1,000 Points, even more memories

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

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

Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

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

Waynesburg women’s basketball drops to 0-5, loses to Otterbein University 90-62 (From 11-23-21)

By Jesse Cain The Waynesburg women’s basketball team drops to 0-5 in another precarious game, losing to Otterbein University 90-62. This is the 10th straight loss for Waynesburg on the road going back to the 2019-2020 season. “A couple rough results and I’m not sure why,” head coach Sam Jones said. “But we’re coming out … Continue reading

Women’s basketball falls to 0-4 with 80-52 loss at Penn State Behrend (From 11-20-21)

By Jesse Cain The Waynesburg women’s basketball team fell on the road to Penn State Behrend 80-52 Saturday, Nov. 20 in Erie, PA. This marked the second game on their overnight road trip weekend. Waynesburg started the game slow on both offense and defense as Penn State Behrend outscored Waynesburg 32-9 in the first quarter. … Continue reading

Lady Jackets Basketball Gets Early Lead, But Falls 63-56 to Houghton in New York (From 11-19-21)

The Waynesburg women’s basketball team hit the road to face Houghton Friday night looking for its first win of the 2021-22 season.  The Yellow Jackets (0-3) battled tough throughout the entire game but fell short down the stretch  in New York, losing 63-56 against a tough Highlanders (2-1) team.   Waynesburg started off the game on … Continue reading

Waynesburg swatted out of Hiram in overtime loss

Lady Jackets led by Avery Robinson's 21 points during the loss

The Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team fought back in the fourth quarter with two minutes left.  Finding itself in a seven-point deficit, the Yellow Jackets went on a nine-point run before Hiram answered to send the game into overtime.  Hiram’s senior Madisen Branch put up a career-high 34 points to defeat Waynesburg.  With 30 lead … Continue reading

Waynesburg Women’s Basketball 2021-2022 season preview

Former Lady Jacket player Andrea Orlosky returns as assistant coach

By: Tyler Zeman  For The Yellow Jacket For more coverage of the women’s basketball team, check out Tyler’s season preview on the WUDP YouTube page here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hlk9Es0u61c The Waynesburg women’s basketball team will tip-off their winter season tonight at 7p.m. as they travel to Hiram to take on the Terriers.  Head Coach Sam Jones had a … Continue reading

Lady Jackets close out regular season with win vs Franciscan

Carried two-game win streak into PAC tournament

The 2020-2021 regular season ended on a high note for the Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team on Tuesday March 9th. The Lady Jackets defeated  Franciscan University 75-53 at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. Waynesburg improved to  2-7  on the season after leading the entire game while Franciscan fell to 1-8.   Yellow Jackets coach Sam Jones was … Continue reading

Lady Jackets pick up first win as Orlosky reaches 1,000 points

Senior guard has 18 to lead all scorers in game

The Waynesburg University Women’s basketball team’s long awaited first win of the season came at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse this past Saturday. The Lady Jackets defeated the Thiel Tomcats (1-6) 64-47 on Senior Day to improve to 1-7 with just one game remaining on the season.  The win was made even sweeter when Senior guard … Continue reading

Waynesburg Basketball preview against Thiel

Lady Jackets at home for senior day, Men's team travels to Greenville

The Waynesburg University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both matched up against Thiel this Saturday. The men’s basketball team is on the road against the 2-4 Tomcats in Greenville, PA at 1 p.m.. Waynesburg has been able to come away with wins in three of its last four games, improving its record to 3-4. … Continue reading

The Yellow Jacket Print Newspaper is back for a Special Fall 2021 Edition.

Pick up your copy around campus Friday, December 3! Copies will also be available at select locations around the community. Happy holidays and happy reading!