Tyler Reis wasn’t a great high school baseball player.
Despite keeping the game within one touchdown heading into the fourth quarter, the Waynesburg University football team was unable to come out with a win in its first home game of the year, falling to Westminster 28-7.
After Rich Shepas, earlier this spring, ended his 12-year role as Waynesburg University’s head football coach in retirement, a committee was formed by the university in pursuit of a replacement. The search for a new head coach has ended with the recent announcement of university alumnus and offensive coordinator, Chris Smithley, being placed as interim head coach.
This past Saturday, April 29, the Waynesburg University softball team gave its graduating seniors, Lyndi Gareis and Savannah Walker, a going away gift during Saturday's season finale against Washington & Jefferson.
After failing to qualify for the Presidents’ Athletic Conference postseason in 2016, the Waynesburg University baseball team is in danger of missing out for the second year in a row.
The Waynesburg University softball team hosted Grove City on Saturday, April 22, for a Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) doubleheader. Coming into the series the Yellow Jackets have a record of 13-18-1, with a conference record of 6-9. In the first game go the double header, sophomore pitcher Courtney Messenger got the win for the Yellow Jackets by a score of 5-0, but the Wolverines came back in the second game with an 8-2 victory.
Waynesburg University women's track & field team traveled to Bethany College for the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) South Quad Meet, where the team finished in first place.
As the stretch run of the 2017 regular season drew near for the Waynesburg baseball team, head coach Mike Humiston and the Jackets were aware of the importance of the three-game series played this past weekend.
The Waynesburg University softball team split its non-conference doubleheader with Mount Aloysius College Friday, April 21, winning the first contest 4-0 and losing the second 9-0.
The Waynesburg University women’s golf squad competed in a match on April 20, against the Bethany Bison. Waynesburg was able to pick up the win, 3-1. The match was played at Rohanna’s Golf Course in Waynesburg.
The Waynesburg University men's tennis team traveled to Geneva on Thursday, April 20, for a Presidents' Athletic Conference match. The Yellow Jackets came up just short of victory in a 5-4 loss to the Golden Tornadoes in their penultimate match of the regular season.
On Wednesday, April 19, the men’s track & field traveled to West Virginia for the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) South Quad meet. The Jackets went home with a second place performance.
Waynesburg University’s softball team continues Presidents’ Athletic Conference play on Saturday, April 22, when it faces Grove City in a doubleheader.
Senior accounting major James Steele is a two-sport athlete and has been the model example of what a student-athlete is over the course of his four years at Waynesburg, according to Jason Falvo, head men’s and women’s track & field coach.
Senior business management major Jess Bish didn’t plan on running cross country at the collegiate level. She decided to attend Waynesburg University and figured her running career would end when she graduated from North Allegheny High School in Wexford, Pennsylvania.
Holly Bachman’s time as a member of the women’s lacrosse team has been inconsistent. Between several different coaching regimes, uncertainty regarding the program as well as some difficulties assimilating as a freshman, the road to being a senior wasn’t the easiest.
Fans of Waynesburg University baseball that have been in attendance at games in 2017 have likely noticed something different than what they are accustomed to.
Casey Heimberger will be remembered at Waynesburg University as a leader, teammate and friend, according to head cross country coach Chris Hardie.
For Waynesburg University men’s basketball player, senior Timmy Kaiser, college basketball was something he has always dreamed of being able to play; head coach Mark Christner granted Kaiser that chance roughly five years ago when Kaiser decided to come to Waynesburg.
Joey Buchanan is a digital design major and is minoring in business management from Washington, Pennsylvania. Although living within the vicinity of the school, just about 20 minutes north of Waynesburg, Buchanan said he didn’t consider coming to Waynesburg University until his senior year of high school.
Wrestling is a sport of grit and tenacity. Grappling with your opponent and looking for opportunities for a takedown are only one portion of the battle, as mental and physical exhaustion soon set in. The brute nature of the sport is something senior wrestler Filippo Crivelli is well acquainted with.
After splitting a road doubleheader this past Tuesday, April 18, with the Bethany Bison, the Waynesburg University baseball team is gearing up for the final 10 games of the regular season, starting with a three-game series against the St. Vincent Bearcats.
The Waynesburg men's golf team placed eighth out of nine teams Monday, April 17, at the Thiel College Invitational. Freshman Alex Orlandini led the Yellow Jackets with a score of 88.
The Waynesburg University women’s lacrosse team has recently seen a lot of play in the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference (ORLC). On Wednesday, April 12, the Jackets battled St. Vincent College. The Jackets were defeated 17-8.
The Waynesburg University women’s lacrosse team fell to Thomas More in a road matchup in the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference. With the loss, the Yellow Jackets fell to 0-12 on the season and 0-7 in ORLC play, while the Saints improved to 3-7 overall and 2-4 in the ORLC.
Just a day after Easter Break, with rain in the forecast, an intended Presidents’ Athletic Conference doubleheader got pushed up in the schedule for the Waynesburg University softball team, who played Westminster Tuesday, April 18.
The Waynesburg University softball team started it’s Easter break off to a great start by sweeping La Roche at home on Thursday, April 13. The Yellow Jackets downed the Redhawks by the final scores of 8-4 and 9-2.
The Waynesburg University lacrosse team fell to St. Vincent College at St. Vincent on Wednesday, Apr 12, 17-8. With the loss, the Jackets fell to 0-10 on the season, and 0-5 in Ohio River Lacrosse Conference play, while the Bearcats improved to 7-3 overall and 3-1 in the ORLC.
The Waynesburg University softball team played host to Geneva College this past Tuesday for a Presidents’ Athletic Conference doubleheader. After winning the first game 6-2, the Yellow Jackets dropped a 6-4 effort in a six-inning, rain-shortened game two.
This past Friday, April 7, the Waynesburg University men’s tennis team traveled to the Greensburg Racquet Club to take on Saint Vincent in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup. The Yellow Jackets (5-10, 2-3) came up on the losing end of an 8-1 decision to the Bearcats (6-2, 3-0).
The women’s track & field team split up this past Saturday, as the throwers traveled to Westminster College to compete and the rest of the team traveled to the University of Mount Union.
A year after advancing to the NCAA Division III College World Series and following its trip to Florida, the La Roche baseball team has played two games that have been decided by two runs or fewer.
The Waynesburg University men’s track & field team competed at two separate events on Saturday, April 8, at both the Westminster Invitational and the Homon Invitational, which was hosted by the University of Mt. Union.