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

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

Women compete at Mt. Union, PAC Championships next

The Waynesburg University women’s track and field team competed in the last meet of the regular season at the Jim Wuske Invitational held at the University of Mount Union. This was head coach Michelle Cross’ first meet back, and she thought the meet was a success for the team. “The meet went well, it was … Continue reading

Women’s Track & Field heads to Mt. Union in PAC tune-up

19 days. That’s the time between Saturday and the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships for the women’s indoor track and field team. But, before the focus shifts, the Jim Wuske Invitational at Mt. Union College will serve as a final meet-style tune-up for five teams in the PAC including Waynesburg.   No Sophomore Slump Sophomore Aubrey … Continue reading

Women’s indoor squad ends January at Youngstown State

The Waynesburg University women’s track and field team will be heading to Youngstown, Ohio today and tomorrow to compete in the Youngstown State University National Mid-Major Invitational.    The Yellow Jackets will be going head to head against athletes from Division I and II schools, including Duquesne and Wheeling University.    Assistant coach Kristen Stone … Continue reading