Do-it-all Dan

At Waynesburg University, Dan Verhovsek was a three-sport athlete and is a pretty Dan good one

Dan Verhovsek is one of the rare Waynesburg University athletes to reach All-PAC honors for football and wrestling. The senior’s accolades this year include a conference honorable mention for football as a linebacker and a Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship at the 184-pound weight class for wrestling. Verhovsek decided to play tennis this spring, until the … Continue reading

Freshman Morris hopes to make run at nationals

Growing up, Colby Morris didn’t like wrestling. It wasn’t until around middle school that Morris started to enjoy the sport. Embracing life on the mat has worked out well for Morris, and now, as a college freshman at Waynesburg University, he’s already making a name for himself not just at his school, but nationally. … Continue reading

Beyond the Matt

Lascola finds stability at Waynesburg

Matt Lascola is a 29-year-old college athlete.  That’s just one unusual aspect of his journey.  Lascola graduated from the no longer existent Langley High School in Pittsburgh in 2008. He then decided to attend Slippery Rock, but it didn’t work out as planned for him. “I didn’t really pay attention in high school or get … Continue reading

Highly touted freshman class key to wrestling’s success

McGeary, Morris, Constable and Guy all key for Waynesburg in rookie seasons

Ron Headlee has seen a lot in his 12 years as Waynesburg University’s head wrestling coach. He’s turned the Yellow Jackets from a doormat to a powerhouse, and to do that, he needed the talent. With every season comes a new recruiting class, and the Jackets have had some quality influxes of talent. The 2009 … Continue reading