Point Park Globe

Women’s volleyball fails to snap quarterfinals curse

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s volleyball team’s recent winning streak snapped in the first round of the River States Conference (RSC) Volleyball Championship last Friday, bringing the season to a close. Although the team ended its season prematurely, some of the women did not walk away empty-handed. Six Pioneers add...

Men’s basketball starts season with winning record

Men’s basketball starts season with winning record

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team tallied their first win of the season on Tuesday night with an 87-55 win over PSU-Shenango at their home court of CCAC-Allegheny. “It was awesome for me and the guys to celebrate in the locker room after a win like that,” head coach Joe Lewandowski said. “We underst...

Record-breaking season cut short in semifinals

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

A record-breaking season for the Point Park women’s soccer team has come to an end. Point Park began River States Conference (RSC) playoff action last Saturday against Indiana University East. The two teams had already met up this season, facing off on Nov. 25, where Point Park secured a hard-foug...

Women’s basketball picks up first win in home opener

Women’s basketball picks up first win in home opener

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season at home against Ave Maria (Fla.) University on Thursday. The Gyrenes were in Pittsburgh on a four-game road trip and were previously undefeated before facing off in the CCAC-Allegheny gym. Point Park was on the opposite end, having been d...

All in With Allison – Soul of the City

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Pittsburgh is a sports town. Sports are the heart, soul and spirit of our old steel town. Upon the publication of this newspaper on Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018, it has been 18 days since the Tree of Life Synagogue hate crime in Squirrel Hill. The flag flew at half-staff that day, and it remains that way tod...

Men’s soccer eliminated in quarterfinals

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

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Women claim back-to-back RSC title

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Lead by a first place finish from senior Anna Shields, the Pioneer women’s cross country team won the River State’s Conference Championship (RSC) meet for the second time in a row last weekend in Owensboro, Kentucky. Freshman Alyssa Campbell helped her team achieve the victory with a secon...

Women begin season with tough competition

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team has played four games so far, but has yet to tally a win on the season. They opened play at the Lawrence Tech (Michigan) Classic on Oct. 26 and 27.  Their first opponent of the season was University of Michigan (UM) - Dearborn. Despite sophomore Michelle Burns and senio...

Men welcome new head coach, open season with non-RSC loss

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Point Park men’s basketball is back for the 2018-19 season as the Pioneers were unable to finish off Wilberforce University (Ohio) at home on Friday night, falling to the Bulldogs 93-89 in their first game of the season.  The Pioneers were up on the scoreboard 23-14 early in the game, but then found th...

Volleyball closes out RSC play on winning wave

Volleyball closes out RSC play on winning wave

Written By Dara Collins, Co-sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball teams of the River States Conference (RSC) wrapped up the regular season last Saturday, and RSC East No. 2 seed Point Park is riding a winning wave into the conference championship this weekend. The Pioneers played three final conference matches last week for the sixth consecutive week....

Women’s soccer seeded first in River States Conference

Women’s soccer seeded first in River States Conference

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Patience paid off for the Point Park women’s soccer team. After a long day of waiting on Wednesday, Point Park women’s soccer got the news it was waiting for. After a hard-fought conference regular season, the Pioneers finished in first place in the Rivers State Conference (RSC). The team...

All in With Allison – Mid-Semester Recap

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

With the changes in season and the fact that we are now over the hump of the semester, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on all of the happenings in the Point Park Sports world before we leave for fall break. The cross country teams have been tearing it up, with senior Anna Shields and...