COLUMN: NASCAR Championship Preview

Reasons why each of the four will or won't take home the title

Sunday, after 35 races, 38 weeks and a lot of schedule shuffling, the NASCAR Championship Finale is finally here. Some might not have thought this was possible in 2020. How it became a reality to salvage the season, I previously explained prior to the start of the playoffs.  Last Sunday’s elimination race at Martinsville Speedway … Continue reading

Fantasy Football Watch: Week 9

Start em and sit em as November rolls on

Start Them Josh Allen (QB), Buffalo Bills Allen has shown some signs of regression in recent weeks, but he is still a great starter in fantasy. Allen will be facing the non-existent Seattle secondary. Seattle has had a tendency of letting quarterbacks light them up, as there is only one team who is worse against … Continue reading

Q&A: with Randy Pettit, Assistant Athletic Director

What brought him to Waynesburg, strengths of the athletic program, and more

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket You might find Randy Pettit inspiring student-athletes in the Marisa Fieldhouse or inside the Biology Department at Waynesburg University. Pettit, serves as the Assistant Athletic Director, a Strength and Conditioning Coach and an instructor of Biology. With a wide range of responsibilities, he is a friendly face to … Continue reading

Coaching Feature: Anthony Bonaventura and D-III Wrestling

Journey from Yellow Jacket wrestler to Stevens Institute assistant coach

Before becoming a successful Division III assistant wrestling coach, Anthony Bonaventura was a two-year starter for the Waynesburg Yellow Jacket wrestling team. In that time he made the most of those two seasons.  As a junior, Bonaventura had a record of 28-14, was named the Outstanding Wrestler at the PAC Championship tournament, and qualified for … Continue reading

COLUMN: Steelers off to a hot start

First 7-0 start since 1978, observations at mid point of season

At the halfway point of the season, the Steelers are 7-0. Good enough for the best record in the National Football League. The last time the Steelers started a season 7-0: 1978. Jimmy Carter was the President of the United States. The average cost of gas in the U.S. was about 70 cents. The Bee … Continue reading

Athletes connect through FCA

What it is, what they do, and how to get involved?

  What does FCA stand for? It stands for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Even though no Waynesburg University fall sports are being played, athletes from all sports can connect through Christ off the field. Plus, you don’t even have to be an athlete to participate in FCA. They have their meetings every Monday night in … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore cross country runner looking forward to next season and Air Force future

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket While all of our athletes’ seasons may look different this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic, they are still doing what they can to be involved with their teams and prepare for whatever the season holds, to the best of their ability. Like every athlete, Sophomore cross country … Continue reading

Fantasy Football Watch: Week 8

Who is a must start and who to avoid at all costs this Week

Must Starts Brandon Aiyuk (WR), San Francisco 49ers Aiyuk has been improving this season. He had over seventeen points last week against New England, and didn’t even score a touchdown. This week he gets to face off against the lowly Seattle defense, who has allowed more points to fantasy wide receivers than anybody else this … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete spotlight series

Senior Cross Country runner details his love for the sport and Waynesburg experience

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Cross Country runners are very special athletes. They put more stress and strain on their bodies in one season than some of us will in an entire year because of how intense their training and meets are. However, to some people, running just comes naturally to them. This … 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