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Coaching Feature: Zack Morgan stays on pitch as a coach

Recalls two years as Jackets player, before entering fourth year as coach

By: S. Josiah Parker For the Yellow Jacket Although he has been involved with the sport of soccer since age six. “I guess you could say I was a late bloomer,” Zach Morgan, Waynesburg University men’s and women’s assistant soccer said.  Morgan has made up for his “late bloom” and is now in his fourth year … Continue reading

COLUMN: Masters Review

Johnson sets records, restates case as one of the world's best with green jacket win

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket On a weekend where College Gameday made its first-ever trip to Augusta National Golf Club, Dustin Johnson should go tell everyone who proclaimed Bryson DeChambeau the best golfer in the world, “Not So Fast My Friend.” Johnson won the 84th Masters by 5 shots over Cameron Smith and Sungjae … Continue reading

Waynesburg fall sports remain hopeful for return in spring

Mindset adapted for fall coaches with seasons shifted to spring

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Due to COVID-19, fall sports at Waynesburg University were pushed back to the spring with the hopes of being able to play. Having an extra-long winter break is anything but the norm for these athletes who’re typically heading into break with an off-season mindset, having already completed their … Continue reading

COLUMN: Sports Ratings during Pandemic

In a fall full of sports, why have ratings dropped?

2020 has been a year that will be unforgettable for a number of reasons. The COVID-19 pandemic brought the sports world, and most of the ‘normal’ world to a screeching halt in March. Major League Baseball shut down spring training, the NHL stopped with 10-15 games left in the regular season, and the NBA, you … Continue reading

COLUMN: Masters Preview

Tournament Favorite, what to make of Tiger, and what to expect from the course?

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket When Jim Nantz opens the telecast on Sunday and utters his traditional “Hello Friends,” golf fans will feel a sense of normalcy that comes with a Masters Sunday, but 2020 has turned the 84th Masters from a “tradition unlike any other” into a “Masters unlike any other.” For … Continue reading

Waynesburg Winter Sports team plans

When student athletes will return to campus and workout details over break

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket With the pandemic still affecting collegiate sports across the country, the plan for winter sports at Waynesburg University remains up in the air. The schedules for women’s and men’s basketball, along with wrestling will be different over winter break this year than in the past. Before these times … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore women's basketball player ready for start of season and working to improve

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Every athlete is looking forward to the day that they can once again play the game they love. The idea of games or sports has been changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The same holds true for women’s basketball sophomore point guard, Anika Dansby, who like any other … Continue reading

COLUMN: NASCAR Championship Preview

Reasons why each of the four will or won't take home the title

Sunday, after 35 races, 38 weeks and a lot of schedule shuffling, the NASCAR Championship Finale is finally here. Some might not have thought this was possible in 2020. How it became a reality to salvage the season, I previously explained prior to the start of the playoffs.  Last Sunday’s elimination race at Martinsville Speedway … Continue reading

Q&A: with Randy Pettit, Assistant Athletic Director

What brought him to Waynesburg, strengths of the athletic program, and more

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket You might find Randy Pettit inspiring student-athletes in the Marisa Fieldhouse or inside the Biology Department at Waynesburg University. Pettit, serves as the Assistant Athletic Director, a Strength and Conditioning Coach and an instructor of Biology. With a wide range of responsibilities, he is a friendly face to … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore cross country runner looking forward to next season and Air Force future

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket While all of our athletes’ seasons may look different this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic, they are still doing what they can to be involved with their teams and prepare for whatever the season holds, to the best of their ability. Like every athlete, Sophomore cross country … Continue reading

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