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All In with Allison – Champ Szn

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 13, 2019

While the basketball seasons are undoubtedly my favorite, I do have a close second: championship season. You know, that time of year when playoffs are happening and championships are being won? Yeah, that one. For the entire semester, the sports section has been bringing you coverage of the men’s and women’s...

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Point Park volleyball played big games last weekend celebrating the team’s four seniors as well as claiming the River States Conference (RSC) East division title. Clinching the division title, a feat the Pioneers haven’t achieved since 2016, means that Point Park will host the conference champio...

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Another regular season has come and gone for the Point Park men’s soccer team. Now, after finishing the season with a 15-3 record, the team awaits their playoff fate. With three matches in the span of six days, the Pioneers suffered one loss, but rebounded with two victories at home. Point Park began the...

Volleyball celebrates winning weekend at home

Volleyball celebrates winning weekend at home

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2019

Looking ahead to the last week of River States Conference (RSC) play, the Pioneers have their eyes on the prize. That prize is the division title and the right to host the RSC Championship on Nov. 15-16. “For this weekend, we’re focused most on getting our revenge on IU East because we know if we...

Women headed to RSC playoffs

Women headed to RSC playoffs

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

With under twenty minutes left in the game against Brescia, the women’s soccer team was facing a potential overtime. Earlier in the season, the Pioneers failed to come out of overtime with a victory, instead tying Midway University 1-1. Just three days before their game against Brescia, Point Park...

All In with Allison – Collapsing Conference

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 6, 2019

The River States Conference (RSC)’s Cincinnati Christian University (CCU) announced last Monday that they will be closing their doors at the end of the fall 2019 semester. No school means no athletic department, so CCU decided that all athletics should cease immediately. Local media outlets have ...

Men snap win streak, look ahead to last games

Men snap win streak, look ahead to last games

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Records are made to be broken, but winning streaks don’t last forever. For the Point Park men’s soccer team, their 13-match winning streak ended on Thursday on the road. Taking on nationally-ranked WVU Tech, the Pioneers kept a tight match, but injuries and even a two-goal game from Geert Bijl cou...

Volleyball prepares for final RSC matchups

Volleyball prepares for final RSC matchups

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

Senior setter Julia Menosky highlighted the week for the Pioneer volleyball team. Menosky reached the 1,000-career dig milestone, making her the eighth Pioneer and the only setter since the year 2000 to achieve the feat. “I honestly had no idea I was even remotely close until Ashley, our libero,...

Women split RSC road games

Women split RSC road games

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team was not in the prettiest spot heading into the week. Coach Bethanie Moreschi and her Pioneers’ team were 2-3-1 in River States Conference (RSC) play before facing off against WVU Tech and Rio Grande. Moreschi was looking for her team to be more dangerous in the final third and create m...

All In with Allison – Devastating Defeat

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 30, 2019

The Point Park men’s soccer team has been on a tear as of late. They are already having a historic season, led by Mitchell Roell, Wessel Rietveld, Geert Bijl and goalkeeper Jesse Haak. The Pioneers’ 13-win season is the most wins by a Pioneer men’s squad in the history of the program - it is even m...

Men’s soccer breaks school record with 13th win

Men’s soccer breaks school record with 13th win

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Records are meant to be broken. The Point Park men’s soccer team did just that by earning their 13th straight victory against Washington & Jefferson on Saturday. The Pioneers have been dominant this season, with confidence oozing. That confidence has resulted in successful performances and plenty...

Rugby finishes up unusually short season with 1-2 record

Rugby finishes up unusually short season with 1-2 record

Written By Ben Powell, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

The Point Park Bison’s Rugby Club went 1-2 to end a fall season plagued with game cancellations in a rebuilding season after the graduation of eight seniors. The Bisons lost a lot of experienced veterans, and came into this year looking for new players to recruit to try and fill the gap they le...