Colin McLaughlin

Men’s cross country takes third at PAC championships

Jackets accomplish goal of a top three finish

In the Presidents’ Athletic Conference preseason poll, the Waynesburg University men’s cross-country team was projected to finish fifth overall.  However, the Jackets goal was to finish in the top three at Saturday’s PAC Championships, and despite some frustration along the way, Waynesburg accomplished that goal. “I think they ran really well,” coach Chris Hardie said. … Continue reading

Men’s soccer falls to Geneva, ending season in heartbreak

Jackets eliminated from playoffs in last regular season game for the third straight year.

In the pouring rain, it came down to the final game of the regular season for the Waynesburg University men’s soccer team. If the Jackets won, they would have still been alive for the Presidents Athletic Conference postseason. If they lost, those hopes would dissipate. The Jackets [5-9-3, 2-3-3] lost in heartbreaking fashion, 2-1 in … Continue reading

Late goal all Jackets need for first conference win

Jackets beat St. Vincent, 1-0 in Latrobe.

The Waynesburg University women’s soccer team won its first Presidents’ Athletic Conference game this season Tuesday afternoon, defeating the St. Vincent Bearcats, 1-0. With only two games left in the season, head coach Laura Heethuis hopes that the win serves as a springboard.  “Hopefully it is a boost of morale,” Heethuis said. “We know that … Continue reading

Jackets fight hard, fall short against Penn State Altoona

Waynesburg falls 3-1 in non-conference matchup

Four seasons ago the Waynesburg University volleyball team lost to Penn State Altoona 3-1. Four years later, the Yellow Jackets lost by the same score. Despite falling short, head coach Hayley Kirby wasn’t discouraged with how her team performed.  This was one of the better games we played,”  Kirby said. “We just made some stupid … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Soccer teams set to host Grove City in PAC doubleheader

The Waynesburg University men’s and women’s soccer teams both have their first home conference games this Friday, Oct. 4. Both teams will be playing against Presidents’ Athletic Conference powerhouse Grove City. For both head coaches, Laura and Brad Heethuis, it will be the first time the teams play at home during homecoming weekend since they … Continue reading

Volleyball fails to win a set in tri-match Saturday

Waynesburg falls to Thiel and Earlham, still looking for first conference win

The Waynesburg University volleyball team had two home matches Saturday as part of a tri-match at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The first match was against fellow Presidents’ Athletic Conference member Thiel. The other was against head coach Hayley Kirby’s former school, Earlham. Waynesburg lost both matches in straight sets. In the first match against Thiel, … Continue reading

Kickin’ in Costa Rica

Soccer programs travel over summer break to serve and play in Central America

This past summer the Waynesburg University soccer teams spent a week in Costa Rica. The teams had the opportunity to serve at a Christian school, give shoes to those in need, play against professional teams and watch a professional match as well.  “It was awesome, I think you can measure a trip in a lot … Continue reading

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