Point Park Globe

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...

Baseball rolling as one of top teams in NAIA early in 2018

Baseball rolling as one of top teams in NAIA early in 2018

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Undefeated in conference play thus far, the Pioneer baseball team is off to it’s best start in program history with a 21-2 overall record while outscoring opponents 171-35. The team was in action Monday afternoon making up last weekend’s series against the Asbury University Eagles. Due to snow...

Outdoor track and field begins race for first RSC title

Outdoor track and field begins race for first RSC title

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

After an indoor track season that saw Point Park claim the men’s and women’s team conference titles, the Pioneers look to carry the momentum into outdoor season to claim the program’s first conference titles in the sport. The men and women have been edged out by Rio Grande in each of the last...

Croup’s Corner – Softball keeps waiting…and waiting…

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

March 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Well, the softball team will have to wait some more to get the bats going. The Pioneers entered last week bracing for their first River States Conference (RSC) weekend at Cincinnati and Ohio Christian. They also entered last week with a home game on their schedule. Then came snow. Point Park...

National champion Shields leaving legacy, making most of second chance

National champion Shields leaving legacy, making most of second chance

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Anna Shields finished the indoor track and field season with a number of accomplishments. From being named the conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week five times to being named the NAIA Women’s Indoor Track National Athlete of the Year, Shields racked up every honor in between. Shields highlighted...

Pitching staff leads baseball to 9-0 RSC

Pitching staff leads baseball to 9-0 RSC

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer baseball team played their home opening series this past weekend as they swept conference opponent Cincinnati Christian to improve their conference record to 9-0. “We are really happy with how the series went, it was a good weekend and we put everything together,” head coach Loren...

Softball comes up empty at crossover tournament

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Despite a strong outing from the Pioneers softball team last week against nationally ranked opponents, the team was unable to come up with a win at the Lindsey Wilson/Campbellsville University crossover tournament. The Pioneers (3-9) took to Columbia, Ky. to take on NAIA No. 11-ranked Lindsey Wilson...