‘It’s in God’s hands’

Sophomore overcomes cancer, now waits patiently to play baseball again.

Ty Kildow knew it was a problem, but he didn’t want any distractions. He’d just completed his first year at Waynesburg University and helped the baseball team to its first playoff appearance in four years as a utility infielder. When the season ended in May, he was ready to enjoy his first summer as a … Continue reading

‘Nobody really has any answers’

Waynesburg baseball seniors react to seasons, careers being taken away by pandemic

Some didn’t believe it. None wanted to believe it. But it was inevitable. Between Monday, March 9, and Thursday, March 12, the coronavirus wiped out the sports world. The NBA, NHL and MLB shut down. All spring NCAA championships, including March Madness, evaporated as well. All of this took place before the Waynesburg University baseball … Continue reading

COLUMN: MLB World Series nearing conclusion

How each team arrived at the fall classic and what the win would mean to them

By: Chris Romano For the Yellow Jacket To say the least, this year Major League Baseball season has been different. The pandemic started during spring training for the 2020 season and eventually put all of baseball on halt. After months and months and months of waiting. The MLB returned to play with a modified schedule. … Continue reading

WU Soccer and Baseball update

How each teams are conducting workouts and training

No Waynesburg University fall sports are being played in 2020. That hasn’t stopped the men’s and women’s soccer teams from having training sessions.  The Waynesburg baseball team doesn’t normally play until the spring. However, they are still proceeding with fall workouts like they would every year. The baseball team only got to play in Florida … Continue reading

COLUMN: MLB Playoff Preview

Expanded 16 Team Postseason begins today

This year has certainly been unique in the 151-year history of Major League Baseball. 60 games, no fans, adjusted extra innings rules, an expanded postseason field and a sprint to October. While the game might look different, it is time for October baseball once again. The postseason will be played in a modified bubble format. … Continue reading