Point Park Globe

Women 3-peat in indoor track and field championship

Senior caption Xavier Stephens runs in the Carnegie Mellon Invitational prior to indoor track & field season.

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

The men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams concluded their season at the River States Conference (RSC) Indoor Track and Field Championships in Tiffin, Ohio this weekend. The women claimed the championship title for the third-straight year with 212 points, 95 more than any of their competitors. In...

Women’s basketball splits RSC matches, improves to 6-6

Women's basketball splits RSC matches, improves to 6-6

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

The women’s basketball team extended their win streak to four before snapping it just four days later at IU Kokomo. The Pioneers hosted cross-city rival Carlow on Tuesday night for a close match against the Celtics. Point Park found itself down 18-12 after the first ten minutes before out-shooting...

Dance team sweeps all 3 rounds at St. Francis Invitational Sunday

Members of the competitive cheer and dance teams pose for a group photo on team picture day earlier this year. The competitive dance team swept their competitions this past weekend.

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

This Sunday, the competitive dance team traveled to the University of St. Francis (Ill.) for a three-round competition dance invitational. The Pioneers placed first of three teams in each of the three competitions that were held throughout the day. In the first round, Point Park came out on top with...

Kirschner already makes mark with Pioneers

Kirschner already makes mark with Pioneers

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2020

Point Park’s women’s basketball team has a roster of 19 women, 10 of which are freshmen. One freshman in particular is climbing the ladder and making connections on and off the court: Taylor Kirschner. Kirschner, a New Brighton, Pa. native, is in her second semester at Point Park as a biological...

All In With Allison – Swinging into Spring Training

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 5, 2020

Happy February everyone! You know what that means? It is officially the month of spring training. Last year, the baseball team finished the season 32-17 overall and 19-8 in conference play. The Pioneers made a run at the River States Conference (RSC) Championship with a No.2 seed, but losses...

Men’s basketball falls on the road

Men's basketball falls on the road

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The men’s basketball team was defeated in two games this week, losing both games in the state of Kentucky to River State Conference (RSC) rivals Asbury University and Alice Lloyd College. The dual losses drop the Pioneers back to an even 12-and-12 on the season and drops them to 4-and-6 in RSC play....

Cheer and dance teams compete in duel charity meet

Cheer and dance teams compete in duel charity meet

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

This weekend both the competitive cheer and dance teams traveled to Penn State University- Behrend to compete in the Spirit Against Cancer event. “I remember going to the same competition my freshman year of high school with my school dance team and was amazed at that age how well college teams...

Point Park hires new women’s soccer coach

Point Park hires new women's soccer coach

Written By Trish Miralles

February 5, 2020

Kicking off into the spring season, the Point Park athletics department has announced John Newbery as the permanent head coach of the women’s soccer team, replacing interim coach Bethanie Moreschi. Newbery will join the department with a record of victories. For the last five years, Newbery served...

All In with Allison – Why It’s Okay to Cry Over Kobe Bryant

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

January 29, 2020

None of us knew Kobe Bryant. We knew who he was, what his most recent goals were, what his contributions were to the NBA and the sports world, but we didn’t KNOW him. For those of us that idolize sports figures, musicians, or other celebrities, it can resonate with us in a way that really hits...

Dance takes home fourth in second scored meet

The dance team previews their competitive routine at halftime of a basketball game at CCAC-Allegheny.

Written By Zoey Angelucci, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

This weekend, the Point Park competitive dance team traveled to Adrian, Mich. to compete at the Siena Heights Halo Classic. This was the second scored meet of the Pioneers competitive dance season. “It was really nerve wracking because we went in there knowing Point Park won the competition last...

Men’s basketball team suffers first home defeat

Junior forward RJ Fairrow looks for an open teammate in a game at CCAC-Allegheny this week.

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

The men’s basketball team split their home series last week, defeating Brescia University and falling to Indiana University Southeast, both River State Conference (RSC) rivals. The Pioneers now bring their record to 12-10 and keep their RSC record at .500, and 4-4. The men now stand in third...

Women’s basketball splits RSC games, improves to 3-5 in RSC

Women's basketball splits RSC games, improves to 3-5 in RSC

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

The women’s basketball team split River States Conference (RSC) games at home this weekend. On Friday, the Pioneers welcomed the Brescia Bearcats to CCAC-Allegheny. Brescia out-scored Point Park by one in the first quarter and scored 15 points in each of the third and fourth quarters, but it...