Lady Jackets Fall to Rival Washington & Jefferson

Fuller and Orlosky score 14 despite the loss

It was another rendition of the “I-79 Rivalry” at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse, as the Waynesburg women’s basketball team hosted the Washington & Jefferson Presidents on Feb. 27.  The Presidents came into the game 5-0 and tied with Grove City for first place in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. On the other side of things, the … Continue reading

Lady Jackets return to play hosting Chatham

Season resumed Thursday after 12 days off

By: Marco Parry For the Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg University women’s basketball team resumed it’s season against Chatham on Thursday, Feb. 25.  The Lady Jackets last game was on Feb. 13. Rust could have played a role for them in the game. The Yellow Jackets shot a solid 75% from the free throw line, but … Continue reading

Jackets close contest with Cougars

Waynesburg comes up just short Wednesday night

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team looked like it was on their way to a third straight win over Chatham University on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets were up by 18 points at half time, but they ultimately fell to the Cougars in the biggest comeback of Chatham’s history. Waynesburg started off slow in the early … Continue reading

Waynesburg University Volleyball falls to Geneva College in double header

Yellow Jackets played in first match since 2019

The last match played by the Waynesburg University women’s volleyball team was on Nov. 2, 2019. On Thursday night, the Yellow Jackets debuted their 2021 season with a double header against the 2019 PAC runner-up Geneva Golden Tornadoes. The players were not the only ones making their season debuts. Waynesburg head coach Emily Taylor led … Continue reading

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