Why Choose WU? Athlete Spotlight Series

Sophomore cross country runner looking forward to next season and Air Force future

By: Erin Onderko For the Yellow Jacket While all of our athletes’ seasons may look different this year because of the Coronavirus pandemic, they are still doing what they can to be involved with their teams and prepare for whatever the season holds, to the best of their ability. Like every athlete, Sophomore cross country … Continue reading

Column: Women’s cross country’s run of dominance far from over

Expect anything different? In what’s become a yearly ritual around the late-October/early-November time of the year, the Waynesburg University women’s cross country team won the Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship, edging out a scrappy Geneva squad by four points. Although the 2019 PAC Championships just ended, and the cross country season is still going on for … Continue reading

Wingeart, Cokley make XC history, Wingeart lone Waynesburg runner to advance to nationals

Qualifying for nationals, a feat so nice. Aubrey Wingeart just did it twice. The selections for the NCAA Division III National Cross Country Championships aren’t made until Sunday. However, Wingeart put herself in a position to guarantee herself a spot at the championships for the second time in her collegiate career. “It’s a great accomplishment,” … Continue reading

Q&A: Chris Hardie leads Waynesburg’s successful Cross Country program

Hardie reacts to winning sixth straight women's cross country championship

Make sure to check out Riley’s interview with coach Hardie from the latest episode of WCTV’s Jacket Sports Weekly on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4gRC0fZFWQ   Chris Hardie has hoisted a lot of hardware as the head coach of the Waynesburg women’s cross country teams over his 11-year tenure as head coach. Seven Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Women’s Coach … Continue reading

Waynesburg Cross Country earns six-peat sweetness

Women’s cross country dynasty continues, men’s cross country finishes fifth

By: Riley Holsinger For The Yellow Jacket The three inevitable things in life: death, taxes and the Waynesburg women’s cross country team winning the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) championship. For the sixth consecutive season, the women’s team has hoisted the PAC championship trophy. This year, it was a nail biter as they placed just one … Continue reading

Waynesburg returns to running (From 9-25-21)

Wingeart impresses in first meet back

By: Riley Holsinger For the Yellow Jacket Three weeks ago, the Waynesburg University cross country teams hit the trails at the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational. Aubrey Wingeart, a familiar face for the Yellow Jackets, returned to the trails for her first meet this season. “I really loved being out with the team again,” Wingeart said. “I … Continue reading

Cross Country falls back into a normal season

Women’s team finishes fourth, men’s team gets fifth at Fisher Invitational

For the first time since the fall of 2019, the Waynesburg University cross country teams returned to a normal fall season with two competitions last week. “It was good to get back out there on the course again,” sophomore Andrew Kasper said. “That was really exciting.” Last year, the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) pushed all … Continue reading

Waynesburg’s 24th Annual 5K, what/how is it?

Saturday Morning's Homecoming run goes virtual for 2020

As this weekend marks Homecoming at Waynesburg University, the events will be set-up quite differently this year with some being socially distanced, and the majority taking place virtually. The 5K Homecoming race is no different and for the first time will be held as a virtual race. Typically held in the morning on the Saturday … Continue reading

Running from disappointment

People exercise to keep spirits up during coronavirus outbreak

A screeching halt. Waynesburg spring athletes’ seasons, along with many others across the nation came to an end  in early March. A month later, there is no competition in sight for the immediate future. “Disappointment comes every day as part of every life, and you can only get stronger by it,” said Waynesburg track coach … Continue reading