Women’s team breaks out of slump with 53-point win

On Saturday, the Waynesburg University women’s basketball team picked up its second Presidents’ Athletic Conference win this year at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse, easily beating Thiel, 93-40.   Waynesburg [3-13, 2-5] opened up the game by going on an 8-0 run, and eventually extend the lead to 23-7 after one quarter..   Coach Sam Jones … Continue reading

Wingeart’s qualification no surprise to Hardie

Chris Hardie saw this day coming for years. When Hardie first started recruiting Aubrey Wingeart, she was a junior at King George High School in Virginia, he had a conversation with her that Wingeart’s father, Paul, was quick to remind him of this past weekend.  Hardie didn’t have a strong recollection of the conversation, but … Continue reading

Goodbye to the stage: The final show

After four years on the Waynesburg University stage, six major productions, hundreds of lines and countless hours of practice, Tessa Masula, senior English literature major, stood in front of a roaring crowd for the final time. Masula, dressed in a torn gypsy skirt, smiled widely following her final performance as Esmerelda in ‘The Hunchback of … Continue reading

Women’s indoor track closes January with meet in Ohio

The Waynesburg University women’s indoor track and field team spent the weekend in Geneva, Ohio, competing in a highly competitive meet in Spire Midwest Track & Field Open. The meet was highlighted by several strong performances. The Jackets’ top performer was Aubrey Wingeart, who completed an impressive double in the mile and 3,000-meter run. Wingeart … Continue reading

Wrestling stuns rival W&J

The Waynesburg University wrestling team had a statement 22-21 win Thursday night against rival Washington and Jefferson College. Adversities The Yellow Jackets had a lot to worry about injury wise. Waynesburg was missing reigning PAC Champion Dylan Williams, as well as teammates Caleb Baxter and Adam Rigney. As a result, the Yellow Jackets had to … Continue reading

Men’s indoor track competes for first time in 2020

Jackets place 12th of 16 teams at Marietta College

Waynesburg University’s indoor track team is taking the season in strides as the women and men’s teams competed in their second meet of the season Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Pioneer Open hosted by Marietta College.  Although some athletes competed at the team’s first meet of the season at West Virginia University, this meet served … Continue reading

Q&A: Coaching one of many jobs Pioch balances at Waynesburg

Waynesburg University women’s assistant basketball coach Matt Pioch is a versatile and busy man. Between his days he has to balance coaching with his duties as a professor, a resident director of Thayer Hall, and director of housing for the entire campus.  QUESTION: Is Waynesburg your first stint coaching basketball? ANSWER: “At the collegiate level, … Continue reading

Rough first half leads to Jackets’ loss at Case-Western Reserve

Waynesburg now 0-3

One goal of the game of basketball is to limit the opponent’s ability to score in transition. For head women’s basketball coach Sam Jones, this was the main flaw in Waynesburg University’s effort  96-79 loss to Case Western Reserve last night.  Although Jones said the Jackets eventually made necessary adjustments in their transition defense, overall, … Continue reading