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Women open conference play

Women open conference play

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team had a busy week, playing three games in five days and beginning their River States Conference (RSC) schedule, but was only able to pick up one non-conference win. The Pioneers began their week on Tuesday, hosting cross-city rival Carlow to open RSC play at CCAC-Allegheny....

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team opened up River State Conference (RSC) play last week with back-to-back RSC victories, first defeating Carlow University 79-69 on Tuesday night and then edging Indiana University (IU) Kokomo 67-66 on Saturday. “We don’t worry about win streaks or winning the game,”...

Shields, Rohlf qualify for NAIA national meets ahead of track seasons

Written By Dara Collins, Co

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Although the indoor track and field season does not begin until this Friday and the outdoor track and field season does not begin for a couple months, the Pioneers wasted no time to begin a list of athletes to send to nationals. Coming off of a career-best cross country season, senior Anna Shields r...

All in With Allison – Semester Standouts

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It is the last issue of the semester, and I honestly cannot believe that this is my 14th column already. Like the academic semester, the athletic semester has flown by. There has been at least one standout moment or event or person in each sport that we have covered in this section so far. This week I...

Men come up short in games over break

Men come up short in games over break

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team dropped three straight games over Thanksgiving break as there record falls from 2-1 to 2-4 on the season. Their first game was against Washington Adventist University (WAU) on Nov. 13, where they lost to the Shock 75-55 and giving WAU their first win of the season. The ...

Women continue preseason against ranked opponents

Women continue preseason against ranked opponents

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team continued their tough non-conference schedule over Thanksgiving break, taking an “L” from two more nationally ranked teams. The Pioneers spent the first weekend of break in Marian, Indiana at the Marian Classic, first against No. 14 St. Francis on Friday, and then aga...

All in With Allison – Making History (Again)

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Anna Shields is the best athlete in Point Park history. Period. Over fall break, Shields competed in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Cross Country Nationals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Out of 339 runners, she won by four seconds. If that is not enough to convince you, Shields ran a time...

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, NEWS, PHOTOS, SPORTS

At this time in 2015, Anna Shields had given up on being a successful collegiate athlete and was working at a bank in her hometown of Torrington, Connecticut. Now in her senior year, Shields is a cross country National Champion and a National Athlete of the Year. “It feels really surreal ...and I can be c...

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...