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

Waynesburg Men’s Basketball 2021-2022 season preview

A new look Men's team adds height, determined Matt Popeck

Basketball season is upon us. Waynesburg basketball is almost here…well, at least for the men’s team because the women already played their first game. This upcoming Tuesday, Nov. 9, Waynesburg faces Oberlin College at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. And the Yellow Jackets are ready to go. “It feels great to be back … Continue reading

Popeck reaches a career high in loss to Grove City

Waynesburg finished the regular season at 3-6 heading into the PAC tournament

Junior Matt Popeck put on a shooting clinic at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse last Wednesday night. He scored a career high 39 points and shot 60% from the field. That was the most points scored in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference game since 2013-2014. Popeck’s 39 points weren’t enough as Grove City (6-3) never trailed in … Continue reading

Waynesburg toppled by Thiel

Jackets fall to 3-5 in final road game of regular season

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg University’s men’s basketball team went into its eighth game of the season on Saturday, traveling to take on the Tomcats of Thiel College. The Yellow Jackets ended up being defeated 73-62. This loss brings their record to 3-5 and Thiel’s record to 3-4.  The game started … Continue reading

Waynesburg Basketball preview against Thiel

Lady Jackets at home for senior day, Men's team travels to Greenville

The Waynesburg University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both matched up against Thiel this Saturday. The men’s basketball team is on the road against the 2-4 Tomcats in Greenville, PA at 1 p.m.. Waynesburg has been able to come away with wins in three of its last four games, improving its record to 3-4. … Continue reading

Waynesburg scores road upset at W&J

Jackets overcome adversity, improve to 3-4

By: Tyler Zeman For the Yellow Jacket  On Saturday afternoon the Waynesburg University Men’s basketball team defeated their conference rival Washington and Jefferson Presidents 61-55. This big win for the yellow jackets comes just after a disappointing loss earlier in the week on Wednesday to Chatham University.   Not only was the win impressive, but for … Continue reading

The Yellow Jacket Print Newspaper is back for a Special Fall 2021 Edition.

Pick up your copy around campus Friday, December 3! Copies will also be available at select locations around the community. Happy holidays and happy reading!