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Lasting impact made on coaches, teammates and program by Lady Jackets senior

Waynesburg University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Sam Jones was on a mission to recruit a standout basketball player at a 2017 PIAA Girls’ Playoff game. The game featured Bishop Canevin High School and West Shamokin High School, a game in which Jones was scouting a Crusader from Bishop Canevin. The Crusaders won the game by … Continue reading

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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

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Sophomore women's basketball player ready for start of season and working to improve

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket Every athlete is looking forward to the day that they can once again play the game they love. The idea of games or sports has been changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The same holds true for women’s basketball sophomore point guard, Anika Dansby, who like any other … Continue reading

Strong fourth quarter not enough to get past Franciscan

By Seth Evans WAYNESBURG, Pa. (Feb. 19) – The Waynesburg University women’s basketball team hosted its penultimate game of the season at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse Wednesday night as they played host to Franciscan University in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup, falling 64-52 to the Barons.  A fairly tight first quarter to start, as Franciscan … Continue reading

Lady J’s handle Thiel for play-in victory

Monday night at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse felt like déjà vu. It was a rematch of the 2020-21 play-in round of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) postseason tournament. Last year’s tournament saw the Waynesburg Yellow Jackets (6-19, 5-13) victorious in overtime against Thiel College (5-17, 3-12) 72-67. No overtime was necessary this time around in … Continue reading

Lady J’s fall 75-49, swept by W&J

The Waynesburg University women’s basketball team tested its I-79 rival, the conference-leading Washington & Jefferson Presidents, on Wednesday night.  Things went well early for the Yellow Jackets (4-16, 4-10 PAC), but the Presidents (17-4, 14-1) easily handled Waynesburg 75-49 to take the season sweep. “I thought we had a good plan going in,” Waynesburg head … Continue reading

Waynesburg Women’s Basketball Extends Win Streak To Two After Taking Down Franciscan (From 1-29-21)

Just three days after defeating Saint Vincent inside the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse on Wednesday evening, the Yellow Jackets were able to form their first win streak of the season defeating the Franciscan Barons Saturday afternoon with a score of 68-48.  After Franciscan was able to jump to a 5-4 lead early into the contest, the … Continue reading