Dominating defense leads Waynesburg over Bethany

Jackets set season highs for turnovers and steals

Coach Tim Fusina had a lot of compliments for how his defense played in Waynesburg’s win over Bethany 68-43. All 18 dressed players got playing time.  The Yellow Jackets (2-3) outscored the Bison (0-5) 38-20 in the second half after holding a 30-23 at halftime. Bethany only shot 25% from the field in the second … Continue reading

Waynesburg Men’s Basketball Preview vs Bethany

Yellow Jackets back at home and looking for second-straight win

The Waynesburg men’s basketball team faces Bethany at home in the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Yellow Jackets enter the game 1-3 after winning Wednesday night at Franciscan, while the Bison come to Waynesburg at 0-4 after losing to Geneva on Wednesday.  Since their opener two weeks ago against Westminster, the … Continue reading

Why Choose WU Athlete Spotlight Series

Junior Women's Basketball player making impact after three years off court

Junior forward and newcomer Abigail Green became a pleasant surprise for Waynesburg sports in the 2021 basketball season. In her first-ever collegiate basketball game, Green achieved a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against the defending PAC champion Grove City Wolverines. That was Green’s first time returning to an organized basketball team in three … Continue reading

Jackets pick up first win of season at Franciscan

Five Waynesburg players put up double digits on scoresheet

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Last night, the Waynesburg University men’s basketball team gave Franciscan University a warm welcome in the Barons first season competing in the PAC. The Yellow Jackets defeated Franciscan on the road 90-71, claiming their first win of the 2021 season. This brings the Jackets record to 1-3. Waynesburg … Continue reading

What If? WU Wrestling Edition

Waynesburg wrestling team starts 2021 falling from high preseason ranking

What ifs are present in sports all of the time. The most common examples in sports are as follows: – What if the Red Sox didn’t sell Babe Ruth for $125,000? – What if Mario Lemieux wasn’t diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease? – What if Derrick Rose didn’t tear his ACL? – What if Barry Sanders … Continue reading

Lady Jackets drop to 0-4 at Saint Vincent

Pair of Freshman each put up over 20 points

Although the Waynesburg University women’s basketball team fell on the road against the Saint Vincent College Bearcats on Saturday, Feb. 13, there were big performances by two freshmen. Freshman guards Avery Robinson and Marley Wolf both scored over 20 points in the 82-64 loss in Latrobe, Pa.  Jackets head coach Sam Jones was proud of … Continue reading

Waynesburg men fall to Saint Vincent, remain winless

Alonzo leads team with 23 points

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team went into Saturday’s PAC matchup with Saint Vincent looking to secure its first victory of the 2021 season. However, hot streaks from the Bearcats (2-1) helped hand the Yellow Jackets (0-3) a 71-64 loss at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. After a slow start in the first half, Waynesburg trailed … Continue reading

Waynesburg Wrestling Wins in return

Jackets youth comes through on Senior Night

The Waynesburg University wrestling team made its long awaited debut for the 2021 season against Garrett College. It was senior night, but it wasn’t a good night for seniors Marco Parry, Josh Kumer, and Dan Booth, who went a combined 0-4 on the night including exhibitions. Waynesburg didn’t need its seniors to carry the load. … Continue reading

COLUMN: Daytona 500 Preview

Storylines and Favorites for the Great American Race

The time has come. After two months without the roar of engines in a full 40-car field we have now arrived at Daytona 500 Sunday.  There is more hype for both this race and the 2021 season as a whole then there has been for a long time. It is great for the sport to … Continue reading