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Bison Break

Written By Andrew Goldstein
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

 One of the most important advantages any team could have is being able to play at home. Having a home turf close to campus allows teams to play in front of large crowds rooting just for them and gives any squad an undeniable advantage.That wasn’t the case in past years for the men’s and women’s so...

Pioneers ‘100 percent committed’ to have successful season

Pioneers ‘100 percent committed’ to have successful season

Written By Zachary Weiss
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

photo by Evan Schall Sophomore outside hitter Shiloh Simonson on the attack in a home match last fall. The women’s volleyball team will have their home opener on Sep. 5. The score was 15-6 in game four with the Point Park volleyball team 10 points away from winning its second match of the season...

Pioneers gain a promising defensive player

Pioneers gain a promising defensive player

Written By Emily Brak
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

photo courtesy of Giovoni Lebrun Freshman defender Giovani Lebrun poses with a trophy after competing in a tournament with the Toronto Lynx Soccer Club prior to attending Point Park. The Point Park University’s men’s soccer team added a “brick wall” to their defense by b...

Men’s soccer team prepares for home debut

Men’s soccer team prepares for home debut

Written By Christine Cestra
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park University men’s soccer team is getting ready for its 2014 season with long practices at the home venue at Highmark Stadium.  The team will have seven home games this season and 10 away games, along with playing rivals Rio Grande (Ohio) for the win. Last year, the team had a 12-7-...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

 A 2-2 record may not be the start Point Park volleyball was looking for to begin the season, but it is the learning experience this team needed. If the Pioneers can learn from their mistakes, then last season’s disappointing 21-19 record will be a thing of the past. Replacing it is a tea...

Point Park Rugby Club sets ‘goals’ for upcoming season

Point Park Rugby Club sets ‘goals’ for upcoming season

Written By Josh Croup
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The 2014 Point Park University Rugby Football Club has high expectations for this upcoming season both on and off of the field.  With a number of returning starters and experienced players, the Point Park Rugby Club hopes to improve upon both their 2013-2014 season, which resulted in few wins o...

Volleyball team gains chemistry and knowledge through losses

Volleyball team gains chemistry and knowledge through losses

Written By Zachary Weiss
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

It would be easy to be discouraged after an 0-4 weekend, however Shiloh Simonson instead viewed the weekend as an important learning experience. The Point Park volleyball team made a trip to Palo Heights, Chicago and won two of 14 total games on the weekend while dropping its record to 2-6 on the season....

Men’s soccer kicks off season with a win

Men’s soccer kicks off season with a win

Written By Christine Cestra
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Defenseman Matt Buckley fights for the ball against Franciscan University on Aug. 27th. photo by Christine Cestra The Point Park men’s soccer team has set the mood for the season, with the last exhibition game against Franciscan University before the home opener. The Pioneers put their best ...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

I asked men’s assistant basketball and men’s and women’s golf coach Gabe Bubon when his last day off during the school year was and all he did was laugh. Conveniently, as he tried to remember, his Bank Tower office phone rang. It’s all in a day’s work for Bubon, who ...

New cross country runner brings home first place

New cross country runner brings home first place

Written By Emily Brak
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

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Point Park Rugby Club falls to Grove City College in season debut

Point Park Rugby Club falls to Grove City College in season debut

Written By Joshua Croup
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

photo by Jordan Chaffee Shane Kalna awaits the handoff from Isaac Kullgren as he is brought down by a Grove City defender.                                                 &n...

Women’s soccer looks to reverse rough start to season

Women’s soccer looks to reverse rough start to season

Written By Zachary Weiss
June 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

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