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Swinging for Florida

Swinging for Florida

Written By Mary Anne Doggett
February 21
Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

Freshman Andrew Herrera practices batting at the cages in the Student Center. The Point Park baseball team will head to Winter Haven, Fla. during spring break to begin its 2017 campaign.

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TV alumni share success stories

TV alumni share success stories

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under SPORTS

Three television production alumni spoke to students last Thursday about what working in the industry is like, showing them that they can get there from here. Briana Harsany and Micky Haney both have degrees in broadcast journalism and currently freelance. Katie Serevicz has a degree in cinema and...

Men finish 8-20, miss RSC playoffs

Men finish 8-20, miss RSC playoffs

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under SPORTS

With the pursuit of a playoff run resting on the horizon, the men’s basketball team fought for the last spot in the River State Conference (RSC) playoffs Friday night as the team traveled to the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) for a crucial RSC matchup. Things got out of hand quickly for the Pioneers,...

Cheer and dance showcase skills

Cheer and dance showcase skills

Written By Skylar Ruth
February 21
Filed under SPORTS

The competitive cheer and dance team will compete in a regional qualifier over spring break in Adrian, Mich., but first the team previewed its routines for friends, family and prospective teammates. The teams combined for a showcase in the Student Center Gym Sunday to perform for an audience one last...

Women miss playoffs for first time since 2010-11

Women miss playoffs for first time since 2010-11

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers will miss the River States Conference (RSC) playoffs this year after losing both road games this weekend at Rio Grande and West Virginia Tech. They went into the weekend needing only one win out to clinch a playoff berth. “Our goal was to give it our all and hold nothing back,”...

Croup’s Corner – Bitter Grande finale

Croup’s Corner – Bitter Grande finale

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
February 21
Filed under SPORTS

This isn’t how anybody thought it would end. I’m still in shock, along with everyone else that has followed either basketball team this year. For the first time since the 2009-10 season, neither the men’s nor women’s basketball teams are in the postseason. There was so much hope, so much...

Team victories highlight track meet success

Team victories highlight track meet success

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
February 14
Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer men’s and women’s indoor track and field team left Berea, Ohio this weekend with two team wins. “In years past, we’ve been close to winning this meet, and this year we were able to do it,” head coach Kelly Parsley said. Point Park competed at the Baldwin-Wallace mid-February...

Cheer and Dance take flight

Cheer and Dance take flight

Written By Mary Anne Doggett
February 14
Filed under SPORTS

Croup’s Corner – Highs and (Car)lows

Croup’s Corner – Highs and (Car)lows

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
February 14
Filed under SPORTS

I didn’t think I’d write this column back in December. The men’s basketball team was actually coming together and looked like a force to be reckoned with in the River States Conference (RSC). High and low points in a season are inevitable. Unfortunately, there have been far more lows than...

Defense key in blowout

Defense key in blowout

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers put on an offensive and defensive clinic last Tuesday against Carlow University en route to a crucial win that kept their playoff hopes alive. The women’s basketball team’s offense, which has been hot and cold all season long, found its rhythm on Tuesday against a struggling Celtics...

OT loss sets back playoff hopes

OT loss sets back playoff hopes

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under SPORTS

The men’s basketball team looked to keep its playoff hopes alive last week with a River States Conference (RSC) contest game and a non-conference road game. The Pioneers clashed with the Carlow University Celtics Tuesday night for their fifth straight RSC game as they tried to climb back into the...

Croup’s Corner – A shocking, much-needed victory

Croup’s Corner – A shocking, much-needed victory

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
February 7
Filed under SPORTS

It’s only fitting that on the day we celebrate 50 years at the Globe, we’re also covering one of the biggest upsets in Point Park men’s basketball history. Seriously – in history. The men’s basketball program began in the fall of 1967, just months after the first edition of the Globe....

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