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

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

Waynesburg’s 24th Annual 5K, what/how is it?

Saturday Morning's Homecoming run goes virtual for 2020

As this weekend marks Homecoming at Waynesburg University, the events will be set-up quite differently this year with some being socially distanced, and the majority taking place virtually. The 5K Homecoming race is no different and for the first time will be held as a virtual race. Typically held in the morning on the Saturday … Continue reading

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

With coaches, teammates watching, Wingeart ready to hit the national stage

For the first time in her college career, Aubrey Wingeart will be running alone. As Waynesburg University’s only national qualifier, Wingeart will fly the flag for the Jackets at tomorrow’s NCAA Division III national tournament. Wingeart won’t be running alongside any of her teammates, but she’ll have plenty of support both in Greene County, and … 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

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

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