New changes to the women’s game

As October begins, that means basketball training camp is underway. There is no team more in need of a winning season than the Waynesburg University women’s basketball team.  The previous five seasons have not been the best for the Lady Yellow Jackets with the exception of reaching the PAC tournament four of the five years. … Continue reading

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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

Women’s Hoops fall to Geneva

The women’s basketball team traveled north to the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes and took a tough 77-52 loss.  Kalista Friday finished the game with nine points and four rebounds, and Kayla Howard also had nine points for the Yellow Jackets.  The Lady Jackets kept the game close at the beginning going into the second quarter only … Continue reading

Women’s Hoops loses to Presidents

On Wednesday, the women’s basketball team lost to conference rival Washington and Jefferson 77-51.  Mia Henkins led the way for the Lady J’s with 15 points, and sophomore Julz Mohrbacher was second with eight points and eight rebounds.  At the end of the first quarter the Presidents led by six points. Moving into the second, … Continue reading

Women’s Hoops falls to Westminster

The Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets slow third quarter leads to a blowout loss to the Westminster College Titans 74-49.  The Lady J’s went into halftime down 34-23, which is not unfamiliar territory as the ladies have trailed at the half in 10 of their previous 14 games. This is the fifth game that the ladies … Continue reading

Yellow Jackets FCA Leadership is shaping the collegiate landscape more than the scoreboard

There is an increasing number of Christian athletes at Waynesburg University having an influence both on and off the field at Waynesburg University. In ways that go far beyond the scoreboard, their dedication to athletic achievement and solid Christian basis is supported by the idea of a Fellowship Christian Athletes.  Sam Jones, the head coach … Continue reading