Saturday Morning's Homecoming run goes virtual for 2020
As this weekend marks Homecoming at Waynesburg University, the events will be set-up quite differently this year with some being socially distanced, and the majority taking place virtually. The 5K Homecoming race is no different and for the first time will be held as a virtual race. Typically held in the morning on the Saturday … Continue reading
Modern challenges prompt coaches to embrace virtual meetings with open arms, or screens.
Over the last few months, the world was taken over by a respiratory virus called COVID-19. This virus has affected just under 30 million people worldwide and has killed 931,000 people. It has turned the world upside down and has turned normal life into something very different now. The virus hit the United States in … Continue reading
People exercise to keep spirits up during coronavirus outbreak
A screeching halt. Waynesburg spring athletes’ seasons, along with many others across the nation came to an end in early March. A month later, there is no competition in sight for the immediate future. “Disappointment comes every day as part of every life, and you can only get stronger by it,” said Waynesburg track coach … Continue reading
When the Waynesburg University men’s cross country team ran at the 2019 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships Nov. 2, a top-three finish was the goal. The Yellow Jackets met that objective, placing third. Waynesburg set another objective before running at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regionals this past weekend. This one was a top 20 finish, … Continue reading
Jac Cokley has been the anchor of a Waynesburg University men’s cross country team that took another step forward as a program this year. Cokley, a freshman from Cochranton, Pennsylvania, posted team leading numbers at multiple meets this season, earning him multiple PAC Rookie of the Week honors. At PAC Championships, Cokley finished 11th overall … Continue reading
Both cross country teams accomplished their objectives at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships two weeks ago. The women came into Westminster looking for their fourth straight conference title and got it. The men had more modest expectations, looking for a top-three finish, and they too fulfilled their goal, placing in third. After two weeks away … Continue reading
Jackets accomplish goal of a top three finish
In the Presidents’ Athletic Conference preseason poll, the Waynesburg University men’s cross-country team was projected to finish fifth overall. However, the Jackets goal was to finish in the top three at Saturday’s PAC Championships, and despite some frustration along the way, Waynesburg accomplished that goal. “I think they ran really well,” coach Chris Hardie said. … Continue reading
Jackets to compete in New Wilmington Saturday.
The 2019 Presidents’ Athletic Conference cross country championships are just around the corner. In this event, Waynesburg University proudly boasts of its women’s team, which has one three straight championships. On the other side, expectations are high for the men’s team, which hopes for a top three finish Saturday in Westminster. The spirit heading … Continue reading