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Grad student finishes tenure with The Globe, looks ahead to future in the sports industry

Grad student finishes tenure with The Globe, looks ahead to future in the sports industry

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

After over a year at The Globe, graduate student Rachael McKriger will be leaving the student paper to focus on finishing her degree. McKriger began writing for The Globe in her first semester of graduate school, last year.  “I was tasked to cover the women’s soccer team as my beat,” McK...

Men fall to 4-4 overall after 0-2 run over break road trip

Men fall to 4-4 overall after 0-2 run over break road trip

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

The men’s basketball team faced off against Salem University and Malone University over the last two weekends, losing to both 93-86 and 79-76, respectively. The team’s record is now at 4-4 overall and 2-4 on the road this season.  The Pioneers will have a two-game home stand starting this S...

All In with Allison – #1BigTeam

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

December 4, 2019

As you may know from the front page of this fine newspaper, this week we are doing a Mister Rogers-themed issue to celebrate “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” coming out in theaters (to celebrate one of Pittsburgh’s most beloved celebrities).  For those of you that do not know, Mister Roge...

Women pick up big victories over Thanksgiving break

Women pick up big victories over Thanksgiving break

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

While the rest of the students on Point Park’s campus were home for Thanksgiving break, the women’s basketball team was traveling around the area for three non-conference matchups.  The first of their three wins came on Nov. 20 at Washington Adventist University thanks to sophomore guard M...

All In with Allison – Bittersweet Defeat

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 20, 2019

So remember last week, when I was talking about how all of our teams were in contention for a championship? Well, it turns out the women’s cross country team is running solo on this one. Things did not quite work out for the teams we talked about last week. Let’s start with the men’s soccer team again....

Women follow blowout win with heartbreak loss

Women follow blowout win with heartbreak loss

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team found themselves on both sides of the spectrum this past week, winning one of its two games in blowout fashion before losing a heartbreaker in the home opener. The women first traveled to McKeesport for a night game against Penn State - Greater Allegheny (PSUGA). Th...

Men win back-to-back blowouts, improve to 4-2

Men win back-to-back blowouts, improve to 4-2

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The men’s basketball team came back with a vengeance this weekend, blowing out Penn State-New Kensington and Bryant & Stratton-Buffalo back to back. After last weekend’s trip to Miami, where the Pioneers went 1-2, the team came back with a mindset of domination at hand. In Friday’s game...

Volleyball plagued by quarterfinals curse for 4th year, RSC hosted in Student Center Gym this past weekend

Volleyball plagued by quarterfinals curse for 4th year, RSC hosted in Student Center Gym this past weekend

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2019

Point Park volleyball’s season ended last Friday in the quarterfinal round of the River States Conference Championship, notching the fourth season in a row that the Pioneers hit a roadblock in the opening round. “Although our season ended earlier than we had wanted, we still have so much to be pro...

Women’s soccer ends season in RSC Semifinal to Asbury

Women’s soccer ends season in RSC Semifinal to Asbury

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Every underdog story has a pattern. The underdog in sports has a pattern that the women’s soccer team find themselves familiar with. “We were the underdogs of this tournament which was a positive for us because other teams didn’t expect us to come out as tough as we did,” senior Gabby Wid...

Men open season with home win, weekend games in Miami

Men open season with home win, weekend games in Miami

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team was not messing around in their home opener against Penn State-DuBois on Tuesday night. The Pioneers defeated the Nittany Lions to the score of 81-64, scoring the first points of the game and never looking back. Kameron Shockley, a sophomore guard out of Ohio, starte...

Women advance to semifinal round of RSC playoffs

Women advance to semifinal round of RSC playoffs

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Sophomores Tia Horew and Taylor Goldstrohm ended the regular season tied for the team lead in points with 16 points each, putting them seventh in the entire River States Conference (RSC.) Playoffs games are nothing new to the two forwards; they know what it takes to win, and what it takes to lose. ...

Women suffer tough loss to non-conference opponent

Women suffer tough loss to non-conference opponent

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

The women’s basketball team has officially kicked off the 2019-2020 season. As tradition would have it, the women’s first few games took place in Southfield, Mich. during the Lawrence Tech Tip-off Classic. The Pioneers were still trying to find their groove, but the tournament would prove that they had not fo...