Popeck back on the court after season ending injury

Junior guard's recovery and return to Waynesburg lineup

Junior guard Matt Popeck is back to contributing mightily for the Waynesburg men’s basketball team. Before the 2021 season, Popeck had to overcome some adversity to get back on the basketball court. Last season, he suffered a knee injury that required surgery in Waynesburg’s loss to Allegheny College during the second game of the season.  … Continue reading

Auld bounces into coaching career

Spring graduate now assistant coach on men's basketball team

It’s not easy to play a college sport. And it’s not easy to coach a college sport. After Cam Auld wrapped up his collegiate basketball career last year, he decided to jump right into coaching. Auld, a 2020 Waynesburg University graduate, has joined the Waynesburg men’s basketball coaching staff this season. For Auld, this challenge … Continue reading

Thiel stings Waynesburg for fourth-straight loss

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team (12-11, 8-8 PAC) hosted Thiel College (6-15, 5-10) this past Monday Feb. 14 for a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) matchup at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The Valentines Day showdown would not end well for Waynesburg, as Thiel would escape with a 55-50 overtime victory. Waynesburg’s head coach Tim Fusina … Continue reading

Waynesburg men’s basketball falls short of PAC upset against Westminster Spartans

January 12 was a day that did not lack excitement the entire day at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse.  Not only did Waynesburg wrestling get yet another PAC Championship from junior Heavyweight Rocky McGeary, as well as women’s basketball coming down to a buzzer-beater three-pointer from Westminster junior guard Camden Hergenrother, but men’s basketball followed suit … Continue reading

Yellow Jackets leave Greenville with a 68-56 victory over Thiel College (From 2-2-22)

Waynesburg men’s basketball took care of Thiel Wednesday night and improved to 12-7 overall and 8-4 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference with a 86-56 victory.  Senior Matt Popeck was stellar for yet another game this season with 26 points and seven rebounds, shooting 3-of-6 from the three-point line.  “He contributes so much more than just … Continue reading

Men’s Basketball Falls 71-51 at Westminster

The Waynesburg men’s basketball team had just come off a crucial road win at Geneva College on Jan. 15.  The Yellow Jackets were quickly halted on Tuesday night, however, as the Westminster Titans rolled to a 71-51 victory in New Wilmington, Pa.  “We made Geneva uncomfortable,” Waynesburg head coach Tim Fusina said. “We allowed Westminster to be comfortable pretty much the whole night.”  The … Continue reading