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Venezuelan-native settling in to leadership role

Venezuelan-native settling in to leadership role

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

When watching some of his favorite professional baseball players play in his home country, Edberg Dominguez began to fall in love with the sport. After picking up a glove, Dominguez played throughout high school after moving to Miami, Fla. which lead to his recruitment by Point Park. After an impressive...

Alumnus details work on Super Bowl ad campaign

Alumnus details work on Super Bowl ad campaign

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Point Park alumnus Miles Ritenour spent last Thursday afternoon in 701 of the Student Center offering advice on college, insight into his marketing job with Bud Light and the importance of making connections. Ritenour, a 2010 graduate of Point Park, has a degree in advertising and public relations....

Softball sweeps River States Conference opener

Softball sweeps River States Conference opener

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Point Park softball team swept Carlow University Saturday to open River States Conference (RSC) play. The Pioneers improved to 7-10 overall and 2-0 in RSC play. Point Park also dropped a non-conference doubleheader to Gannon Thursday in its first game since spring training in Florida. Gannon...

Winning streak stretches to 10

Winning streak stretches to 10

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 28, 2017
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Point Park continued its hot streak this weekend, completing its second River States Conference (RSC) sweep in a row. Point Park defeated Asbury University in four games last Thursday and Friday. Junior pitcher Addison Domingo picked up two wins in relief in the final two games. “I’m on standby...

From terrible twos, to two-time national qualifier

From terrible twos, to two-time national qualifier

Written By Dara Collins, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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Freshman Tyler Carter remembers his terrible twos, ripping his diaper off and running away from his parents. Looking for a way to release this energy, Carter’s parents pushed him to run track. Years later, Carter is now a versatile, talented athlete on the men’s track and field team and a National...

Croup’s Corner – Working out the kinks

Croup’s Corner – Working out the kinks

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
March 28, 2017
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Alyssa McMurtrie led the softball team with nine home runs in 2015, but didn’t get a chance to homer in 2016. She tore her ACL and meniscus during preseason last year and missed the entire 2016 season. McMurtrie returned to the diamond in 2017 looking to pick up where she left off, but one thing...

Track qualifies 4 for nationals in season-opener

Track qualifies 4 for nationals in season-opener

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

In the first event of the 2017 outdoor track and field season, junior distance runner Katie Guarnaccia earned a spot at the outdoor track and field national championship meet in the 10,000 meter on a frigid Saturday afternoon. “With us being a third-year program, having this many qualifiers early...

Krivijanski’s perfect game sparks 4-0 RSC weekend

Krivijanski’s perfect game sparks 4-0 RSC weekend

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Senior pitcher Nolan Krivijanski threw a perfect game Saturday to kick off Point Park’s four-game sweep of Cincinnati Christian University. “I was just trying to pound the zone early,” Krivijanski said. “My catcher called a great game.” All 21 batters that Krivijanski faced were retired...

Croup’s Corner – Stella wasn’t stellar…

Croup’s Corner – Stella wasn’t stellar…

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
March 21, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

The baseball team was supposed to have four home games this weekend, but instead had to travel four and a half hours to Cincinnati. The softball team was supposed to have a non-conference home game Saturday, but rescheduled the game to March 23. The track teams were supposed to begin outdoor season...

Offense shines at WVU Tech, Pioneers 4-4 in RSC

Offense shines at WVU Tech, Pioneers 4-4 in RSC

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor
March 14, 2017
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The Point Park University baseball team looked to rebound from their slow start in conference play against West Virginia University Tech last weekend. The Pioneers faced off against the Golden Bears in Mooresville, N.C. due to a poor weather forecast at WVU Tech’s home field. The teams played a...

Iagnemma looks to follow standout freshman year

Iagnemma looks to follow standout freshman year

Written By Cody Siwicki
March 14, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Sophomore Ashley Iagnemma will have the spotlight on her when she takes the mound this season. A strong freshman season made her a standout player for the Pioneers, a role all too familiar to the Point Park softball pitcher. “She is the best pitcher in the conference,” head coach Michelle Coultas...

Baseball alumnus continues career in pursuit of majors

Baseball alumnus continues career in pursuit of majors

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

As a kid, Demetrius Moorer dreamed of playing professional baseball for the Miami Marlins. Despite playing hard and working even harder to make his dreams come true, Moorer was never drafted by a Major League team. He’s not throwing in the towel just yet, as he’s working his way up the ladder to...

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