Men’s basketball off to rocky start after weekend

Jackets 0-2 with losses to John Carroll and Allegheny

Things didn’t go well for debuting head coach Tim Fusina and the Waynesburg University Yellow Jacket basketball team this weekend, as they dropped both games in the Greg Richards Memorial Classic at Allegheny College. Friday night the Jackets fell to John Carroll 78-58, before losing to tournament host Allegheny, 82-62 Saturday night. Fusina saw both … Continue reading

Women’s XC places 13th, Wingeart qualifies for nationals

Sophomore becomes fourth Jacket runner in five years to qualify for national tournament

For the fourth time in five years, Waynesburg University’s women’s cross country program will send a runner to the national tournament.  Sophomore Aubrey Wingeart, two weeks removed from taking first at the 2019 Presidents’ Athletic Conference championships, took 10th place at Saturday’s NCAA Division III Mideast Regional tournament.  Before the race, head coach Chris Hardie … 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

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

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

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