Riley Holsinger

Finish strong at the finish line

“College is supposed to be tough.” I overheard this quote a few weeks ago from Lanny Frattare, my mentor and former voice of the Pittsburgh Pirates, when I walked past his classroom. He has a great point. College is supposed to be difficult.  Students aren’t entitled to a degree for just paying the price of … Continue reading

Recent admissions changes reflect on roles

Admissions office undergoes several changes The Admissions Office for Waynesburg University has recently experienced several changes. Some staff members have moved on, and familiar faces have begun to fill their vacancies. One of the most notable and recent changes to the Admissions Office was the departure of Jackie Palko, the former director of undergraduate and … Continue reading

Wingeart, Cokley make XC history, Wingeart lone Waynesburg runner to advance to nationals

Qualifying for nationals, a feat so nice. Aubrey Wingeart just did it twice. The selections for the NCAA Division III National Cross Country Championships aren’t made until Sunday. However, Wingeart put herself in a position to guarantee herself a spot at the championships for the second time in her collegiate career. “It’s a great accomplishment,” … Continue reading

Q&A: Skeete ‘could not stop smiling’ to stay at WU

Six months ago, Isaiah Skeete was walking across the stage to grab his diploma. Skeete, a criminal justice graduate, was looking to land a career in his field of choice and found one in probations. In addition to his intended pursuits, Skeete also stumbled across a graduate assistant position with Waynesburg’s student activities. Fast forward … Continue reading

Q&A: Chris Hardie leads Waynesburg’s successful Cross Country program

Hardie reacts to winning sixth straight women's cross country championship

Make sure to check out Riley’s interview with coach Hardie from the latest episode of WCTV’s Jacket Sports Weekly on YouTube here:   Chris Hardie has hoisted a lot of hardware as the head coach of the Waynesburg women’s cross country teams over his 11-year tenure as head coach. Seven Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Women’s Coach … Continue reading

Waynesburg Cross Country earns six-peat sweetness

Women’s cross country dynasty continues, men’s cross country finishes fifth

By: Riley Holsinger For The Yellow Jacket The three inevitable things in life: death, taxes and the Waynesburg women’s cross country team winning the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) championship. For the sixth consecutive season, the women’s team has hoisted the PAC championship trophy. This year, it was a nail biter as they placed just one … Continue reading

Pathway of Tyler Webb

“Stars align” as Webb makes transition from RD to new role

Some people can’t handle living in a dorm for four years as a traditional college student. Tyler Webb has spent the past nine years living in a dorm environment as either a student, resident assistant or resident director. Into the dog days of this past summer, Webb made the decision that his dorm days were … Continue reading

Waynesburg returns to running (From 9-25-21)

Wingeart impresses in first meet back

By: Riley Holsinger For the Yellow Jacket Three weeks ago, the Waynesburg University cross country teams hit the trails at the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational. Aubrey Wingeart, a familiar face for the Yellow Jackets, returned to the trails for her first meet this season. “I really loved being out with the team again,” Wingeart said. “I … Continue reading

Friendly Kickball Competition

Students and faculty engage in kickball game against one another

Video courtesy of WCTV, Riley Holsinger Students and faculty members at Waynesburg University took a break from their busy schedules to engage in a friendly and competitive kickball game Thursday, Sept. 23. The event was originally scheduled for students and faculty to face off against each other but due to low student attendance, it led … Continue reading

Cross Country falls back into a normal season

Women’s team finishes fourth, men’s team gets fifth at Fisher Invitational

For the first time since the fall of 2019, the Waynesburg University cross country teams returned to a normal fall season with two competitions last week. “It was good to get back out there on the course again,” sophomore Andrew Kasper said. “That was really exciting.” Last year, the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) pushed all … Continue reading