Point Park Globe

Women begin season with tough competition

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team has played four games so far, but has yet to tally a win on the season. They opened play at the Lawrence Tech (Michigan) Classic on Oct. 26 and 27.  Their first opponent of the season was University of Michigan (UM) - Dearborn. Despite sophomore Michelle Burns and senio...

Men welcome new head coach, open season with non-RSC loss

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Point Park men’s basketball is back for the 2018-19 season as the Pioneers were unable to finish off Wilberforce University (Ohio) at home on Friday night, falling to the Bulldogs 93-89 in their first game of the season.  The Pioneers were up on the scoreboard 23-14 early in the game, but then found th...

Volleyball closes out RSC play on winning wave

Volleyball closes out RSC play on winning wave

Written By Dara Collins, Co-sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball teams of the River States Conference (RSC) wrapped up the regular season last Saturday, and RSC East No. 2 seed Point Park is riding a winning wave into the conference championship this weekend. The Pioneers played three final conference matches last week for the sixth consecutive week....

Women’s soccer seeded first in River States Conference

Women’s soccer seeded first in River States Conference

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Patience paid off for the Point Park women’s soccer team. After a long day of waiting on Wednesday, Point Park women’s soccer got the news it was waiting for. After a hard-fought conference regular season, the Pioneers finished in first place in the Rivers State Conference (RSC). The team...

All in With Allison – Mid-Semester Recap

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

With the changes in season and the fact that we are now over the hump of the semester, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on all of the happenings in the Point Park Sports world before we leave for fall break. The cross country teams have been tearing it up, with senior Anna Shields and...

Men lose final RSC game to penalty kick

Men lose final RSC game to penalty kick

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team wrapped up regular season conference play last Thursday after falling 1-0 against Indiana University (IU) East on the road. Point Park entered the contest with a five game unbeaten streak under their belt. This streak stretched the entire month of October and started on Sept. 2...

Two chances left for volleyball to end RSC play with wins

Two chances left for volleyball to end RSC play with wins

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s volleyball team has only two conference contests left before the beginning of playoffs, and they need to come together now more than ever to end the regular season on a high note. The Pioneers have played three games per week for the last five weeks, and the trend continues this week ...

Nerves high for women’s soccer ahead of playoffs

Nerves high for women’s soccer ahead of playoffs

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s soccer team at Point Park clinched a spot in the playoffs last week. Now, the Pioneers have to play the waiting game to find out where they will begin tournament play. Point Park sat in the third seed heading into Thursday’s match against Indiana University East. Abby Magilocca and G...

All in With Allison – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It’s that time of year again - the best time of year, if you ask me: basketball season. I may be biased since I dedicated 10 years of my life to the sport, but think about it: the beginning of basketball season means fall is in full swing, midterms have passed and the semester is winding down bef...

Women’s soccer splits RSC matches, hangs in third place

Women’s soccer splits RSC matches, hangs in third place

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

With the season dwindling down, the Point Park women’s soccer team is fighting for a high spot in the River States Conference (RSC) playoffs. The team has clinched a playoff spot, currently holding on to third place. This past week, Point Park earned a conference victory and a conference loss, resp...

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

After having a weekend off, the cross country team competed in Grand Rapids Michigan last weekend where senior Anna Shields won her fourth race of the season, helping her team to a sixth place finish. Competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Great Lakes Challenge, S...

Volleyball struggles mentally, ends weekend with win

Volleyball struggles mentally, ends weekend with win

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball roster boasts a variety of hitters, defensive specialists and setters, some of whom whose talents earned them River States Conference (RSC) recognition previously this season. The team possesses the physical pieces to their puzzle, but there’s one problem that continuously keeps the wom...