Q&A: Erin Leaver on Athletic Training at WU

What makes Waynesburg successful and what does the future hold for the AT field?

Many athletes go through injuries and then a recovery process during their playing careers at Waynesburg University, but it’s up to the athletic training program to assist athletes in working through those times and getting back into playing shape. Erin Leaver, assistant athletic trainer, found Waynesburg through working for Presidents’ Athletic Conference rival W&J in … Continue reading

Fantasy Football Watch: Week 7

Start em and sit em options for this week

Week 7 is here. The fantasy football season grind continues. There are a plethora of key matchups this week that can give your team a much-needed win. The Atlanta vs. Detroit matchup looks like a fantasy-owners dream matchup. If you have players on either side of that game, get them into your lineups!   Start … Continue reading

Greene County Football Preview: Week 7

Four games to watch in last week of regular season

Yellow Jacket Game of the Week – Bentworth (3-3) @ Mapletown (1-5) – Friday at 7 p.m. If Bentworth wants to keep its slim playoff hopes alive, the Bearcats must win this game. They upset a surging Avella team last Thursday night, 41-31. Running back Owen Petrisek scored three touchdowns in the victory. Mapletown lost … Continue reading

COLUMN: NFL scoring trending up again

Why are point totals climbing? No preseason, injuries, or something else?

Points are way up in the National Football League so far this season, and some may be an effect from limited camp and no preseason. The likes of Nick Bosa, Malik Hooker, Von Miller, Leighton Vander Esch and Vita Vea, among others being on injured reserve also do not help. Yet, with the average points … 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

COLUMN: NASCAR Round of 8 Update

Logano locked into final round, 3 spots left over next 2 weeks

Just three weeks remain in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, and eight drivers have a shot at the championship, but just one is locked into the finale.  Sunday at Kansas Speedway, 2018 cup champion Joey Logano won and punched his ticket to the championship round at Phoenix set for Nov. 8. Logano held off … Continue reading

Q&A: Tyler Godwin on sports information during pandemic

Fall without sports presents calm before storm in loaded Spring season

The Fall sports season is usually a time where athletic events are happening night in and night out. Tyler Godwin, who is the graduate assistant in sports information for Waynesburg University, works almost every sporting event, hastily trying to keep up with game statistics, updating the Jacket website, and many other tasks. A season without … Continue reading

Greene County Football Recap: California @ Carmichaels

Trojans claim Tri-County South Title

  It was a battle of two unbeaten teams Saturday night at Coaches Field when the Carmichaels Mighty Mikes took on the California Trojans for the top spot in the Tri-County South Conference.  For Carmichaels, it was the first game in two weeks after winning at home 26-7 over West Greene on Oct. 2. The … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore running back showing growth on and off the field at Waynesburg

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Sometimes, plans change. This is exactly what happened to sophomore running back Justin Flack. “I originally committed to Mt. Union. It was a tough decision, I was really back and forth between Mt. Union and Waynesburg,” Flack said. “I went to Mt. Union for about a week, but … Continue reading

COLUMN: NBA Finals Review

Against all odds, the Lakers win one for Kobe

No NBA champion has ever faced the amount of adversity the Los Angeles Lakers have this season. It’s impossible to put into words what this title means, but the story of how we got here isn’t one I, or any other Lakers fan, will ever forget. This season tipped off under normal circumstances. With a … Continue reading