Senior’s heroics keep Waynesburg’s playoff hopes alive

Late goal by Teagan Jenner difference in 1-0 win over Geneva

Waynesburg kept its faint postseason hopes alive for post season with a tight 1-0 over Geneva Tuesday night at John F. Wiley Stadium. The Jackets were in do or die mode against the Golden Tornadoes.  If Waynesburg lost, its season would have been indefinitely over. Fortunately for the Jackets, senior captain, Teagan Jenner, overcame many … Continue reading

Late goal all Jackets need for first conference win

Jackets beat St. Vincent, 1-0 in Latrobe.

The Waynesburg University women’s soccer team won its first Presidents’ Athletic Conference game this season Tuesday afternoon, defeating the St. Vincent Bearcats, 1-0. With only two games left in the season, head coach Laura Heethuis hopes that the win serves as a springboard.  “Hopefully it is a boost of morale,” Heethuis said. “We know that … Continue reading

Waynesburg University Women’s Soccer downs Geneva, clinches playoff spot

Haley Johnson scores four goals during the victory

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket For the first year since 2012, Waynesburg University women’s soccer has clinched a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) playoff spot.  Now on a three game winning streak, the Yellow Jackets are heading to the PAC postseason tournament after a 7-1 victory at John F. Wiley Stadium by defeating Geneva … Continue reading

Waynesburg Women’s Soccer Scores Late Goal to Beat Saint Vincent

Johnson scores game winner in 86th minute

Waynesburg women’s soccer flew its way to victory with freshman Hayley Johnson’s winning goal in the 86th minute, finishing the match at Saint Vincent College with a score 2-1.  “It wasn’t our prettiest game by any means,” said Waynesburg head coach George DeAugustino. “But it was a ‘hey we have to buckle down here and … Continue reading

Yellow Jacket Soccer teams shutout in Pittsburgh by Chatham (From 10-6-21)

Waynesburg Men's and Women's teams winless in PAC conference play

Caleb Yauger For The Yellow Jacket The Waynesburg men’s and women’s soccer teams are still looking for their first conference win of the season.  Wednesday night ended as a 1-0 loss for the women’s team (4-6) and a 2-0 defeat for the men’s team (1-9). Both squads are now 0-3 in conference play. “Unfortunate is … Continue reading

Jackets Men’s and Women’s soccer fall to Steubenville (From 9-29-21)

Both teams drop first games in PAC conference play

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Both Waynesburg University men’s and women’s soccer teams traveled to Steubenville, Ohio to compete in their first PAC conference games of the year. Both teams fell short to the Barons during the process.  This loss brings Waynesburg’s women’s record to 4-4 overall and 0-1 in the conference.  After … Continue reading

Waynesburg Soccer opens 2020-2021 season with loss in Grove City

Men's and Women's teams shutout by Wolverines

Both the Waynesburg women’s and men’s soccer teams opened their seasons at Grove City to battle the Wolverines. Grove City came out on top for both games. In the women’s game, Grove City won 3-0,and on the men’s side, Grove City won 2-0.  Women’s head coach Laura Heethuis gave credit to how Grove City plays. … Continue reading

Coaching Feature: Zack Morgan stays on pitch as a coach

Recalls two years as Jackets player, before entering fourth year as coach

By: S. Josiah Parker For the Yellow Jacket Although he has been involved with the sport of soccer since age six. “I guess you could say I was a late bloomer,” Zach Morgan, Waynesburg University men’s and women’s assistant soccer said.  Morgan has made up for his “late bloom” and is now in his fourth year … Continue reading

Waynesburg fall sports remain hopeful for return in spring

Mindset adapted for fall coaches with seasons shifted to spring

By: Marley Wolf For the Yellow Jacket Due to COVID-19, fall sports at Waynesburg University were pushed back to the spring with the hopes of being able to play. Having an extra-long winter break is anything but the norm for these athletes who’re typically heading into break with an off-season mindset, having already completed their … Continue reading

WU Soccer and Baseball update

How each teams are conducting workouts and training

No Waynesburg University fall sports are being played in 2020. That hasn’t stopped the men’s and women’s soccer teams from having training sessions.  The Waynesburg baseball team doesn’t normally play until the spring. However, they are still proceeding with fall workouts like they would every year. The baseball team only got to play in Florida … Continue reading

Women’s Soccer Team Zooms with World Cup Champion

Olympic Gold medalist takes time to inspire Jackets

On Monday, Aug. 24, the Waynesburg University women’s soccer team had quite the guest join them during a team meeting on Zoom. The team was joined by United States soccer star Carli Lloyd. Lloyd, one the most decorated U.S. women’s soccer players of all time is a two-time World Cup champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist … 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!