Point Park Globe

Croup’s Corner – Good night, and good luck

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

I really can’t believe this is the end. There have been several “lasts” this month and there will be even more this week for me and the rest of the graduating class of 2018, but the end of Croup’s Corner is extra bittersweet. I’ve spent weeks trying to figure out how to write my 100th and final column ...

Track and field teams make final preparations ahead of conferences

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s track teams split up this past weekend to showcase their talent at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic and the Westminster Invitational. “It was a tough decision,” head coach Kelly Parsley said. “I think it worked out best for the team to split up and give my top-end at...

Golfers in a Groove

Golfers in a Groove

Written By Briana Walton

April 10, 2018


Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

RSC record improves to 18-0 after weekend sweep against Rio Grande

RSC record improves to 18-0 after weekend sweep against Rio Grande

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Pioneer baseball team improved its conference record to 18-0 after sweeping The Rio Grande RedStorm in a three-game series this past weekend at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler, Pa.  “We’ve been building up to April and been talking about it this whole time,” head coach Loren Torres said. “We...

Jumpers land top spots, exceed records

Jumpers land top spots, exceed records

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s track and field teams added another national qualifier to the list and continued to break personal and school records last Saturday at the Mt. Union John Homon Invitational in Alliance, Ohio. After the Slippery Rock Invitational was canceled due to weather, the Pioneers add...

Croup’s Corner – Time is running out, so ignore it

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Time is awful. This human construct keeps us organized and on track, but it is just cruel on a consistent basis. When we need more time, we’re cut short. When we need time to pass, it drags. We wish our teams could have more time on the clock to mount a comeback, or less time so we can just wi...

Softball tallies two RSC wins

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park softball team swept Cincinnati Christian University last week. The Pioneers traveled to Florence, Ky. for the double header against the Eagles. After splitting its home opener the weekend before, the Pioneers came ready to play. Though it was a close call, the Pioneers were able to get...

Track and field teams land multiple wins, second NAIA qualifier

Track and field teams land multiple wins, second NAIA qualifier

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men and women of Point Park’s track and field teams raced and leaped their way to six first-place victories last Saturday at the Bethany Invitational in West Virginia. A number of Pioneers finished with personal, school and facility records. “We have athletes all across the board that have...

Softball splits home opener

Softball splits home opener

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

More than two weeks after its last game, the Point Park softball team split its home season opener series against Carlow University last Saturday.  The game came 15 days after the Pioneers’ last competition at a tournament in Kentucky. With the weather finally clearing up, Point Park fell just ...

Bats explode for 40 runs in 3-game series sweep to improve 15-0 RSC

Bats explode for 40 runs in 3-game series sweep to improve 15-0 RSC

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After 25 innings of baseball last weekend, the Pioneers posted 40 runs on the board to  Ohio Christian University’s (OCU) nine to continue their perfect record in conference play.  “I felt like finally our offense produced to its capabilities this weekend,” head coach Loren Torres said. ...

Croup’s Corner – Pitching stays strong, but bats keep exploding

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Past the midpoint in the 2018 season, the Point Park baseball team’s dominance has been due in large part to consistent outings by its starting pitching staff.  The Pioneers enter the week 25-2 overall with a 15-0 River States Conference (RSC) record. Point Park pitchers have allowed two or fe...

Softball searches for consistent offense, schedule

Softball searches for consistent offense, schedule

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

ue to inclement weather, the Point Park softball team did not play last week. The Pioneers were slated to play against Ohio Christian and Cincinnati Christian to open up River States Conference (RSC) play. Perhaps conference play is just the type of motivation the Pioneers need this season, as they...