Women’s indoor track looks to take back championship

Jackets competing with Geneva and Westminster for top spot

The Waynesburg University women’s track & field team is used to winning championships, the latest coming last season, when the Jackets took their fourth straight outdoor title, edging out Westminster. The indoor portion of the 2018-19 season, however, wasn’t as friendly for Waynesburg, as the Jackets, who came in riding two consecutive conference championships, crashed … Continue reading

Track and Field heats up during cold meet

From March 26, 2022 Conditions were not perfect to say the least for the Waynesburg University track and field teams’ competition at the Bethany Invitational. “I thought the meet was very interesting because of the weather,” senior captain Monica Kolencik said. “I think people surprised themselves despite the poor weather conditions.” Despite cold, windy and … Continue reading

Outdoor Track and Field Season Begins

From March 19, 2022 Last year, the Waynesburg University Women’s and Men’s Outdoor Track and Field teams ended their seasons at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships at Mylan Park in West Virginia.  Fast forward 11 months, the teams opened up their outdoor season at the same venue they ended at last year to compete in … Continue reading

Recruiting During A Pandemic

Modern challenges prompt coaches to embrace virtual meetings with open arms, or screens.

Over the last few months, the world was taken over by a respiratory virus called COVID-19. This virus has affected just under 30 million people worldwide and has killed 931,000 people. It has turned the world upside down and has turned normal life into something very different now. The virus hit the United States in … 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

Riddled with injury, Jackets finish third at PAC indoor championships

Going into Thursday’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship meet, everyone knew it would be tough. The Yellow Jackets’ women’s track & field team had been breaking down the numbers for weeks, and it hasn’t always been the brightest of results. “Going into the meet we were about 13 points off from first,” head coach Michelle Cross … Continue reading

Indoor track and field enters off-week, sets focus on PAC’s

The Waynesburg University women’s and men’s indoor track teams have been working extremely hard all season. When it comes to days off, the athletes don’t usually have much time. On Feb. 27, the Presidents’ Athletic Conference indoor track and field championships will be held at Youngstown State University. This leaves Yellow Jacket runners and throwers … Continue reading