny College during the second game of the season.  … Continue reading

Auld bounces into coaching career

Spring graduate now assistant coach on men's basketball team

It’s not easy to play a college sport. And it’s not easy to coach a college sport. After Cam Auld wrapped up his collegiate basketball career last year, he decided to jump right into coaching. Auld, a 2020 Waynesburg University graduate, has joined the Waynesburg men’s basketball coaching staff this season. For Auld, this challenge … Continue reading

Waynesburg Basketball preview against Thiel

Lady Jackets at home for senior day, Men's team travels to Greenville

The Waynesburg University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both matched up against Thiel this Saturday. The men’s basketball team is on the road against the 2-4 Tomcats in Greenville, PA at 1 p.m.. Waynesburg has been able to come away with wins in three of its last four games, improving its record to 3-4. … Continue reading

Waynesburg scores road upset at W&J

Jackets overcome adversity, improve to 3-4

By: Tyler Zeman For the Yellow Jacket  On Saturday afternoon the Waynesburg University Men’s basketball team defeated their conference rival Washington and Jefferson Presidents 61-55. This big win for the yellow jackets comes just after a disappointing loss earlier in the week on Wednesday to Chatham University.   Not only was the win impressive, but for … Continue reading

Jackets close contest with Cougars

Waynesburg comes up just short Wednesday night

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team looked like it was on their way to a third straight win over Chatham University on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets were up by 18 points at half time, but they ultimately fell to the Cougars in the biggest comeback of Chatham’s history. Waynesburg started off slow in the early … Continue reading

Dominating defense leads Waynesburg over Bethany

Jackets set season highs for turnovers and steals

Coach Tim Fusina had a lot of compliments for how his defense played in Waynesburg’s win over Bethany 68-43. All 18 dressed players got playing time.  The Yellow Jackets (2-3) outscored the Bison (0-5) 38-20 in the second half after holding a 30-23 at halftime. Bethany only shot 25% from the field in the second … Continue reading

Waynesburg Men’s Basketball Preview vs Bethany

Yellow Jackets back at home and looking for second-straight win

The Waynesburg men’s basketball team faces Bethany at home in the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Yellow Jackets enter the game 1-3 after winning Wednesday night at Franciscan, while the Bison come to Waynesburg at 0-4 after losing to Geneva on Wednesday.  Since their opener two weeks ago against Westminster, the … Continue reading

Jackets pick up first win of season at Franciscan

Five Waynesburg players put up double digits on scoresheet

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Last night, the Waynesburg University men’s basketball team gave Franciscan University a warm welcome in the Barons first season competing in the PAC. The Yellow Jackets defeated Franciscan on the road 90-71, claiming their first win of the 2021 season. This brings the Jackets record to 1-3. Waynesburg … Continue reading

Waynesburg men fall to Saint Vincent, remain winless

Alonzo leads team with 23 points

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team went into Saturday’s PAC matchup with Saint Vincent looking to secure its first victory of the 2021 season. However, hot streaks from the Bearcats (2-1) helped hand the Yellow Jackets (0-3) a 71-64 loss at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. After a slow start in the first half, Waynesburg trailed … Continue reading

Jackets improving despite loss Monday at Geneva

Team heading in right direction after second game of season

By: Tyler Zeman For the Yellow Jacket On Monday night, the Waynesburg men’s basketball team lost its first away game of the season 78-72 to the Geneva Golden Tornadoes. This puts Waynesburg at 0-2 on the season as Geneva advanced to 1-1. Even though the team has just taken their second loss, the game was … Continue reading