Preview: Jackets not taking anything lightly against winless Thiel

Waynesburg hosts Tomcats at 1:30 Saturday

Putting up 86 points against the Saint Vincent Bearcats, the best team in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, was a boost for the women’s basketball team Wednesday night. Although Waynesburg lost by 10 points, considering the circumstances, it was a better turnout than what was expected. Heading into Saturday, the Jackets will be facing a Thiel … Continue reading

Men’s basketball pulls off a shocker at St. Vincent

Jackets beat Bearcats, 73-68, in overtime

After 40 minutes, overtime was necessary to determine a winner between Waynesburg University and St. Vincent last night.  Although the teams were even on the scoreboard, the Bearcats [9-6, 4-2] seemed to have the edge. The already shorthanded Yellow Jackets [3-12, 3-3] had lost 6’10 center Isaiah Alonzo after he succumbed to foul trouble in … Continue reading

Men’s basketball stages second straight comeback in win over W&J

Jackets turn 14-point deficit into 15-point win

On the surface, Saturday’s men’s basketball game against Washington & Jefferson was a classic “tale of two halves” style of contest.   After 20 minutes, the Presidents [8-6, 3-3] were in command, holding a 47-33 lead. In the second half, however, Waynesburg [2-12, 2-3] dominated, outscoring its I-79 rival 52-23 to pull away with an 85-70 … Continue reading

Waynesburg wins its first match of 2020.

Waynesburg University hosted McDaniel College and Washington & Jefferson for a tri-match Wednesday evening in the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The Yellow Jackets didn’t wrestle their I-79 rival, but they won’t wait long and will be wresting the Presidents Jan. 23. Instead, Waynesburg focused on McDaniel, who came into the match on a four-match losing streak. … Continue reading

Hosts Jackets take sixth on the mat

Waynesburg deals with shorthanded roster in first outing of 2020

The ninth annual Waynesburg University wrestling invitational took place Saturday in the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The tournament was an uphill climb for the Yellow Jackets. Waynesburg wasn’t at full strength, as many key contributors were out because of injuries and weight issues. The Yellow Jackets only filled wrestlers in seven out of the 10 weight … Continue reading

Comeback effort results in day of firsts in Beaver Falls

Jackets rally from 14 points down at half, Fusina picks up first win

Seven times this season, the Waynesburg University men’s basketball team had trailed by ten points or more at halftime. They lost each one of those games.  All of those losses, however, were in 2019, and Saturday’s game was the first for the Jackets in 2020.  This time the result was different. Waynesburg [1-12, 1-3] picked … Continue reading