After losing key athletes to graduation, wrestling team looks to move forward

Last year the Presidents’ Athletic Conference  wrestling championship came down to the last match of the season. Then Waynesburg senior, Jake Evans, was in need of a win for his fourth straight PAC title. Evans won, and secured the championship for Waynesburg. This year, the Yellow Jackets won’t have the luxury of having one of … Continue reading

Football starts “two-game season” at home against Case Western Reserve Saturday

Spartans only undefeated team in Presidents' Athletic Conference

Coming out of a bye week, the Waynesburg University football team has the best team in the PAC visiting Greene County this Saturday. To illustrate how good Case Western Reserve is, the Spartans could drop their remaining two games at Waynesburg and Carnegie Mellon University, and still win the conference championship outright, so long as … Continue reading

Column: Women’s cross country’s run of dominance far from over

Expect anything different? In what’s become a yearly ritual around the late-October/early-November time of the year, the Waynesburg University women’s cross country team won the Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship, edging out a scrappy Geneva squad by four points. Although the 2019 PAC Championships just ended, and the cross country season is still going on for … Continue reading

Jacket volleyball finishes season on high note

Jackets defeat W&J 3-1, while celebrating senior day on Saturday afternoon

  For seven years, a win over the Washington & Jefferson Presidents always seemed impossible for the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets volleyball program, but Saturday was different. The Jackets took down the Presidents, and finally recorded a win for the first time since the 2012 season. The win was significant for other reasons as well. … Continue reading

Waynesburg wrestling back in action with wrestle-offs

Orange/Black wrestle-offs allow coaching staff a preview of 2019-20 season

This Saturday, the Waynesburg University wrestling team opened its season with the annual intrasquad Orange vs Black wrestle-offs. Team Orange won the match 27-26, but the outcome was irrelevant, as the purpose of the meet was for the coaching staff as they were able to identify some of the top wrestlers for the upcoming season, … 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

Four in a row: Women’s cross country once again PAC champions

Jackets edge upstart Geneva squad for fourth consecutive championship

If any team was going to stop Waynesburg University from winning a fourth straight Presidents’ Athletic Conference women’s cross country championship, Geneva would have been a good bet.  Before the season, the Golden Tornadoes were picked to finish third in the preseason poll behind the Yellow Jackets and Grove City. During the season, Geneva competed … Continue reading

Women’s senior class overcomes setbacks, now on the brink of fourth conference champinship

Freshman year feels like an eternity ago for senior women’s cross country runner Mary Beth Cunningham. “Four years is a whirlwind in my head,” the Grayson County, Virginia native said. Indeed, four years is a long time for a college student to grow, whether it’d be academically, athletically or socially. Cunningham and classmates Katie Jones, … 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