Point Park Globe

Croup’s Corner – Bitter, historic end to a bitter, historic year

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

February 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

This isn’t how it was supposed to end. Not like this. There were records broken left and right, and not the records you want mentioned next to your name. There were injuries to star players at the worst possible times and academic suspensions that, for the second year in a row, proved devastatin...

Women hit road for RSC tournament

Women hit road for RSC tournament

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Feature Editor

February 20, 2018


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The women’s basketball team looks to defeat top-seeded Alice Lloyd from the West Division for the second time this season Wednesday night in the first round of the River States Conference (RSC) playoffs. “I would’ve rather not had to go to Alice Lloyd,” head coach Tony Grenek said in his offi...

Champions times two

Champions times two

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


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The men’s and women’s track and field teams left Tiffin University’s Heminger Center last Friday with the first ever River States Conference (RSC) Indoor Track and Field Championship trophies. Head coach Kelly Parsley coached the teams to victory, and he achieved two victories for himself: RSC Men...

Strong second half lifts Carlow past men

Strong second half lifts Carlow past men

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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The men’s basketball team dropped its 12th game in a row last week as the Pioneers fell to Carlow University 93-72, officially removing them from the River States Conference (RSC) playoff picture. The loss comes after losing the team’s only power forward and leading rebounder in senior Foussein...

Women brace for final week after win at Carlow

Women brace for final week after win at Carlow

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

February 13, 2018


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The women’s basketball team swept the season series against Carlow last Tuesday with a strong offensive showing, registering at least ten 3-pointers for the third time in the team’s last four contests. Point Park started off with a few quick baskets, which evolved into a 47-27 lead by halftime. ...

Croup’s Corner – Leave room in the trophy case

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

February 13, 2018


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Winners aren’t developed overnight. Championships aren’t won due to chance. Dominance doesn’t coincide with victory. The men’s and women’s track and field teams proved Friday they are winners in every sense of the word. They’re champions and will be for life. They dominated in nearly ever...

Five decades of Point Park basketball represented at anniversary celebration

Five decades of Point Park basketball represented at anniversary celebration

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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The history of the men’s basketball program includes hundreds of wins and losses, championship trophies, multiple home venues and practice facilities that required hefty daily commutes and iconic figures that have made impacts far beyond the basketball court. Five decades of those memories, stories and ...

IU East steals game in final seconds, Pioneers rebound with senior day home win

IU East steals game in final seconds, Pioneers rebound with senior day home win

Written By Allison Schubert and Josh Croup

February 6, 2018


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The women’s basketball team’s River States Conference (RSC) winning streak came to an end as it traveled to Indiana University (IU) East to close out its January schedule last Tuesday. The Pioneers took to Richmond, Ind. for a rematch against the only team that has beaten them in 2018. Point Par...

Hot start on senior day not enough for men to overthrow Ohio Christian

Hot start on senior day not enough for men to overthrow Ohio Christian

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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The Point Park men’s basketball team has not won a game since December 7, 2017. With two River State Conference (RSC) losses last week to No. 2-ranked Indiana University (IU) East and Ohio Christian University, the Pioneers’ losing streak now stands at 11 games. “Shockingly enough, we have a different starti...

Grades slow down men’s basketball team’s record, spirits remain high

Written By Tramell Perry

February 6, 2018


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According to Point Park men’s basketball coach Gabe Bubon last Monday that despite his team’s hardworking and unselfish nature, losing several important players due to grades and injuries has hindered their success this season. After beginning the season with an impressive win on the road at Wilberforce...

Athletic trainer Brown turns passion for sports into career

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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Swimming, track and field, volleyball and tennis. Name a sport, and Adam Brown more than likely participated recreationally or as part of an organized sport. As a lifelong athlete, Brown knew what he wanted to do following graduation. “Knowing I wasn’t money hungry, I didn’t really care about being in business, wh...

Track lands more national qualifiers ahead of RSC meet

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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Sophomore Chance Callahan became the third men’s track and field jumper to qualify for nationals Saturday with a 14.08-meter leap in the triple jump. Callahan placed second at the Mount Union Jim Wuske Invitational in the triple jump and will join fellow jumpers Jryi Davis and Shaun Berry at the Nati...