Lady Jackets close out regular season with win vs Franciscan

Carried two-game win streak into PAC tournament

The 2020-2021 regular season ended on a high note for the Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team on Tuesday March 9th. The Lady Jackets defeated  Franciscan University 75-53 at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. Waynesburg improved to  2-7  on the season after leading the entire game while Franciscan fell to 1-8.   Yellow Jackets coach Sam Jones was … 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

Volleyball falls in tight match with Franciscan

Jackets go five sets with Barons

Friday, March 6, the Waynesburg University Women’s Volleyball team (1-4, 1-2) dropped a five set match in Steubenville, OH to Franciscan University (1-1). After taking the first two sets 25-20 and 31-29, respectively, the Yellow Jackets dropped the final three contentious sets to the Barons. Emily Taylor, head volleyball coach at Waynesburg University, said the … 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

Lady Jackets pick up first win as Orlosky reaches 1,000 points

Senior guard has 18 to lead all scorers in game

The Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team’s long awaited first win of the season came at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse this past Saturday. The Lady Jackets defeated the Thiel Tomcats (1-6) 64-47 on Senior Day to improve to 1-7 with just one game remaining on the season.  The win was made even sweeter when Senior guard … 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

Fourth quarter comeback falls short against Bethany

Lady Jacket’s three game winning streak against the Bison comes to an end

The Waynesburg women’s basketball team was trailing 47-32 at the start of the fourth quarter. The Lady Jackets used a 13-1 run to cut the deficit to three points with a jump shot made by freshman Marley Wolf with 2:22 remaining in the fourth quarter. Bethany however, would pull away with a 6-0 run to … Continue reading

Waynesburg University Volleyball splits with Chatham, gets first win

Yellow Jackets led by Colvin with 23 total kills

The Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse hosted the first Waynesburg women’s volleyball home game of the season against the visiting Chatham Cougars on Tuesday night. After coming off a double header loss to the 2019 PAC runner up Geneva Golden Tornadoes, the Yellow Jackets turned things around in their first match against Chatham. The Cougars took the … Continue reading

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

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