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

Coach’s Cafe closed for lack of business

Excited entrepreneurs like Drew Johnson see something special in the town of Waynesburg. When he first moved to town from Tennessee, Johnson said he fell in love with Waynesburg’s small community. He was eager to add his business to the borough.   Although the community and business owners hope their shops will prosper and profit, … 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

Men’s basketball team hosts “Midnight Madness” event

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team held a Midnight Madness event at Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse to help support the Corner Cupboard in Greene County, and begin its 2019 campaign.   Senior guards Cam Auld and Frank Bozicevic took leadership roles in organizing this event for the Corner Cupboard according to first year head coach Tim … 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 soccer forces tie against Grove City

Jackets now 0-0-2 in Presidents' Athletic Conference play

Both the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets, and the Grove City College Wolverines entered Presidents’ Athletic Conference play Friday night with the same record of three wins, six losses, and one tie. The matchup was even, so it was no surprise that the game ended in a 2-2 tie at John F. Wiley Stadium. Scoring came … Continue reading

Women’s tennis drops another close one, 5-4 to Penn State Altoona

The Waynesburg University women’s tennis team ended a four-game home stretch with a close, 5-4 loss to Penn State Altoona Sunday afternoon. The non-conference loss puts the Jackets at 1-6 overall, and they remained 0-3 in Presidents’ Athletic Conference play. “We keep losing 5-4,” head coach Ron Headlee said. “We’re getting better, we’re playing better, … Continue reading

A guide to the weekend, Sept. 27-29

Greene County has a plethora of events for anyone during the summer and fall. With many county exclusive traditions and celebrations, students should take the time to experience the culture around Waynesburg University during their downtime on the weekends. Here is a guide to three such events happening this weekend.   2019 Rocky Mountain ATVMC … Continue reading

Women’s soccer falls in sudden death

On Saturday, the Waynesburg women’s soccer team played an under the lights non-conference affair with the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets. It didn’t disappoint the crowd, as the teams played a scoreless 90 minutes, and the game didn’t see a goal until the second overtime frame in the 104th minute, when Baldwin Wallace scored to win, … Continue reading

Vira Heinz recipients reflect on trips abroad

All her life, Elena McDermott felt sheltered. “I had a sort of bubble around me, and I wanted to break it open,” she said.  McDermott, a junior environmental science/biology major, found her chance to burst that bubble last year through the Vira I. Heinz scholarship. According to its website, the Vira I. Heinz program “prepares … Continue reading

On eagle’s wings

Community members gather to mourn those lost to addiction

It was a chilly and abnormally silent night on Saturday, Nov. 5, in the town of Waynesburg. Even the usual bustle of traffic seemed to be paused for the evening. As about 30 people gathered under a large tent in the patch of grass behind the First Baptist Church at 7 p.m., the words of … Continue reading