Athletics

WJU set to celebrate the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit

Friday, September 14, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University will celebrate its annual Mass of the Holy Spirit next Friday, Sept. 21, at 3:30 p.m. in the performance gym of the Alma Grace McDonough Center. The Mass is open to everyone – students, employees, and the ...

Faith life at WJU this Fall

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — Fall classes are now fully underway and Campus Ministry is set to provide a number of diverse faith life programs beginning in September and running until the end of the semester. From formal and casual liturgy to off campus retreats or small ...

WJU hosts first-ever "CardinalFest"

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 — This past weekend, Wheeling Jesuit University partnered with the city of Wheeling to host a welcome-back party for all students, employees, and members of the community at Centre Market. The event, “CardinalFest 2018,” took ...

Wheeling Jesuit named best ‘Hidden Gem’ in West Virginia for fourth straight year

Tuesday, September 04, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) has been named the best Hidden Gem institution in West Virginia by College Raptor. WJU was also chosen by the college ranking service as a Hidden Northeast Gem this year. This marks the fourth year Wheeling ...

Historic enrollment year for WJU!

Friday, August 17, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University’s new President, Dr. Michael P. Mihalyo, Jr. joined the campus community in welcoming the largest freshman class in the University’s history to campus Friday. “Today is a most ...

Wheeling Jesuit’s Highsmith Signs With Agent

Wednesday, April 04, 2018 — This story is reprinted with permission from The Intelligencer WHEELING — Haywood Highsmith has no way of knowing at this point where he will be playing basketball next year. But it will be somewhere on the professional level after he ...

Fanning Captures WJU Wrestling First National Title

Monday, March 12, 2018 — CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Confident heading out to Iowa, the big and agile heavyweight knew it would be tough! Terrance Fanning capped his best wrestling of his three-year career by overmatching No. 1 ranked Kameron Teacher of Notre ...

Cardinals Clip Golden Eagles, Claim First MEC Tournament Title

Monday, March 05, 2018 — WTRF Game Highlights WTRF 1-on-1 with Coach Sancomb The Cardinals proved to be the toughest team of the weekend! Wheeling Jesuit received eight-straight Brent Pegram points in the opening five minutes to take the lead and never ...

Bruney Inks First 41 Players For WJU’s Football Program

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit Football Coach, Zac Bruney has signed his first 41 players – a group that includes local ties, as well as NFL pedigree. Wednesday, Feb. 7, was National Signing Day for football and the Cardinal grid boss is pleased with ...

Cardinals Partner with NIKE as Official Apparel Provider

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 — Wheeling Jesuit University has entered into a multi-year deal with NIKE that will make the global leader in sports apparel the exclusive athletic footwear, apparel and accessories provider for the Cardinals’ athletic department. It is ...

Moore Selected National Jesuit Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Thursday, January 11, 2018 — For the first time this season, the Cardinals have been recognized in the weekly Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. Wheeling Jesuit's Chenelle Moore has been selected as the National Jesuit Women's Basketball Player of the Week.   The junior ...

Former Pro Athlete to Talk to Wheeling Jesuit Students Nov. 14

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 — Former professional basketball player Todd Jadlow, will speak to students at Wheeling Jesuit University Tuesday, Nov. 14 about his story of recovery after years of excess. The talk, sponsored by the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC), is one ...

An Introduction from Wheeling Jesuit’s New Director of Athletics

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — Dear Alumni and Friends, I am incredibly excited and honored to have been selected to serve as the Director of Athletics here at Wheeling Jesuit University, and what a whirlwind it’s been since my return to the Ohio Valley.  ...

WJU Women’s Basketball Team/Coach Helping Massachusetts’ Boy Battling Ca

Friday, September 22, 2017 — The Wheeling Jesuit community, lead by its women’s basketball team, is helping raise funds for a family in Massachusetts whose young son has a rare form of cancer. Women’s basketball coach, Debbie Buff is assisting the cause ...

Yovich Takes Over Leadership of Wheeling Jesuit's Athletic Department

Monday, August 07, 2017 — Wheeling Jesuit University has hired an experienced athletic administrator, Rudy Yovich, as its new director of Athletics.Yovich will start his new position Sept. 5 - a post that has him overseeing 20 men's and women's sports at WJU. He comes to ...

WJU Tackles Coaching Selection – Names Martins Ferry Native Zac Bruney Football Coach

Monday, July 17, 2017 — WHEELING, W.Va., July 17, 2017 -- Wheeling Jesuit President Dr. Debra Townsley announced Monday that the university has chosen Martins Ferry native and Purple Rider football standout, Zac Bruney, as the head coach of its newly founded football ...

Wheeling Jesuit University to Launch Football Program

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 — For the first time in its history, Wheeling Jesuit University will field a football team, beginning with an exhibition schedule in 2018-19, while building the capacity to play a full season during the 2019-2020 season.“We are so excited ...

Ticket Information for Saturday's Game Against West Liberty Announced

Monday, February 20, 2017 — Saturday marks the biggest home game of the season for the Wheeling Jesuit basketball teams, as the Cardinals welcome the West Liberty Hilltoppers into the Alma Grace McDonough Center. "We always look forward to hosting West Liberty, it ...


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