Running from disappointment

People exercise to keep spirits up during coronavirus outbreak

A screeching halt. Waynesburg spring athletes’ seasons, along with many others across the nation came to an end  in early March. A month later, there is no competition in sight for the immediate future. “Disappointment comes every day as part of every life, and you can only get stronger by it,” said Waynesburg track coach … Continue reading

Q&A: Men’s Cross Country Freshman Standout Jac Cokley

Jac Cokley has been the anchor of a Waynesburg University men’s cross country team that took another step forward as a program this year. Cokley, a freshman from Cochranton, Pennsylvania, posted team leading numbers at multiple meets this season, earning him multiple PAC Rookie of the Week honors. At PAC Championships, Cokley finished 11th overall … Continue reading

XC teams look to meet goals at regionals

Both cross country teams accomplished their objectives at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships two weeks ago. The women came into Westminster looking for their fourth straight conference title and got it. The men had more modest expectations, looking for a top-three finish, and they too fulfilled their goal, placing in third.  After two weeks away … Continue reading

Men’s cross country takes third at PAC championships

Jackets accomplish goal of a top three finish

In the Presidents’ Athletic Conference preseason poll, the Waynesburg University men’s cross-country team was projected to finish fifth overall.  However, the Jackets goal was to finish in the top three at Saturday’s PAC Championships, and despite some frustration along the way, Waynesburg accomplished that goal. “I think they ran really well,” coach Chris Hardie said. … Continue reading

Men’s team looks to take the next step at PAC championships.

Jackets to compete in New Wilmington Saturday.

The 2019 Presidents’ Athletic Conference cross country championships are just around the corner.  In this event, Waynesburg University proudly boasts of its women’s team, which has one three straight championships.  On the other side,  expectations are high for the men’s team, which hopes for a top three finish Saturday in Westminster.    The spirit heading … Continue reading

Cross Country teams head to Oberlin for last meet before conference championship

Jackets will compete at Presidents' Athletic Conference championships Nov. 2

For the Waynesburg University women’s and men’s cross-country squads, this weekend’s trip to Oberlin, Ohio served as a late season bonding experience, but also one final tune-up as the teams ran at the Oberlin-Inter-Regional Rumble in the final regular season meet, with Presidents’ Athletic Conference championships upcoming Nov. 2. Before running Saturday, the teams bussed … Continue reading

Women’s Cross Country competes over Homecoming

While most students at Waynesburg University were enjoying Homecoming Weekend on campus, the women’s cross country team traveled to Lehigh University on Saturday to compete in the 46th Annual Paul Short Invitational. This  meet is one of the largest in the country and includes an open race and races featuring teams from Divisions I, II … Continue reading