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Men’s basketball splits RSC games, clinch playoff spot

Men’s basketball splits RSC games, clinch playoff spot

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The men’s basketball team split their games once again this week, but were able to officially clinch a playoff spot in the River State Conference (RSC) tournament. The Pioneers still stand at .500 on the season at 14-14, while recording a 6-8 record in RSC play this season. The men still stand...

All In with Allison – Battle of the Best

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 19, 2020

The women’s basketball team has found itself in a bit of a sticky situation with just two games left in River States Conference (RSC) play. Currently, the Pioneers are 16-12 overall with a 6-8 RSC record. With the standings as they are now, that means Point Park has to win both of these next two...

Women prepare for duo of must-win RSC games

Women prepare for duo of must-win RSC games

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

The women’s basketball team found themselves on the wrong end of two closely fought battles this past week, suffering two more River States Conference (RSC) losses. The Pioneers’ first game came last Tuesday at Rio Grande, the No. 3 scoring offense in the country (89.0 points per game). It...

All In with Allison – The Alyssas

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 12, 2020

As the old saying goes, all good things come in threes. For the women’s track & field and cross country teams, those good things are the Alyssa’s: the trifecta of runners that led the women’s indoor track & field team to their third-straight River States Conference (RSC) championship...

Pioneers defeat RSC rival at home, lose to ranked IUK

Pioneers defeat RSC rival at home, lose to ranked IUK

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The men’s basketball team split the difference this week in their two games, defeating Carlow University at home on Tuesday before losing at No. 14 Indiana University Kokomo on Saturday. The Pioneers’ record now stands at 13-13, .500 on the season once again, as their River State Conference (RSC)...

Women’s basketball splits RSC matches, improves to 6-6

Women’s basketball splits RSC matches, improves to 6-6

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

The women’s basketball team extended their win streak to four before snapping it just four days later at IU Kokomo. The Pioneers hosted cross-city rival Carlow on Tuesday night for a close match against the Celtics. Point Park found itself down 18-12 after the first ten minutes before out-shooting...

Women 3-peat in indoor track and field championship

Women 3-peat in indoor track and field championship

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

The men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams concluded their season at the River States Conference (RSC) Indoor Track and Field Championships in Tiffin, Ohio this weekend. The women claimed the championship title for the third-straight year with 212 points, 95 more than any of their competitors. In...

Dance team sweeps all 3 rounds at St. Francis Invitational Sunday

Dance team sweeps all 3 rounds at St. Francis Invitational Sunday

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

This Sunday, the competitive dance team traveled to the University of St. Francis (Ill.) for a three-round competition dance invitational. The Pioneers placed first of three teams in each of the three competitions that were held throughout the day. In the first round, Point Park came out on top with...

Kirschner already makes mark with Pioneers

Kirschner already makes mark with Pioneers

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2020

Point Park’s women’s basketball team has a roster of 19 women, 10 of which are freshmen. One freshman in particular is climbing the ladder and making connections on and off the court: Taylor Kirschner. Kirschner, a New Brighton, Pa. native, is in her second semester at Point Park as a biological...

All In With Allison – Swinging into Spring Training

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 5, 2020

Happy February everyone! You know what that means? It is officially the month of spring training. Last year, the baseball team finished the season 32-17 overall and 19-8 in conference play. The Pioneers made a run at the River States Conference (RSC) Championship with a No.2 seed, but losses...

Men’s basketball falls on the road

Men’s basketball falls on the road

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The men’s basketball team was defeated in two games this week, losing both games in the state of Kentucky to River State Conference (RSC) rivals Asbury University and Alice Lloyd College. The dual losses drop the Pioneers back to an even 12-and-12 on the season and drops them to 4-and-6 in RSC play....

Cheer and dance teams compete in duel charity meet

Cheer and dance teams compete in duel charity meet

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

This weekend both the competitive cheer and dance teams traveled to Penn State University- Behrend to compete in the Spirit Against Cancer event. “I remember going to the same competition my freshman year of high school with my school dance team and was amazed at that age how well college teams...