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Riddled with injury, Jackets finish third at PAC indoor championships

Going into Thursday’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship meet, everyone knew it would be tough. The Yellow Jackets’ women’s track & field team had been breaking down the numbers for weeks, and it hasn’t always been the brightest of results. “Going into the meet we were about 13 points off from first,” head coach Michelle Cross … Continue reading

Wrestling sends seniors off in style

WAYNESBURG, PA– Before Friday’s final Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup, the Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets honored their six-man senior class. Five of the six saw varsity action in the convincing 26-12 win over the Thiel Tomcats [6-3,1-1]. Early in the contest Waynesburg (12-4, 2-0) found itself in a 6-0 hole after a forfeit at the 125-pound … Continue reading

Going for four: Women’s cross country looks to defend Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship again

Race scheduled for Saturday

Entering this year’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship meet, the women’s cross-country team will look to defend its title for the third straight year. This year, albeit successful, hasn’t been the easiest as far as competition goes. In several meets this year, Waynesburg has not always been the top representative from the PAC. On more than … Continue reading

Women’s cross country follows up team win with strong showing at Bethany

With a new season underway, the women’s cross country team is methodically picking off their opponents one race at a time. The Yellow Jackets were fresh off a first-place finish at the Westminster-Fisher Invitational heading into this past weekend’s Bethany Invitational. They did not disappoint as they followed up with a very strong second place … Continue reading

Jones ‘disappointed’ after SVC loss

The Waynesburg University women’s basketball team started its final three games of the regular season with an 80-57 loss at the hands of the St. Vincent Bearcats. The Bearcats currently rank first in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference and gave the Yellow Jackets their fair share of struggles throughout the game. After a solid first four … Continue reading

Raja, Iovino prepare for special senatorial election

After the November midterm elections, Guy Reschenthaler’s seat in the 37th District of Pennsylvania became vacant, since he was elected to represent the 14th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. As a result of the vacancy, a special election must be held to fill the seat. According to Ballotpedia, the candidates for this … Continue reading

Orlosky settles into successful sophomore season

Initially for sophomore basketball player Andrea Orlosky, Waynesburg University wasn’t even on the radar for post-secondary education and athletics. She had committed to attend Pitt-Greensburg, but after their head coach departed, she realized that there were more possibilities to receive a quality education while continuing to play the game she loves. “I realized that I … Continue reading


Community to receive dinner leftovers

For Dining Services at Waynesburg University, the annual Thanksgiving is one of the biggest events of the year. The dinner itself is prepared to serve to around 900 people, said Lesley Davis, director of Dining Services. “Last year we [served] 869 and that’s including faculty and staff and students,” Davis said. As of Tuesday of … Continue reading

Director of eHIVE fosters innovation

Melinda Walls didn’t always plan on a career in higher education. Originally, fashion merchandising was the intended path for the new Stover Chair for Entrepreneurial Leadership. “At the time I was an undergraduate I was [interested in fashion merchandising],” said Walls. “I like business and creativity, and that has persisted throughout my life.” The realization … Continue reading

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