Lady Jackets fall to Grove City during first game in almost a year

Orlosky leads team with 18 points, pair of double-doubles for debuting players

The Waynesburg University women’s basketball season started with a 67-51 loss to Grove City College last night in the team’s first game in almost a year. Two key players from last season, junior center Brooke Fuller and junior guard Kacey Kastroll did not play.  The Lady Jackets nine player roster was down to just seven, … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore wrestler ready for season with new appreciation for competition

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket With athletics finally beginning to get underway, Waynesburg student-athletes are working harder than ever to prepare for a season that is unlike any other. While every sport has different protocols to protect its athletes, the excitement is there nonetheless, and sophomore wrestler Rocky McGeary is no exception. McGeary, … Continue reading

COLUMN: NHL January Recap

New divisions focal point at start of season

Hockey is back and out of the bubble. The 2020-21 NHL season is underway and just over two weeks of play have wrapped up.  The 56-game shortened season is not that shocking in length. Less than a decade ago, the 2012-13 season was shortened to 48 games due to a lockout. Despite the general start … Continue reading

Lady Jackets feel good to be back

Ready for season opener at Grove City

The Waynesburg women’s basketball team hasn’t played in a game in over 11 months. The Lady Jackets normally would be in the middle of their Presidents’ Athletic Conference schedule, but the COVID-19 pandemic had other plans by delaying the season to the beginning of 2021. Instead of playing a 16-game conference schedule, Waynesburg will play … Continue reading

This Week in WU Sports History

Looking back at Men's Basketball comeback vs Westminster

On Feb. 3, 2018, the Waynesburg men’s basketball team found itself in a 15-point deficit in the second half against a challenging 15-5 Westminster Titans team. The season for the Yellow Jackets leading up to this game was filled with many ups and downs in the win/loss column. In the month of December Waynesburg found … Continue reading

Fantasy Football Watch: Week 11

Who's Hot and Who's Cold this week?

Start Them Taysom Hill, QB/TE, New Orleans Saints It’s Taysom time in New Orleans. Hill will be the starting quarterback for the Saints this week. The catch is that, according to ESPN, he is eligible to start as a tight end in most leagues. That means you can essentially start two quarterbacks this week. The … Continue reading

Coaching Feature: Zack Morgan stays on pitch as a coach

Recalls two years as Jackets player, before entering fourth year as coach

By: S. Josiah Parker For the Yellow Jacket Although he has been involved with the sport of soccer since age six. “I guess you could say I was a late bloomer,” Zach Morgan, Waynesburg University men’s and women’s assistant soccer said.  Morgan has made up for his “late bloom” and is now in his fourth year … Continue reading

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight series

From Michigan to Pennsylvania, Sophomore wrestler finds a home at Waynesburg

Sophomore wrestler Luke LaVanway might be far from home, but he has made a new one at Waynesburg University. Over five hours from his hometown in Monroe, Michigan, LaVanway enjoys being a member of the wrestling team and spending time with his teammates off the mat. Even though he’s a solid distance from home, LaVanway … Continue reading

COLUMN: Masters Review

Johnson sets records, restates case as one of the world's best with green jacket win

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket On a weekend where College Gameday made its first-ever trip to Augusta National Golf Club, Dustin Johnson should go tell everyone who proclaimed Bryson DeChambeau the best golfer in the world, “Not So Fast My Friend.” Johnson won the 84th Masters by 5 shots over Cameron Smith and Sungjae … Continue reading

Waynesburg fall sports remain hopeful for return in spring

Mindset adapted for fall coaches with seasons shifted to spring

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Due to COVID-19, fall sports at Waynesburg University were pushed back to the spring with the hopes of being able to play. Having an extra-long winter break is anything but the norm for these athletes who’re typically heading into break with an off-season mindset, having already completed their … Continue reading